Survey and Alignment Section Leader - Argonne National Laboratory

Lemont, Illinois (US)
$125,000 to $175,000
20 Aug 2021
19 Oct 2021
Requisition 410260

Leads, plans, coordinates, and sets the priorities of the Survey & Alignment Section (S&A) within the Mechanical Engineering and Design group (MED) of the APS Engineering Support Division (AES). Manages, leads, and mentors the members of the section. S&A section provides all metrology and survey & alignment services for a smooth operation of the entire APS facility. This work includes maintenance of three-dimensional reference control networks, statistical analysis and adjustment of collected geodetic measurements, dimensional inspection and fiducialization of accelerator and beamlines components, as well as three-dimensional positioning of these components within the APS subsystems to a very high degree of accuracy. The S&A Section Leader manages the day-to-day operations, personnel, budget, projects, as well as R&D activities of the section. Develops and executes plans for the section in alignment with the Division’s and MED group’s strategic goals. Cultivates a safe work environment and culture within the section. Presents the section’s activities to the laboratory management. Communicates projects and activities to other laboratories and throughout the world and proposes collaborations.

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum Master’s degree in Geomatics Engineering, Surveying or Metrology preferred.
  • 10+ years professional experience in survey and alignment of accelerator systems preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience in the fundamental principles and technologies of geodetic control networks.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the statistical data analysis and profound knowledge of the Least Squares Data Adjustment techniques.
  • Knowledge and experience in the leadership of diverse group of engineers, technicians, and metrologists.
  • Demonstrated written and oral communications skills.
  • Excellent organization skills to balance work and prioritize work.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead through influence and deliver measurable impact.
  • Ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork.

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