Why Work at BNL? Brookhaven National Laboratory (www.bnl.gov) delivers discovery science and transformative technology to power and secure the nation's future. Brookhaven Lab is a multidisciplinary laboratory with seven Nobel Prize-winning discoveries, 37 R&D 100 Awards, and more than 70 years of pioneering research. The Lab is primarily supported by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Science. Brookhaven Science Associates (BSA) operates and manages the Laboratory for DOE. BSA is a partnership between Battelle and The Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University
The mission of the Instrumentation Division is to develop state-of-the-art instrumentation required for research programs at BNL and to maintain the expertise and facilities in specialized high technology areas essential for this work. The Division's research efforts also have a significant impact on programs elsewhere in the world that rely on advanced radiation detectors and their associated readout electronics and data acquisition.
The BNL Instrumentation Division is looking for a research support specialist that will provide operational support to the organization. The successful candidate will provide day-to-day support to various groups within the organization relating to space management and optimization. The successful candidate will act as the facility point of contact, assist in property management, and provide general operations support to the IO staff. To be successful in this role you should be well rounded, organized and have experience working in a fast-paced environment with numerous ongoing priorities, as well as, have experience and the willingness to work with a diverse team of engineers, scientists, technicians and administrative staff. This position will be expected to interact with team members at all levels of the Instrumentation Division as well as external organizations within the Laboratory. Project planning as well as Work Planning and Control best practices will be utilized to ensure initiatives are properly planned and executed in a safe and thoughtful manner.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Serve as the contact for the coordination of facility-related operational issues that affect experimental or programmatic areas and liaison to the Integrated Facility Management (IFM) Project Managers.
Manage work requests and coordinate work for division
Serve as the Work Control Coordinator.
Work with division management/leadership to develop plans for efficient use of office, laboratory and storage space (including lab cleanouts).
Coordinate the decommissioning of spaces, handling of legacy equipment and chemicals, and any internal moves of staff.
Participate in Environmental Safety & Health inspections and assist with closing identified deficiencies as applicable.
Assist the Property Representative in managing assets.
Perform duties as the facility Alternate Local Emergency Coordinator (A-LEC)
Manage organization's shipment receiving area.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Requires the equivalence of a technical institute or associate degree in a related scientific or technical field
At least four (4) years of relevant work experience.
Clear and concise communication skills with the ability to work with others to resolve equipment and space challenges.
Excellent computer skills including the use of Microsoft products such as MS Word and Excel
Process oriented with excellent organizational skills that can be used to plan and coordinate work activities
Must be detail oriented and capable of following strict policies and procedures
Ability and willingness to execute "Work Planning and Control" best practices and adhere to BNL Environmental Safety and Health rules and regulations
Ability to work with a diverse group of people including engineers, administrators and scientific staff to coordinate projects and initiatives
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability and willingness to lead others
Experience working in a customer service environment where strong communication and partnering skills are utilized to achieve mutual objectives
electro-mechanical skills and a willingness to perform hands-on work
Ability to use hand tools and hand-held power tools
Experience working in a collaborative space such as Confluence, MS SharePoint and MS Teams
Experience using Microsoft Project or excel for project planning purposes
Electrical systems knowledge is a plus.
Environmental, Health & Safety Requirements:
Ability to lift items up to 50lb
OTHER INFORMATION: (add if applicable)
BNL will not provide visa sponsorship for this position
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About Brookhaven National Laboratory
Brookhaven National Laboratory is a multipurpose research institution funded primarily by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science. Located on the center of Long Island, New York, Brookhaven Lab brings world-class facilities and expertise to the most exciting and important questions in basic and applied science—from the birth of our universe to the sustainable energy technology of tomorrow. We operate cutting-edge large-scale facilities for studies in physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, applied science, and a wide range of advanced technologies. The Laboratory's almost 3,000 scientists, engineers, and support staff are joined each year by more than 4,000 visiting researchers from around the world. Our award-winning history, including seven Nobel Prizes, stretches back to 1947, and we continue to unravel mysteries from the nanoscale to the cosmic scale, and everything in between. Brookhaven is operated and managed by Brookhaven Science Associates, which was founded by the Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University, and Battelle, a nonprofit applied science and technology organization.