182223 - Scientific Engineer
Industry
ENG
Region
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
City
Palmdale
State
CA
Rate
$DOE
Duration
12 months
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking an Scientific Engineer for an opportunity in Palmdale, CA

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position is deployed to the Revolutionary Technology Programs (RTP) team to provide technical support/direction. Expected to support team’s performance on project related to the analysis, design, and testing of plasma physics experiments. The position more generally requires working in a small, fast moving team on concept level analysis, study of plasma stability and behavior, as well as detailed design of experimental hardware and experiments. Requires use of MS Office software tools to compile data, reduce data, and generate reports. Strong verbal and written communication skills are highly desirable. Occasional overtime and odd hours required. Candidate must be able to work in a manufacturing and laboratory environment, including wearing radiation safety badge.

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Must be able to obtain a Secret security clearance. Selected applicant must also possess, or be able to obtain, special access program clearances.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
--Must have experience in designing, developing, testing, analyzing, or modeling/simulating plasma physics experiments/phenomena
--Ph.D. in Physics, Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, or Electrical Engineering with strong background in experimental plasma physics

--Strong research background in plasma diagnostics

--Strong research background working with or developing neutral beams

--Experience working with high vacuum and ultra-high vacuum systems

--Proficient with analysis tools such as MATLAB and/or LabVIEW

--Good oral presentation and written skills

--Proficient with MS Office tools

EDUCATION:
Accredited BS+4-8 YRS or MS+2-6 YRS

MISCELLANEOUS:
Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

WORK HOURS:
Full-Time, 9/80-A

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Terry Jones
tjones@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x282 or (800) 927-9318 x282

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.