Associate ITER Engineer

New Jersey, United States
03 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
03 Aug 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

As part of the US contribution to ITER (the next generation, international, tokamak experiment in France), PPPL provides a number of diagnostics and their integration with components provided by other contributors and within the overall Facility.

Work of the associate ITER engineer involves the application of standard mechanical engineering principles and procedures. Assignments usually include one or more of the following: design and development of equipment, test of materials, preparation of specifications and technical procedures, process study.

Independently evaluate, select, and apply standard techniques, procedures, and criteria, in making adaptations and modifications.


The role responsibilities include as many as possible of the following:

  • Develop designs compliant with all technical requirements
  • Develop, run and summarize results of analysis models.
  • Produce documentation that establishes the design basis and supports the design review process
  • Produce documentation that supports procurement activities
  • Adhere to planned cost and schedule during the execution phase


Education and Experience: 

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, or similar degree.
  • Some experience in mechanical systems design, integration and installation for complex equipment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to perform Multi-physics analysis is preferred.

Working Conditions: 

  • Mostly office based

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

Please be aware that the Department of Energy (DOE) prohibits DOE employees and contractors from participation in certain foreign government talent recruitment programs. All PPPL employees are required to disclose any participation in a foreign government talent recruitment program and may be required to withdraw from such programs to remain employed under the DOE Contract.

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