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 Facilities & Operations (F&O) Directorate's mission is to support the science and technology and environmental restoration missions of the laboratory by providing a safe, environmentally sound, and reliable infrastructure; to provide high quality crafts and fabrication services to our customers as needed and to protect people, property, and national security.
The Energy & Utilities (EU) Division operates and maintains BNL's:
Electric Transmission & Distribution System;
Central Steam Facility;
Central Chilled Water Facility;
Potable Water Treatment Facility;
Wastewater Treatment Facility;
Site Fire Alarm Systems;
Building Electrical Systems;
Site Energy Management Control System (EMCS);
Energy procurement and Energy Metering Systems
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Under minimum supervision lays out, constructs, or installs, repairs and maintains heat, steam and hot water distribution systems, related facilities and auxiliary equipment and piping and equipment utilizing heat, steam and hot water distribution services.
Position Requirements Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Requires a High School diploma, GED, or higher.
6-yrs total experience composed of 4-yrs apprenticeship plus 2-yrs experience, or
6-8 yrs. total experience composed of formal trade school plus minimum 2-yrs experience, or (8) years no formal training
Ability to thread pipe using 65R rigid hand threaders or equivalent
Must possess a valid NYS driver's license
Must meet the medical requirements of the "Job Assessment Form"
Must have a telephone and must provide the number to BNL for callout and contact purposes
Must possess written and verbal skills.
Must be capable of following written instruction procedures, work orders, and similar documents.
Must possess the writing skills to sufficiently complete work orders and other required documents
Must be able to communicate verbally with customers, fellow workers, and supervisors
Must have had a verifiable "acceptable leave record" in prior employment
Must be able to complete all the requirements of the Job Training Assessment
Environmental, Health, and Safety Considerations:
Standing, bending, and lifting, up to 50 lbs.
Ability to work in confined spaces.
Ability to climb fixed and portable ladders and work at heights up to 50 feet.
Use of a respirator and other related safety equipment.
Work outdoors/cold environments.
Work in warm environments.
Some rigging and hoisting.
Use of aerial lifts and trucks.
Use of powered and air operated hand tools.
Work with machinery including benchtop grinders and similar.
Ability to act as a primary authorized employee for Complex Lock-out/Tag-out.
Ability to wear proper PPE such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and hearing protection.
The Lab's placement policy is to select the best qualified candidate for an available position. With respect to Bargaining Unit positions, candidates are considered in the following order: (1) present benefits-eligible employees within the department/division and/or appropriate bargaining unit, with preference for those within the immediate work group; (2) present benefits-eligible employees within the Laboratory; and (3) outside applicants.
At Brookhaven National Laboratory we believe that a comprehensive employee benefits program is an important and meaningful part of the compensation employees receive. Our benefits program includes, but is not limited to:
Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is an equal opportunity employer that values inclusion and diversity at our Lab. We are committed to ensuring that all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
BNL takes affirmative action in support of its policy and to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
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Internal Number: 2437
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.