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.
Position Description Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
* Under minimum supervision, performs required repairs, maintenance, servicing and incidental operation of gasoline, diesel engine, or propane/compressed natural gas (CNG) driven vehicles such as automobiles, trucks, trailers and material handling equipment.
* Performs all duties associated with the removal and installation of two-way radios, back-up sensing devices, upholstery repair, D/C power invertors, back-up cameras, and remote alarms.
* Performs limited welding, brazing and painting and other body and fender repair work to maintain vehicles in operating order. * Uses and maintains all hand and portable tools, shop machines and equipment necessary to perform assigned work. None Entered
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
High School or GED, or higher
Experience with medium and heavy -duty vehicles
Air conditioning recovery and recycle license.
Ability to perform diagnostics and PM servicing to Lab vehicles including: Engine systems, transmission, suspension, brakes 12 volt wiring systems, computer systems, ABS systems and tire replacement.
Familiarity with installation and repair of special equipment such as hydraulic lift gates, interior storage, roof racks, toolboxes and strobe lights.
The ability to work 8-hour shifts and extended hours if necessary.
The ability to perform road calls in all weather conditions on the Laboratory site.
Must possess a valid NYS Class A driver's license or Class B with the ability to obtain a Class A within 3 months of hire
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of hybrid electric vehicles.
CDL endorsements such as tanker, hazmat, and tow truck, or the ability to obtain and maintain the same as may be required.
Computer literate - Moderate experience in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word. Experience with Snap On and Jaltest diagnostic equipment. Knowledge of IBM Maximo.
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 writing and computer skills to sufficiently complete work orders and other required documents
Must be able to communicate verbally with customers, fellow workers, and supervisors
Must be able to complete all the requirements of the Job Training Assessment
Environmental, Health, and Safety Considerations:
Moderate to heavy lifting up to 50 lbs.
Physical coordination & balance
Frequent bending, twisting and crawling
Physically demanding work
Working heights >5 feet
Good near & distance vision
Driving lab vehicle, truck & heavy equipment
Perform work in cold and hot conditions
Powered hand tools/hand vibration
Work around moving machinery
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.
*VEVRAA Federal Contractor
Internal Number: 2600
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.