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Electro-Mechanical Technician

Company: Ametek, Inc.
Location: Oak Ridge
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

AMETEK, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of approximately $5 billion.AMETEK has 18,000 colleagues at more than 150 operating locations, and a global network of sales, service and support locations in 30 countries around the world. The AMETEK Growth Model combines its four growth strategies of Operational Excellence, Strategic Acquisitions, Global & Market Expansion, and New Product Development, with a disciplined focus on cash generation and capital deployment. By executing the AMETEK Growth Model, the company seeks to generate shareholder value by doubling earnings per share over the course of each business cycle. AMETEK consists of two operating groups, both with highly differentiated technology and leading positions in niche markets:Electronic Instruments -- a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of advanced analytical, test and measurement instrumentation for the energy, aerospace, power, research, medical and industrial markets.Electromechanical -- a differentiated supplier of automation and precision motion control solutions, and highly engineered electrical interconnects, specialty metals and thermal management systems.

SUMMARY:The Process Technician provides technical support in the production of germanium radiation detectors by growing detector grade, single-crystal, high-purity Ge (HPGe). Maintains and troubleshoots crystal growth equipment.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:--- Acid etches and loads germanium charge and quartz crucible into crystal growing furnace.--- Operates furnace to produce high-purity germanium crystal suitable for detector manufacturing.--- Cleans and maintains crystal growth equipment and associated etch sink/clean room.--- Prepares and documents zone refined ingots for use in the crystal growth process.--- Maintains record and log books on crystals and crystal growth machines.--- Assists in general mechanical and electrical maintenance of equipment, as required.--- Assists in quality control and yield assurance and inventory control.--- Must be able to work in a clean room environment.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:NonePHYSICAL DEMANDS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.WORK ENVIRONMENT:While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Employee must preserve work environment by not introducing any particulates external to the lab through personal habits, such as smoking.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:Associate degree (A.A) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school and two years related experience or eight years of directly related experience.

Keywords: Ametek, Inc., Knoxville , Electro-Mechanical Technician, Professions , Oak Ridge, Tennessee

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