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Process Engineer

  • Closing soon
  • Closing date: 15 Jul 2020
  • United States | Nusano Inc.
  • Date posted: 04 Jun 2020
  • Job type: Research facilities

We are an early phase company committed to advancing the way radioisotopes are made. Nusano represents the first true turning point in the history of the field of radioisotope manufacturing since the advent of the cyclotron. By augmenting a standard linear accelerator with a proprietary high-current multiparticle ion source, our solution can generate radioisotopes with a very high yield and specific activity and is poised to become the state-of-the-art technology.  

Our technology is uniquely suited for the generation of therapeutic radioisotopes. These radioisotopes, while historically challenging to produce in quantities and for the cost that allow for robust growth of the field, are on the precipice of widespread clinical use for personalized cancer therapy. Nusano is uniquely positioned to support and foster the growth of this important application.    

Nusano is founded on the idea that the greatest scientific asset isn’t raw material or technology but vision — and the freedom to follow that vision wherever it leads. So, while the treatments of tomorrow will surely be built on advanced physics and sophisticated chemistry, they’ll be driven by creativity and fueled by spontaneity. In the world our technology enables, neither will have limits. 

Engineer to lead the effort in specifying and designing the infrastructure to support Nusano’s linear particle accelerator.  This engineer will also be responsible for equipment layout and routing of infrastructure. This position will act as the primary interface between Nusano’s technical staff and the design/build firm hired to develop the facility.  This position will gather requirements from the relevant stakeholders, and craft them into specification in industry standard formats.  This position will review and assist with all designs proposed by the design/build firm, with particular attention to the process chilling and electrical power systems. The linac is a megawatt class device, and requires extensive support infrastructure to operate reliably. This position will report to the Research and Development Department. 
 1. Gather requirements and specifications for the design of the following systems:
         a. Process cooling  
         b. AC power and generator backup  
         c. Dielectric oil cooling and filtering
2. Design cooling and filtering skids
3. Design and specify manifolds and diagnostics
4. Work between the engineering department and operations to ensure flow of information
5. Act as primary point of interface between Nusano and the design/build firm’s mechanical engineers 
6. Assist with equipment and facility layout
7. Perform routing and optimization of  
         a. Process cooling lines  
         b. AC power lines  
         c. Control cables
         d. Compressed gasses
8. Maintain and update SolidWorks model of facility
9. Generate P&IDs and other engineering documentation
10. Support installation and commissioning of all systems 

  • More than 2 years in similar position
  • Work in highly technical facility
  • Design and engineering of industrial process control systems
  • Familiarity with high-purity water filtration and conditioning
  • Fluent in SolidWorks
  • Ability to communicate effectively with subcontractors, consultants, and vendors
  • Highly organized 


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering (or other relevant specialty)  


  • Must be able to lift, push and/or pull a maximum 50 pounds;
  • Work will be conducted in an office and the engineering lab;
  • Reach up to 6′ with the use of a ladder as needed. 

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