Drift Chamber Ongoing Maintenance Positions

 

Task Name

Description

Job Type

Local

Duty Factor

Term [Months]

Skills

Current Person

Institution

Operations

DCH Safety Officer

Maintain safety systems, their documentation, and approvals

Physicist

5%

12

Hardware

C.Hearty

UBC

DCH Gas System Physicist

Coordinates operation of the DCh gas system, responds to system alarms, and supervises status

Physicist

Yes

25%

12

Hardware training

D.Boutigny

Annecy

DCH Electronics Technician

Provide repair and support for DCH electronics readout system

Techncian

Yes

50%

Hardware

P.Nguyen

SLAC

DCH Mechanical/Gas Technician

Provide repair and support for DCH mechanical and gas systems

Techncian

Yes

50%

Hardware

J.McDonald

SLAC

DCH Operations Manager

Coordinates DCH daily operations; repsonds to technical problems; provides liaison to Operations group

Physicist

Yes

50%

1
[Prefer 2]

DCH hardware & software

Core DCH

DCH Shifter

Does daily checklists, monitors quality control, provides initial contact for BABAR shift crew

Physicist

Yes

20%

0.25

Shift training

All DCH

Online Software

DCH DAQ Expert

Provides DCH specific DAQ development and support

Physicist

Yes

10%

12

Online software training

E.Varnes

Princeton

DCH Online Calibration Expert

Provides DCH specific online calibration development and support

Physicist

Yes

20%

12

Online software training

[G.Sciolla]

SLAC

DCH Oep Expert

Coordinates DCH specific Oep development and support

Physicist

10%

12

Online software training

M.Kelsey

Princeton

DCH Hardware Controls Expert

Provides maintenance and development for DCH detector controls

Physicist

Yes

5%

12

EPICS and controls training

M.Morandin/
D.Nelson

Padova/
SLAC

DCH Software Controls Expert Provides maintenance and development of EPICS software for DCH detector controls Physicist Yes

10%

12

EPICS and controls training C.Brown/
V.Tisserand
Victoria/
Annecy

DCH Online Monitoring Expert

Coordinates DCH specific online fast monitoring development and support

Physicist

50%

12

Online software training

S.Morganti

Rome

DCH Backgounds & PEP II Liaison

Provides support for hardware radiation safety systems; provides liaison and support for the backgrounds group and the PEP II/BABAR liaison group

Physicist

Yes

50%

12

DCH radiation hardware & software training

T.Schietinger

SLAC

Offline Software

DCH Core Code Coordinator

Coordinates core DCH code development, including geometry and infrastructure

Physicist

50%

12

DCH tracking software experience

R.Stroilli

Padova

DCH Tracking Developer

Coordinates development of core DCH pattern recognition and tracking

Physicist

50%

12

DCH tracking software experience

S.Wagner

SLAC

DCH Release Coordinator

Coordinates collection of DCH package tags and testing

Physicist

50%

12

BABAR offline software training

M.Kelsey

Princeton

DCH Offline dE/dx Calibration Coordinator

Coordinates dE/dx calibration development, and constants extraction and QA

Physicist

50%

12

DCH calibration training

J.Roy

Colorado

DCH Offline t-to-d Calibration Coordinator

Coordinates t-to-d calibration development, and constants extraction and QA

Physicist

25%

12

DCH calibration training

[B.Brau]

MIT

DCH Offline QA Coordinator

Coordinates DCH specific offline QA development and support

Physicist

20%

12

DCH tracking software experience

[B.Brau]

MIT

DCH Geant3 Monte Carlo Coordinator

Coordinates development of Geant3 Monte Carlo software

Physicist

50%

12

DCH Monte Carlo training

M.Posocco

Padova

DCH Geant4 Monte Carlo Coordinator

Coordinates development of Geant4 Monte Carlo software

Physicist

50%

12

DCH Monte Carlo training

DCH Monte Carlo Validator

Validates Monte Carlo performance versus current data reconstruction

Physicist

50%

12

BABAR offline software training

S.Sen, M.Van Hoek

Colorado

Notes:

  1. Yellow highlighted rows are unfilled positions or positions where term of present responsible individual is ending;
  2. Duty Factor is an estimate of the fraction of persons time required for routine support or averaged over the duration of the assignment in some cases this will change with time;
  3. Planned maintenance or installation of upgrades will be conducted by the technical team above, along with the talented engineers at offsite institutions who built the DCH. This includes for mechanical items: R.Boyce (SLAC), R.Fernholz (Princeton), W.Sands (Princeton), D.Warner (CSU); or electircal and electronics: D.Nelson (SLAC); and for gas system: P.Petitpas (Annecy)

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