Electrical/Electronic Technician - Target Controls

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Electrical / Electronic Technician - Target Controls

STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell, Oxfordshire

Salary £30,357 - £34,497, dependent upon qualifications and experience

Full time

Open ended

About Us

UK Research and Innovation is a new entitythat brings together nine partnersto create an independent organisation with a strong voice for research and innovation, more information can be found on the UKRI webpage

The recruiting partner is the Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC)

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) is one of Europe’s largest research organisations. We’re trusted to support, enable and undertake pioneering projects in an amazing diversity of fields. Through world-class facilities and people, we’re driving ground-breaking advances in science and engineering.

Working at the forefront of scientific endeavour isn’t possible without a dedicated team of engineers and Technicians able to turn abstract scientific ideas into reality. At STFC’s ISIS facility, a world-leading scientific research centre, each problem requires a unique solution, taking advantage of the latest technologies to deliver the seemingly impossible.

STFC holds the Investor in People Gold accreditation and offers a benefits package designed to provide an excellent work/life balance including 30 days’ annual leave, flexible working hours, a workplace nursery, exceptional pension scheme, social and sporting activities and societies, a subsidised restaurant and good public transport links

About the role

We now have an opportunity for an Electrical / Electronic Technician to join our ISIS Target Station Controls team. The team is responsible for the design, procurement, installation and maintenance of all of the electrical, instrumentation and control systems for ISIS Target Stations 1 and 2.

You will support the work of the Target Station engineers, providing assistance with all aspects of the work undertaken by the team, along with independently carrying out further essential support tasks that allow the team to deliver the target station functions, including:

  • assist with the design, development and installation of Target Control Systems

  • assist with fault finding on installed Target Control Systems

  • build, test and install electrical and electronic control equipment

  • manage record drawings using AutoCAD and Meridian

  • organise a lab and two small workshop

  • procure materials, components and spares

  • organise and carry out PAT testing.

This role will require some work within radiation controlled environments

About you

You will hold an engineering apprenticeship and/or be qualified to at least ONC level or equivalent in engineering, along with relevant electrical or electronic engineering / technician experience.

You will demonstrate experience/knowledge of:

  • reading and understand circuit diagrams

  • electrical systems fault finding to component level

  • single and three phase power distribution

  • BS7671 IET wiring regulations

  • CAD packages

It is desirable that you also have experience of PAT testing and have familiarity with PLC based systems.

You will display good communication and interpersonal skills to work as part of a team.

How to Apply

Applicants are required to include a cover letter outlining their suitability for this role.

Applications are handled by UK SBS; please note, when you click apply you will be directed through to our TopCareers.jobs website where you will be asked to complete the application process.

The closing date for applications is 29th April 2018.

Reference: 34861246

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