ISIS Duty Technician
Science and Technology Facilities Council
£35926 - £39051
(including shift allowance, and dependent on skills and experience)
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The Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC) is a partner organisation within UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). UKRI is an entity that brings together nine partners to create an independent organisation with a strong voice for research and innovation, and a vision to ensure the UK maintains its world-leading position in research and innovation.
About the role
Are you passionate about engineering and working at the forefront of technology which is serving world-leading science? Do you enjoy complex technical systems and thrive in stressful situations? If you do, and you are excited to advance and shape the future of a particle accelerator this might be just the opportunity you waited for.
Your duties will include:
Assisting in first line fault diagnosis for the accelerator (including electrical as well as mechanical issues) under high time pressure with the highest regard for personnel and equipment safety
Assisting in repairing/replacing failed equipment like power supplies, magnets, etc.
Monitoring and documenting real time data
Using overhead cranes for light lifting duties
Performing searches of controlled areas prior to accelerator operations to guarantee personnel safety
Handing over the status of the particle accelerator, ongoing work, repairs or other issues to oncoming shift
Additionally there is the possibility of working with other groups/specialists during day shifts (e.g. for vacuum, interlock systems, Radio Frequency, power supplies, controls, etc.)
You will be educated to an ONC level in an electrical/electronic engineering discipline, or equivalent experience acquired in the operations of a large scale facility. You will need to have experience in logical fault finding as well as a working knowledge of safety hazards of a large scale facility.
The successful candidate will have very good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate clearly written and verbally, and concisely and confident with individuals from all levels. You will be a team player and a quick learner.
What we offer
UK Research and Innovation recognises and values employees as individuals and aims to provide a pay and reward package that motivates staff to the best of their ability. The reward and benefit package includes a flexible working scheme, an excellent Defined Benefit pension scheme, 30 days annual leave allowance and a number of other benefits.
How to Apply
Applicants are required to include a cover letter outlining their suitability for this role.
The closing date for applications is 7th June 2020.