Electrical / Electronics Engineer / Technician.

Recruiter
UK Atomic Energy Authority
Location
Culham, Abingdon
Salary
£Competitive
Posted
27 Apr 2019
Closes
25 May 2019
Ref
2884
Sector
Electronics
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Electrical / Electronics Engineer / Technician 

Job Ref: 
2884 

Job Title: 
Electrical / Electronics Engineer / Technician 

Job type: 
Permanent Full Time 

Location: 
Culham, Oxfordshire 

Salary: 
Level 4 + MPP 

Closing date: 
3rd June 2019 

Are you an engineer, technician or practical physicist working towards professional registration with a desire to work on a wide range of electrical and electronics power conversion plant? 

Alternatively, are you already a registered professional looking to move to a dynamic and challenging environment? 

Can you imagine a source of electricity that is carbon free, with fuels reserves for millions of years and is inherently safe? This is not science fiction - this is Nuclear Fusion - the process that powers the Sun! The UK Atomic Energy Authority is one of the world`s leading fusion research laboratories. 

Recruits are being sought for all disciplines of Electrical and Electronic Engineering from small signal digital/analogue electronics, control and instrumentation; through to working on large megawatt power electronic converters and rotating machines. 

Your key areas of responsibility will include (depending upon the level): 

- The maintenance, repair and provision of upgrades/refurbishments to pulsed power supplies plant. 
- Assistant to or rostered engineer to operate the pulsed power supplies plant. 
- Additionally, apply technical skills to the successful delivery of projects for JET, MAST-U, Fusion, Technology, RACE and any other new opportunities. 

The Power Supplies Operation Unit, within the Electrical Engineering Department, operates, maintains and develops the pulsed power converters for the Joint European Torus (JET), the largest operating Tokamak in the world and the UK`s new Tokamak MAST-U that will position UKAEA at the centre of international fusion research for many years to come. 

This is an excellent opportunity for a person with a passion to develop their career. The unique nature of the work at UKAEA means that all recruits receive a high level of training and development supported by our mentoring scheme. 

At UKAEA we strive to make everyone feel welcome and fully supported. Our ambassadors are actively promoting and advancing diversity and inclusion in the organisation to help make our organisation an employer of choice. The culture at UKAEA promotes research, innovation and leading-edge technological excellence, whilst investing in its people. 

For full details on the role, UKAEA and our benefits please download the application pack. 

Knowledge skills and experience 

Essential 

- HND in Electrical, Electronics or Power Engineering, or a related discipline such as Physics. A lower qualification level may be accepted where there is demonstrated experience beyond the minimum expected. 
- Industrial experience demonstrating an ability to work at this level. 
- Ability to manage complex work tasks and to work as part of a team. 
- Ability to prioritise work and work under pressure. 
- Good team working and communication skills. 

Further development will be provided to successful candidates. 

Candidates at the higher level 5 will be expected, in addition to the above, to have: 

- Degree level qualification, preferably Honours, or significant length and breadth of industrial experience. 
- Practical experience fault finding at both component and system level. 
- A demonstratable ability to apply technical expertise. 

Special requirements: 

Selection Method(s): 

- Formal second stage interviews, will include a presentation to be prepared. 
- As part of the selection process you will be expected to complete a personality profile online. 
Notes: 
- Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large or sufficient numbers of applications are received. 
- Please note UKAEA do not pay travel expenses for interviews. 
- The UK Atomic Energy Authority actively promotes equality and values diversity in our workforce. We operate a number of flexible working arrangements (such as part-time working/job share/home working). Flexible working may be available with this role. 

APPLICATIONS ARE WELCOME FROM LESS EXPERIENCED CANDIDATES SEEKING CAREER DEVELOPMENT WHO FULFIL THE ESSENTIAL CRITERIA FOR THE ROLE ATTRACTING A SALARY RANGE OF £33,441 - £37,579 (L4 INCLUSIVE OF MPP) OR £45,543 - £50,936 (L5 INCLUSIVE OF MPP).

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