Senior Electrical Technician / Electrical Installation Engineer

18 Jun 2019
16 Jul 2019
Bluetown Online
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Senior Electrical Engineer

Location: Milton Park, Abingdon (OX14)

Salary: Competitive depending on experience

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent


The Company has unlocked a new route to scalable fusion power that is cost-effective and does not require huge infrastructure and capital expenditure. The technology will revolutionise the world’s energy production – it will be possible to produce more energy, more cheaply and with fewer harmful side effects (e.g. with no long term nuclear waste or carbon emissions).

They aim to accelerate the development of fusion energy by combining two emerging technologies – spherical tokamaks and high-temperature superconductors. The company’s innovation has been featured on Channel 4 news, BBC News Click and Reuters news channel and they received a Technology Pioneer Award at the World Economic Forum on 2016.

This is the chance to join a fast-growing high technology company with an agile, dynamic team and to tackle the challenge of a lifetime.

The Role:

You will assist in the installation, commissioning and operation of ST40 control systems, power supplies and NBI (Neutral Beam Injection) systems for their ST40 projects. Reporting to the Senior Electrical Engineer and working with the electrical engineers daily to progress installations on various tasks.

You will also work with technicians and supply general engineering support to scientists. ST40 is well on plan for test and operation in mid-2019 and within the company’s electrical engineering team there are several projects running in parallel that need of a highly skilled electrical and electronics technician.

You will be highly motivated, a team player and require low supervisions. They will have a strong interest in fusion science and wants to understand “how” and “why”.

Key Responsibilities:

* Electrical installation planning and supervision on a variety of sub-projects
* Assessing and purchasing materials for electrical installations
* Design, installation, inspection, testing and commissioning of electrical distribution, switch gear
* Design and installation of cable containment
* Assist in the Personell Protection System design and installation
* Assist in the control panel layout, design, installation, inspection and testing and commissioning
* Produce prototype builds from either discussion or electrical drawings
* Mechanical fabrication and installation supervision
* Vacuum system installation
* Instrumentation of cryogenics test equipment
* Testing and developing controls and power electronics with Engineers
* Assessing and writing risk assessments and method statements (RAMS) for installation and operational equipment
* Identifying and ordering installation components

Key Requirements:


* City and Guilds 2382, BS7671 18th edition wiring regulations
* NVQ level 3, wiring systems and appliances, installation and maintenance
* City and Guilds 2391, inspection, testing and certification of electrical installations
* Experience in supervising installations and small teams
* Working from drawings
* Working from and writing RAMS
* Field wiring installations and control systems wiring
* Mechanical fitting
* Safety recognition
* Vocational and communications skills


* City and Guilds 2360 part 3, installation work and regulations
* ONC electrical/electronic minimum
* Forklift and Crane licence
* MEWP licence
* Rigging and sling
* PLC programming and interrogation
* High current power supplies familiarisation
* Welding, large scale soldering
* Cryogenics systems integration and instrumentation
* Vacuum systems


* 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
* Company pension scheme
* Eligible for company share option scheme after 1 years’ service
* Company bonus scheme, discretionary, dependant on performance
* Private medical insurance after 3 months service

Please click the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for the role.

Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Electrician, Electrical Engineer, Multi Skilled Electrical Technician, Electrical Maintenance Engineer, Electrical Technician, Installation Engineer, Testing Engineer, Power Supply Engineer, Installation & Design Engineer, may also be considered for this role.

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