Electronics Technician (BE-RF-LRF-2018-104-LD)

£4227.51 - £5072.86 per month
13 Sep 2018
11 Oct 2018
CERN European
Job Type

Higher technical diploma in the field of electronics or a related field.


This position is open to electronics professionals with a keen interest to develop their knowledge of high-power RF systems, analogue and digital electronics, and high voltage installations.

The experience required for this post is:

  • Experience in systematic fault finding and repairing electronic systems down to board level.
  • Initial experience operating and maintaining RF power systems.

Experience in any of the following areas would be an asset:

  • Radio frequency technology or microwave technology.
  • Broadcast or radar systems.
  • Tube and solid-state amplifiers.
  • Pulsed high voltage equipment (1 - 100 kV).
  • Power transistor technology.

Technical competencies:

  • Operation and maintenance of RF components and systems.
  • Operation and maintenance of power electronic components and systems.
  • Knowledge and application of RF techniques.
  • Testing and measurement of analog electronic circuits.

Language skills:

  • Spoken and written English or French: ability to understand and speak the other language in routine situations.

Eligibility and closing date:

Diversity has been an integral part of CERN's mission since its foundation and is an established value of the Organization. Employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We welcome applications from all Member States and Associate Member States. (https://home.cern/about/member-states)

This vacancy will be filled as soon as possible, and applications should normally reach us no later than 16.10.2018

Employment Conditions

Contract type: Limited duration contract (5 years). Subject to certain conditions, holders of limited-duration contracts may apply for an indefinite position.

These functions require:

  • Work in Radiation Areas.
  • Interventions in underground installations.
  • A valid driving licence.
  • Work during nights, Sundays and official holidays, when required by the needs of the Organization.
  • Stand-by duty, when required by the needs of the Organization.