JET NBI C&I Technician

Culham, Oxfordshire
£32,993 - £37,069 (inclusive of MPP) + excellent benefits including outstanding pension scheme
19 Nov 2018
17 Dec 2018
Job Type

JET NBI C&I Technician

Job Ref: 3256

Job type: Permanent, Full Time

Location: Culham, Oxfordshire

Salary: £32,993 - £37,069 (inclusive of MPP) + excellent benefits including outstanding pension scheme

Closing date: 17th December 2018


Are you an experienced Control & Instrumentation Technician with a passion for working on large scale, complex systems? 

Do you have a background in electrical and electronic systems design and build, ideally with a relevant degree or minimum of an HNC?

Do you have substantial knowledge and industry experience working with and operating technically sophisticated plant?

The UK Atomic Energy Authority have an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and dynamic individual to join their team within the Heating and Fuelling department. The team consists of circa 14 employees working on both the JET and MAST Neutral Beam facilities and is responsible for ensuring that both facilities are efficiently operated, maintained, faults rapidly identified and remedied and are continuously developed to meet future requirements. 

Key accountabilities/responsibilities include:

-Operator of the JET and MAST neutral beam injectors. This includes full responsibility for safe operation, investigation of alarms, diagnosis and rectification of faults. 

-Responsible for the design, assembly, testing and commissioning of C&I modules, including the production of reports and updating of documentation.

-Responsible for further developing some sub-systems and responding to demands of operations where upgrades and modifications may be urgently required. Authoring, production and upkeep of technical documents, reports, diagrams and drawings is also required. 

-Responsible for leading and acting on own initiative in the wiring of new systems in cubicles, installation of cables, fibre terminations. 

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. UKAEA has a graded career structure and our mentoring scheme will enable you to reach your true potential.

The UKAEA hosts and manages the JET nuclear fusion energy experiment on behalf of the EU and is also home to the UK`s MAST-U fusion energy experiment. UKAEA also works with industry and other third parties to develop new technologies currently in Remote Handling and Materials research. Following recent UK funding two new centres of excellence in tritium fuel handling and component testing and validation are being built. The culture at UKAEA promotes research, innovation and leading edge technological excellence, whilst investing in its people.

For further information on why UKAEA is a great place to work please review our recruitment video via the following link:

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Knowledge skills and experience


-minimum of an HNC or equivalent in electrical or electronic engineering or similar suitable discipline

-experience of electrical and electronic systems, data acquisition cards and theory, including a good understanding of safety principles and current guidelines

-good written and verbal communication skills.


-Basic knowledge of dome of the following: Digital/Analog Electronics; PLC and SCADA systems; National-Instruments systems (cRIO, PXI), FPGAs, PCB design ASSY

-proven drawings skills, mainly electrical but some mechanical knowledge would be advantageous

Special requirements:

- some casual shift work (06:30 to 14:45 or 14:15 to 22:30)

- occasional work at height (training provided)

- non-classified radiation worker (training provided)

Please note all employees working at the UK Atomic Energy Authority will be required to complete an online Disclosure Certificate application as part of their clearance - The Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks will show the details of all current criminal convictions (convictions considered unspent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974) or will confirm that there are no such convictions.


- 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, please discuss with the hiring manager or HR if you have any concerns

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