Electrical / Electronics Engineer / Technician

Location
Culham, Oxfordshire 
Salary
£33,441 - £50,936 (inclusive of MPP) + excellent benefits including outstanding pension scheme 
Posted
21 Aug 2019
Closes
30 Sep 2019
Ref
2884 

Electrical / Electronics Engineer / Technician 

Job Ref: 2884 

Job Title: Electrical/Electronics Engineer/Technician 

Job type: Permanent Full Time 

Location: Culham, Oxfordshire 

Salary: £33,441 - £50,936 (inclusive of MPP) + excellent benefits including outstanding pension scheme 

Closing date: 30th September 2019 

Are you an electrical or electronics engineer or technician with a desire to work on a wide range of power conversion plant? 

Alternatively, are you a practical physicist interested in moving into electrical engineering? 

If so, we have a range of opportunities in 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 may include: 

- Ownership and operation as well as the maintenance, repair and provision of upgrades to pulsed power supplies plant. 

- Contributing to electrical infrastructure and distribution projects. 

- Involvement and direct contribution to power infrastructure and power converters projects. 

- Lead or contribute to exciting technological projects across UKAEA programmes. 

The Power Supplies Operation Unit 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 and have a direct contribution to developing a source of electricity that is carbon free, with fuels reserves for millions of years and is inherently safe. Our work is not science fiction - this is Nuclear Fusion - the process that powers the Sun! 

We offer 38.5 days holiday (including bank holidays), excellent career development opportunities including support with professional registration, an outstanding pension, an on-site sports social club and a rewarding work experience. 

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. 

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

Knowledge skills and experience 

Essential 
All roles require: 

- Extensive industrial experience in electrical, electronic, power engineering OR HND / equivalent qualification 

In addition to the above, for higher engineering roles, we require you to have: 

- Degree level qualification, preferably Honours, or significant length and breadth of industrial experience. 

Desirable 
- Hands on plant experience 

- Practical experience fault finding at both component and system level. 

Special requirements: 
- Participation in rostered operational shift work may be required (1 week in 4) 

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. 

Selection Method: 

- As part of the selection process you will be expected to attend a face to face interview. 

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

- 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) PA OR £45,543-£50,936 (L5 inclusive of MPP) PA.

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