Pulsed Power Engineer
Salary: £31,931 to £44,166 per annum (dependent on skills and experience). A Specialist Allowance of up to £4000 per annum is also available for this role.
Location: Science and Technology Facilities Council, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Oxfordshire.
Contract Type: Permanent
Join our growing team of Electrical/Electronic Engineers working in an exciting scientific environment which offers outstanding employee benefits.
About the role
This is a job where no two days are quite the same! You will be part of the Pulsed Power Supplies team on the ISIS proton accelerator, providing preventative and reactive maintenance of the power supplies and associated equipment, as well as installations and commissioning of bespoke systems.
Pulsed Power equipment delivers large amounts of energy in a short period of time. At ISIS, one the protons reach near the speed of light, a short magnetic kick extracts the beam from the synchrotron - requiring a 5 kA pulse with a 1µs pulsed width and 100ns rise time.
Your responsibilities will include:
- Operation and maintenance of Pulsed Power supplies and associated equipment.
- Fault finding, problem solving and contributing to improvement reviews.
- Installation and commissioning of new equipment.
- Collaborating with teams of engineers, scientists and key suppliers.
Are you looking for an exciting career? This role not only offers you the opportunity to work with pioneering technology, it will also expose you to an abundance of learning and development opportunities.
You will have a HNC, or equivalent, as a minimum in Electrical or Electronic Engineering. You will have experience of maintenance, fault finding and repair of electrical equipment and experience of analogue, digital or programmable electronics.
What we offer
We are offering a permanent position with an outstanding benefits package designed to provide an excellent work/life balance. This includes:
- 30 days annual leave plus 10.5 bank and privilege days.
- Flexible working hours.
- A workplace nursery.
- Exceptional defined salary average pension scheme.
- Social and sporting activities and societies.
- Support with visa sponsorship if required.
- A relocation allowance may also be available where applicable.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
UKRI is an Equal Opportunity & Disability Confident Employer.
How to apply:
Please provide a copy of your CV and a cover letter that showcases your skills in relation to the criteria for this role.
The closing date for this role is 5th June 2022