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Electrical Controls Engineer

Employer
Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)
Location
England, Oxfordshire, Didcot
Salary
£31931 - £34931 per annum
Closing date
2 Oct 2022

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Discipline
Electrical
Sector
Sciences
Job Type
Engineer
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Job Details

Electrical Controls Engineer

 

 

Salary: £31,931 to £34,931 (dependent on skills and experience). A Specialist Allowance of up to £3000 per annum is also available for this role.

 

 

Hours: Full Time.

Contract Type: Open Ended.

Location: Science and Technology Facilities Council, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Harwell, Oxfordshire

Come and do the kind of engineering that made you want to be an engineer. Stretch your technical skills while building human understanding. Promote sustainability and create new materials. Alongside world-leading scientists and technologists, shape projects that improve lives in the UK and far beyond.

Put simply, come and discover the impact you can make when you're equipped, encouraged and inspired to perform to your very best.

Discover the science your skills can enable by bringing your engineering experience to our ISIS Neutron and Muon Source. At this world-leading scientific research centre, each problem requires a unique solution, taking advantage of the latest technologies. Our engineers and technicians have the freedom to choose their own solution, and the responsibility to take it to completion.

As an Electrical Controls Engineer at this facility, you will provide crucial maintenance and support to our large-scale distributed and stand-alone control and drive systems. You will be responsible for carrying out fault-finding and repair of operational control systems and drives supported by the team. You will also produce test schedules and complete the installation and testing of new or upgraded control systems. Addition responsibilities include:

  • Undertake the manufacture and assembly of control system hardware.
  • Specify logic sequences and carry out the programming of PLCs and HMIs.
  • Prepare drawings and user documentation using AutoCAD.

We are looking for someone with:

  • HNC/HND or bachelor degree in an appropriate electrical engineering subject area, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in the design, implementation and/or maintenance of Instrumentation & Control systems.
  • Experience in the use of office software and CAD packages such as AutoCAD.

What we offer

We are offering a permanent position with a whole host of benefits including:

  • 30 days holiday (in addition to 10.5 bank holidays and privilege days)
  • Flexible working hours.
  • An excellent defined average salary pension scheme
  • Employee shopping/travel discounts
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities
  • Visa Sponsorship for candidates applying outside of the UK

Plus many more benefits and wellbeing initiatives that enable our employees to have a great work life balance!

UKRI is an Equal Opportunity & Disability Confident Employer.

We ask some of the biggest questions in the universe, to answer some of the biggest challenges in the world. Together, our scientists, technologists, engineers and business-support team explore the unknown across every field you could think of. They turn what they find into work that changes the world around us.

What could you achieve with the world-leading facilities and experts of one of Europe's largest research organisations by your side? Join us and discover what's possible.

Closing Date: 02nd October 2022

Company

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) is one of Europe’s largest research organisations. We’re trusted to support, enable and undertake pioneering projects in an amazing diversity of fields. Through world-class facilities and people, we’re driving ground-breaking advances in science and engineering. STFC is one of nine organisations that have been brought together to create UK Research and Innovation (UKRI); a new organisation with a vision to ensure the UK maintains its world-leading position in research and innovation.

At STFC, our engineers provide the technology that allows our world-leading science to make a real difference in areas that really matter: from cancer treatment to airport security, high-tech jobs to hydrogen powered cars, energy generation to accident scene emergency care, our impact is felt in many aspects of daily life. We provide and exploit space and astronomy technology, a world-leading neutron scattering facility, ultra-fast supercomputers, amazing scientific instruments and some of the most powerful lasers in the world. We work with industry and academia throughout the UK, Europe and the world.

STFC can offer you an excellent working environment. Our laboratories are based in beautiful rural locations in Cheshire, Oxfordshire and in Edinburgh, with great amenities and quality of life for you and your family. We are at the centre of burgeoning high-tech campuses buzzing with economic investment and even more promise for the future. Our people enjoy attractive benefits and plenty of opportunity for development. Whether you are beginning or furthering your career, we can offer you excellent opportunities to test out and broaden your skills and experience and to gain real technical and managerial expertise working in dynamic team and project environments.

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