Cryogenics Engineer - MASTU

£32,697 - £36,733 pa (inclusive of MPP) + excellent benefits including outstanding pension scheme.
21 Nov 2017
17 Dec 2017
Job Type

Cryogenics Engineer - MASTU

Job Ref: 2312

Job type: Permanent Full Time

Location: Culham, Oxfordshire

Salary: £32,697 - £36,733 pa (inclusive of MPP) + excellent benefits including outstanding pension scheme.

Closing date: 17th December 2017

Attachments: Web-UKAEA-ApplicationPack_Nov2017.docx

Do you want to help shape the future of the world`s energy? Nuclear fusion, the process that powers The Sun, can play a big part in our carbon-free energy future. The Culham Centre for Fusion Energy (CCFE) is part of the UK Atomic Energy Authority and is one of the world`s leading fusion research laboratories. Our scientists and engineers are working with partners around the globe to develop fusion as a new source of clean energy for tomorrow`s power stations.

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

We are seeking a Cryogenics Engineer to join the Cryoplant team to deliver a new Cryoplant for the MAST-U facility.

The main responsibilities of the role will include:

- To lead the technical delivery of the MASTU cryoplant, including liaison with vendors and subcontractors

- To be part of the Cryoplant team operating and maintaining the UKAEA cryoplants

Knowledge skills and experience


- HNC or degree qualified with previous experience of cryogenic systems
- Strong cryogenics safety track record
- Experience of plant control systems including interlocks


-Experience of Pressure Systems Regulations
-Experience of training others in cryogenic safety and operation of cryogenic equipment

Special requirements:

Experience of running medium to large cryoplants

-As part of the selection process you may be expected to complete work based simulation exercises and a personality profile either online or onsite.

-Please note all employees working at the UK Atomic Energy Authority will be required to complete a Disclosure Scotland as part of their clearance.
-Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large or sufficient numbers of applications are received.
-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. 

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