Electro-mechanical Technician – Diagnostics (DIAG006)

Location: Milton Park, Abingdon
Salary: Competitive
Job type: Permanent

The role

We are seeking a Multi-skilled Technician to assist with all aspects of Tokamak diagnostic design, installation, commissioning and on-going works; the candidate will need to be a highly motivated team player requiring low supervision and have broad based engineering experience.

Responsibilities

  • Installation and testing of diagnostic instruments
  • Mechanical fabrication and installation to support diagnostic equipment
  • Electrical wiring/cabling, small electronic assemblies
  • UHV Vacuum system installation
  • Lab and workshop organisation
  • General engineering support to Scientists and Engineers

Hazard-specific / Safety-critical duties

This job includes the following hazards or safety-critical activities (training will be provided as required):

  • Working at heights
  • Very occasional night working
  • Working with materials that may be present a hazard (CosHh assessments in place, with safe working practices provided) such as beryllium

Essential Selection criteria

  • Apprentice time served or equivalent experience
  • Mechanical and electrical assembly and fitting
  • Working from drawings
  • Basic IT skills
  • Adherence to safe systems of work

Desirable selection criteria

  • Ultra-High Vacuum systems
  • Experience working on large experimental systems
  • Experience with optical fibres

Benefits

  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Company pension scheme
  • Eligible for company share option scheme after 1 years’ service
  • Company bonus scheme, discretionary, dependant on performance
  • Private medical insurance after 3 months service
  • Cycle to work scheme

Please note: Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted regarding this position.  If you do not hear back from us within 10 days of submitting, your application then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful.  However, we may contact you in the future to discuss other opportunities.

No terminology in the advert or job description is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person’s gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.  Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job

How to apply

If you are passionate about accelerating the development of fusion power and want to join our dynamic team, please send your CV with a covering letter detailing your experience to careers@tokamakenergy.co.uk

Important information for candidates

Pre-employment screening

Please note that the appointment of the successful candidate will be subject to standard pre-employment screening, as applicable to the post. This will include right-to-work, proof of identity and references.

Data Privacy

Please note that any personal data submitted to Tokamak Energy as part of the job application process will be processed in accordance with the GDPR and related UK data protection legislation, for more information regarding GDPR please see:  https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation

Equality of Opportunity

Entry into employment with the Tokamak Energy and progression within employment will be determined only by personal merit and the application of criteria which are related to the duties of each post and the relevant salary structure. In all cases, ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration. No applicant or member of staff shall be discriminated against because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

 


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