Senior Electrical Technician

Website DiamondLIghtSou Diamond Light Source

Business Area: ScienceDivision
Physical Science: Salary range (Full Time) £32,805 to £38,593 per annum (Discretionary range to £44,382)
Closing Date: 07/10/2018
Ref No: 10058

We require an experienced Senior Electrical Technician to work on a number of X-ray beamlines in the Spectroscopy Group. You will be required to maintain the equipment and work with the Beamline Scientists, Technicians and Engineers in installing new components, helping beamline users in preparing and setting up their experiments.

You will provide support during the installation  and commissioning phase, and subsequent operations. Duties will focus on the development of the facilities and assistance with the day-to-day operation.

The role will include working on all electrical aspects of the beamline including racks and field equipment. This could be experimental chambers that provide high / low temperature and or high / low pressure or magnetic field environments for sample testing or robotic / automated sample handing equipment. It will include installation of motors and electrical sensors for items such as vacuum, pneumatics, water flow and temperature monitoring.

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Where appropriate for the role, we will consider flexible working arrangements and secondment opportunities (e.g. for fixed-term contract positions).

Diamond are members of the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion and we have achieved the Athena SWAN Bronze award and Disability Confident Level One. Women are underrepresented and so we particularly welcome applications from suitably qualified women.  If you are disabled and would like to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme, please let us know via the online application process.

To apply for this job please visit vacancies.diamond.ac.uk.