Electromechanical Technician

Oxford, Oxfordshire
£32,404 - £36400
04 Oct 2016
04 Nov 2016
Energy, Nuclear
Contract Type
Full Time

Electromechanical Technician


Job Ref: 1501

Job type: Permanent Full Time

Location: Culham, Oxfordshire

Salary: £32,404 - £36400 including MPP pa, dependent on experience plus industry leading benefits including an outstanding pension scheme

Closing date: 15th October 2016


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.

We are seeking an electro-mechanical technician to join our team to work on various systems which include the Calorimeters, Gas Handling, Gas Introduction, Tritium gas introduction, NIB Argon Seeding and JET Pumped Divertor (PD) Argon introduction systems.

You will work within a small team of engineers and technicians under the supervision of the Machine & Beamline Services Group Leader. This is a specialised role trained as both an Electrical Technician and a Mechanical Technician. 

You will be responsible for the project management, design, installation and commissioning of new or replacement systems and equipment. The maintenance, calibration, troubleshooting and improvement of new and existing equipment of the NBI systems and other essentials services of the JET machine. You will be expected to take an active part in ongoing NBI development projects and to put forward ideas and designs for new projects.



Knowledge skills and experience


An HNC or equivalent in electrical/mechanical engineering or related discipline

Proven track record in fault finding 

Experience in a similar role in an industrial environment

Experience with the maintenance and refurbishment of complex plant with relevant training 

Ability to work well with other teams

Experience of putting forward ideas and designs for new projects

Ability to work under pressure

Ability to work towards tight deadlines


The flexibility of working unsociable hours

Ability to be included in the on call rota


Please download the application pack for further information which is found on our website or by clicking the apply button.

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.