Electromechanics Technical Engineer

£55765.2-63468.96 per annum
11 Apr 2012
09 May 2012
CERN Recruitment
Contract Type
Full Time

Founded in 1954 in Geneva, CERN - the European Organization for Nuclear Research is the world's most advanced fundamental research institute for particle physics. Over the last 50 years, it has become a prime example of international collaboration with currently 20 European Member States.

CERN is currently looking for an

Electromechanics Technical Engineer

Are you an experienced electro-mechanical professional? What about taking part in the design of the world's lowest energy anti-proton ring? An amazing role combining mechanics, electricity and magnets cooling. CERN. Take part!

  • Participate in the mechanical design and the preparation of specification drawings of normal-conducting electro-magnets and magnet components.
  • Write up technical specification and other technical documents required for the magnet procurement.
  • Follow-up fabrication of magnets and magnet components outside CERN.
  • Take care of the quality control by inspections and acceptance tests at the premises of suppliers and at CERN.
  • Select and procure components for magnets.
  • Based on the internally existing experience, prepare test procedures and operate test equipment.
  • Organize and perform laboratory tests and measurements on magnets and their components.
  • Keep up-to-date the technical documentation, including drawings and quality assurance records.
  • Organize and participate in the installation, commissioning and maintenance of magnets.

    Qualification required

    Technical engineer Bachelor in mechanical or electro-mechanical engineering or equivalent

    Experience and competencies
  • We require a demonstrated experience of at least 5 years in the field of engineering, construction and testing of electro-mechanical devices.
  • Very good knowledge and experience in following up manufacturing, assembly, and acceptance tests of mechanical and electrical equipment.
  • Some experience in development of mechanical and electrical equipment and prototype work.
  • Good knowledge of modern measurement techniques in mechanics, electricity or hydraulics.
  • Good knowledge of mechanical properties of materials.
  • Knowledge in computer aided design of industrial drawings (i.e. AutoCAD) and office software (EXCEL, WORD, MS Project, etc…).

    Please note that we only accept applications from CERN Member State nationals.
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