ISIS uses high power radio frequency sources to accelerate particles to high energy. The RF group is responsible for ensuring operational availability and reliability through regular maintenance, upkeep and repair of its systems. In parallel, on-going design, development and installation programs are managed to ensure future capability and sustainability. This position requires a skill set suited primarily to operation, maintenance and repair of the closely integrated systems of electrical, electronic, HV, RF, control loops, cooling and vacuum. Secondly to building, manufacture and installation of components and modules for upgrade and replacement work.
Duties will include:
supporting colleagues and group in the installation, maintenance and use of high power RF amplifier valves, power supplies and ancillary equipment
manufacture prototype and operationally ready hardware (electrical/electronic/mechanical)
contribute to documentation, record taking, and engineering drawings
assist in upkeep of spares inventories
small order procurement and liaison with suppliers
participation in out of hours ‘on call’ roster.
Contacts and Communication
Reporting directly to a section leader, you will be expected to have close contact with their immediate colleagues as well as other engineers, technicians and control room staff within ISIS, while also being confident to liaise with external manufacturers and suppliers.
Personal Skills and Attributes
ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
good time management and multi-tasking skills
ability to adapt to changing requirements
have a methodical approach to fault finding and solving complex problems
able to work under pressure and/or within tight time scales
take care and pride in work, delivering a high standard
thorough and pays attention to detail
good written and oral communication
demonstrate a can do and will do attitude
self-motivated and able to motivate others
willingness to learn
willing to work in radiation areas and be IRR classified
able to take part in the ISIS on-call system for out of hours support.