Grad Electrical Engineer-Nuclear Fusion-IET-Oxon-Perm-£26k-£30k

Cranleigh Scientific
£26452.00 - £30000.00 per annum
27 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Graduate Electrical Engineer-Nuclear Fusion-IET-Oxford-Permanent-£26k-£30kCompany Benefits 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. Our client is one of the world`s leading fusion research laboratories. Their 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. Department function high voltage and Neutral Beam Power Supplies They are currently seeking a Graduate Engineer to be involved in the design, modification, troubleshooting, commissioning, operation, and maintenance of the `Additional Heating` Power Supplies plant. These power supplies have a range of technologies including 36kV ac powered transformers, ac thyristor controllers, IGBT based invertors, high voltage rectifier systems (up to 160 kV dc), SF6 electrical insulation systems, control cubicles and cabling, and associated electrical/mechanical services. The main responsibilities of the role will include: Contributes and/ or leads in the design, manufacturing, assembly, installation and commissioning of the Neutral Beam power supplies Fault finding and repair, both on the power circuits and on the control circuits (ideally down to electronic board level) Appointment as a Deputy Plant Responsible Officer (DPRO), responsible for the operational reliability and availability of a specified section of plant Familiar with the use and implementation of plant interlocks and plant safety Work shifts as Neutral Beam Power Supply Operator Essential Aptitudes and Experience: A University Degree in Electrical or Electronic Engineering is essential Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team In many cases standard industrial solutions are not applicable; therefore the ability to solve problems from first principles and propose novel approaches will be an essential asset Desirable Experience Membership of the IET leading to Chartered Engineering status £26,000 - £30,000 Excellent Company Benefits including an outstanding pension scheme This job was originally posted as