Graduate working at STFC

Graduate Mechanical Engineer

Interview Date: 24/25 January 2017 or 31 January/01 February 2017

STFC’s award winning graduate scheme offers structured training, a real job with real responsibilities from day one and a direct route to professional accreditation. It will allow you to use your degree in a dynamic, creative and collaborative culture.

STFC are recruiting electrical and control engineers. All posts are located at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Oxfordshire

The ISIS neutron and muon source is a world-leading centre for research in the physical and life sciences. Our suite of neutron and muon instruments gives unique insights into the properties of materials on the atomic scale.

The ISIS Electrical Engineering teams provide professional engineering support across the complete ISIS Neutron Science facility from the accelerator, targets, neutron beam-lines and specialist user equipment.  The diverse nature of the facility is mirrored in its variety of electrical systems: megawatt power supplies and distribution networks, personnel protection systems, PLC and relay based control system, magnet power supplies, motion control and vacuum systems. All of these encompass novel uses of both established and emerging technologies.  Opportunities exist to join this group; Career paths for our electrical/electronic graduates are available in a range of areas; electrical, electronics and control system design, project management, circuit analysis and simulation, operations and maintenance.

The SCADA section sits within the Electrical Engineering Group of the ISIS Accelerator Division, responsible for the monitoring and protection of all magnets, power supplies, water plant and vacuum systems, as well as motion control of neutron choppers. An opportunity exists to join this group where you will be designing from specification of PLC, PXI systems and Beam Line Chopper Drive systems, manufacture control system hardware, such as PLC panel and junction box wiring, PCB assembly and cable termination. You will also program PLCs, HMIs & motor control systems

All applicants will be considered for each post available.  If selected you may be contacted by more than one Hiring Manager to undertake a telephone interview. This is the next stage in the application process.

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