Abingdon, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Job type: contract
Job industry: Government & Defence
C&I Engineer - UKAEA
Are you an experienced C&I Engineer?
Do you have a passion for PLC programming, installation and fault finding?
This is a great opportunity to work alongside some of the most progressive science and engineering advancements including; the future of clean energy and innovative robotics systems. It is a chance to join one of the world's leading Fusion Research facilities. With considerable investment from government into fusion energy research, now is an exciting time to join the business
UKAEA is the home to JET (the Joint European Torus) and MAST-U (Mega Amp Spherical Tokamak - Upgrade), with plans to operate both experiments in this year.
As a C&I Engineer you will responsible the installation, maintenance, commissioning and fault finding of the control and instrumentation systems. The control and instrumentation systems vary in technology from PLCs, relay logic, electronics cards, transducers, optical systems, plant/personnel safety systems, human-machine interfaces (HMI), control systems and instrumentation.
In your role you will be accountable for:
* Leading the installation, maintenance, commissioning and fault finding of control and instrumentation systems
* The design and implementation of enhancements to the control and instrumentation systems
* Proposing improvements to the reliability and availability of the systems
* Preparation of technical documentation such as specifications, risk assessments, method statements and commissioning procedures
* Maintenance of all necessary documents for the safe and reliable operation of the systems; including drawings, maintenance procedures, operating instructions and local rules
* Ensuring that the work undertaken is fully compliant with quality, safety and environment procedures and provide toolbox talks to ensure that work is carried out safely
* HNC/HND in an appropriate subject such as electrical/electronics engineering or a related discipline or other equivalent and relevant qualifications
* Experience of working in industrial environments with control and instrumentation systems.
The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority is a large UK government research organisation based on an expansive site just outside of Oxford. UK AEA's mission is to lead the commercial development of fusion power and related technology and position the UK as a leader in sustainable nuclear energy. With over 1,000 employees, this is an exciting and vibrant place to work.
- Please note, this role is strictly within IR35 and only available on PAYE/Umbrella basis.
- All employees working at the UK Atomic Energy Authority will be required to complete an online Disclosure Certificate application as part of their clearance - The Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks will show the details of all current criminal convictions (convictions considered unspent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974) or will confirm that there are no such convictions.
The UK Atomic Energy Authority actively promotes equality and values diversity in our workforce
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