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Mechanical Technician


Intec Recruitment 20.00 British Pound . GBP Per hour

2020-01-15 18:34:16

Job location Didcot, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Engineering

Job description

To support the Technicians and Scientists during the installation and commissioning of the beamline equipment.

Installation and commissioning of specialist beamline equipment including:

* Ultra-high vacuum components (optical components);

* Detectors and Diagnostics, Motorised Equipment;

* Diffractometer/ goniometer (sample orientation equipment);

* Experimental chambers that provide high/ low temperature and or high/low pressure or high magnetic field environments for sample testing;

* Robotic/ automated sample handling equipment;

* Vacuum equipment including pumps, gauges, etc;

General laboratory work, including designing and building simple mechanical devices.

Qualifications and Experience: Essential

* ONC or GNVQ level 2 (Applicants with equivalent work experience will also be considered);

* 2 years proven technical experience;

* Significant relevant work experience;

* You should have proven experience in at least one of the following areas: cryogenics, high temperatures, magnetic fields and/or high pressures, ultra high vacuum, specialist gases, cooling water;

* Ability to understand and interpret mechanical drawings;

* Ability to carry out a variety of light mechanical and electrical assembly tasks, including soldering;

* Ability to use standard electronic measurement instruments;

* Ability and initiative to get to the heart of the problem and take it effectively through to completion;

* Good planning and organising skills;

* Good communication skills, verbal and written;

* Ability to interact with people at all levels;

* Effective team player.

Qualifications and Experience: Desirable

* Able to produce simple engineering drawings;

* Knowledge of ultra high vacuum equipment;

* Experience with chilled water, compressed air, domestic water;

* Familiarity with using quality assurance procedures, work planning and safe systems of work;

* Good IT skills - standard MS Office software;

Candidates must be available to work flexibly during commissioning and later operations when there will be periods of intense activity to meet deadlines

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