01. March 2015 - Jülich Centre for Neutron Science (JCNS)
Project Engineer - Electrical Engineering
Project Engineer - Electrical Engineering
01. March 2015 - Jülich Centre for Neutron Science (JCNS)
Project Engineer - Electrical Engineering
Project Engineer - Electrical Engineering
Jülich Centre for Neutron Science (JCNS)

Garching near Munich, Germany


The Jülich Centre for Neutron Science is currently looking for a Project engineer (m/f) in the field of electrical engineering for scientific technical instrumentation.

Description of Institution

Forschungszentrum Jülich conducts interdisciplinary, cutting-edge research and seeks to address the pressing questions of our time. It contributes to finding solutions to some of the greatest challenges society now faces in the area of Energy and Environment as well as Information and the Brain. As a member of the Helmholtz Association with more than 5,500 employees, it counts as one of the largest interdisciplinary research centres in Europe.

The Jülich Centre for Neutron Science (JCNS) provides scientists at universities and research centres in Germany and worldwide with access to powerful neutron instruments of the highest performance categories.
JCNS runs experiments, within the framework of a cooperation agreement with the Technische Universität München (TUM), at the Maier-Leibnitz Zentrum (MLZ). Research undertaken there predominantly involves both basic and applied research in the areas of physics, chemistry, biology and materials science.

Job description

Major Duties / Responsibilities

  • Planning, constructing, commissioning and servicing of electrotechnical facilities as well as equipment at scientific-technical experimental facilities (e.g. control cabinets, measurement technology, control and feedback control systems) and their power supply
  • Issuing and revising documentation for the construction, function and commissioning of facilities, issuing operating instructions and maintaining all project documentation in good order
  • Working closely with internal and external project members at Forschungszentrum Jülich, and also at national and international research facilities e.g. JCNS outstations such as SNS (Oak Ridge, USA) or ILL (Grenoble, France)

What we offer

  • An excellent technical infrastructure
  • A varied and challenging area of activity in a modern research environment
  • Training opportunities for more advanced assignments
  • Employment for a fixed term of two years, with possible long-term perspectives
  • Salary and social benefits in accordance with the provisions of the Collective Agreement for the Civil Service (TVöD), depending on your
    personal qualifications and the actual nature of your assignment
  • Flexible working hours and the opportunity to work “almost full-time” according to your individual circumstances

Place of Work: Garching (Munich, Germany)

Requested Profile

Your Profile

  • University Degree (Bachelor or Master’s) in Electrical Engineering
  • Experience in the area of electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) is desirable
  • Experience in the areas of switching and transformer power supply technology, bus systems and hardware interfaces, high voltage and amplifier technology as well as digital and analogue signal transmission would be advantageous
  • A structured, goal- and result-oriented approach to work; readiness to take part in ongoing training programmes
How to Apply

Forschungszentrum Jülich aims to employ more women in this area; applications from women are therefore particularly welcome.

We also welcome applications from disabled persons.

We look forward to receiving your application, preferably via our online recruitment system up until 12.03.2015, quoting the reference number 2014-258.

Contact at P-E:
Pia Warczak
Tel.: +49-(0)2461 61-9700

12. March 2015
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