16. November 2013 - Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL)
Instrumentation and Control Technician
Instrumentation and Control Technician (m/f) at ILL
16. November 2013 - Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL)
Instrumentation and Control Technician
Instrumentation and Control Technician (m/f) at ILL
Employer
Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL)
Location

Grenoble, France

Introduction

The Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL), situated in Grenoble, France, and founded by France, Germany and the United Kingdom, is Europe’s leading research facility for fundamental research using neutrons. The ILL operates the brightest neutron source in the world. The Reactor Division, whose role is to produce the neutrons needed to supply the ILL’s scientific instruments, is responsible for operating all the technical installations associated with the reactor. The Reactor Division currently has a vacancy for an Instrumentation and Control Technician (m/f).

Job description

Duties:
You will join the group responsible for the maintenance of the instrumentation and control systems of the High-Flux Reactor, where your main duties will be to:

  • provide preventive and corrective maintenance of the reactor control and emergency shutdown systems,
  • perform the periodic testing of the following measuring channels: Thermodynamics, neutron flux, radiation protection, environmental monitoring.
  • design and implement modifications to instrumentation and control systems and measuring channels,
  • draft the specifications for the work to be performed, monitor subcontractors, prepare and conduct tests, and update documentation,
  • report on activities.

Benefits:
Generous company benefits (expatriation allowance), relocation assistance and language courses may be offered (for more information, please consult our employment conditions )

Notes:
Indefinite-term contract.
Medical fitness for work under ionising radiation is required (compulsory medical examination prior to taking up duties).

Requested Profile

Qualifications and experience:
You have an NVQ Level 4 or equivalent qualification (e.g. BTEC HND) in electrical/electronic engineering and are interested in Quality Assurance and in working in the nuclear sector. You are ready to develop skills in health physics.
You must be qualified to work on electrical installations.
You have a “hands-on”, methodical and meticulous approach to your work and possess good writing skills. You have a strong service-oriented attitude and are able to work independently or as part of a team while complying with regulatory requirements.
Applications from beginners will be considered.
Medical fitness for work under ionising radiation is required (compulsory medical examination prior to taking up duties).

Language skills:
As an international research centre, we are particularly keen to ensure that we also attract applicants from outside France. A sound command of French is essential (minimum level of B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference). Knowledge of German would be appreciated.

Contact
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How to Apply
Deadline
01. December 2013
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