19. September 2018 - Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL)
Mechanical engineering technician (M/F) - Reactor block maintenance
Mechanical engineering technician (M/F) - Reactor block maintenance
19. September 2018 - Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL)
Mechanical engineering technician (M/F) - Reactor block maintenance
Mechanical engineering technician (M/F) - Reactor block maintenance
Employer
Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL)
Location

Grenoble, France

Introduction
The Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL), situated in Grenoble, France, is Europe’s leading research facility for scientific research using neutrons. We welcome over 2000 visits of scientists per year to carry out world-class research.

Are you interested in joining our international institute?
We currently have a vacancy for a Mechanical engineering technician (M/F) – Reactor block maintenance

Job description

Duties

As a member of the ‘Reactor Block, Fuel & Sources’ group, which is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the mechanical equipment connected to the core of the high-flux reactor, you will be in charge, along with two other technicians, of:

  • changing samples on the experimental instruments inside the reactor block
  • preparing and performing maintenance operations on mechanical equipment in a radioactive environment
  • designing and implementing improvements to the equipment
  • monitoring work carried out by subcontractors
  • performing mandatory periodic tests
  • drafting procedures, technical specifications, reports, etc.,
  • assisting on an occasional basis with the operation of the other equipment under the group’s responsibility.

Notes

  • This post is a permanent position.
  • Medical fitness for work under ionising radiation is required.

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

Requested Profile

Qualifications and experience

  • NVQ Level 4 or equivalent qualification (e.g. BTEC HND) in mechanical engineering or industrial maintenance together with at least 5 years’ experience – if possible involving industrial or nuclear installations
  • Knowledge of mechanical engineering is essential for this post * You have a “hands-on”, methodical approach to your work and good writing skills
  • You are able to work independently or as part of a team, have a service-oriented attitude and are able to take initiative while complying with regulatory requirements.

Language skills

As an international research centre, we are particularly keen to ensure that we also attract applicants from outside France. You must have a sound knowledge of English and French (a language course will be paid for by the ILL). Knowledge of German would be an advantage.

Contact
How to Apply

Please submit your application online, no later than 23.09.2018, via our website: www.ill.eu/careers (Vacancy reference: 18/38).

Deadline
18. September 2018
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