Electromechanical Technical Engineer (EN-AA-2024-75-GRAP)

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Job Description

Your responsibilities

As an Electromechanical Technical Engineer you will join the EN-AA-CSE team, which forms part of our Engineering Department (EN) to work on the Personnel Safety System Consolidation (PSS-CONS) whose scope is to refurbish the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) Personnel Safety Systems, reaching their end-of-life after 20 years of continuous operation.

You will support the project management and engineering team on the phases of construction, assembly and on-site installation and commissioning of the replacement of the Automatic Gas and Oxygen Deficiency (ODH) Detection Systems in the LHC which are essential to personnel safety and asset protection.

They monitor constantly the atmosphere of the premises presenting a risk of flammable and/or toxic gas, and/or low levels of oxygen (cryogenics leak) and trigger safety actions. They will include a wide range of components such as gas/ODH detectors and detection centrals, flashing lights, cabling and optical fibers.

The role includes technical and organizational tasks:

  • Supervising the construction and assembly phases of equipment manufacture, including the production of prototypes
  • Participate in Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) on the manufacturer premises
  • Supervising the installation and commissioning phases
  • Report non-conformities and follow their clearance
  • Developing test procedures
  • Prepare guidelines for the electromechanical installation of gas detection systems
  • Ensure that work completed meets the specifications, guidelines and planning
  • Ensure and enforce safety on work-site
  • Design of mechanical components to support gas detection equipment
  • Collaborate to integrate all systems in CERN 3D models
  • Participation to project installation and execution planning meetings

Your profile

Skills and/or knowledge

  • Excellent team-working attitude
  • A previous professional experience on production, testing and commissioning
  • A previous professional experience in the Safety Systems domain could be considered an asset
  • Fluent (or a good level) in French, the ability to work in English would be an advantage

Eligibility criteria:

  • You are a national of a CERN Member or Associate Member State.
  • You have a professional background in Electrical or Electronics Engineering (or a related field) and have either:
    • a Master's degree with 2 to 6 years of post-graduation professional experience;
    • or a PhD with no more than 3 years of post-graduation professional experience.
  • You have never had a CERN fellow or graduate contract before.

Additional Information

Job closing date: 19.06.2024 at 23:59 CEST.

Job reference: EN-AA-2024-75-GRAP

Contract duration: 24 months, with a possible extension up to 36 months maximum.

Target start date: 01-September-2024

This position requires:

  • Work during nights, Sundays and official holidays.
  • Work in Radiation Areas.
  • Interventions in underground installations.
  • A valid driving licence.
  • Work during nights, Sundays and official holidays, when required by the needs of the Organization.

What we offer

  • A monthly stipend ranging between 6212 and 6828 Swiss Francs per month (net of tax).
  • Coverage by CERN's comprehensive health scheme (for yourself, your spouse and children), and membership of the CERN Pension Fund.
  • Depending on your individual circumstances: installation grant; family, child and infant allowances; payment of travel expenses at the beginning and end of contract.
  • 30 days of paid leave per year.
  • On-the-job and formal training at CERN as well as in-house language courses for English and/or French.

About us

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