|Salary:||£26,399 to £45,949 See advert text for details.|
|Placed On:||24th January 2023|
|Closes:||12th February 2023|
£26,399 - £35,716 or £33,963 - £45,949 for the Senior Level
Full time / Flexible hours
Diamond Light Source is the UK’s national synchrotron; a huge scientific facility designed to produce very intense beams of X-rays, infrared and ultraviolet light. Our scientists use the light to study a vast range of subject matter, from new medicines and treatments for disease to innovative engineering and cutting-edge technology.
About the Role
We now have an opportunity for a Vacuum Technician to participate in the construction, conditioning, testing, commissioning, installation and maintenance of the Diamond vacuum systems and support equipment.
This role will also play a part in our major multi-million-pound facility upgrade, known as Diamond-II, which will generate an even more brilliant light source at a higher energy.
You will be working within an ultra-high vacuum (UHV) clean assembly environment, undertaking vacuum inspection and acceptance testing of vacuum components and assisting and advising on the correct procedures and techniques for UHV installations and testing.
Further responsibilities will include:
Successful applicants will be considered as either a Vacuum Technician or Senior Vacuum Technician, depending on the strength of your skills, experience and qualifications.
At the senior level will also supervise small teams for vacuum installation and maintenance tasks and take part in the planning and preparation of work including resource allocation for systems installations.
You will be an experienced Technician or Engineer from a high technology environment with experience in assembly and operation of scientific vacuum equipment.
To be considered at the senior level you ideally will have served a recognised Engineering Apprenticeship or Engineering Degree or demonstrate equivalent on-the job experience.
Some knowledge or experience in any of the following areas will be beneficial:
Diamond offers an exceptional benefits package to support staff in achieving a positive work/life balance. This includes 25 days annual leave plus 13 days of statutory and company holidays, along with flexible working hours and an excellent pension scheme. Staff also have access to a range of amenities on site including a nursery, cafes, a restaurant and sports and leisure facilities. A relocation allowance may also be available where applicable.
Applicants are required to outline their suitability for this role via the online application process. Please also state where you saw this role advertised.
The initial closing date for applications is 12th February 2023, however applications will be reviewed and interviewed on an ongoing basis until this vacancy is filled.
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