|Salary:||£29,778 to £46,868 (£29,778 - £36,430 or £37,087 - £46,868 for the Senior Level dependent on skills and experience.)|
|Placed On:||4th October 2023|
|Closes:||5th November 2023|
Full time / Flexible hours considered.
Diamond Light Source is the UK’s national synchrotron science facility. By accelerating electrons to near light-speed, Diamond generates brilliant beams of light from infra-red to X-rays which are used for academic and industry research and development across a range of scientific disciplines including structural biology, physics, chemistry, materials science, engineering, earth, and environmental sciences.
About the Role
We now have the opportunity for a Mechanical Technician / Senior Mechanical Technician to maintain and support operational and scientific research activities on the I12, the Joint Engineering, Environmental and Processing Beamline (JEEP) beamline at Diamond. JEEP is a multi-technique facility that provides intense radiation in the high-energy X-ray spectrum for imaging and diffraction studies of engineering components, materials, and processes, under realistic conditions.
Further responsibilities will include:
Responsibility at the senior level would also include:
Suitable candidates must have technical experience and hold a ONC or GNVQ level 2 or equivalent level qualification or apprenticeship, though applicants with significant work experience will also be considered.
Experience with cranes and slings etc. for heavy lifting and of working within a large facility would also be advantageous.
For consideration at the senior level proven experience in at least one of the following areas is required:
Diamond offers an exceptional benefits package to support staff in achieving a positive work/life balance. This includes 26 days annual leave plus Christmas closure, public holidays, 2 annual volunteering days and flexible working hours. We also offer an excellent defined benefit 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.
Please use the online application process to apply and tell us why you believe you are suitable for this role.
The closing date for applications is 5th November 2023.
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