Electrical Engineer

£6685.26 - £8021.84 per month
19 May 2017
03 Jun 2017
CERN European Organization for Nuclear Research
Specialist Area
Power Electronics
Contract Type
Full Time
Electrical Engineer

As an Electrical Engineer in the Electrical Network Project (ENP) section you will:

  • Manage projects for the consolidation and extension of the existing electrical network involving multidisciplinary activities such as civil engineering, cooling and ventilation, IT systems.
  • Discuss the requirements with the stakeholders.
  • Draw up technical specifications and manage industrial supply contracts.
  • Carry out preliminary studies to assess the feasibility of projects, defining the preliminary budget, planning and seeking the management approval.
  • Coordinate the study phase of the project as well as the detailed design, collaborating with resources within CERN or with external companies.
  • Coordinate the execution and finalize phases of the project, from onsite installation to commissioning and subsequent handover to the operation and maintenance teams.
  • Manage scope, planning, budget, risks, opportunities and report to the management on a regular basis.
  • Contribute to the preparation of the medium and long-term development studies of CERN's electrical distribution network.

Qualification required : Master's degree in the field of electrical engineering, or equivalent.

The experience required for this post is:

  • A demonstrated experience in the design, construction and commissioning of electrical substation projects and industrial electrical installations, both high and low voltage.
  • A demonstrated strong theoretical and practical knowledge of high voltage and low voltage equipment is absolutely essential.

The technical competencies required for this post are:

  • Project management.
  • Design, construction and commissioning of high and low voltage substations and industrial electrical installations.

This vacancy will be filled as soon as possible, and applications should reacch us no later than 08.06.2017.

Note on Employment Conditions

We offer a limited-duration contract for a period of 5 years. Limited-duration contracts shall terminate by default on their date of expiry.
Subject to certain conditions, holders of limited-duration contracts may apply for an indefinite position.

These functions require:

  • Participation in a regular stand-by duty, including nights, Sundays and public holidays.
  • Work during nights, Sundays and public holidays.
  • Work in radiation areas.
  • Interventions in underground installations.
  • A valid driving licence.
  • Shift work, when required by the needs of the Organization.
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