Electronics Technician (BE-RF-LRF-2018-104-LD)

£4227.51 - £5072.86 per month
13 Sep 2018
11 Oct 2018
CERN European Organization for Nuclear Research
Job Function
Specialist Area
Power Electronics
Contract Type
Full Time

Higher technical diploma in the field of electronics or a related field.


This position is open to electronics professionals with a keen interest to develop their knowledge of high-power RF systems, analogue and digital electronics, and high voltage installations.

The experience required for this post is:

  • Experience in systematic fault finding and repairing electronic systems down to board level.
  • Initial experience operating and maintaining RF power systems.

Experience in any of the following areas would be an asset:

  • Radio frequency technology or microwave technology.
  • Broadcast or radar systems.
  • Tube and solid-state amplifiers.
  • Pulsed high voltage equipment (1 - 100 kV).
  • Power transistor technology.

Technical competencies:

  • Operation and maintenance of RF components and systems.
  • Operation and maintenance of power electronic components and systems.
  • Knowledge and application of RF techniques.
  • Testing and measurement of analog electronic circuits.

Language skills:

  • Spoken and written English or French: ability to understand and speak the other language in routine situations.

Eligibility and closing date:

Diversity has been an integral part of CERN's mission since its foundation and is an established value of the Organization. Employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We welcome applications from all Member States and Associate Member States. (https://home.cern/about/member-states)

This vacancy will be filled as soon as possible, and applications should normally reach us no later than 16.10.2018

Employment Conditions

Contract type: Limited duration contract (5 years). Subject to certain conditions, holders of limited-duration contracts may apply for an indefinite position.

These functions require:

  • 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.
  • Stand-by duty, when required by the needs of the Organization.

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