Bachelor's degree or equivalent relevant experience in the field of electricity, automation, industrial controls or a related field.

Required experience
Experience of PLC programming;
Experience in design and installation of electrical circuits;
Experience in working with electromechanical sensors;
Some knowledge of CAD and electrical circuits design tools.
Desired experience
Experience with C++;
Design and implementation of fast interlock systems.
Technical competencies:

Knowledge of programming techniques and languages: PLC programming;
Testing, diagnosing and optimization of software;
Construction, test and installation of electromechanical equipment and systems;
Design and modelling of low-voltage electrical circuits and networks.
Behavioural competencies:

Achieving results: having a structured and organised approach towards work; being able to set priorities and plan tasks with results in mind; delivering high quality work on time and fulfilling expectations.
Working in teams: building and maintaining constructive and effective work relationships.
Solving problems: finding the information needed to solve problems; making objective judgments based on all the facts available.
Learning and sharing knowledge: thinking "out of the box" and proposing fresh ideas, insights and methodologies; keeping up-to-date with developments in own field of expertise and readily absorbing new information.
Demonstrating flexibility: demonstrating openness to new ideas and situations; being willing to work on different projects simultaneously.
Language skills:

Spoken and written English or French: ability to draw up technical texts in one of the two languages, as well as ability to understand and speak the other language in professional contexts.

Job Description
Are you an electrical, automation or industrial computing technical engineer? Join us in designing, operating, and maintaining RF power control systems with the CERN RF Servos & Controls Section.
You will join the Acceleration Systems (SY) Department within the Radio Frequency (RF) Group, where you'll work for the Servo and Control Interfaces (CS) Section.
The SY Department is responsible for the technical systems used in the CERN accelerators. The SY teams design, build and operate equipment systems in all CERN accelerators, and are engaged in ambitious forward-looking R&D programmes.
The RF Group designs, builds or procures, operates, consolidates and maintains the RF cavities, RF power amplifiers, Low Level RF and RF controls for all CERN's current and future beam accelerators.
The Servos & Controls Section (CS) is a cross-disciplinary team which provides expertise in digital control of the RF systems, including process control with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), real-time control using VMEbus, MicroTCA and PC front-end computers and embedded microcontrollers, and application software running on operator consoles.

As an Industrial Control Technical Engineer, you will:
Design new industrial control systems to control RF power systems;
Modernise existing industrial RF power control systems using the latest PLC technologies;
Develop software running in the (PLCs)
System startup, shutdown and fault management;
User interfaces running on local touch screen for the power specialists to control equipment;
Interface with the remote control.
Coordinate the production of developed systems, lead installations and conduct thorough testing;
Document software, hardware designs, testing procedures, and operational guidelines;
Participate in the maintenance and operation of existing installations;
Participate in the on-call service.

Additional Information
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.

This vacancy will be filled as soon as possible, and applications should normally reach us no later than June 11th 2024 at 23:59 CEST.

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:

Participation in a regular stand-by duty, including nights, Sundays and official holidays.
Work in Radiation Areas.
Interventions in underground installations.
A valid driving licence.
Job grade: 4-5

Job reference: SY-RF-CS-2024-66-LD

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