STFC
Organisation STFC
Organisation Detail Science and Technology Facilities Council
Reference Number IRC251434
Location Didcot See on Map
Salary £30782 - £35459
Date Posted 15 October 2019
Grade UKRI-Band D
Contract Type Open Ended
Hours Full Time
Closing Date 24 November 2019
Interview Date




Brief Description


Salary: £30,782 - £35,459 per annum (inclusive of an annual allowance and depending on skills and experience)
Grade: UKRI-D
Contract Type: Open-Ended
Hours: Full Time
Closing Date: 24th November 2019

We encourage early applications as these will be reviewed and interviewed on an ongoing basis.

About the role

Your role will be to provide skilled survey and alignment technical services for all parts of the ISIS facility, including accelerator, beamlines and related systems.

Your roles and responsibilities are like to include:

  • Establishment of geometric reference systems for accelerator and beam line installation
  • Carry out dimensional surveys of the ISIS survey network to enable best fit adjustments to be computed
  • Carry out pre-alignment tasks on accelerator and beam line components
  • Survey and adjust the position of accelerator and beam line components during installation to ensure alignment tolerances are achieved
  • Prepare and maintain survey reports in order to accurately describe work performed
  • Follow and complete work procedures and inspection reports to ensure traceability of each alignment task is maintained
  • Works will be carried-out using a variety of survey instrumentation, including laser trackers, measurement arms, total stations, theodolites, levels and 3d scanners as appropriate.

Organization Description


UK Research and Innovation is a new entity that brings together nine partners to create an independent organisation with a strong voice for research and innovation, and a vision to ensure the UK maintains its world-leading position in research and innovation. More information can be found at www.ukri.org.

The Science and Technology Facilities Council is a world-leading multi-disciplinary science organisation, and our goal is to deliver economic, societal, scientific and international benefits to the UK and its people – and more broadly to the world.

Shortlisting Criteria

Essential:

  • Skills in survey and alignment tasks, experience in use of a variety of survey instrumentation
  • Experience in processing of survey data, use of specialist software and reporting of survey results
  • Understanding of basic survey principles, concepts and techniques
  • Ability to work within all applicable safety processes and procedures
  • Survey/Metrology/Engineering related HNC/HND/Degree qualification or demonstrable equivalent experience.

Desirable:

  • Experience of working within an accelerator engineering or similar large-scale industrial environment
  • Ability to use CAD packages to receive design and alignment information and to report survey data
  • Understanding of mechanical and alignment mechanisms and systems
  • Knowledge of Spatial Analyzer software package.

Interview Criteria

Essential:

  • Skills in survey and alignment tasks, experience in use of a variety of survey instrumentation
  • Experience in processing of survey data, use of specialist software and reporting of survey result
  • Understanding of basic survey principles,concepts and techniques
  • Ability to interact and communicate with a diverse group of survey data 'end-users'
  • Ability to work within all applicable safety processes and procedures.

Desirable:

  • Experience of working within an accelerator engineering or similar large-scale industrial environment
  • Proven experience of working well within a team, contributing to project and work plans as appropriate
  • Ability to use CAD packages to receive design and alignment information and to report survey data
  • Understanding of mechanical and alignment mechanisms and systems
  • Knowledge of Spatial Analyzer software package
  • Demonstrate a flexible approach to working practices
  • Possess proven problem solving skills.

UKRI supports research in areas that include animal health, agriculture and food security, and bioscience for health which includes research on animals, genetic modification and stem cell research. Whilst you may not have direct involvement in this type of research, you should consider whether this conflicts with your personal values or beliefs.

To enable us to hire the very best people we will conduct a full and comprehensive pre-employment check as an essential part of the recruitment process on all individuals that are offered a position with UKRI. This will include a security check and an extreme organisations affiliation check.

Employee Benefits

UK Research and Innovation recognises and values employees as individuals and aim to provide a pay and rewards package that motivates staff to perform to the best of their ability. The reward package includes a flexible working scheme, a Career Average Revalued Earnings pension scheme, 30 days annual leave allowance and a number of other benefits.

Developing Talent

We are committed to developing employees in their roles throughout their career. Learning and development plans enable employees to continue their professional development through training and development opportunities such as e-learning, classroom training and on-the-job experiences. We encourage our employees to share their learning across teams and organisations.

Equal Opportunities

We strive to make decisions based on individual merit and ability. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and promote equality of opportunity in accordance with the Equality Act 2010. As holders of Disability Confident Employer status, we guarantee to interview all applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

As this job does not fulfil the Home Office Code of Practice criterion for obtaining sponsored migrant worker status we will be unable to apply for sponsorship for anyone not eligible to work in the UK. At interview, all shortlisted candidates are required to bring with them identification documents and original documents that prove they hold or can obtain the right to work in the UK. You can check your eligibility here: https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa/y.

We encourage early applications as these will be reviewed and interviewed on an ongoing basis.

Online applications only. Please submit a covering letter and CV ensuring that the IRC reference is included in the filename description of each document uploaded. Please note that failure to address the above criteria or submitted without a covering letter may result in your application not being considered.

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