Applied Physics Technician

Location
Reading
Salary
£22000 - £40000 per annum
Posted
15 Aug 2017
Closes
12 Sep 2017
Ref
R524
Contact
AWE
Clearance Level
DV
Sector
Scientific
Job Type
Permanent

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Pulsed Power Technician to operate and maintain a number of Pulsed Power flash X-Ray machines.

The successful candidate will maintain a range of HV Pulsed Power machines and diagnostics equipment to support the fielding of research trials in the UK and overseas.

We are interested in hearing from candidates with hands on experience working with electronic test equipment who enjoy carrying out experiments and are looking to further their career.

Ideally, you will have demonstrable experience working with diagnostic equipment such as: oscilloscopes, digitisers transmission lines and HV techniques.

To be considered for the role, you must have an ONC / HNC or equivalent or qualifications to A Level in science or electronics. You could have experience of working in a similar test environment.

Package: Basic salary plus contributory pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, additional flexible benefits scheme and excellent work/life balance including 9 day working fortnight

We will also require any potential employees to be willing and able to obtain and maintain the Security Clearance required for the role. For more information or to register interest apply now.

AWE plays a crucial role in the defence of the United Kingdom, by providing and maintaining the warheads for the country's nuclear deterrent. We are a centre of scientific, engineering and technological excellence, with some of the most advanced research, design and production facilities in the world. Our unique expertise also assists the UK Government in developing and delivering a range of innovative and integrated support services, including national nuclear security and counter-terrorism solutions.

AWE is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at AWE, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities.

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