Multi Skilled Technician / Mechanical / Electrical Engineer

Rope Access Job in Abingdon

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  • Date posted: Dec 17, 2019
  • Location: Abingdon

Job Title: Multi Skilled Technician

Location: Milton Park, Abingdon

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent (37.5 hours per week)

The Company has unlocked a new route to scalable fusion power that is cost-effective and does not require huge infrastructure and capital expenditure. The technology will revolutionise the world's energy production - it will be possible to produce more energy, more cheaply and with fewer harmful side effects (e.g. with no long-term nuclear waste or carbon emissions).

They aim to accelerate the development of fusion energy by combining two emerging technologies - spherical tokamaks and high-temperature superconductors. The company's innovation has been featured on Channel 4 news, BBC News Click and Reuters news channel and they received a Technology Pioneer Award at the World Economic Forum on 2016. This is the chance to join a fast-growing high technology company with an agile, dynamic team and to tackle the challenge of a lifetime.

The Role:

They are seeking a Multi-skilled Technician to assist with all aspects of tokamak design, installation, commissioning and on-going works; the candidate will need to be a highly motivated team player requiring low supervision and have broad based engineering experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Involvement in specification and design of required equipment
  • Mechanical fabrication and installation
  • UHV Vacuum system installation
  • Electrical installation work including both power and control
  • Panel building
  • General engineering support to Scientists and Engineers

Hazard-specific / Safety-critical duties:

This job includes the following hazards or safety-critical activities which will require successful pre-employment health screening through their Occupational Health Service before the successful candidate will be allowed to start work:

  • Working at heights
  • Very occasional night working
  • Lone Working
  • Work in hot or cold environments

The Candidate:


  • Apprentice time served
  • Mechanical fitting
  • Control systems
  • Field wiring installations
  • Working from drawings


  • Forklift licence
  • Crane licence
  • Rigging and sling
  • Power supplies
  • Vacuum systems
  • PLC programming and interrogation
  • Welding, large scale soldering


  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Company pension scheme
  • Eligible for company share option scheme after 1 years' service
  • Company bonus scheme, discretionary, dependant on performance
  • Private medical insurance after 3 months service

Please note: Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted regarding this position. If you do not hear back within 10 days of submitting your application then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. However, you may be contacted in the future to discuss other opportunities.

No terminology in the advert or job description is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.

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Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Multi-Skilled Electrical Technician, Mechanical Fitter, Mechanical Engineering, Design Engineering, Mechanical Design Improvement Engineer, Design Improvement Engineer, Design Technician, Mechanical Technician, Mechanical Design Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Vacuum Vessel Design may also be considered for this role.


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