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Field Service Engineer (Nuclear Instrumentation)

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Cumbria
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 07/01/2021
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
As a Senior Service Engineer, you will report to the Seascale RPI Team Leader. The role will require significant ability to operate, service, calibrate and repair sophisticated software and systems.

You will be accountable for areas of safety, quality, security and environmental requirements as well as day to day completion of work tasks.

The role will require regular and close interaction with other members of the UK Services team locally, nationally and globally.

Purpose of the Role

The purpose of this post is to provide support for installed radiological protection instruments (IRPI) Non- Destructive Assay and spectroscopy equipment. The work will involve remote technical support and carrying out customer visits to complete installation, commissioning, calibration, routine testing and repairs.

Key Responsibilities

* Field Service, Technical Support, troubleshooting to support our customers
* Inspection, calibration, test and repair of nuclear related electronic assemblies
* Liaise at all levels and promote the services of the Company's Service and Support activities
* Maintain accurate records where necessary to comply with the requirements of the Company's QHSE
* Ability to work unsupervised or as part of either a small team or a multi-disciplinary team
* Able to deal with, and understand technically complex problems
* Uphold the Company's core values of Integrity, Commitment, Accountability, Innovation and Respect

The Company:
Our Client is one of the UK's leading suppliers of instrumentation for a diverse range of applications in the nuclear industry.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Qualifications and Experience

* Recognised engineering apprenticeship with a minimum HNC Electronics, or equivalent qualification is required
* Working knowledge of radiation measurement techniques and instruments, including gamma spectroscopy an advantage but training will be provided
* Experience of working on nuclear licensed sites, Sellafield, EDF, MAGNOX, Dounreay would be an advantage
* Extensive experience in the field of expertise
* High work standards - qualitatively, demonstrates initiative and motivation
* Essential to be British or EU passport holder as security clearance will be required for this post
* Good interpersonal skills
* Strong verbal and written communication skills
* Potential for undergoing security vetting to DV level
* Organisational skills

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for over 50 years, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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