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  • Job reference: RMS0203362

Technical Specialist

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Warrington, Cheshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 18/01/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:

The purpose of this post is to provide specialist support for installed Non Destructive Assay and spectroscopy equipment. The work will involve remote technical support and consultancy and carrying out customer visits to complete, installation, commissioning, trouble shooting, training and testing of non-destructive assay systems, gamma-spectroscopy and neutron counting systems.


* Specialist Technical Support, troubleshooting and consultancy to support our customers,
* Installation, commissioning , calibration, test and repair of nuclear related electronic assemblies.
* Liaise at all levels and promote the services of the company's service & support activities.
* Maintain accurate records where necessary to comply with the requirements of the company's QHSE registrations.
* Essential to be British or EU passport holder as security clearance will be required for this post.

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:

* Electronics, Physics, Applied Physics or equivalent Degree.
* MSc or PhD in a relevant topic would be an advantage
* Working knowledge of radiation measurement techniques including gamma spectroscopy detectors and systems, and neutron counting techniques.
* Practical experience of solving radiometric assay problems using laboratory equipment.
* Knowledge / experience of nuclear reactor physics / fuel cycles, or radioactive waste management practices and regulations, would be an advantage.
* Comfortable with using numerical analysis techniques, programming and spreadsheets.
* Practical experience of applying NDA physics techniques to design and/or operation of plant based systems, and solving radiometric assay problems.
* Experience of working on nuclear licensed sites, Sellafield, EDF, MAGNOX, Dounreay would be an advantage.
* Good interpersonal skills.
* Strong verbal and written communication skills.
* Potential for undergoing security vetting to minimum

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, 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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