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Accelerator Operator

CERN European Organization for Nuclear Research

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Accelerator Operator in the Beam Department (BE), Operations Group (OP), Proton Synchrotron Booster Section (PSB).

The Operations Group is responsible for the operation of the entire CERN accelerator complex, which currently consists of four linacs, six synchrotrons and seven experimental areas. In addition to the varied proton, antiproton and heavy ion experimental programs, the complex also supplies protons and heavy ions to the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). In the Proton Synchrotron Booster section you will be at the heart of the preparation of proton beams for the varied physics programs at CERN.

Qualification required
* Higher technical diploma in the field of physics, computing, electronics, electricity or electro-mechanics, or equivalent.
* Experience and competencies

The technical competencies required for this post are:
* Accelerator operation.
* Accelerator performance analysis & optimization.
* Commissioning & maintenance of electro-mechanical equipment.
* Programming/Software development: knowledge of Java would be an asset.

The language competencies required are:
* Spoken and written English or French: ability to understand and speak the other language in routine situations or the willingness to acquire it rapidly.

Eligibility conditions
Diversity has been an integral part of CERN's mission since its foundation and is an established value of the Organization. Employing a diverse workforce is central to our success.
We welcome applications from all Member States and Associate Member States.
This vacancy will be filled as soon as possible, and applications should normally reach us no later than 24.09.2017.

By applying here, you allow CERN to consider your application for any position it considers relevant with respect to your profile. Please ensure you update your profile regularly with any relevant information and that you inform the recruitment service if you wish your file to be removed from the database.

Note on Employment Conditions
We offer a limited-duration contract for a period of 5 years. Limited-duration contracts shall terminate by default on their date of expiry.
Subject to certain conditions, holders of limited-duration contracts may apply for an indefinite position.

These functions require:
* Shift work, including nights, Sundays and public holidays.
* Work during nights, Sundays and public holidays.
* Work in radiation areas.
* Interventions in underground installations.
* A valid driving licence is required.

Salary: Swiss Franc5464 - Swiss Franc7803 per month


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