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Electrical and Cabling Engineer

CERN European Organization for Nuclear Research

Geneva, Geneve
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Electrical & Cabling Engineer in the Engineering Department (EN), Electrical Engineering Group (EL), Fibre Optics and Cabling Section (FC).

As an Electrical & Cabling Engineer, you will:
* Take responsibility for Direct Current (DC) cabling projects, including both air-cooled and water-cooled cables.
* Carry out DC-cable design according to the requirements for the DC-circuits in the accelerators.
* Draw-up technical specifications and manage industrial supply and installation contracts.
* Define cabling components, installation methodologies, testing procedures, naming conventions, and database strategies for data organisation.
* Organize DC-power cabling campaigns on the CERN site, requiring close and frequent on-site interactions with contractors and CERN users from other groups/departments.
* Prepare statistics and forecasting, and follow-up project costs and financial plans.
* Coordinate and train a team of engineers and technicians contributing in large DC-cabling projects, as required.
* Contribute in similar activities for Alternating Current (AC) and signal cabling, including fibre optics, as required.

Qualification required: Master's degree or PhD or equivalent relevant experience in the field of electrical engineering, or equivalent. Experience and competencies
* Demonstrated experience in the field of electrical cabling.
* Practical experience in cable installation and testing.
* Proven experience to deal with contractors and sub-contractors.
* Experience in water-cooled cables would be an asset.
* Systems installation/decommissioning, signal and power cabling.
* Assembly of connectors and cables, including related techniques and tools.
* Project Management.
* Knowledge of modern programming techniques and simulation design software.
* Knowledge of cabling infrastructures design and installation techniques, in particular for power cables.
* Knowledge of design and installation of mechanical structures, including cables trays and racks.

Application deadline: 10.10.2017. We offer a limited-duration contract for a period of 5 years.

Please visit our website for more information on the Eligibility and employment conditions.

Salary: Swiss Franc8513 - Swiss Franc10215 per month


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