Engineer/Physicist - Laser and Optical Systems

Gamma System Department


    Scope of work:
  • During the implementation phase the successful candidate will participate in all activities of factory testing, installation and commissioning of the Variable Energy Gamma-ray System (VEGA) components. He/she will participate in all training activities provided by the VEGA supplier related to the above-mentioned components
  • During the operation phase the successful candidate will ensure the smooth operation of the Variable Energy Gamma-ray System (VEGA) components and will play an active role in their further developments and upgrades
  • Main Responsabilities:
      In the implementation phase:
    • The engineers/physicists will gather the knowledge and experience necessary to ensure the operation of the infrastructure and of the related equipment. In this context, they will benefit from training provided by the suppliers of the equipment regarding the assembling, testing and commissioning of the equipment. Therefore, the candidates will have to be available to travel and work abroad for a determined period of time
    • Ensuring the best and efficient collaboration and dialogue between the research staff and the suppliers of the respective equipment and various services
    • Ensuring the conformity of the activities with the standards in the field
    • In the operational phase:
    • Maintaining the performances of the ELI-NP equipment and systems to the desired level
    • Actively participating in the technological development activities performed at ELI-NP
    • Providing the technical support for the experiments
    Main Tasks:
    • Acquiring the knowledge and experience necessary to ensure the proper operation of the lasers systems, and their components and devices
    • Participation at all the stages of installation, tests, and start-up of the lasers systems, and their components and devices
    • Documents and reports the work done on the lasers systems during all stages of the installation, tests, and start-up of the systems
    • Use the test and measurement equipment to verify the laser systems components and devices performance and integrity
    • Measuring, tuning, testing and repairing the laser systems components
    • Set-up, operation, calibration and maintenance of the laser systems for Variable Energy Gamma-ray System (VEGA), their components and devices
    • Maintains the documentation records for assembly, repair, testing of the laser systems components and devices
    • Contributes to planning the tests, upgrades, purchasing, assembly of the new equipment and devices
    • Ensures the compliance of the operations with environmental, safety, health and quality program requirements
    • Participates to tests of the systems components and devices at supplier premises
    • The successful candidate will have the opportunity to benefit from training in system operation provided by the supplier of the laser systems or by laser specialists from the general contractor
    • During the operational phase the laser systems engineer/physicist will support the laser systems and circulators group in optimization and maintenance of the laser systems of the Variable Energy Gamma-ray System (VEGA). He/she will interact with the staff and facility users to ensure optimal operation of the laser system according to requirements, and to minimize the downtimes
    Professional background:
    • Bachelor and/or Master Degree in Physics/Engineering Automation/Electronics or related fields
    • Proven experience in working with lasers, optical equipment and devices
    • Knowledge of test and measurement techniques in the field of the laser systems
    • Experience in assembly, troubleshooting, repair, calibration, testing the laser systems components and devices is desirable
    • Experience in developing and using control systems for lasers is desirable
    • Self-motivation to develop the qualification and skills in the field of the laser systems
    • Fluency in English, communication and interpersonal skills are a prerequisite
    • Availability to travel and perform work stages abroad
    Working arrangements/Conditions of employment:
    • Full time position, based in Bucharest - Magurele, Romania .
    • Included: private medical coverage, paid annual leave.
    • Motivating salary, at European level, based on qualifications and experience.
    • The candidate should be available to travel abroad for scientific collaboration at various research infrastructures, for part of their time.
    Applications:
    The applications shall be accompanied by the documents requested in the Rules of Selection for this position.
    The applications shall be sent to the Human Resources Department at human.resources@eli-np.ro

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