Electro-mechanical Technician (BE-RF-PM-2019-114-LD)


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As an Electro-mechanical Technician in the Power Modules Section, you will be part of a team working on RF power amplifiers with the aim of designing, assembling, maintaining and testing high power RF systems for CERN's present accelerators and present plus future projects.

After a period of training, you will:

  • Participate in operation and maintenance of the existing SPS RF power systems.
  • Contribute to the development and prototyping of improved RF power systems and their components for consolidation and upgrade of accelerators.
  • Participate in the installation and commissioning of these systems.
  • Produce complex designs using office-computing applications and liaise with a drawing office and with other relevant services at CERN.
  • Produce and manage the associated technical documentation and test reports.
  • Particular attention to the security questions, either during the conception as during installation or exploitation, will be an essential point of these activities.
  • Participate in a stand-by service our team provides on the equipment.


Higher technical diploma in the field of electricity, electro-mechanics, electronics or a related field.

  • Initial experience in the domain of electricity, electro-mechanics, electronics would be an asset; however, beginners accepted.

Technical competencies:

  • Assembly of electronic crates, racks, and cabinets
  • Electro-mechanical construction: in particular, in the field of Radio Frequency power systems.
  • Commissioning, maintenance & operation of electro-mechanical equipment

Language skills:

Spoken and written English or French: the ability to draw up technical texts in one of the two languages, as well as the ability to understand and speak the other language in professional contexts.


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