Senior Survey Technician

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Job Title Senior Survey Technician
Job Reference DIA0659/SB
Post Type
Division Technical
Salary information Circa £33k (dependant upon skills, qualifications and experience)
Application deadline 25/11/2011
Date of interviews

Job Description

• Set out geometric reference datums for accelerator and beam line installation and initial building positional qualification
• Carry out dimensional surveys of the diamond survey network to enable best fit adjustments to be computed
• Carry out pre-alignment tasks on accelerator and beam line components using 3 dimensional measuring systems
• Survey and adjust the position of accelerator and beam line components during installation to ensure alignment tolerances are achieved
• Follow and complete work procedures and inspection reports to ensure traceability of each alignment task is maintained
• Carry out routine survey and alignment functions during shutdown periods to ensure operational parameters are maintained

Qualification & Experience - Essential

• Extensive experience in carrying out precision survey measurements to 0.1mm.
• Experience in the use of laser trackers, theodolites and Electronic and Optical measuring equipment
• Experience in computerised data logging and post-processing data and producing intelligible reports
• Demonstrate good oral and written communication skills with management, peers, and subordinates
• Must be able to carry out optical survey measurements, carry and set up equipment <25kg reasonable distances around the facility.
• Must be able to access awkward locations requiring bending, climbing and working from ladders.
• Must be able to select and use appropriate tools to adjust equipment position
• Computer literate
• Practical background in application of survey/industrial measurement techniques appropriate to precision alignment with extensive relevant experience.
• Very good working knowledge of engineering drawings.
• A good understanding of geometric transformations as utilised within multiple co-ordinate systems
• Familiarity with Work Planning and Safe Systems of work.
• Experience of working in a team
• Competent in the use of computers and Word, Excel,
• Able to work alone and unsupervised
• Experience of working within QC/QA systems
• HNC/HND level technical qualification or equivalent

Qualification & Experience - Desirable

• Specific experience gained working on an accelerator facility or other large scale project where alignment is a key requirement
• Some experience of 2D CAD software
• Driving Licence

Further Information

Must be available to travel on work related business with some overnight stays occasionally.

Applying for employment

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