Electrician or technician (m/f/d)

Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research GmbH (GSI)

Darmstadt, Germany

Area of research:

Scientific / postdoctoral posts

Starting date:


Job description:

GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung in Darmstadt operates one of the leading particle accelerators for science. In the next few years, the new FAIR (Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research) one of the world’s largest research projects, will be built in international cooperation. GSI and FAIR offer the opportunity to work together in this international environment with a team of employees committed to ensuring each day to conduct world-class science.


In the division of “Superconducting Magnets & Testing (SCM)” we are looking for an


Electrician or technician (m/f/d)

for instrumentation of superconducting magnets

Posting ID: 6350-19.61


Your tasks:

Support for design and installation of instrumentation in superconducting magnets and test setups.Support for magnet testing.Set-up of data acquisition chains including the handling of calibration curves.Support of the development of the interface to the control system.Cable planning for the installation at the Super Fragment Separator.Analysis of measurement results.Error analysis for the measurement equipment and development of solutions.Maintenance of measurement equipment, contributions to further optimization.


Your profile:

Degree as electrician or technician in the field of electrical engineering or comparable.Background in measurement techniques or metrology. Knowledge in low-temperature
sensor technology preferable.Experience with data acquisition and methods for data analysis.Background in the handling of complex technical systems.Enthusiasm for working in scientific and technical environment as well as a high level of motivation for participation in a common project.English language fluently spoken and written, at least basic German skills.Solid background and Experience in MS-Office tools.


The position is initially for 3 years. As part of the FAIR project, there are good prospects for a longer-term career. Salary is as specified in the collective agreement for public employees (TVöD Bund).


GSI supports the vocational development of women. Therefore women are especially encouraged to apply for the position.


Handicapped persons will be preferentially considered when equally qualified.


If you find this position interesting and challenging and would like to work in an exceptional, international, strongly technical environment, please send your full application documents, including the desired salary, with information of your earliest possible starting date and the posting ID above to the following address by 14.06.2019:


GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH


or by email to: bewerbung(at)gsi.de


Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: 6350-19.61