Robotics Systems Technologist

Job Reference: NNL/TP/8010/599
Number of Positions: 1
Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time
Salary: Starting at £36,160
Working Hours: 39
Closing Date: 05/11/2020
Job Category: Nuclear Operations
Business Unit: Nuclear Operations
Location: Risley, Warrington or Workington, Cumbria

Main Responsibilities

Some of the key responsibilities:

The innovative use of advanced technologies and development of engineered solutions to a range of robotic and teleoperational challenges.

The innovative integration of technologies to satisfy end user requirements.

Delivery of a program of development trials on a range of teleoperable components and systems, which includes:

  • Preparation of safety paperwork associated with experimental programme.
  • Undertaking small and large-scale trials, involving proprietary and bespoke robotics hardware and test rig equipment.
  • Complete series of experimental trials as outlined by Specialist
  • Collect, tabulate and interpret experimental data and presentation of results in formal document formats, papers and presentations.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Must have a PhD as a minimum in a relevant discipline in robotics or software development
  • The ability to perform duties to the highest safety and quality standards.
  • Hands on experience developing code for industrial robots, research robots or bespoke manipulator systems within a laboratory or industrial environment.
  • Hands on experience in the use of simulation or games software for the verification and validation of robotic control programs.
  • Good communications and presentation skills.
  • Experience of teleoperation of robotic systems within a nuclear or other hazardous environment is an advantage but not essential.