Personnel Safety System / Electrical Safety Engineer

Grenoble (Arrondissement), Isère (FR)
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Closing date
Oct 12, 2023

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Physical Sciences, Electrical/Electronic Engineering
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The European Synchrotron, the ESRF, is an international research centre based in Grenoble, France.

Through its innovative engineering, pioneering scientific vision and a strong commitment from its 700 staff members, the ESRF is recognised as one of the top research facilities worldwide. Its particle accelerator produces intense X-ray beams that are used by thousands of scientists each year for experiments in diverse fields such as biology, medicine, environmental sciences, cultural heritage, materials science, and physics.

Supported by 21 countries, the ESRF is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity.

The Personnel Safety System (PSS) / Electrical Safety Engineer will work under the supervision of the Head of Safety Group. Her/his main tasks will be the following:

  • Overall management of the personnel safety systems for the accelerators and beamlines and of the laser safety systems. This includes defining the logic of new systems and of systems that need to be modified, organising the legally mandatory regular testing of the systems and organising the maintenance work.
  • Assume the electrical safety follow up of all equipment used in the different laboratories and on the beamlines, including the verification of electrical equipment brought to the ESRF by users.
  • Supervise the Personnel Safety System technician.


  • Higher university Degree (Master or equivalent diploma offering 300 ECTS) in Electrical Engineering / Automation
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant professional experience
  • Good knowledge of French and European legislation in the field of Personnel Safety System and Electrical Safety
  • Excellent command, both written and spoken, of the English and French languages
  • Excellent communication skills and team spirit
  • Good managerial skills
  • Well-organised, reliable and committed
  • Problem-solving skills and ability to set priorities
  • Sense of confidentiality and discretion

Permanent contract.

The salary will be calculated on the basis of relevant qualifications and professional experience.

Do you recognize yourself in this description? Apply now for your next professional adventure!

What we offer:

  1. Join an innovative international research institute, with a workforce from 38 different countries
  2. Collaborate with global experts to advance science and address societal challenges
  3. Come and live in a vibrant city, in the heart of the Alps, and Europe's Green Capital 2022
  4. Enjoy a workplace designed to support your quality of life
  5. Benefit from our competitive compensation and allowances package, including financial support for your relocation to Grenoble

The ESRF is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from disabled persons.

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