Civil Engineer for Sanitation (SCE-SAM-CE-2024-57-GRAE)

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Your responsibilities

Supervise civil engineering works with a focus on Sanitation Network Maintenance:

  • Handling tickets with requesters;
  • Creating maintenance work orders (ODM) and service orders (OSVC);
  • Measurement checks before validation of invoices for payment;
  • Managing ODM via INFOR;
  • Monitoring activity;
  • Providing activity reports to the CERN Contract Supervisor (Weekly Meetings).

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Your profile

Skills and/or knowledge

  • Good interpersonal skills;
  • Autonomy and flexibility;
  • Ability to work in a team;
  • Analytical and writing skills;
  • Knowledge of computer tools (Excel, INFOR EAM);
  • Reading plans and analyzing technical documentation;
  • Understanding of the structural elements of stormwater and wastewater networks;
  • Knowledge of oil separators and septic tanks;
  • Fluent in French, the ability to work in English would be an advantage.

Eligibility criteria:

  • You are a national of a CERN Member or Associate Member State.
  • By the application deadline, you have a maximum of two years of professional experience since graduation in Civil engineering (or a related field) and your highest educational qualification is either a Bachelor's or Master's degree.
  • You have never had a CERN fellow or graduate contract before.
  • Applicants without University degree are not eligible.
  • Applicants with a PhD are not eligible.

Additional Information

Job closing date: April 14th 2024 at 23:59 CEST.

Job reference: SCE-SAM-CE-2024-57-GRAE

Contract duration: 24 months, with a possible extension up to 36 months maximum.

Target start date: 01-July-2024

This position requires:

  • Work in Radiation Areas.
  • Interventions in underground installations.
  • A valid driving licence.

What we offer

  • A monthly stipend ranging between 5119 and 5631 Swiss Francs (net of tax).
  • Coverage by CERN's comprehensive health scheme (for yourself, your spouse and children), and membership of the CERN Pension Fund.
  • Depending on your individual circumstances: installation grant; family, child and infant allowances; payment of travel expenses at the beginning and end of contract.
  • 30 days of paid leave per year.
  • On-the-job and formal training at CERN as well as in-house language courses for English and/or French.

About us

At CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, physicists and engineers are probing the fundamental structure of the universe. Using the world's largest and most complex scientific instruments, they study the basic constituents of matter - fundamental particles that are made to collide together at close to the speed of light. The process gives physicists clues about how particles interact, and provides insights into the fundamental laws of nature. Find out more on


Diversity has been an integral part of CERN's mission since its foundation and is an established value of the Organization. Employing a diverse workforce is central to our success.

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