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Ref. No:  CH-2019-004232
Country: Switzerland
Company information

Employer: ABB Schweiz AG
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Business or product: Gas Circuit Breaker
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Website: http://www.abb.com
Working place: Baden
Nearest internat. airport: Zurich
Nearest public transport: Baden train station
Number of employees: 6800
Working hours per week: 40.0
Daily working hours: 8.0

Student required

General discipline: Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Field of study: Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Study level:
Previous training: No
Language required for training:
English good
Other requirements:
- vast practical experience required! (the ideal candidate has already worked in the field)

Work offered

Kind of work:
Gas circuit breakers are key components of electric energy transmission system and secure their reliable operation. Two groups work together towards an understanding of the complex physics of gas circuit breakers. They design and perform lab experiments and develop numerical simulation tools.
- design and set up experimental devices for thigh voltage (above 100 kV) and high power tests
- under the supervision of scientists, you will thave the possibility to perform experiments
- evaluate and interpret experimental results
- execute field calculations for gas circuit breakers (flow, dielectric, multi-physics)
- Collaboration with scientists and engineers from business units and universities

Student must be end Bachelor, in break before Master or Masterstudent

START the sooner the better
Category: Research and development
Number of weeks offered: min. 26 | max. 52
Within period: from 01.03.2019 to 30.06.2020
Work closed:
Gross pay: 2500 CHF per month
Max. deduction to be expected: approx. 10 % Social security AHV/IV


Lodging will be arranged by: Employer
Canteen facilities available at work: Yes
Estimated cost of lodging: 950 CHF per month
Estimated cost of living incl. lodging: 1600 CHF per month

Additional information

Deadline for nomination: 17.04.2019
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