Enable Recite

Subscribe options

Select your newsletters:

Please enter your email address:

@

Your email address will only be used for the purpose of sending you the ITER Organization publication(s) that you have requested. ITER Organization will not transfer your email address or other personal data to any other party or use it for commercial purposes.

If you change your mind, you can easily unsubscribe by clicking the unsubscribe option at the bottom of an email you've received from ITER Organization.

For more information, see our Privacy policy.

News & Media

Latest ITER Newsline

  • Vacuum vessel | Second "jewel" to leave Korea

    A second 40-degree sector of the ITER vacuum vessel is about to leave the Hyundai Heavy Industries manufacturing facility in Ulsan, Korea, for shipment to ITER. [...]

    Read more

  • ITER Robots | The experts of tomorrow

    Robotics is at the heart of every major industrial project. In ITER, the operation of mobile automated systems will play a key role in assembling machine compon [...]

    Read more

  • Cryoline network | Now the vertical spools

    At the L3 level of the Tokamak Building, ceiling height in some galleries exceeds 10 metres. But when it comes to lifting a cryoline spool, tilting it 90 degree [...]

    Read more

  • In memoriam | Dhiraj Bora, leading contributor to fusion and ITER

    The ITER community was greatly saddened to learn of the passing of Dhiraj Bora, a well-known expert in plasma physics and tireless proponent of the ITER Project [...]

    Read more

  • Thermal shield portfolio | All shine and precision

    A cluster of polished metal and silver catches the eye at the far end of the Assembly Hall, as thermal shield panels join vacuum vessel #6 inside the arms of a [...]

    Read more

Of Interest

See archived entries

On site

MOMENTUM believes in recent graduates

It is rare for students to leave university and immediately begin work on a globally significant project. But thanks to the graduate program run by the project's Construction Management-as-Agent (CMA) contractor, MOMENTUM, that's exactly what is happening at ITER.

Grégoire Daumy (26) and Coline Larcher (25) agree: the MOMENTUM graduate program demonstrates the value of providing inexperienced—but highly motivated—recent graduates the opportunity to show what they can do. (Click to view larger version...)
Grégoire Daumy (26) and Coline Larcher (25) agree: the MOMENTUM graduate program demonstrates the value of providing inexperienced—but highly motivated—recent graduates the opportunity to show what they can do.
There are currently five graduates working with MOMENTUM, with another two due to join early next year. Two former participants have already been promoted to important jobs on site.

"We have benefited in so many ways from having graduates as part of our team," says CMA Project Director Angie Jones. "They belong to a generation that has grown up with digital technology, they are highly motivated, and they have brought us a refreshing new perspective and innovative ways to solve problems."

The ideal profile for the MOMENTUM graduate program is a student who has finished a university or Master's program in engineering, project controls, or HSE (health, safety and environment) within the past two years, and who is highly motivated.

"By joining our on-site program, graduates gain by developing their construction and project knowledge and have the opportunity to move into high-potential graduate or junior roles."

Grégoire Daumy, 26, is one of them. He joined the training program after completing his Master's degree in nuclear physics; now he is construction coordinator for the cryoplant, where his job is to draw up coordination plans with contractors from different fields and cultural backgrounds and be a constant presence on site to ensure that the plans are implemented safely.

Coline Larcher, 25, is about to step up to junior workface planner, having successfully completed her MOMENTUM graduate training. Coline, an engineering graduate, has been providing planning support for the project control team on change request management and for the Tokamak Complex construction team. As a workface planner, she will be giving guidance to contractors about their short-term work schedules.

The four other graduates working on site for MOMENTUM are Solène Vailhen, assistant project coordinator; Charlotte Blache, mechanical engineer; Jieun Kim, document controller; and Guillem Monso, cost estimator. Past graduate Laura Bertolo has moved, like Grégoire, into the role of site coordinator.

"MOMENTUM is very proud of its graduate program. It is starting to produce real benefits both for us, as Construction Management-as-Agent to a first-of-a-kind project, and for the ITER Organization," concludes Jones.

For more information on MOMENTUM please visit this site. Candidates interested in the graduate program can contact either Celine.Pucciarelli@iter.org or Chloe.Aprin@iter.org.


return to the latest published articles