Production Technician

Production Technician

Job Title: Production Technician
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Somerset, England
Salary: Up to £14.95 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH13766_1559821216
Contact Name: Kelly Clarke
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 06, 2019 12:40

Job Description

Production Technician (Operations) - Nuclear Power Plant
£14.95 per hour PAYE
12-month contract (4-day week)
Start date: ASAP
Hinkley Point A - Somerset

Our client, a leading company working within the Nuclear Energy sector, currently require a Production Technician to join the operations team at a busy nuclear power plant in Somerset. The ideal candidate will have experience working in an industrial environment and an understanding of RSA and IRR requirements.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Carries out core operational duties within his/her own level of demonstrated competence.
  • Carries out all Ionising Radiation Regulations (IRR) and Radioactive Substances Act (RSA) surveys to approved and established procedures. (Post-defueling sites must be Health Physics (HP) Monitor Level 5).
  • Being a Suitably Qualified and Experienced Person (SQEP) on various plant items as required by the Site Licence.
  • Carries out operational tasks within scope and competence and to assist with fault investigations.
  • Provides technical support to current and future project design and implementation.
  • You will be required to fulfil a role in the Site Emergency Scheme.
  • The post holder may be required to be a classified worker as specified in the IRRs.
  • As a customer-focused individual, you will be expected to support delivery within your range of skills, knowledge, experience and competence.
  • Comply with the Health, Safety, Security, Environmental and Quality policies, procedures, work instructions and risk assessments. Support the continuous improvement of Health, Safety, Security, Environment and Quality on Site.
  • Assist in the training and development of team members.
  • Uphold Company values at all times by putting safety and environmental protection first; building trust by acting with integrity and respect for others; and ensuring that we promote and support innovation and efficiency to achieve successful delivery of the mission.

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Completion of a relevant technical qualification e.g. City and Guilds, BTEC ONC, (NQF Level 3) or relevant experience.
  • Level 3 Health Physics Monitor.
  • Experience working within the nuclear industry and an understanding of RSA and IRR requirements are advantageous, but not essential.

What's on offer

  • £14.95 per hour PAYE
  • 12-month contract (4-day week)

If you are interested in this role, please contact Kelly Clarke on 02393910035 or email

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