Mechanical Technician

Job Title: Mechanical Technician
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: D.O.E.
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1712-52_1519410097
Contact Name: David Gillard
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 23, 2018 18:21

Job Description

Sitec are currently recruiting for a Mechanical Technicians to work for our client Cavendish Nuclear to be based in Whetstone, Leicester. The duration is estimated to be 12 months.

Cavendish Nuclear, a wholly owned subsidiary of Babcock International Group, is the UK's leading nuclear services company.

With a highly-skilled workforce circa 6,000, Cavendish are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and are located at offices and sites in the UK as well as internationally.

Cavendish people innovate to make nuclear safer, faster, at lower cost and deliver across all aspects of the nuclear energy life-cycle, from design and build, through operations and maintenance, to decommissioning, waste management and remediation.

Cavendish Nuclear put people first. A position with Cavendish is hugely rewarding and exciting; one that stretches and challenges individuals to be the best they can be. When joining Cavendish, you know that's exactly what you'll get.

When you join Cavendish Nuclear, you will have opportunities to work on projects that will have an impact on the future.

The Mechanical Technician shall:

1) Report to the Client's Nuclear Site Supervisor / Engineer for all matters relating to quality and safety.

2) Undertake all work as instructed by the Site Supervisor/Engineer to the requirements of the task documentation (i.e. Work Order Cards, Method Statement; Construction Plan; Risk Assessments etc.), with due care to minimise the potential for inadvertent disturbance to site plant or equipment.

3) Comply in addition to the above-mentioned documents, with all other relevant safety instructions as identified through the Site Supervisor/Engineer.

4) Perform work whilst avoiding danger to themselves and to others that might be affected by their acts or omissions.

5) Report all anomalies, safety hazards, plant damage and specific problems through the Site Supervisor/Engineer before proceeding further.

6) Refrain from defeating or interfere with, anything provided in the interests of Health and Safety (PPE, fire extinguishers etc.) or environmental protection.

7) Use plant and equipment correctly, and in accordance with training and instruction provided.

8) 'Build only to the Print' in compliance with the requirements of the design intent.

9) Adopt at all times the S*T*A*R*T principle. Stop, Think, Act, Review and Tell whilst engaged on all types of works on site.

10) Attend weekly Toolbox Talks on matters of safety and Company policy.

11) Participate in the production and review of Point of Work Risk Assessments.

12) Participate in the Pre & Post Job De-Briefs when required

13) Participate in the "Being Nuclear" programme adopting the expected professional standards and behaviours within the workplace.

These duties are project specific and in addition to those described in the Company and project manuals and procedures. He/she shall ensure that they are familiar with these documents, and any legislation to which they refer.

The Mechanical Technician may be assisted in the execution of these duties by a team of supervisory staff. The services of site establishment e.g. quality, safety, administration etc. will also be available of which full use should be made.

Qualifications & Experience:

Recognised Training Scheme or Apprenticeship (CITB/Company Training Scheme).

Site Installation/Maintenance experience (preferred) in Nuclear Industry/Power Generation

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.