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Mechanical Fitter

  • Location: Reading
  • Salary: Local / Traveller Rates Available
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 19 days ago

  • Sector: Nuclear
  • Contact: Emma Lamb
  • Contact Email: elamb@nrl.co.uk
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 14 March 2021
  • Job Ref: 1034685
NRL are currently recruiting for SC cleared Mechanical Fitter/Technician to work on a contract basis for one of our leading clients within the Nuclear Industry. The role will be based in Reading. Required to work 40 hours per week as standard, Monday - Friday. Please note digs and travel expenses will not be covered. 

Job Purpose: Mechanical Installation of the Mensa Doors and their means of Operation.

About The Role:
  • Report to the Site Manager /Site Supervisor/Engineer for all matters relating to quality and safety.
  • Undertake all work as instructed by the Site Manager/Site Supervisor to the requirements of the task documentation (i.e. Method Statement; Construction Plan; Risk Assessments etc.), with due care to minimise the potential for inadvertent disturbance to site plant or equipment.
  • Comply in addition to the above-mentioned documents, with all other relevant safety instructions as identified through the Site Manager/Site Supervisor.
  • Perform work whilst avoiding danger to themselves and to others that might be affected by their acts or omissions
  • Report all anomalies, safety hazards, plant damage and specific problems through the Site Supervisor/Engineer before proceeding further.
  • Refrain from defeating or interfere with, anything provided in the interests of Health and Safety (PPE, fire extinguishers etc.) or environmental protection.
  • Use plant and equipment correctly, and in accordance with training and instruction provided.
  • ‘Build only to the Print’ in compliance with the requirements of the design intent.
  • 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.
  • Attend weekly Toolbox Talks on matters of safety and Company policy.
  • Participate in the production and review of Point of Work Risk Assessments.
  • Participate in the Pre & Post Job De-Briefs.
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.

Experience/Qualifications/Skills:
  • Recognised Training Scheme or Apprenticeship (CITB/Company Training Scheme).
  • Site Installation/Maintenance experience (preferred) in Nuclear Industry/Power Generation.
  • Aware of Nuclear Class 1 Installation Requirements and Standards.
  • Hold relevant CSCS card for their trades/skills.
  • Be prepared to have Compulsory and Random Drugs & Alcohol Testing.
  • Be over 18 years of age.
  • Hold valid licences, tickets, authorisations for the roles they have been appointed to.
  • Have carried out Manual Handling training.
  • Are fully conversant with the Health and Safety at work act 1974.
  • Have experience working on a building/Construction environment.
  • Are fit and healthy to undertake Physical/Manual labour.
  • Disclose any medical conditions for which they are undergoing treatment and if they carry any “in case emergency medication”.
  • Provide evidence of all qualifications (which must be in date) for the SQEP file.
  • Minimum level of Qualifications to be verified
  • Recognised Training Scheme or Apprenticeship (CITB/Company Training Scheme).
  • Must hold valid SC level security clerance