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Technical Assistant

  • Location: Cumbria, CA24 3JZ
  • Salary: £12.43 - £15.42 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Nuclear
  • Contact: John McVeigh
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01946 820 002
  • Start Date: 23 January 2024
  • Expiry Date: 22 February 2024
  • Job Ref: V-167386

NRL are currently looking for a Technical Assistant on contract long term for a major Nuclear client locally in Cumbria.

About the role:

  • Technical Assistant working as part of the analytical team assisting in processes to help deliver an efficient analytical service to customers.

  • This role delivers in line with all aspects of safety, quality and environmental standards within the team.

  • Assist in the delivery of assigned programmes of work to support the overall delivery of analytical results to time and quality.

  • Comply with the laboratory quality management systems to support accreditation.

  • Comply with processes and procedures to enable safe working practices.

  • Assist the analytical team to provide a consistent and efficient level of service.

  • Assist in the waste management of samples and other consumables.

  • Carry out routine Laboratory cleaning and maintenance tasks.

  • Take responsibility for personal continued development.

  • Comply with legislation and company policies and procedures to ensure appropriate standards are met.

  • Demonstrate an understanding and awareness of efficient operational practices to minimise wastage (financial and material).

What you will need:

  • Experience in analytical chemistry and a laboratory environment (preferred but not essential). 

  • Science GCSEs at grade A to C or equivalent.

  • Good organisational skills, high attention to detail.   

  • Awareness of conventional and radiological safety.

  • IT literate.

  • Ability to work as part of a team.

About NRL
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