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Instrument Mechanic

Cavendish Nuclear
Seascale, Cumbria, GB, CA20 IPG
£36,370 to £38,926 + Benefits
Closing date
6 Feb 2022
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Job Details

Here at Cavendish Nuclear, we have an excellent role on offer for a skilled Instrument Mechanic, where you will have the opportunity to work with complex pieces of equipment within a regulated environment. This role delivers in line with all aspects of safety, quality, and environmental standards within the team.

Who we are looking for?

We are looking for someone who has experience repairing, maintaining and calibrating Radiation Protection instruments and associated equipment. Experience of the Nuclear industry is highly desirable however other regulated / technical industry backgrounds will also be considered.

What will you be doing?

•    Working safely in accordance with all safety, quality, security, environmental and site instructions and requirements 
•    Repair, maintain, calibrate and test Radiation Protection Instruments to ensure customer work demands are met
•    Working to maintain instructions and record information accurately  
•    Conforming to local procedures, rules and working practices to ensure compliance with specified regulatory and customer requirements 
•    Provide technical advice, updates on work progress and other relevant information to customer as required 
•    Acts as a mentor for other team members as required, including apprentices and new entrants to department to ensure standards and best practices are maintained

The experience you’ll bring

•    Apprenticeship or equivalent training in relevant discipline (e.g. Electronic, Electrical, Instrumentation, Technology fields) 
•    5 GCSE or equivalent (at Grade C or above) including English, a Science subject and Maths at a minimum of Grade B 
•    Knowledge and understanding of conventional and nuclear safety 
•    Proven experience of servicing electronic instrument systems
•    All applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK and be subject to satisfactory security clearance which includes 3 years reference checks. Verification of any qualifications/passport/licences must be shown at interview stage.

What a role with Cavendish Nuclear offers? 

Use this section to showcase the benefits on offer. List the benefits and perks they will receive e.g. 
•    Generous holiday entitlement
•    Competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance
•    Share ownership scheme
•    Access to make a difference for a sustainable environment for future
•    A tailored personal development and training programme.
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to deliver and be your best.

About Cavendish Nuclear
Cavendish Nuclear is the UK's leading nuclear services company, with a highly-skilled workforce and a growing international presence. Our people innovate to make nuclear safer, faster, at lower cost across all aspects of the nuclear energy lifecycle.


We are proud to be the UK’s leading supplier to the nuclear industry and a growing global force.

From our inception during the earliest days of nuclear research and development, we recognised that a focus on people and the expertise they deliver is the key to meeting the challenges of this exciting technology.

We’ve been true to that ideal ever since and our approach has seen us bring together much of the UK’s rich nuclear heritage, delivered through a highly skilled workforce of 5,000 nuclear suitably qualified personnel, to create the innovative organisation you see today.

The breadth of our expertise means we are able to offer unrivalled experience and specialist knowledge across all aspects of the nuclear energy life cycle, from design and build, through operations and maintenance, to decommissioning, waste management and remediation.

As a wholly owned subsidiary of Babcock International Group, we are trusted to deliver the highest standards of safety, quality, security and environmental protection for our customers. Our business is supported by the three cornerstones of safety, people and performance – zero harm, one inclusive culture and 100% delivery on our promises.

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