Waste Operations Technician (Nuclear)

Recruiter
Accord Marketing Ltd
Location
Bridgwater
Salary
£145 - £175 p day
Posted
09 Oct 2017
Closes
07 Nov 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
We have a great long-term contract opportunity (up to 3 years) for Waste and Decommissioning Technicians on a Nuclear power station in Somerset. This a full-time contract role. Duties will include carrying out a wide range of nuclear decommissioning and waste management operational activities, including but not limited to; * Ensure work areas are maintained and any remedial action carried out in a timely manner to the site standards. * Solve routine operational problems using efficiency improvement techniques. * Undertake Health Physics monitoring duties, monitoring plant and equipment, as required within his/her own level of demonstrated competence. * The post holder may be required to carry out additional identified roles as necessary (e.g. operate cranes, drive forklift trucks, perform rigging). * As a customer-focused individual, the post holder will be expected to support delivery within his or her range of skills, knowledge, experience and competence. * Comply with the Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality policies, procedures, work instructions and risk assessments. Support the continuous improvement of Health, Safety Environment and Quality. * The post holder may be required to fulfil a role in the Site Emergency Scheme. In addition, a Waste and Decommissioning Technician may have the following responsibilities, dependent upon work area: * Undertake Waste Management duties within his/her level of demonstrated competence including; packaging, transportation and collection. * Understand the existing waste management plan, expectations and plant operating requirements for waste management processing and operations. * Operate waste volume reduction equipment within his/her level of demonstrated competence. * Decontaminate radioactive plant/ equipment within his/her level of demonstrated confidence using approved techniques. * Provide support for routine maintenance for waste management related equipment. * Update signage and control of waste management controlled lay down areas and containers * Dismantle and remove hazardous structures, materials, cables, equipment, etc. Successful candidates will have demonstrable experience of working in an industrial environment, ideally with an a appropriate technical qualification such as NVQ, City & Guilds or BTEC. Knowledge of waste management/industrial waste would be fantastic, as would knowledge of nuclear safety standards. Good timekeeping, reliability and team-working skills and adhering to set processes in a highly regulated environment would also be required. Some security clearance will be required for this position. We have a fair and comprehensive selection procedure. It is our policy that there should be equal opportunity for and no discrimination against applicants on the grounds of gender, race, religion or belief, nationality, colour, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, disability, age, marriage and civil partnership, union or non-union membership, socio-economic background or being a part-time or fixed term worker.
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