Mechanical Fitter

Reference 2024-15158

Non fixed term

Hinkley Point C, Europe



Your missions

Framatome is a major international player in the nuclear energy market recognised for its innovative solutions and value-added technologies for designing, building, maintaining, and advancing the global nuclear fleet. The company designs, manufactures, and installs components, fuel and instrumentation and control systems for nuclear power plants and offers a full range of reactor services.
With 14,000 employees worldwide, every day Framatome’s expertise helps its customers improve the safety and performance of their nuclear plants and achieve their economic and societal goals.

Framatome is owned by the EDF Group (75.5%), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI – 19.5%) and Assystem (5%).
In the UK we are currently over 300 strong and our plans are to grow to 400-500 by 2025 through the development our UK nuclear service offerings.

Due to ongoing projects and growth, we are looking to recruit a number of Mechnical Fitters for our Hinkley Point C project.
Reporting to the Working Supervisor and overall Site Manager, the Mechanical Fitter will be required to to install, strip out, overhaul and refurbish mechanical equipment, using knowledge of mechanical, metallurgy, and engineering requirements, interpreting GA / CAD and ISO drawings.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Work from detailed engineering drawings
  • Adhere to procedures, relevant quality procedures and assist with quality records and documentation
  • Maintain equipment and small tools for assembly / calibration
  • Detailed QHSE responsibilities:
  • Never undertake work without first ensuring that means will be in place to guarantee that the work can be done in a safe and compliant manner.
  • Be suitably familiar with the contents of the Risk Assessment and Method Statements and Permit to Work
  • Attend any HSE training, meetings, etc. as requested.
  • Attend & participate in Toolbox Talks.
  • Ensure that tools, equipment and materials brought into and used in the area are fully checked and are compliant with HSE requirements.
  • Ensure that no work is carried out unless supported by the relevant specific Method Statements, Risk Assessments and Work Permits.
  • Ensure that all incidents and near misses are reported

You are

To be considered, the following qualifications, skills and experience are required:

  • NVQ Level 3 or above in relevant mechanical qualification (essential)
  • CITB Operatives Test (essential)
  • CPCS Slinger / Signaller (desirable)
  • City & Guilds Medium Confined Space Level 2 (desirable)
  • NVQ Level 3 Occupational Work Supervision (desirable)
  • Fundamental understanding of mechanical equipment installation methods.
  • Experience with rotating & static equipment
  • Experience in skilful, controlled manipulations of small objects & torquing techniques & processes
  • Experience of testing, pre-commissioning and commissioning processes
  • Read and understand detailed drawings
  • Used to working in a construction, production and engineering environment
  • Knowledge of current Health & Safety regulations
  • Team working ability
  • Works calmly under pressure
  • Has a questioning attitude
  • Challenges what is considered unacceptable behaviours

Additional information

Specialization: V6 - Welding, machining and maintenance technician

Level of education (all) Others

Place: United Kingdom, Europe, Hinkley Point C

Employment level: Worker

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