Reference 2023-14402

Non fixed term

Hinkley Point C, Bridgwater


Early career

Your missions

Framatome are continuing their growth in the UK and currently recruiting for a number of Platers to be based on site at Hinkley Point C. 


All positions are permanent. 


Reporting to the Site Manager and Construction Manager, Platers will be required to: 

  • To mark out and fabricate complex fabrications competently
  • To tack welding of components using TIG
  • To work from detailed engineering drawings
  • To adhere to fabrication process and procedures, relevant quality procedures and assist with quality records and documentation for all work carried out
  • To maintain equipment and small tools for assembly / tack welding
  • To ensure all measuring equipment is calibrated.


Detailed QHSE responsibilities:

  • To 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.
  • To be suitably familiar with the contents of this Risk
  • Assessment and Method Statements and Permit to Work
  • To attend any HSE training, meetings, etc. as requested
  • To attend, participate in and periodically lead Toolbox Talks
  • To ensure that tools, equipment and materials brought into and used in the area are fully checked and are compliant with HSE requirements
  • To ensure that no work is carried out unless supported by the relevant specific Method Statements, Risk Assessments and Work Permits
  • To carry out periodic HSE inspections in the area
  • To ensure that all incidents and near misses are reported.

To be considered, we require the following qualifications and experience:

  • NVQ Level 3 In Fabrication (or equivalent)
  • City & Guilds Medium Confined Space Level 2 (desirable)

Technical skills:

  • Fundamental understanding of fabrication drawings;
  • Experience of TIG/MIG/MAG etc for tack welding;
  • Be time served / apprentice trained or relevant experience;
  • Experience in plating of Stainless-steel / Carbon steel structures;
  • Read and understand detailed CAD drawings;
  • Used to working in a production and engineering environment;
  • Knowledge of current Health & Safety regulations.



You are

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.

With 14,000 employees worldwide, and over 300 strong in the UK, our plans are to grow to 400-500 by 2025 through the development our UK nuclear service offerings.

Framatome is owned by the EDF Group (75.5%), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI – 19.5%) and Assystem (5%).

Additional information

Specialization: P4C - Welding assembling

Level of education (all) Non-Degree Program

Place: United Kingdom, Bridgwater, Hinkley Point C

Employment level: Engineer & Executive

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