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Waste & Decommissioning Technician - Hinkley Point A

Job Role:
Employment Type:
Freelance Roles
Sub-Employment Type:
Nuclear Jobs
Rest of UK
South West England
Salary Description:
145-175 Per Day
Start Date:
Number 8 Group Ltd
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Waste and Decommissioning Technician - 3363


Hinkley Point A/Magnox

Duration - working week

36 months - 8/40 hr week

Day rate/Co type

£145-175 a day

We are looking for a qualified Waste & DeCommissioning Technician with experience of the Nuclear sector/Magnox & ideally Hinkley Point A.

Purpose of Role
To support the provision of an effective waste management, decontamination, de-planting and decommissioning service by carrying out the required Waste Management activities.

Key Duties/Responsibilities/Accountabilities

* Ensure positive identification of hazards via Point of Work Safety Assessment (POWSA).
* 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.
* Contribute to effective team working and team building, working closely with the site project teams, supporting the communication and understanding of waste management objectives.
* Daily reporting and quality feedback to team leader to support the progress of work.
* The post holder may be required to carry out additional identified roles as necessary (e.g. operate cranes, drive forklift trucks, perform rigging).
* Contribute to the effective development and delivery of training within own area of specialism.
* Support colleague's learning and development through knowledge sharing, task instruction etc.
* 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.
* Support the effective deployment of company-wide policies, processes, systems and procedures ensuring that at all time the business remains compliant. This includes, but is not limited to, the need to comply with the company's Equality and Diversity Policy and undertake identified associated learning and development activities.
* 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.

The post holder will be required to complete training as defined in Common Training Profiles, supplemented by Site Specific Training Profiles when required.

Essential (E) / Desirable (D)

Contact Details:
Number 8 Group Ltd
Tel: 02087472161
Contact: James Christie

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