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Mechanical Technicians

  • Location: Reading
  • Salary: £35.50 - 35.50 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract
  • Sector: Nuclear Engineer
  • Contact: Michaela Folkes
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: +44 (0)1728 832862
  • Duration: 7 months approx
  • Start Date: 29/05/2023
  • Job Ref: 214940MFO

Morson Talent Leiston office are delighted to be recruiting for a Mechanical Technician for Aldermaston, Burghfield.

Job Purpose
Mechanical Installation of the Mensa Doors and their means of Operation.

Job Description
• Report to the Site Manager /Site Supervisor/Engineer for all
matters relating to quality and safety.

• Undertake all work as instructed by the Site Manager/Site Supervisor to the
requirements of the task documentation (i.e. Method Statement Construction Plan
Risk Assessments etc.), with due care to minimise the potential for inadvertent
disturbance to site plant or equipment.

• Comply in addition to the above-mentioned documents, with all other relevant safety
instructions as identified through the Site Manager/Site Supervisor.

• Perform work whilst avoiding danger to themselves and to others that might be
affected by their acts or omissions

• Report all anomalies, safety hazards, plant damage and specific problems through
the Site Supervisor/Engineer before proceeding further.

• Refrain from defeating or interfere with, anything provided in the interests of Health
and Safety (PPE, fire extinguishers etc.) or environmental protection.

• Use plant and equipment correctly, and in accordance with training and instruction

• ‘Build only to the Print’ in compliance with the requirements of the design intent.

• Adopt at all times the S*T*A*R*T principle. Stop, Think, Act, Review and Tell whilst
engaged on all types of works on site.

• Attend weekly Toolbox Talks on matters of safety and Company policy.

• Participate in the production and review of Point of Work Risk Assessments.

• Participate in the Pre & Post Job De-Briefs.

• Participate in the “Being Cavendish” programme adopting the expected
professional standards and behaviours within the workplace.

These duties are project specific and in addition to those described in the Company and project manuals and procedures. He/she shall ensure that they are familiar with these documents, and any legislation to which they refer.

The Mechanical Technician may be assisted in the execution of these duties by a team of supervisory staff. The services of site establishment e.g. quality, safety, administration etc. will also be available of which full use should be made.

Candidate Specification
• Recognised Training Scheme or Apprenticeship (CITB/Company Training Scheme).
• Site Installation/Maintenance experience (preferred) in Nuclear Industry/Power
• Aware of Nuclear Class 1 Installation Requirements and Standards.
• Hold relevant CSCS card for their trades/skills.
• Be prepared to have Compulsory and Random Drugs & Alcohol Testing.
• Be over 18 years of age.
• Hold valid licences, tickets, authorisations for the roles they have been appointed to.
• Have carried out Manual Handling training.
• Are fully conversant with the Health and Safety at work act 1974.
• Have experience working on a building/Construction environment.
• Are fit and healthy to undertake Physical/Manual labour.
• Disclose any medical conditions for which they are undergoing treatment and if they
carry any “in case emergency medication”.
• Provide evidence of all qualifications (which must be in date) for the SQEP file.

MInimum Qualifications

(*N.B. only qualifications essential to the requirements of the role need to be
• Recognised Training Scheme or Apprenticeship (CITB/Company Training Scheme).
• Lifting Equipment Operator tbc
• Slingers/Riggers.
• Banksmen.
• Forklift truck operator licence.
• PASMA qualification.
• Pipe fitting.
• Cable running.
• Driving Licence.
• Electric Pallet truck operator.
• Pneumatic tug operator. (Master mover) (Training may be provided)
• Knowledge, experience on Hydraulic systems installation.
• Able to read installation drawings and follow instructions.
• Hand tool and power tool competent.
• Ladder/Stepladder inspection.
• PAT Tester.
• Abrasive Wheels.
• Fire Safety, Fire Watch, Hot works.
• Loler AP Lifting equipment inspector.
• Stores/Supplies control.

Candidates will require Nuclear CTC Clearance
Hours: 11 shifts on / 3shifts off / 12 hour working.
Some positions may require Night Shift working.
Pay Rate: £35.50 per hour Umbrella / PAYE £26.97per hour
Per Diem £50.00 Umbrella per day (Reciepted)
Plus £2.00per hour Retention Bonus at end of Contract (Umbrella) / £1.96per hour (PAYE)

For more information please contact the Morson Leiston Team on 01728 666684.
Alternatively please email your CV to