Nuclear Repair Welder

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    West Dunbartonshire, Scotland

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    Up to £0.00 per annum

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    Babcock Rosyth

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    4 - 12 weeeks

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Nuclear Repair Welders required to undertake welding activities, repairs and inspections on systems and equipment on all RN and other entitled Vessels and, when required, in other sections including the Estate.

A recognised fabrication/welding Apprenticeship to at least N/SVQ Level 3 or equivalent and have gained at least a National Certificate.

Experience and knowledge on the majority of the following:

HM Submarine and Ship Operating procedures
HM Submarine and Ship Tag-out procedures
Nuclear Procedures, Production Technical Instructions, Support Documentation, welding, brazing, pipe bending procedures and processes
Relevant acceptance standards
Interpretation of engineering drawings
Relevant Quality Assurance documentation
COSHH & safe systems of work
Non-destructive examination techniques, visual examinations of all welds, dye penetrant examination of welds and surfaces
Nuclear Reactor compartment & controlled area working
All Submarines, Surface Vessels and the Estate air, fluid and steam systems
Manufacture and repair of components
In situ repair of components, including freeze seal watch keeping
Operation & maintenance of welding, brazing equipment

The weld codes are:
TIG 141 - Small Bore Pipework, various materials including Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel and Copper Nickel.
Qualification tests to BSEN 9606-1 & 3
Experience with consumable inserts would be an advantage
Mirror work would also be an advantage

MMA 141 - Structural Steel and Pressure Hull
Qualification tests - Low Hydrogen Full Pen 25mm Plate Butt and supplementary Fillet Weld to BSEN 9606-1