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Technical Assistant

  • Location: Cumbria
  • Salary: Market related
  • Job Type:Contract
  • Sector: Nuclear Power Station
  • Contact: Tanya Stobbart
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01946 67494
  • Job Ref: 214277TMS

A fantastic opportunity for a Technical Assistant to join an existing team based at Sellafield. This role requires the successful candidate to hold or be able to obtain BPSS clearance.

This role is working inside IR35.


Ensuring that any commissioning support activities are carried out in accordance with all Site Licence, environmental and industrial requirements.

Collating relevant information for the LTR’s.

Management of the Fault Observation (FOB) system and progress tracking of FOB resolution.

Management of the Temporary Commissioning Aids (TCAs) / Software Temporary Commissioning Aids (STCA) systems and progress tracking of TCA / STCA resolution.

Timely control of all incoming / outgoing documentation including its distribution, storage and backup (hard and electronic copies).

Issue and receipt of commissioning documentation requiring review, on behalf of the authors.

Processing the revision control of electronic and paper copies of Commissioning Support documentation, collation of review comments and distribution back to the relevant author.

Issue and receipt of commissioning test documentation for execution.

Ensuring quality standards, and consistency are applied throughout the range of documentation being produced.

Completion of document tracking spreadsheets and progress reporting.

Assisting with the booking training courses and maintaining and updating Team Training records.

Attending progress meetings and taking and issuing minutes.

Document formatting.

Provide deputy and absence cover of other Commissioning Support Team members within the Document Control and Admin Teams.

Nuclear background

Experience of accurate electronic and paper document handling and clerical duties involving commercially protected or sensitive material.

Microsoft office specifically word, excel, visio

Familiar with use and development of spreadsheets and databases in MS Excel.

Highly competent in the use of Microsoft Word including formatting of headings, styles, document layout, inserting of tables and graphics and production of templates.

Ability to work in a cohesive team and deliver high quality technical documents to a tight programme, remaining flexible to demands of work and colleagues.

Excellent standard of communication and reporting skills.

Ideally a minimum of 2 years’ experience working within a Commissioning Team