Technical Assistant

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  • Location

    Seascale, Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

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  • Salary:

    Up to £15.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Rachel Troughton

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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We have an opportunity for a Technical Assistant based at Sellafield, Cumbria

Please note this role is inside IR35

Job Role

The individual will support the Handover Project Manager to ensure the handover process for the Technology Cluster (SSAU and MSCF projects) have the appropriate tools and techniques and agreed strategy that is aligned to functional requirements and client expectations.

The role is to manage the development of a compliant handover framework for project handover documentation, records, the retrieval and tracking of all data or information to support handover demands in a timely manner.

This position is critical to support the implementation of unified command and control for the new Main Site Control Facility (MSCF), essential to achieve the initial operating condition milestone of July 2020. The achievement of the initial operating condition is a critical milestone established with key stakeholders, Nuclear Regulators and HM Government.

Update/input information into handover system/register
Compile information packs with correct documents drawings (aligned to progressive assurance checklists)
Assist in obtaining client signatures on progressive assurance checklists within the time period set
Resolve documentation queries
Track progress of all project documentation required for handover
Manage and control access to handover shared area
Gather and manage data/documentation required for handover and organise sentencing meetings when required
Work closely with Document Control to populate handover register
Assist Handover Manager prepare for progressive handover e.g. set up meetings with appropriate stakeholders
Work closely with Project Engineering Managers - ensure progressive assurance of handover documentation is undertaken
Visual management provide accurate timely information regarding:

The status of the project integration and hand over scope
Performance of team delivery that supports the hand over requirements both SL & the various Contractors, includes V&V, Quality Plans, ITP as-built design
-Generate metrics, trackers etc.

Maintain the integrated Line of Sight for the MSCF and SSAU Project
Ensure Progressive Acceptance Checklists are correctly populated.
Assist in data collection to populate progressive acceptance checklists.
Complete NFRs and minutes when obtaining sign off for decisions
Issuing weekly / monthly updates as requested by stakeholders
Populate project issues log
Support Handover Project Manager integrate MSCF & SSAU to enable operator training and transition into business as usual.
Experience of working in a highly regulated project environment
The individual must be capable of working without direct supervision. Good communication skills are essential and experience dealing with enquiries
Knowledge of and ability to liaise with key stakeholders within the project environment
Highly organised with a meticulous approach
Proficient use of Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Experience of working as part of a project team at Sellafield