Mechanical Craft Person

Job Reference: NNL/TP/27125/1080
Number of Positions: 1
Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time
Salary: Starting from 33,503
Working Hours: 39
Closing Date: 23/05/2021
Business Area: Laboratory Operations
Location: Preston, Lancashire

Job Introduction

To be part of the mechanical engineering team for building maintenance & breakdown issues. Also, to support the installation and commissioning of improvement & customer projects.

Main Responsibilities

The main responsibilities for the Mechanical Craft Person will be:

  • Perform routine examination / inspection / maintenance and testing on plant and equipment.
  • Perform breakdown and recovery maintenance on plant and equipment.
  • Provide support to project and improvement work
  • Provide support to the facility in the installation, modification and commissioning of plant equipment.
  • To follow, complete and update maintenance instructions.
  • Provide detailed feedback on maintenance tasks via CMMS.

The Ideal Candidate

Essential skills for the Mechanical Craft Person:

  • Time served recognised apprenticeship in a Mechanical Engineering discipline.
  • Experience working to a safe system of work.
  • MEWP operator.
  • Workshop machine operator experience (Lathe/Milling machine etc).
  • Pressure systems / pumps / protective devices.

About The Company

Grounded in robust science and decades of experience, National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) is the authoritative voice in the UK and beyond for technological development within the nuclear power sector.

Our unparalleled understanding of the science, challenges and opportunities makes us an unrivalled authority and partner in the field, providing experts, technologies, and access to cutting-edge facilities to organisations around the world.

Harnessing potential technologies and translating them into to industry-ready solutions means our pioneering approach spearheads international improvement and technological progress.

We work on projects as small as drilling a hole to analyse underground wastes with our integrated micro drilling technology, or as large as developing state-of-the-art power systems for spacecraft, based on radioactive materials

NNL has a vision for Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity (ED&I) where NNL aims to be an inclusive workplace that attracts diverse talent through transparent and equal policies and procedures. We want you and the diverse mix of people that we employ, customers that we service and stakeholders that we influence to feel valued. We encourage a workplace culture where everyone can thrive with a sense of belonging.

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