Nuclear Standards Inspector

Job ID: 693382
Location: Plymouth, Devon, GB, PL1 4SG
Category: Administration
Salary: Negotiable
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Overall Department Direction
One in number Nuclear Standards Inspector (NSI) is required within the Nuclear Standards Branch. The Nuclear Standards Branch provides independent oversight of production and contractual work conducted on the Nuclear Steam Raising Plant (NSRP).
Main Purpose of Role
To oversee work on the Nuclear Steam Raising Plant (NSRP) for Nuclear Submarines under Babcock contract control to ensure compliance with authorised documentation, and integrity of the plant. To carry out the day to day Reactor Compartment (RC) administration duties.
The NSI principal tasks and responsibilities are:
To assist the Assistant Nuclear Standards Managers, deputise for them as required and manage the shift activities in their absence.
Provide independent oversight of work on the NSRP, including refuel and defuel activities.
Control NSRP systems integrity and be the sole responsibility for fitting and removing dirt excluding bungs and plugs.
To be an inspection specialist in RVI and SCC inspections, using specialist techniques and the detailed reporting and recommendation of remedial action for defects found and across the site.
Control material, ensuring its suitability and compatibility for use on the NSRP.
Plant preservation and protection using corrosion control and swabbing processes and coordination of nuclear procedures.
Weld acceptance/audits
A member of a team that covers 24/7, 365 days a year coverage to support the Forward Command Post during licensed site incidents.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Competences
Academic: ONC in Engineering or equivalent Level 3 qualification
PCN in Liquid Penetration Inspections (Lvl 2)
CSWIP 3.0 Visual Weld Inspection
Nuclear: NSI
Local: Radiation Worker Course
Technical Representative for Sub-Contractors
NARO Training
Training will be provided.
ONC in Engineering or equivalent Level 3 qualification
Successful candidates will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements and may be required to complete a medical assessment.
This position is within the Submarines business unit as a grade 4 which has a salary of £30,995 with DRDL Terms and Conditions.
Babcock offers the supportive environment you would expect from a FTSE 100 employer including: enhanced employment terms and conditions, money purchase pension scheme with life assurance, share ownership scheme, Occupational Health services, flexible working hours (only non-industrials), career opportunities and specialist advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams. Additional benefits may also apply for Management posts.
This role is based at Devonport Royal Dockyard which is located in the vibrant city of Plymouth, Devon. Plymouth is a city with a long and proud military history and more than its fair share of heritage.

There is something for everyone here; from a superb coastline if you are a water sports enthusiast or Dartmoor National Park if you enjoy hiking and climbing, or simply enjoy the fantastic scenery. For a great night out we have the historic Barbican area with its wide variety of bars, clubs and restaurants.
Company Information
This role is within the Marine & Technology Division. The Division employs over 9,000 highly skilled people and is the UK's leading naval support business. It draws on an unmatched range of engineering and technical skills in providing through-life services and deep maintenance to the Royal Navy's major warships and nuclear-powered submarines, in addition to operating a wide range of strategic shore-based naval support facilities.
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Application Information
Closing date: 10/05/2017
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Vacancy Contact Details
For more information about the role, please contact Erin Loveridge in the HR Recruitment team on 01752 324217 (PC310).
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