Cavendish Nuclear Instrument Mechanic Apprentice - Berkeley

Posting Date: 28 December 2019

Location: Berkeley, Gloucestershire, GB, GL13 9FB

Company: Cavendish-Nuclear

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Job Title: RPI Apprentice                    Reports to:  Apprentice Manager


Purpose:  As an RPI apprentice you will be a part of the Metrology team who carry out the calibration and repair of radiological protection instruments. You will assist the team whilst gaining specialist knowledge as you develop yourself from a Year 1 Apprentice onto a fully qualified Radiometric Instrument Calibrator by the end of Year 4.


Location: Berkeley, Gloucestershire


Key Result Areas:

  • Undertake calibration and minor repair of radiation and contamination monitors, developing specialist expertise in a critical area to support nuclear and radiological operations.
  • Accurately record and present all associated results to comply with Quality Assurance standards and requirements, developing an understanding of the requirements of ISO17025.
  • Record use of all spares and consumables to ensure all items are accounted for
  • Provide support to instrument type-testing activities as required.
  • Identify and implement initiatives to add value without effecting quality or delivery; focus on customer satisfaction is key.



  • Ability to follow procedures
  • Attention to detail (accurate recording of results)



  • Five GCSE’s (or equivalent) at grade C (9-5) or above, which must include Maths, English and a Science subject, together with a real interest in technical matters.



  • All training will be provided on the job
  • Instrument calibration experience would be an advantage




  • Adapting to change
  • Customer focus
  • Delivering quality
  • Integrity
  • IT Literacy
  • Personal accountability
  • Safety focus
  • Team working


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