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Electrical and Instrumentation Craftsperson (E&I)


Carlisle, GB, CA20 1PG

Company:  Cavendish Nuclear
Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:             Electrical and Instrumentation Craftsperson - E&I
Location:             Sellafield, North West England, UK
Compensation:   Up to £43,000 DOE + Regular OT if needed + Benefits
Role Type:          Full time and Permanent 
Role ID:              SF51461


At Cavendish Nuclear we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as an Electrical and Instrumentation Craftsperson at our Sellafield site.


The role

As an Electrical and Instrumentation Craftsperson, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You'll be integral to the repair, maintenance, calibration, and testing of EC&I components within Radiation Protection Instruments to ensure our customer’s project demands are met in accordance with quality and safety standards.


Day to day, you’ll repair, maintain, calibrate and test radiation protection instruments to ensure customer work demands are met.


  • Work to maintain instructions and record information accurately  
  • Conform to local procedures, rules and working practices to ensure compliance with specified regulatory and customer requirements 
  • Provide technical advice, updates on work progress and other relevant information to customer as required 
  • Act as a mentor for other team members as required, including apprentices and new entrants to department to ensure standards and best practices are maintained


This is a full time position, based onsite at Sellafield.

Experience of the Electrical and Instrumentation Craftsperson

  • Apprenticeship or equivalent training in relevant discipline (e.g. Electronic, Electrical, Instrumentation, Technology fields) 
  • Knowledge and understanding of conventional and nuclear safety 
  • Proven experience of servicing electronic instrument systems


Qualifications for the Electrical and Instrumentation Craftsperson

  •  5 GCSEs (at Grade C or above) including English, a Science subject, and Maths at minimum of Grade B 


The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance for this role.You must be a UK National or have worked in the UK continuously for the last 5 years to be considered for this post. National security vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK (


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive ten days special paid leave 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  •  ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity


Cavendish Nuclear
As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we’re innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group – from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together. 


We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header ‘Reasonable adjustments requirement’. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working – please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.




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