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Instrument Mechanic


Carlisle, GB, CA20 1PG

Company:  Cavendish Nuclear
Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:         Instrument Mechanic
Location:         Sellafield, UK
Compensation:     £40,426 + Benefits
Role Type:         Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:         SF 48023


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as an Instrument Mechanic at our Sellafield site.


The role

As an Instrument Mechanic, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. The Instrument Mechanic is integral in 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

Essential experience of the Instrument Mechanic,

•    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


This is a fulltime, onsite role at Sellafield.


Qualifications for the Instrument Mechanic,

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

The successful candidate must be able to achieve BPSS security clearance level for this role.


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

For the full extensive Benefits package please visit our Careers pages


Babcock International 
For over a century Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. 
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. 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.


Closing date: 16/06/2023

Job Segment: Instrumentation, CSR, Electrical, Engineering, Management

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