Electrical Wireman / Technician

Posting Date: 25 May 2019

Location: Leicester, Leicestershire, GB, LE3 1UF

Company: Cavendish-Nuclear

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Electrical Technician / Wireman

Cavendish Nuclear

Whetstone, Leicester


About the role


Here at Cavendish Nuclear we are looking to recruit an Electrical Technician based at our site on the Whetstone Estate in Leicester. You will join a team that has vast experience in Nuclear Engineering and provide professionally competent specialist services to our many clients.


Using your experience, you will carry out all the duties of an Electrical Technician to deliver assembly, wiring and test activities on a variety of electrical and electronic assemblies, including reactor in-core inspection and safety circuit equipment.

This is a highly rewarding position working within a market leading nuclear engineering organisation. We support UK and international nuclear power stations with a range of services and strive to be best in class across our various contracts.


What do I need to do the role?


  • Ability to wire, test & assemble PCBs.
  • Understanding of fault investigation and repair of analogue PCBs (discrete through-hole components and ICs) using bench meters, oscilloscopes and other test equipment.
  • Production of detailed investigation and fault reports, including identification of root causes (with Engineering assistance).
  • On machine wiring of electrical and electronic devices, including cable management and termination.


What else do I need to know?


  • The role will be based in the Whetstone Estate, Leicester with UK travel
  • Nuclear experience is not a necessity, applications from all engineering domains will be welcomed


About Cavendish Nuclear

We are proud to be the UK’s leading supplier to the nuclear industry and a growing global force. From our inception during the earliest days of nuclear research and development, we recognised that a focus on people and the expertise they deliver is the key to meeting the challenges of this exciting technology.


We’ve been true to that ideal ever since and our approach has seen us bring together much of the UK’s rich nuclear heritage with a highly skilled workforce, more than 6,000 strong, to create the innovative organisation you see today. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Babcock International Group, we are trusted to deliver the highest standards of safety, quality, security and environmental protection for our customers. Our business is supported by the three cornerstones of safety, people and performance – zero harm, one inclusive culture and 100% delivery on our promises.


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We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please click here.



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