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Quality Assurance Engineer


Taunton, GB, TA5 1UD

Company:  Cavendish Nuclear
Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:             Quality Assurance Engineer
Location:             Bridgwater, Somerset
Compensation:   Competitive Salary + Benefits
Role Type:          Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:              SF56397


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 a Quality Assurance Engineer at our Hinkley Point C site.


This is a brilliant opportunity to work as part of the MEH Alliance on the prestigious Hinkley Point C Nuclear project. The alliance work across the project to integrate and coordinate the delivery of all main MEH, cabling and associated support services. This innovative approach will help different contractors work as a single entity to deliver the complex installation of cabling and pipework in the power station’s 2,500 rooms.


The role

As a Quality Assurance Engineer, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You will support the QA Area Lead in ensuring that the Project Quality Assurance requirements are understood and implemented and to ensure that Client and statutory requirements are effectively met. 


Day to day, you’ll support developing of standards, incorporating lessons learned / best practices, training, audits and quality improvements, including:


  • Documentation reviews
  • Nonconformities
  • Corrective actions
  • Writing quality procedures


This role is full time, with a four-day week every other week, and will be based at Hinkley Point C in Bridgwater. There is however a secondment allowance and accommodation available for anyone based more than two hours from the site.


Essential experience of the Quality Assurance Engineer

  • Significant experience in quality roles
  • Major construction project experience
  • Experience working in highly regulated environments e.g. Oil and gas, Nuclear etc.

Qualifications for the Quality Assurance Engineer

  • ONC / HNC / HND in engineering discipline 
  • Membership of Chartered Quality Institute and IRAC auditor training 


The successful candidate must be able to achieve a minimum of BPSS security clearance for this role.


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Contributory Pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-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.


Closing date: 05/08/2024




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