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Quality Control Inspector


Taunton, GB, TA5 1UD

Company:  Cavendish Nuclear
Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:            Quality Control Inspector
Location:            Bridgwater, Somerset
Compensation:  Competitive Salary + Allowance + Benefits
Role Type:         Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:             SF56021


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 Control Inspector at our Hunkley 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 for the power station’s thousands of rooms.


The role

As a Quality Control Inspector, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You'll ensure static, and rotation mechanical equipment is installed in the correct orientation:  


  • Perform inspections in accordance with the ITP (Inspection and Test Plan). 
  • Liaise with client’s representative for conducting of day-to-day inspection during the construction activities.
  • Ensure installation of equipment is in compliance with ECS Code, drawings, vendor and code requirements with respect to; material, alignment, etc.
  • Maintaining LTQR’s as required during inspections ensuring all signatures on LTQR and ITP during inspection.


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 Control Inspector

  • Experience as a mechanical QC inspector 
  • Experience working in a highly regulated industry (oil and gas, nuclear etc.)
  • Experience with rotational equipment


Qualifications for the Quality Control Inspector

  • API1658 desirable 
  • Degree in engineering or time served apprenticeship in mechanical discipline preferred


Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Security Check (SC) / security clearance for this role.


Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK (


What we offer

  • 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 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.





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