Welding Quality Control Inspector


Job summary

Babcock International
£Open (Depending On Experience)
Civil/Structural, Engineering Consultancy, Industrial, Machinery, Nuclear, Power/Utilities, Renewable Energy
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Welding Quality Control Inspector
Location: HPC, Bridgwater
Compensation: Competitive salary + benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF56279

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Welding Quality Control Inspector at our site at HPC, Bridgwater.

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 Welding Quality Control Inspector , you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will be responsible for ensuring standards are met with regard to welding on-site

Day to day, you'll read inspection test plans, inspect work, and produce reports

  • Perform witnessing as required by the Inspection and Test Plans to meet MEH programme demand, working to project deadlines and targets.
  • Record results for inspections undertaken, highlighting any non-conformance and accepting or rejecting finished items as required
  • Liaise with the Area Quality Leads to ensure appropriate levels of surveillance are deployed and support the relevant surveillance plans
  • Work alongside the fabrication / installation team to ensure all contracted requirements have been met.
  • Review quality records for accuracy and adequacy of content to allow the compilation of lifetime records to support End of Erection Status Reports

This role is full time, 38 hours per week and will be based at HPC in Bridgwater.

Essential experience of the Welding Quality Control Inspector:

  • Experience as QC Inspector
  • Experience in a highly regulated industry

Qualifications for the Welding Quality Control Inspector:

  • Qualifications in an Engineering discipline, ONC / HNC / HND (or equivalent experience).
  • PCN or CSWIP

The successful candidate must be able to achieve 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.

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: 21/05/24


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