Shift Operator

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Job title Shift Operator
Ref CBS9NM00005119
Location Harwell
Region Central and South East
Company Magnox
Salary 26271.00-26271.00 GBP per year
Duration 12 Months
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Title: Shift Operator

Reference: CBS9NM00005119

Location: Harwell

Basic Salary - £26,271

Environment Conditions Allowance: £1,203

Shift Pay: £4,800

Benefits: 25 days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays, bonus scheme up to 7% of basic salary, pension up to 13.5 % employer contribution

Job Type: Permanent

Contact details: Natalie Mohamed – 07548 712 554

Capita Resourcing is the strategic resourcing business within Capita plc. We are the chosen provider of agency workers and permanent recruitment for the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) collaborative framework, across nuclear sites and offices UK wide.

The Role Description

The duties of the shift operator are detailed below.

Carry out decommissioning/waste/decontamination activities in a radioactive environment as directed.

Carry out waste streaming, size reduction and packaging activities as directed.

Operate powered equipment to facilitate decommissioning and waste tasks.

Maintain waste records as required.

Wear a variety of personal protective equipment and clothing.

Support the effective deployment of company-wide policies, processes, systems and procedures ensuring that at all time the business remains compliant. This includes, but is not limited to, the need to comply with the company’s Equality and Diversity Policy and undertake identified associated learning and development activities.

When requested cover the chargehand role during absences

Education / Qualifications / Training

Level 2 NVQ in Nuclear Decommissioning

Experience / Knowledge

Experience of operating forklift trucks, overhead cranes and lifting equipment

Able to use protective clothing and equipment

Possess an awareness of safe working practices

Able to work with minimum supervision

Able to work to detailed instructions

Computer literate

Driving Licence


Able to be a classified radiation worker in accordance with Ionising Radiation Regulations

Able to work to a shift rota (including nights)

It is essential that you are able to work to a shift rota (including nights)

Shift Rota

Week 1 - - D D D - - 36 hours 3 x 12 hour day shift

Week 2 D D - N N - - 48 hours 4 x 12 hour shift

Week 3 N N N - - - - 36 hours 3 x 12 hour night shift


Additional information about the process


This role has been deemed out of scope of IR35

NuclearWorks welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation. NuclearWorks is a trading name of Capita Business Services Ltd. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business

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