Job Description

Hinkley Point C, Bridgwater, Somerset
Multiple Positions Available
ECSA pay rates + Excellent Benefits
Full time / Permanent

Are you an experienced Welder ready for your next adventure? Cavendish Nuclear are seeking experienced Welders to join our team at the prestigious Hinkley Point C project. This is your chance to contribute to the construction of the UK's first-ever 3rd generation nuclear power plant, shaping a sustainable future.

What is in it for me?
Want the biggest Projects? Want a 4-day week? Want ECSA pay rates? Want enhanced overtime? Want job security? Want a better work-life balance? Want three days off? JOB DONE!

We are offering a competitive salary in line with ECSA pay rates and an exceptional benefits package that includes a generous holiday allowance, contributory pension scheme, and more. With a 4-day week and enhanced overtime, you will have the stability you need to thrive.

The Role

  • Play a pivotal role in building the UK's clean energy future.
  • Work within the MEH Alliance, collaborating effectively to deliver complex piping and cabling systems.
  • Perform welding operations to a radiographic standard.
  • Conduct equipment inspections.
  • Adhere to established welding protocols and safety regulations, including fume control.
  • Identify and report potential welding problems for corrective action.
  • Ability to identify your own welds for quality control.
  • Comply with established quality control procedures and documentation standards.

You are a great fit if you have:

  • Significant welding experience with a solid foundation in various welding techniques.
  • A proven track record in large-scale projects in a regulated sector.
  • Experience working in environments with stringent quality control procedures and inspections.
  • Proficient in welding and fabricating piping systems, understanding the specific requirements of this field.
  • A multi-disciplined welding approach and the ability to weld a variety of materials.
  • Level 3 Welding Apprenticeship (or equivalent)
  • EN ISO 9606 certified (or equivalent)

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 are 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.