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Quality Control Inspector

Undisclosed Company
Bridgwater, Somerset
25% Project Allowance
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Job Type

Job Title: Quality Control Inspector
Location: Hinkley Point C, Bridgwater, Somerset + Hybrid Working Arrangement (if applicable)
Compensation: Competitive Salary + 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 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 Mechanical, Electrical, Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (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 vast network of rooms.

The role
As a Quality Control Inspector, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. Being part of the MEH Alliance working on Hinkley Point C is a chance to be involved in a major project with national significance. You will be the quality professional in charge or all aspect relating to mechanical quality on site.

Day-to-day, you'll ensure static, and rotational 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 38 hours per week, and is based on site at Hinkley Point C

Essential experience of the Quality Control Inspector:

  • Experience as a mechanical QC inspector
  • Experience working in a highly regulated industry (oil & 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 Standard (BPSS) security clearance for this role. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK (

What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, 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
  • Growth opportunities.
  • Potential to develop skills.
  • A dynamic working environment.
  • Autonomy to perform the role.
  • Opportunity to work on some of the most exciting engineering projects this country has to offer.
  • Excellent development opportunities and benefits package including an employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing.
  • A secondment allowance for those outside of the region.
  • Opportunities to develop your career.

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: 10/05/24


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