Overview / Responsibilities
Would you like to work on some of the world’s most exciting projects?
Wood’s nuclear business supports customers in the energy generation, new build, decommissioning and defence sectors. We are involved in some of the most innovative and impressive projects across the globe, such as ITER - the world’s largest fusion experiment.
We have offices in Knutsford and Warrington in Cheshire, as well as in Gloucester, Dorchester, Harwell, Glasgow, Newcastle, Bristol, Cumbria and Reading.
We also have a strong international presence to support our growing operations in France, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, South Africa and Japan.
Our reputation for safely delivering quality projects on time and on budget is well recognised. Our technical excellence and strong customer relationships put us at the forefront of our industry, along with our proven expertise in managing large, complex projects in the UK and overseas.
What that means to you is the opportunity to experience a real variety of projects, colleagues and customers, collaborating to achieve outstanding results in a stimulating and quality-driven environment.
Wood, Nuclear is a market-leading provider of independent and innovative engineering, environmental, safety and risk management services.
Forming part of Wood plc, the company works in partnership with a variety of organisations in both the public and private sectors, including the nuclear, defence, utilities and transport industries.
We are looking for a Laboratory Technician to join a world-class corrosion research team. Our experimental and theoretical research is mainly in support of the nuclear industry.
There is a particular emphasis on understanding, predicting and preventing environmentally assisted cracking and corrosion in safety critical structures.
Our corrosion laboratories have an extensive range of modern facilities and our team of scientists and engineers are at the forefront of applied research in this field in the UK and overseas.
The post will involve support to project scientists who will carry out extended corrosion tests on customer-funded projects.
Responsibilities include :
Training will be given in the operation of the facilities which include pressurised equipment, elevated temperatures and mechanical loading machines.
The majority of the work will be based in normal working hours at our Birchwood site.
Skills / Qualifications
Applicants should have :
Although not essential, it would also be advantageous to have knowledge in one or more of the following areas :
What do you get?
As well as the opportunity to work on projects across the globe, in a supportive and professional work environment, these are some of the additional benefits you can expect at Wood :
For you :
For our communities :
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