Our Vacancy

Plater - Nuclear

  • Nuclear
  • Fixed-Term Contract
  • Derby
  • 17/06/2022
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About Assystem

For 50 years, we've been driven by the firm belief that engineers are the architects of tomorrow's world, leading the way with their daring, their expertise and their ability to push boundaries.
Together with our customers, our 6,000 employees innovate on a daily basis and contribute to accelerating energy transition throughout the world. They support the world's greatest engineering projects in the fields of energy, digital and transport.
A fast-growing international Group, we are present in 13 countries (in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa).

Assystem is an International Engineering Consultancy with significant growth plans within our Energy & Infrastructure business here in the UK. Assystem is proud to work in partnership with one of the UK's most prestigious nuclear defence manufacturing companies by providing talented temporary resource needed to deliver complex engineering projects.

Job Description

Assystem Energy & Infrastructure are recruiting for Plater's to work at our customers site in Derby on a 12 month contract basis. 

Role details: 

Role title – Plater 

Contract duration – December 22  

Contract type – PAYE via Umbrella – Inside IR35

Hours – 37 hours, Split between Nights, Afters + Days (overtime achievable)   

Location – Derby 


As a member of the Fabrication Team your key accountabilities will include: 

  • Manufacture of high integrity components of varying sizes to tight engineering tolerances.
  • Use of all hand tools, torque wrenches and measuring equipment, use of overhead cranes and manipulation equipment.
  • Interpretation of manufacturing drawings, customer drawings and written specifications.
  • A willingness to learn new skills and processes, undertaking training where necessary.
  • Awareness of HS&E requirements. 


Skills and experience required for this role:  

  • NVQ Level 3 - Fabrication (Or Equivalent)
  • Ideally you will have served a recognised engineering apprenticeship.
  • Understand and interpret technical drawings and work instructions.
  • Capable of managing time/resource effectively. 
  • A flexible-working attitude to taking on other tasks/activities when required.
  • Good communication skills.  

**Security clearance**  

Whilst we encourage applications from all nationalities, Assystem within the UK are subject to security and export control restrictions due to the nature of work to be undertaken.  

These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.  

Eager to find out more? For an informal, confidential conversation about this role or to discuss other opportunities at Assystem within the Energy & Nuclear market please get in touch with Kilian Underhill directly. 

At Assystem, everyone holds the reins for their own careers. Our role is to offer you the opportunities and resources you need to reach your full potential.

So why not join us and help shape the engineering landscape of the future?


We are committed to providing equal opportunities for every candidate and we celebrate all forms of diversity. At Assystem, only your skills matter!