Our Vacancy

Welder - 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 a Welder to work at our customers site in Derby.

As a Welder, you will provide practical support to the welding development projects and support the shop floor to ensure uninterrupted production. 


Role details: 

Job title: Welder 

Contract length: 12 months 

Location: Derby

Industry: Defence 

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

Contract type: PAYE via Umbrella solution  


You will be involved with the welding of a range of materials using various manual and mechanised welding processes including.  

  • Manual Metal Arc (MMA) 
  • Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) 
  • Sub merged arc welding
  • Mechanised TIG welding  


What we are ideally looking for in applications: 

  • Experience from an engineering background familiar with the nuclear industry is highly desirable.
  • Understanding of welding processes as related to manufacturing and engineering activities and strong understanding of quality and process control with respect to welding.
  • Experience within TIG technology both manual and automatic, Laser Depth Dynamics and Cold Metal Transfer would be advantageous.
  • Problem solving and Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis (PFMEA) experience.
  • Good communications skills and able to interact with people at all levels within the business and appropriate level of IT skill. 
  • An IIW EWE/ Welding diploma/ MSc in welding or similar IEng or CEng status is preferable. 


**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 Ethan Allsopp 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!