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Our Vacancy

Mechanical Commissioning Engineer

  • Defence
  • Contracting /
  • Derby
  • 20/05/24
  • On site

Assystem is an international company with one mission: accelerate the energy transition around the world.

Every day, our 6,500 switchers located in 12 countries (Europe, Middle East, Pacific Asia & Africa) connect their six thousand billion neurons to tackle the task of the century: switching to low-carbon energy.

We are a collective committed to the actors who are making the energy switch. Sharing our knowledge, expertise and values allows us to innovate and think differently about the energy transition.

Drawing on more than 55 years’ experience in highly regulated sectors subject to strict security and safety requirements, we provide our customers with engineering and project management services, as well as digital services and solutions to optimize the performance of complex infrastructure projects throughout their life cycle. The Group is currently ranked second in the world for nuclear engineering.

To ensure a viable, efficient, and reliable energy future for all.

Job Description

Your future team:

You will be joining a dynamic and collaborative commissioning team on-site at our Client In Derby which is a Nuclear Licensed Site.

This is an exciting opportunity for a contractor looking to contribute to a critical project and work within an embedded team .

This role will be based in Derby, Monday – Friday. 2 shifts P/W April-June 2024, then to a 3 shifts P/W June-December 2024.

Your Missions:

📝 Author and manage commissioning test procedures and prepare safe systems of work

📝 Maintain accurate records of test results

🧩 Conduct commissioning tests and analyze results

🗣️ Communicate effectively and manage processes

🛠️ Carry out Commissioning duties on systems such as; Nuclear, conventional and environmental safety systems, wastewater tanks, Nuclear qualified cranes.

Why join the community of Switchers?:

💥 Assystem has over 55 years of experience in nuclear engineering. We are among the top 3 largest nuclear engineering companies.

💥 Collaborative Environment: Join a dynamic team of experts who are passionate about driving progress and supporting each other’s growth.

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Your strengths and prerequisites for success

🛠️ Experienced with commissioning Gas, Fluid and Vacuum systems and Mechanical handling equipment

🛡️Familiar with Licence Condition 21 site arrangements, Health and Safety standards, permits, and safety case adherence

🔧To able to perform initial operator duties during commissioning testing phases. (i.e., Non active commissioning).

📝 Previous Experience of witnessing, supervision, and acceptance of vendor and supplier testing on-site.

📄 Skilled in authoring test procedures and reports

🧠Understanding of design, construction, and handover processes


Umbrella Contractor Position 

SC Clearance required

Sole UK National

Must be able to hold a CSCS card or equivalent.


We are committed to equal treatment of candidates and promote, as well as foster all forms of diversity within our company. We believe that bringing together people with different backgrounds and perspectives is essential for creating innovative and impactful solutions. Skills, talent, and our people’s ability to dare are the only things that matter !. Bring your unique contributions and help us shape the future.

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