The Culham Centre For Fusion Energy (CCFE) is one of the UK's leading Fusion Research Centres. The 180-acre site houses the UK Fusion Research Organisation including the JET Facilities operated by the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) on behalf of the European Fusion Development Agreement (EFDA).
There is a requirement is for the provision of a flexible Management Team and associated work force to provide Specialist Engineering Support for the Operation and maintenance of the Fusion Facilities and associated projects at Culham Science Centre. The requirement also includes the provision of an experienced and suitably qualified mechanical inspection team to undertake specialist support services including non-contact inspection, alignment, and surveying activities. The Management team includes a Site Manager supported by a flexible team of approximately 18 to 30 persons depending upon operational/non-operational periods, consisting of Mechanical, Electrical and Planning Engineers/Supervisors, Inspectors and Administrative Staff. The Management Team under this contract will be expected to manage the workforce consisting of Mechanical Fitters, Electricians, Riggers, Scaffolders, Crane Drivers and Semi-Skilled Operatives. The workforce numbers will vary between 25 and 50 depending upon operational/ non-operational periods; in large shutdowns this number can increase to 150. A significant number of the management team will need to be Monitored Radiation Workers to comply with the UK Ionising Radiation Regulations 2017 (IRR17) and Registered Beryllium workers. It is the Authority's opinion that the EC acquired Rights Directive: Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 applies to this contract
The Culham Centre For Fusion Energy (CCFE) is one of the UK's leading Fusion Research Centres. The 180-acre site houses the UK Fusion Research Organisation including the JET Facilities operated by the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UK