Mechanical Fitter – NRL Recruitment – Seaton Carew

NRL Recruitment

Mechanical Fitter
18 month contract – Hartlepool Nuclear Power Station (Travelling required)

About the role:

NRL are looking for a Mechanical Fitter to work at Hartlepool Power Station on an exciting new contract, for a leading client in the Power generation sector. Our client operates in 130 countries and has developed pioneering technology that has transformed the world of power generation.

Our client is looking for someone to be based at Hartlepool, Monday to Friday but would then be required to travel to other nuclear outages during the 18 month contract. Other planned outages during 2023 and 2024 are, Heysham 1 and 2, Hartlepool, Sizewell and Torness.

As this role is based on nuclear sites, the successful applicant must go through a Counter Terrorism Check, which will be facilitated and processed by NRL.


As Mechanical Fitter you would be required to support internal and external customers with stripdown, instillations, and maintenance of power units. This role includes undertaking the following duties on a daily basis:

–          Undertaking maintenance on mechanical equipment
–          Install machinery and equipment in accordance to plans and technical engineering drawings
–          Working as a team and alone to satisfy customer requirements
–          Report all anomalies, safety hazards, plant damage and specific problems to site supervisor or manager
–          Pre Outage preparation work
–          Large turbine and generator overhauls
–          Requirement to travel for long periods of time during outages
–          Develop strong customer relationships and serve as an interface between the customer and our client
–          Use understanding of mechanical measuring techniques to high tolerance
–          Adhere to strict health and safety policies


To be considered for this role, the successful candidate must have one of the below:

–          Recognised Time Served Apprenticeship
–          HNC
–          City & Guilds or NVQ Equivalent in a Mechanical Qualification

A CCNSG safety passport is also required to start on site

Experience working on Gas or Steam turbines is desirable but not mandatory

If you would like more information on this role, please email

About NRL:

NRL connect global engineering companies with the right people to bring their projects to life. As we progress your application our team of talented recruiters will be on hand to support you to secure your next role.

We welcome applications from every walk of life, and are committed to driving diversity and inclusion within the industries we support. That’s why our Member Committed to Diversity status with the Association of Professional Staffing Companies is so important to us.

For temporary workers and contractors opting to work with us through our Pay As You Earn (PAYE) payroll service, we’re delighted to offer a wealth of benefits including access to virtual and telephone GP appointments 24/7, health and wellness resources, gym discounts and retail savings

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