Project Update: Hinkley Point

We're currently recruiting a number of roles at HPC including Site and Section Engineers and Sub Agents to help build the roads and networks into the power station. To find out more and apply for these roles, click here or call Dan Power on 01844 212058.

With 25,000 job opportunities and over 5,600 people expected to work on the site during core construction, the multi-billion pound investment project is going to need a lot of skilled people to help build and operate the new nuclear power station in Somerset.

The site will be the first in a new generation of nuclear power stations in the UK. The planned twin-unit reactor is capable of generating 3,260MW of secure, low carbon electricity for 60 years. That’s enough to power around 6 million UK homes!

With eight different sites of construction at Hinkley Point, the project is much bigger than you might think. From Onsite accommodation to Park & Rides and freight Management Centres, the construction and operation of Hinkley Point C will create thousands of employment and apprenticeship opportunities in a broad range of occupations and careers and CarmichaelUK will supply contractors in a variety of roles and opportunities will include construction, civil engineering, electrical installation, logistics, site services, support roles and others over the coming years.

This is an opportunity to be part of one of the biggest projects in Europe and as well as long-term contracts and industry leading conditions of employment including holidays, periodic travel allowances, sickness benefit, pensions and trade union representation, workers at HPC will also benefit from:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Free bus from local park and rides to site location
  • Office accommodation & welfare facilities
  • Personal lockers, showering & changing facilities
  • High quality personal protective clothing kit
  • Assistance with finding local accommodation
  • Training & opportunities for career progression
  • Great work/life balance
  • A strong commitment to safety & well-being from the senior leadership team

To find out more about any of the above roles, chat to Dan Power


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