Recruiter urges engineers to go nuclear
Recruiter urges engineers to go nuclear as 10 new power stations given go ahead
Engineers in recession stricken industries are being urged to consider transferring their skills to the nuclear sector after the Government unveiled 10 sites to house a new generation of power stations.
Merseyside based Scantec Personnel, one of the UKs leading recruitment firms, says there are now massive opportunities for engineers in the nuclear sector with each new power station expected to create 9000 jobs in the building process and 1000 once the plants are up and running.
Adam Spelman, the head of Scantecs nuclear division, said UK-wide opportunities are also being created by the Governments multi billion pound decommissioning programme as well as the construction of a new generation of reactors. He said skills in demand included a wide range of engineers, skilled tradesmen and surveyors.
The recession is wreaking havoc with the jobs market, said he said. So the key phrase we are repeating to workers is transferable skills. Engineers need to understand that their skills are in demand in the nuclear sector and that real long term, well paid opportunities now exist in the nuclear industry. It is important to point out that the nuclear sector is willing to train up staff who have core skills. Our advice to workers is talk to a specialist nuclear recruiter like Scantec and find out what opportunities exist for your skills set.