Reactor Operator Learnership X6 | NECSA

  • NECSA Learnership
  • Learnership
  • 2 years ago

Job Description

NECSA is offering a Reacyor Operator Learnership to unemployed candidates. Apply Now!

NECSA is a Schedule 2 using IFRS State Owned Company (SOC) in terms of the Companies Act and derives its mandate from the Nuclear Energy Act of 1999 responsible for undertaking and promoting research and development in the field of nuclear energy and radiation sciences and for the commercial exploitation of nuclear technology. NECSA engages in commercial business mainly through its two 100% owned commercial subsidiaries NTP Radioisotopes (Pty) Ltd. and Pelchem (Pty) Ltd. NTP is responsible for a range of radiation-based products and services for health care, life sciences and industry, whilst Pelchem supplies fluorine and fluorine-based products. Further information on NECSA can be obtained from the website

The incumbent will undergo different Phases of training as a learner reactor operator at the SAFARI-1 Research Reactor. The incumbent will perform routine tasks under supervision and undergoes extensive theoretical and practical training. Phase I training must be completed successfully within 6 to 9 months where after the incumbent can be appointed as a Plant Operator and will start with Phase II of training. At phase II the incumbent will perform certain tasks without supervision. Further theoretical and practical training will be presented over a period of 12 months. Upon successful completion of Phase II training (maximum of 12 months allowed) the incumbent can be appointed as a Licensed Reactor Operator (should there be a vacant position and subject to the recruitment process). The Licensed Reactor Operator is responsible directly to the Duty Shift Supervisor for the execution of all routine tasks and special tasks related to the control and selective maintenance of the Research Reactor and experiments.

Prepared to work shifts.
In-service training will be offered.
The incumbent must be medically fit in order to qualify as a noise; radiation and chemical worker.
The in-service training will be in English – therefore the ability to communicate well in spoken and written English will be a prerequisite.
Persons will be required to undergo, amongst others, tests for suitable comprehension of Mathematics and English concepts.
Must have own transport.
Must be able to work effectively in a team.
High integrity, dedicated and time management

Technical Diploma in Engineering (preferably Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics). Preference will be given to persons with experience in process plants.
Computer literacy.
Have a Code EB (old Code 08) driver’s licence at the date of appointment.
Interested candidates are invited to forward their CVs with certified copies of educational qualifications to
Ms Lydia Lebona
Tel: 012 305 4150
Necsa Group is committed to Employment Equity when recruiting. Therefore, priority will be given to African Females, African Males and people with disabilities, in support of achieving our Employment Equity targets.

Closing Date: 26 August 2022.
Location: Pretoria Building: Beva-G1

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