Caithness and North Sutherland offer access to a high calibre, skilled workforce.
Many people are former employees of Dounreay, or are employed in the ongoing decommissioning.
As a consequence, other businesses in the region are able to access vital skills and expertise that are capable of supporting nuclear decommissioning, nuclear new build or transitioning into new enterprises such as the emerging renewables industry.
Local companies have established engineering, manufacturing and fabrication capabilities to meet nuclear standards and can provide specialist engineering services from design to manufacturing. The area also has a reputation for high quality manufacturing, and the production of high quality precision products.
In Caithness and North Sutherland you will find a pool of highly trained and professionally qualified people with transferable skills.
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