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Civils Engineer - Nuclear

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  • Sector:

    Utilities, Power & Telecoms

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £65k - 70k per year

  • Contact:

    Theo King

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  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 037

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Civils Engineer (Nuclear) - Permanent - £65-70k plus Benefits and flexible working

Hinkley Point C - Design Office (Mechanical and HVAC)

EDF Energy's ambition is to construct and operate up to 2 new nuclear plants (pairs of EPRs) in UK at Hinkley Point C (HPC), in the Somerset.

The Joint Design Office (JDO) has been created to reinforce the HPC site-based engineering to quickly respond to engineering queries and problems coming from site construction, to deliver the schedule and to deliver an increased scope of work. A primary benefit of this organisation is to save time for construction on site by having reactive answers and solutions to pursue their activities.

Vacancy Overview

Reporting to the JDO team within the Review & Acceptance Branch, the post-holder will be a Civil or Generalist Engineer, contributing to the review and acceptance of engineering queries raised by the MEH Alliance installation Contractor or by Designers. This large installation contract covers the majority of MEH equipment and systems to be installed across the Plants (Mechanical, Electrical and HVAC).
The role will be primarily focused on the mechanical discipline, but interfaced with other disciplines and with several parties, such the site Contractors (composed of main suppliers and sub-suppliers), Construction teams, Quality teams, Project Management teams, or Design teams (embedded within the JDO organisation on site, or in back office).

Key Responsibilities

  • Responding to General Queries, Non-Conformances, Change Request, and Exemption Requests originating from the Contractors on site, with the support of the Responsible Designer or site Experts when needed.
  • Provide adequate oversight to ensure the Nuclear Safety requirements are met.
  • Contribute in the resolution and closure of Open Points.
  • Assess technical risk and subsequently address this risk.
  • Report operationally to an Engineering Lead.

Key Skills/Experience

  • Degree or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline.
  • Experience applying multi-disciplinary technical knowledge within the nuclear industry.
  • Knowledge of the construction / installation industry.
  • Experience in the mechanical and welding engineering.
  • Ability to influence a diverse range of stakeholders, particularly those in a site environment.
  • Ability to work independently, be pro-active, report on and escalate relevant issues.

Please call Theo on 02393 876 037 to discuss further