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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  Competitive

Bridgwater, GB

Career Area:  Nuclear Development

Mechanical Engineering Lead

Mechanical Engineering Lead, Hinkley Point C, Bridgwater, Competitive Salary & Benefits

The Opportunity


#WeAreEDF and are leading the transition to a cleaner, low emission electric future, tackling climate change and helping Britain achieve net zero. 

EDF’s Engineering Directorate’s main role is to project manage the delivery of design on behalf of the Programmes and ensure the overall integration of engineering activities throughout the Hinkley Point C Project: managing the configuration, the interface process, technical OPEX, the engineering methods and tools.

The Mechanical, Electrical & HVAC (MEH) Design Management Team (DMT) is an Engineering Directorate function embedded within the MEH Programme; whose main responsibility is to deliver on-time a safe, constructible and commissionable design to support the MEH activities. MEH DMT is accountable for the delivery of a scope of disciplines covering Piping, HVAC and Electrical. 

We now have a fantastic opportunity for a Mechanicl Engineering Lead to join the HPC project, covering all disciplines but with a particular focus on piping. You will be based next to the HPC site at the Somerset Energy Innovation Centre (SEIC), with the flexibility to work from home on a regular basis. 

The Role


Reporting to the Technical Support Team Engineering Manager, you will oversee the end- to- end design process of the Piping discipline which is split into three contracts – Balance of Nuclear Island (BNI), Balance of Plant (BOP) and Nuclear Steam Supply System (NSSS) Auxiliary.

Your principle accountabilities will be as follows:

•    Identify and respond to all (discipline and building specific) critical issues, hot spots and tasks that impact the MEH Programme design delivery
•    Propose and manage action plans, in line with objectives given by the DMT Senior Leadership Team 
•    Assess and coordinate the implementation of Design Change proposals 
•    Define the design sequence to be used by the Execution Designers 
•    Interface with all Contract Engineering Leads associated with the MEH Programme contracts
•    Provide contract technical support for Execution Designer contracts
•    Identify engineering risks associated with Critical Issues, Hot Spots and support in the mitigation of such risks
•    Record and communicate lessons learned from the Principle Designer

The Skills


To be successful in the role, you will be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:


•    Degree or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline 
•    Experience in nuclear, or a heavily- regulated industry i.e. aerospace, oil & gas, energy or public sector works
•    Proven ability to successfully deliver engineering safely to the correct quality, time and cost
•    Meticulous and rigorous approach to engineering to achieve high standards
•    Excellent stakeholder management ability
•    Knowledge of contractual and commercial mechanisms

Competitive Salary & Benefits


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including a pension scheme, a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle, and the opportunity to earn bonus. 

Please let us know if you require flexible working arrangements by highlighting this on your application. We’re happy to talk flex in line with the requirements of this opportunity. 

Why EDF? 

We are leading the UK's nuclear renaissance, we’re constructing a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point C, with plans for new power stations at Sizewell C in Suffolk and Bradwell B in Essex. Around a fifth of the UK's electricity is generated by our eight nuclear power stations, helping power our customers' homes and businesses. 

At EDF, everyone’s welcome. It’s a powerful statement of our intent to make sure we’re about the people who work with us – a rich and unique mix of backgrounds and experiences that’s vital to shaping a strong and fresh-thinking organisation like ours. Whoever you are and wherever you come from, we’ll embrace the difference you bring and give you opportunities to thrive and succeed. 

Join us. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve net zero.

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