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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  £40,000 - £50,000 plus benefits

Bristol, GB

Career Area:  Nuclear Development

Civil Engineer

A career that will deliver change. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve Net Zero. 


Location: Aztec West, Bristol

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 + benefits

Employment Type: Permanent, Full Time

Closing Date: 25th September 2021

The Opportunity


EDF’s UK EPR Design Centre has been created to further develop our nuclear expertise in Britain. It's a centre where leading companies can come together with us to support nuclear power station projects in their design, build and commissioning. This includes Hinkley Point C (HPC), which is under construction, and our proposed Sizewell C (SZC) project.

As a Civil Engineer working within the Responsible Designer (DIPNN), you’ll be responsible for ensuring the delivery of the civil engineering requirements for buildings within the Conventional Islands for Sizewell C.

The Role


You’ll be ensuring that all civil engineering design work meets the requirements for the project, replicating the designs of HPC. Where needed, you’ll be proposing technical solutions to overcome any differences required in the design.

Specifically, you’ll be accountable for:


  • Receiving, analysing and verifying the consistency of the input data
  • Producing the deliverables for which you are responsible (assumption notes, technical specifications, calculation notes)
  • Performing technical verifications of civil engineering documents for your building
  • Creating and maintaining the Design Risk Register
  • Making the necessary clarifications to the documents within Conventional Island’s scope
  • Contributing to the monitoring of civil execution drawings and anchorages designed by the equipment suppliers
  • Providing support in dealing with the non-conformity and adaptation reports issued by the Contractor and relaying the modifications to the design office

The Skills


To be successful in this role you’ll be able to demonstrate:


  • A civil engineering degree or equivalent experience, including experience in a design office  
  • Understanding of the Eurocodes related to civil engineering, especially the design of fastenings in concrete
  • Knowledge of relevant Health and Safety regulations
  • Experience in the design of reinforced concrete and pre-stressed concrete structures




  • Knowledge of the design of steelwork structures 
  • Ability to deal with design and layout constraints
  • Experience in the nuclear sector
  • Experience in plant layout engineering

Competitive Salary & Benefits


At EDF we’re dedicated to offering flexible benefits that support our people across all aspects of their lives. We’re delighted to offer a range of benefits to support our employees’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing. 

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a market-leading company pension scheme, paid holidays and a range of flexible benefits, such as: a company incentive bonus plan, health cover, cycle to work scheme, discounts and employee pricing.


Please let us know if you’d like to discuss flexible working arrangements by highlighting this on your application. 

Why EDF?


Together, we can beat the climate crisis.  Together, we can help Britain achieve Net Zero.  

When it comes to saving the planet, everyone’s talking the talk these days. As Britain’s biggest generator of zero carbon electricity, we’re not just talking about it, we’re doing something about it.  

At EDF every single one of us is 100% committed to reducing the UK’s carbon emissions to Net Zero. We’re generating the right mix of low carbon electricity to power the nation today and building the low carbon infrastructure Britain will need tomorrow.   

Our people form a 10,000+ strong community, rich in diverse backgrounds and perspectives. We empower our people with the skills they need to build a successful career and to bring our purpose to life in their work. 

Join us and together we can help Britain achieve Net Zero. 

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