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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  Competitive salary & benefits

Bristol, GB

Career Area:  Nuclear Development

Electrical Commissioning Engineer

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


Location: Aztec West, Bristol

Closing Date: 24th September

Employment Type: Permanent/Full Time

The Opportunity


EDF and Framatome have come together to establish the joint venture Edvance, an EPCC (Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning) company established in 2018 in charge of the design and realisation of nuclear islands for new projects around the world.


As Electrical Commissioning Engineer, you'll be responsible for the design and production of the electrical commissioning procedures and guidelines in accordance with Edvance’s deliverables, in support of the Nuclear Island (NI) at Hinkley Point C. The role will eventually transition into the Joint Design Office (JDO) based on site at Hinkley Point C. Frequent travel to France for technical meetings with the Instrument & Controls (I&C) test team will be needed.

The Role

Reporting to the discipline Lead, you'll take account of the preparation, delivery, monitoring and close out phases of electrical commissioning with the following main responsibilities: 


  • Producing commissioning documentation and ensuring input data is configured and up to date
  • Identifying, recording and mitigating potential risks
  • Producing commissioning deliverables in compliance with Edvance engineering procedures, considering lessons learned from other projects
  • Ensuring commissioning deliverables are to project standards
  • Initiating and reviewing electrical system functional tests 
  • Reporting the progress of schedule & budget
  • Issuing functional test reports outlining the expected electrical functional test coverage

The Skills

To be successful in the role you'll be able to demonstrate:


  • A degree qualification in electrical engineering or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge and experience of electrical engineering and commissioning within nuclear, or a similar heavily- regulated industry i.e. energy, oil & gas, public sector works, etc
  • Experience with lv, hv and 10kv power supply systems  
  • Understanding and familiarity of working with I&C logic diagrams
  • Capability of coordinating technical topics within several engineering disciplines (mechanical/HVAC, electrical, I&C) and contractors
  • Experience of drafting test procedures and test coverage substantiation files
  • Driving delivery of tasks within agreed timescales
  • Excellent communication skills and a collaborative approach with team members and partners

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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