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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period: 
Salary:  £50,000 - £55,000 plus benefits

Bristol, GB

Career Area:  Engineering, Nuclear & Scientific

Instrumentation Contract Engineering & Technical Lead


Location: Aztec West, Bristol. Hybrid, minimum of 3 days per week in office.

Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 dependent on experience, plus benefits

Employment type: Permanent/ Full Time 

Closing date: 7th February 2023



Are you an experienced Electrical Engineer looking for a new opportunity? Are you looking for a career which is rewarding, at the cutting edge of project development and where you can really make a difference? If so, we have a role for you!


We are looking for an Instrumentation Contract Engineering & Technical Lead to join Edvance UK. Edvance is a joint venture between EDF and Framatome, and is responsible for the design of the nuclear island for the Hinkley Point C (HPC) project. Following on from the success of HPC, the Sizewell C (SZC) Project is a ~£20bn nuclear new build project in Suffolk, and work on the replication strategy and some early design studies is already underway.



In your role you will ensure the technical review of the deliverables produced by the contract supplier, participate in technical clarification and progress meetings with the supplier and write contract modification sheets (CTS) when appropriate. You will act as main interface to the client organization Project Manager.



Pay, benefits and culture…


Alongside a starting salary from £50,000 - £55,000 dependent on experience, we offer a competitive benefits package, including a company pension scheme, a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle, and the opportunity to earn bonus. 


At EDF, everyone’s welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone has a voice and where you feel confident being yourself.  We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.  We’d like our future workforce to have an equal gender balance, represent a broad mix of people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, those with a disability and supporting social mobility. 


We’re a disability confident employer and we’ll do all we can to help with your application, making adjustments as you need. 


We’ll value the difference you bring and offer opportunities for you to thrive and succeed.



What you’ll be doing…


  • Entry point for the client organization concerning all topics linked to the contract and producing support to the Client organization for technical issues.
  • Ensuring the technical management of the supplier, and supporting the Client in its contractual relationship with the supplier during the contract execution phase (in particular with regard to compliance with the schedule, costs, and scope of supply and studies).
  • Reviewing supplier documents according to technical referential in time with good level of quality.
  • Producing comment sheets to the supplier and performing discussions with supplier if needed.
  • Managing modifications on the contracts.
  • Entry point for all modifications, technical issues or non-conformities coming from site activities.
  • Ensuring the management of risks, opportunities, open points and modifications of its contract with the Client.
  • Follow-up of the activity of manufacturing for HPC Unit 2 in interface with other stakeholders.
  • Managing the interfaces with all disciplines implicated in the contract (piping, layout, I&C, etc.)
  • Contributing to topics around good practises, innovation, improvement of processes, and quality.



Who you are…


Your background may include some of the following:


  • Electrical / Electronic engineering degree.
  • Experience in specification, design, procurement and installation of instrumentation components.
  • Knowledge of RCC-E code.
  • Knowledge of 2D and 3D design software.
  • Experience in the management of transverse technical and contractual topics.
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills, conscientiousness, organisation, writing ability.
  • Good organisational, writing and communication skills are essential.
  • Ability to prioritise, to manage numerous interfaces, to question and understand the imperatives of other downstream disciplines. Ability to meet commitments and deadlines.
  • Knowledge of the HPC project or previous EPR and associated studies/doctrine is a real asset.



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



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