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Bristol, GB

Career Area:  Engineering, Nuclear & Scientific

Layout Engineer - MEH

Layout Engineer – MEH, Aztec West, Bristol, Permanent, Competitive Salary & Benefits
The Opportunity


Edvance is a joint venture between EDF and Framatome, an EPCC established in 2018. Edvance UK is the UK branch of Edvance SAS and is currently dedicated to the design of BNI for Hinkley Point C (and preparations for Sizewell C).


We are based in a newly refurbished, modern office on Aztec West in Bristol. There are over 300 of us here and we’re proud that it can feel like a big multi-cultural family - we have 40 different nationalities.


The Layout Engineer assists the Layout leader in the technical coordination, production and monitoring of layout engineering studies for one or more buildings by proposing technical solutions.

The Person


General layout engineering
•    Assesses layout changes concerning the 3D model and technical documents, following feedback communicated to JDP from installation contractors on site (for example, inconsistencies resulting from installation tolerances).
•    Carries out layout engineering or makes proposals to incorporate modifications.
o Modifies the layout of various mechanical, HVAC and electrical equipment.
o Modifies the pipes, HVAC ducts and electrical cable trays in the 3D model.
o Liaises/coordinates with EDF engineering offices in the UK and France, for specialist support/studies/feedback.
•    Writes the related technical documents (progress reports, equipment location books, change impact analysis, procedures, etc.).
•    Receives updated/adapted/modified input data for the layout engineering of the building (necessary modifications, Process & Instrumentation Diagrams, equipment data, cable list, electrical load list, etc.), analyses them and verifies their technical consistency.
•    Issues the layout drawings to the various teams and coordinates their layout activities by ensuring compliance with the layout rules.


Progress monitoring and change management
•    Manages and monitors the modifications requested by the various engineering teams, contractors and the client.
•    Anticipates and raises alerts on open technical points.
•    Carries out layout engineering reviews (with all the engineering teams involved).
•    Prepares a regular status report on the model in the light of the latest input data.


Key relationships:
•    Communication with the client and contractors, on engineering problems encountered during installation.
•    Interactions with all groups/sections related to the building and in particular with the building leaders and civil engineers, systems and components engineers and the team in charge of the analysis of internal hazards.

The Skills


•    Qualified to Degree Level and experience in one or more areas of engineering: piping engineering, mechanical, HVAC, safety
•    Knowledge and experience of using PDMS
•    Good knowledge of other 2D and 3D design software (AutoCAD, Navisworks)
•    Good knowledge and understanding of general layout rules for an industrial project. 
•    Knowledge of the general operation of a nuclear power station and the associated safety aspects (in particular, aspects relating to flooding, fire, radiological protection, high energy line ruptures, etc.).
•    Microsoft Office
•    Fluent in English


•    French speaker
•    Experience working with multiple mechanical disciplines (piping, instrumentation, HVAC and electrical)
•    Strong knowledge of engineering standards

Competitive Salary & Benefits


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


These roles are advertised on a full-time/part-time basis as standard with the opportunity to discuss flexible working arrangements.


Why EDF?


We’re an inclusive, disability confident employer and recognise the importance of employee well-being.


We’re about the people who work with us and we celebrate their diversities and embrace the value that their differences bring. We believe that a culture of inclusion forms the basis of a truly sustainable business and is vital to shaping a strong and fresh-thinking organisation, with a number of employer networks and benefits to suit your lifestyle.


We're proud to be the UK's largest producer of low-carbon electricity. We believe that, together, we can create a cleaner, low-carbon future. 


Through innovation, dedication, and a firm commitment to electric and renewable energy – we believe we can change everyone’s future for the better.


Join us. Generation Electric. Everyone’s welcome.

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