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

Bristol, GB

Career Area:  Nuclear Development

Mechanical Building Lead

A career that will deliver change. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve net zero.


•    Aztec West, Bristol
•    £40,000 - £50,000 plus benefits
•    Full time
•    Permanent
•    Closing date 25th June 2021

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. 

Within the Engineering Directorate is the Nuclear New Build (NNB) Design Delivery Branch (DDB), committed to the delivery of design studies for the UK European Pressurised Reactor (EPR) project, in preparation for construction works. The scope of work covers UK specific structures, buildings and systems for the site buildings, as well as services within these buildings. 

The NNB DDB Site Buildings Team is leading the building design of Ancillary Buildings across Hinkley Point C, including the Operational Service Centre, Auxiliary Boiler Facility, Severe Accident Emergency Response Facilities, Security Facilities, Waste Stores, Training Centres, Public Information Centre and Warehouses.

We now have a fantastic opportunity for a Mechanical Building Lead to join the Site Buildings Team on a permanent basis.

The Role


Reporting to the Site Buildings Manager, you will take responsibility for the co-ordination and delivery of the scope, as well as acting as an intelligent customer to review the design against scope documentation. 

Specifically, you will be accountable for:

•    Preparing technical specifications for the consultants and contractors developing the design of the building
•    Contributing to the bidders’ technical assessment
•    Surveillance of subcontracted design activities
•    Liaising with stakeholders involved in the specification, procurement, design, construction, use, maintenance and decommissioning
•    Supporting and manage design reviews as part of the staged delivery
•    Analysing and resolving any technical design issues presented by consultants and contractors, challenge their proposals
•    Managing technical interfaces with other teams
•    Managing the changes and non-conformances occurring during the design
•    Managing potential deviations with respect to requirements from stakeholders
•    Applying QA processes, procedures and tools to manage the design activities

The Skills


You will be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

•    Degree qualified or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering/Building Services discipline.
•    Experience in the design of mechanical building services systems from concept to commissioning and hand over
•    Experience in design management and coordination of building projects
•    Solid Technical knowledge of building design and construction
•    Experience of working to RIBA plan of work and BSRIA
•    Experienced in buildings standards, CIBSE and engineering procedures in the UK
•    Accuracy, tenacity, diplomacy, results-oriented
•    Acknowledged organisational skills
•    Excellent communication/interpersonal skills/team working
•    Ability to work independently and be proactive
•    Discretion, ability to maintain confidentiality when dealing with sensitive information



•    Chartered engineer 
•    Experience in nuclear industry
•    Awareness of RCC-M and RCC-E codes

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? 

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

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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