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Bristol, GB

Career Area:  Engineering

System Configuration Engineer

System Configuration Engineer, 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 Configuration Engineer ensures the design maturity of systems by providing support to system engineers based in Edvance Bristol (WIT Integrated Team) for the UK HPC EPR project.

The Person


The configuration engineer is responsible for or assist with several of the below listed activities depending on the job/project requirements and the job holder’s competences and experience:


Technical Configuration:
The configuration engineer supports the system engineers by piloting and coordinating the technical aspects of the Configuration (Design changes/Open points/Interfaces/Non-conformance reports) between the different internal and external stakeholders ensuring a consistent and optimised design for the Project. He works with the system engineers to ensure that system design maturity is assessed and properly communicated when system documents are handed over to external stakeholders (contract). He also works in close collaboration with the deputy building manager.


Coordination of cross-functional technical issues:
•    Ensures the resolution of various cross-functional technical issues on systems by coordinating multidisciplinary stakeholders.
•    Participates where necessary in coordination meetings organised by the various parties involved in the project (modification committee, project decision meeting, etc.)
•    Presents and shares progress
Other activities:
•    Takes part in the management of experience feedback from previous projects on systems
•    Reports to the team manager on his/her activity


Depending on the workload, the configuration engineer may also be in charge of some deliverables (mechanical design) on systems to support the system engineers

The Skills


• Mechanical or Chemical Engineering degree or equivalent qualification
• Knowledge of nuclear fluid system design, calculation and modelling
• Knowledge of PWR or AGR power station design and system
• Knowledge of system design activities and system design sequence on a nuclear project


• Knowledge of EPR design principles and Safety Classification
• Experience of performing design work on UK nuclear facilities
• Ability to speak and write technical documents in French
• Familiarity with Human Performance techniques
• Experience of working on an operating plant or on an industrial site
• Experience on large projects
Language(s): English, French advantageous
Behavioural skills:
• Ability to effectively manage own workload
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Ability to communicate clearly and accurately, both written and orally
• Proactive and confident in communicating with others, particularly those based in remote offices including France
• Proactive in developing positive working relations with others within the project

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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