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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  Competitive Salary plus Benefits

Edinburgh, GB Sunderland, GB London, GB

Career Area:  Engineering, Nuclear & Scientific

Structural Engineer

The Opportunity

EDF Renewables. Building a sustainable future through wind power and other renewable technologies, in partnership with local communities.

Location:  London/Edinburgh/Durham/Remote

Are you looking for a career where you can really make a difference? Come and join us as Structural Engineer as part of our Central Technical Organisation within EDF Renewables.

As a Structural Engineer you will deliver services in the Engineering Team, CTO, and wider business, demonstrating an ability to add value to opportunities in a highly competitive and changing marketplace while ensuring appropriate Engineering and Quality standards are maintained. 

You will develop and maintain relationships across EDF Renewables in the UK, and the wider EDF Group in the UK and internationally. In addition, you will develop and maintain external relationships with our supply chain, Industry bodies, technical standards organisations, academia/research bodies, and wider network in order to enhance, promote, and protect our activity and brand. 

You will contribute to a strong, collaborative and positive working culture among the Engineering Team, and for delivering the full potential of synergies and efficiencies with the wider business.

Pay, benefits and culture...

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a market-leading company pension scheme, paid holidays with ability to buy additional holiday and a range of flexible benefits, such as: a company incentive bonus plan, health cover, cycle to work scheme, electric vehicle scheme, gym membership, discounts and employee pricing.  

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…

•    Provide Structural Engineering support to the business during periods of high risk and urgency
•    Provide Structural technical direction and support to establish a temporary or permanent corrective action plan, and support root cause analysis and solution development when required
•    Ensure all Structural Engineering assessments, advice and recommendations are fully documented in accordance with all internal procedures
•    Support technical and commercial due diligence (whether internal or external) activities
•    Support the operations team with developing maintenance and care strategies for structures and foundations of Offshore and Onshore wind assets
•    Responsible for ensuring Structural related risks are identified, captured, recorded and addressed appropriately
•    Ensure that Structural related lifetime costs are optimised during the origination, design, and construction of EDF Renewable assets
•    Ensure decommissioning and/or end of life of Structural components is considered during the design and construction phases of projects

Who you are...

The successful candidate will be a qualified Structural Engineer effective in delivering projects/programmes, establishing/managing relationships, securing and maintaining a safe environment, managing priorities, and inspiring and influencing behaviours and actions.
Chartered membership of an appropriate body would be an advantage.

Design and/or operational experience in any of the following is desirable:
o    Wind turbine offshore foundations (monopiles, jackets, gravity based, floating), transition piece, and corrosion protection system
o    Wind turbine onshore foundations
o    Steel structures inc. wind turbine towers, platforms, secondary steels structures 
o    Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) foundations and mounting structures
o    Photovoltaic (PV) mounting structures
o    Foundation Condition Monitoring Systems

For this role there will be travel around the UK and overseas. You must have a full clean UK driving licence.

Closing Date: 15th of August 2022

Why EDF Renewables?

EDF Renewables purpose is to accelerate a net zero future where clean energy powers our lives. We want to make the net zero future happen as fast as we can. We want to set the pace and, where necessary, disrupt the status quo and transform perceptions. We are here to combat climate change; this is a clear and tangible goal for us. Climate change is what galvanises us to bring the right solutions to the UK and Ireland.

Our mission is critical in the pursuit of our purpose, we will lead the way in the delivery and operation of renewable technologies. We are proud to utilise fully our EDF heritage and place ourselves at the core of the industry.

We are constantly challenging ourselves to improve the way things are being done. We bring leadership to our interactions and collaborations with one another, how we influence our partners and external bodies, how we use technology. 

The success of our mission and purpose is underpinned by our core values – our DNA:
Together: Working together.
Open: We are open and authentic in our behaviours.    
Passion: We have a strong belief in what we are doing.
Growth: Growth as a company and as individuals.
Resolve: We remain determined even in challenging environments.

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

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