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

Gloucester, GB

Career Area:  Engineering, Nuclear & Scientific

Electrical Engineer

The Opportunity


A career that will deliver change. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve Net Zero. 


Location: Barnwood, Gloucester. A flexible mix of office/home working is supported.
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Contract: Permanent 

Closing date: 21st September 2021


Our Technical Client Organisation (TCO) is EDF’s centre of technical and licensing excellence supporting the new, future and existing fleet of nuclear power stations. Over time, the TCO will help develop and maintain our technical capacity and expertise across the full lifecycle of UK nuclear activity: from new build through to operation and into decommissioning.

Within the TCO is the PWR Technology function, which supports Hinkley Point C (HPC) and contains the Electrical Branch made up of two teams covering: Equipment, and IEG IED (Building Services). 

The Role


We’re looking for 2 individuals to join out Equipment  and IEG IED Teams.

As an experienced Electrical Engineer within our Equipment Team you will have previously worked with switchgear, transformers, batteries, chargers, UPS, Field Instrumentation, Diesel Generators and associated electrical protection, synchronising and interlocking schemes of the Electrical Distribution System of HPC


The role in our IEG IED Team’s scope work includes cable design and routing, cable containment design, earthing, lightning protection, marshalling, cabinets and boxes, small power and lighting systems, and the layout and installation of some electrical equipment listed above.


Specially you’ll be responsible for:


•    Providing client accepted engineering design deliverables/design packages to the programme teams, in preparation for site construction
•    Ensuring design integrity is intact throughout the procurement, manufacture, construction, and commissioning cycle; from design to as-built operating plant
•    Providing nuclear safety acceptance of the design, based on a graded approach, scrutinising design deliverables and modifications, according to their nuclear safety significance
•    Ensuring that the requirements relating to nuclear safety for SSCs are defined and adequately addressed within the design
•    Undertaking the Intelligent Customer responsibilities associated with the specification, monitoring and acceptance of design work performed by contractors
•    Assist in resolving technical issues and managing technical risk
•    Ensuring that UK regulation requirements for the design are met

The Person


Although the roles differ in their scope of works, both require a good knowledge of electrical engineering or system design, equipment specification and procurement and risk identification and management which will be underpinned academically with a degree in a relevant Engineering discipline. 


You’ll also be confident with Electricity at work regulations, national and international electrical codes and standards as well as having a working knowledge of CDM. 

Competitive Salary and Benefits


At EDF we’re dedicated to offering flexible benefits that support our people across all aspects of their lives. We’re delighted to offer a range of benefits to support our employees’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing. 


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


Please let us know if you’d like to discuss flexible working arrangements by highlighting this on your application. 

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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