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

Gloucester, GB

Career Area:  Nuclear Development

Mechanical Engineer (Lifting, Handling & Fuel Storage)

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


Location: Barnwood, Gloucester

Salary: Competitive plus benefits

Employment type: Permanent/Full Time

Closing date: 25th September 2021

The Opportunity


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. 

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer to join the TCO, working on contracts related to lifting, handling and fuel storage equipment. 

The Role


You’ll act as the lead engineer managing technical review and acceptance of engineering documentation, and providing technical support to ensure a safe, constructible and fit for purpose design is delivered. 

Specifically, you’ll take responsibility for:


  • Maintaining oversight of safety case requirements 
  • Providing solutions to technical issues relating to equipment
  • Ensuring that plant/systems satisfy design requirements and relevant codes and standards
  • Resolving open points raised on the systems through the full plant life cycle from design, manufacturing, installation and commissioning, and operation
  • Providing technical input into the management of risks and opportunities
  • Developing and maintaining effective working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders


The Skills


To be successful in this role you’ll be able to demonstrate the following:


  • Degree or equivalent in a Mechanical Engineering discipline, or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of the principles of safety case 
  • Experience in writing and maintain safety case documentation
  • Experience of contractual aspects of a project environment



  • Understanding of nuclear power station design
  • Knowledge of PWR or EPR

Competitive Salary & 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, 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?


Together, we can beat the climate crisis.  Together, we can help Britain achieve Net Zero.  

When it comes to saving the planet, everyone’s talking the talk these days. As Britain’s biggest generator of zero carbon electricity, we’re not just talking about it, we’re doing something about it.  

At EDF every single one of us is 100% committed to reducing the UK’s carbon emissions to Net Zero. We’re generating the right mix of low carbon electricity to power the nation today and building the low carbon infrastructure Britain will need tomorrow.   

Our people form a 10,000+ strong community, rich in diverse backgrounds and perspectives. We empower our people with the skills they need to build a successful career and to bring our purpose to life in their work. 

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


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