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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period: 
Salary:  £36,175 - £40,597

Hartlepool, GB

Career Area:  Engineering, Nuclear & Scientific

Assistant Engineer Chemistry

Assistant Chemistry Engineer


Are you looking for a role where your knowledge, skills and experiences are utilised in a unique environment? If so, we currently have exciting opportunities for you to join our Team as our next Assistant Chemistry Engineer at our Hartlepool Station.


As our next Assistant Chemistry Engineer you will be required to understand, control & optimise the operational performance of Torness against our key business objective, safe, reliable, efficient generation, over extended operating lifetime.  The Chemistry Engineers are also required to develop & apply specialist knowledge in the areas of power station chemistry, materials / corrosion science & chemical safety.


Reporting to the Hartlepool Power Station Operations department, your core duties involve supporting safe Operation of the asset through monitoring and trending of both reactor gas, steam and feedwater chemical parameters. This is an opportunity to work in a high performing and experienced team.


Feel like your skill sets apply to the above roles? We would love to hear from you! 


Applications for this role close on Sunday 2nd October.


Pay, benefits and culture...


In addition to a salary ranging from £36,175 - £40,597 we offer a company pension scheme, paid holidays and a range of flexible benefits that support our employees’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing.


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 are a disability confident employer and we’ll do all we can to help you thought the process, making adjustments along the way as required.   


We value the difference you bring and offer opportunities for you to thrive and succeed.  


What you’ll be doing


As an Assistant Chemistry Engineer, you will have the following roles and responsibilities during your day to day role:


  • Assisting in the management of the sites COSHH programme
  • Monitoring, cross-checking and trending Turbine Generator water and steam chemical process instrumentation
  • Oversight of the Demineralised Water (WTP) and Condensate Polishing Plants (CPP); defect prioritisation and maintenance window support
  • Atmospheric testing of confined spaces
  • Oversight of bulk chemical tanker deliveries
  • Monitoring and controlling generator stator chemistry parameters 
  • Liaising with CCR for issues of chemistry control
  • Investigating anomalies and liaising with CTO Chemistry SQEPs


Who you are


As a minimum, you will be educated to HNC level or equivalent in Chemistry or a science related discipline. Relevant Highers (Maths and Chemistry) or appropriate industry experience also desirable however, not essential. Familiarity with Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel is also required.


We are also looking for you to have a flexible approach and the ability to work well as part of a team. Ideally, you would also have previous chemistry laboratory experience.

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