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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period:  Fixed Term
Salary:  £36,175 - £55,394

Hartlepool, GB

Career Area:  Engineering, Nuclear & Scientific

Defueling Instructor


Hartlepool are looking for our next Defueling Instructor based to join the team on a 24-month, fixed term contract basis at our Hartlepool station. This position offers a unique opportunity for individuals who are seeking a new challenge to positively drive change and deliver a world-class training function at Hartlepool Power Station in line with the Company’s desire to reach internationally recognised levels of excellence in the operation of nuclear power stations.


If you feel like this is the role for you, we would love to hear from you!


Applications for this role close: Sunday 14th August 2022

Pay, Benefits and Culture


We’re offering a salary of £36,175 - £55,394 that apply with our terms and conditions covered by the EDF Company Agreement. The starting salary for the appointment will be dependent on your existing salary, competence, experiences and qualification. 


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


Your roles and responsibilities for this role will include:


  • Producing excellent training, which delivers incremental improvements in the reliability of plant and safety of staff.
  • Enhance training standards and processes in line with international systematic approaches to training.
  • Embedding Human Performance and Operational Experience Feedback within the training organisation and the departments they service.
  • Management and delivery of excellent training and compliance with all local and corporate Key Performance Indicators.
  • Developing and maintaining training materials and training plans.
  • Evaluating training effectiveness and assessing trainees.
  • Liaising closely with line personnel and training committees.
  • Responding to emergent needs and delivering creative solutions.
  • Ensuring full integration and ownership of training results within the line.

Who You Are


  • You will possess excellent presentation skills and be familiar with both technical and human aspects of plant operations training.
  • You will have appropriate power station experience and a sound understanding of the design and operation of plant systems within a specialist function, i.e. Operations, Maintenance, and Systems Engineering.
  • You will maintain high standards of personal time management and communication and possess strong influencing skills.
  • An appreciation of internal or external evaluation processes is a key aspect of this role since successful applicants will lead self-evaluations within all aspects of the training department.
  • You will be expected to gain an understanding of the Systematic Approach to Training model and train to Fleet Certified Instructor level and attain NP Leader status.


As a minimum, applicants will have a relevant HNC (or equivalent). Candidates with a relevant degree may have an advantage. The successful candidate may be required by the company to undertake a role in the emergency scheme. This may necessitate the individual being on a standby rota. Appropriate payments in accordance with the Company Agreeme

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