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Employment Type:  Full/Part Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  £36,175 - £65,536

Hartlepool, GB

Career Area:  Engineering, Nuclear & Scientific

System Engineer (Electronics)

System Engineer (Electronics)


Hartlepool are looking for an Experienced Electronics Engineer - Plant Control Computer Maintenance to join the team on a permanent basis. For this role, you will join a small team of professional electronic and software engineers responsible for the maintenance and development of legacy SCADA systems.


With our current focus on continued generation, and preparation for defueling, you will be responsible for the execution of fleet engineering standards and processes for the safe and reliable operation of a nuclear power plant in accordance with all the licence, regulating bodies, company business strategies and industry best practices.


To support this role, we require engineers with the following attributes:


  • Extensive knowledge of component level electronic circuit diagnostic and maintenance.
  • Good working knowledge of DTL, TTL and CMOS logic and discrete devices.
  • Experience of replacing complex legacy systems within a nuclear environment would be an advantage.


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

Interviews will take place week commencing: Tuesday 30th August 2022.

Pay, Benefits and Culture


We’re offering a salary of £36,175 - £65,536 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


Alongside reporting into the team leader, you will carry out the following duties on a daily basis: 


  • Perform troubleshooting in response to faults and resolve defects on assigned systems.
  • Testing of spares.
  • Be responsible for the medium to long-term equipment reliability of assigned systems.
  • Perform Condition Monitoring, Performance Trending, Plant walk downs and System Health Reviews.
  • Liaise with peers in other Engineering groups within the fleet, to share best practise and foster a continuous development mind-set for local and fleet performance.
  • Ensure station documentation and drawings are maintained and accurately reflect design and configuration changes
  • Responsible for Outage scope definition, preparation and delivery

Who You Are


As our next System Engineer in Electronics, you will have the following skills and experiences to be successful for this opportunity:


  • Extensive experience ‘in hands’ on maintenance of complex electronic systems.
  • The role will be primarily working with legacy computer systems, therefore any relevant experience is likely to be advantageous
  • Background in nuclear power plant operations, engineering or technical and safety disciplines would be advantage but not essential, training will be provided based on existing experience.


As a minimum, entrants will be educated to HNC or Degree in a relevant Electrical and Electronic Engineering subject.

Join us. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve net zero.

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