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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  36,175-77,677

Morecambe, GB

Career Area:  Engineering, Nuclear & Scientific

Control and Instrumentation Engineer

Control & Instrumentation Engineer


Within the Protection & Electrical Systems Engineering or Fuel Route Group, you’ll be responsible for a variety of Control, Instrumentation, Analysis and Communication systems. The application of practical experience as well as academic knowledge will be required to manage the reliability and availability of your assigned systems. You’ll have responsibility for the performance, fault diagnosis and repair, development of maintenance strategies, supporting documentation, lifetime management activities and the incorporation of operating experience.


This position offers an excellent opportunity for individuals wishing to pursue a career in high integrity engineering working on complex plant and systems designed to operate reliably 24/7.


This is a technical role within the Protection & Electrical Systems Engineering or Fuel Route Group, requiring the development of detailed technical knowledge for any assigned systems. This function requires being the technical conscience working within multi discipline teams, with other station departments and our Central Technical Organisation.


Please indicate a preference between Fuel Route or Protection and Electrical Systems at interview stage.


This vacancy will close to applications on Thursday 25th August 2022. Interviews will take place the week commencing the 5th September 2022. 


Pay, benefits and culture...


In addition to a salary ranging from £36,175 to £77,677 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

Reporting to the Responsible Engineering Group Head, you’ll have the following responsibilities:

  • Manage projects from low to high complexity leading diverse multi-disciplined teams
  • Maintain and develop your knowledge taking responsibility for your own training and development
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of the plant and systems and act as system manager with responsibility for the equipment reliability of your systems using the core Fleet Engineering and Equipment Reliability processes
  • Ensure critical equipment is identified and that correct preventative maintenance programmes are in place to prevent unanticipated equipment failures
  • Oversee the System Health reviews, developing short to long term engineering solutions, defining Maintenance Policy and Maintenance Schedule changes remaining compliant with the site licence
  • Monitor and evaluate system performance using feedback from Operations and Maintenance and by conducting Plant Walk downs of assigned systems. Ensure the Station Maintenance strategy is aligned with plant needs and adjustments are made to the strategy as required to enhance Equipment Reliability
  • Provide technical expertise and knowledge to troubleshooting activities ensuring robust corrective actions are in place to correct issues and prevent re-occurrence
  • Actively participate in the on-line and outage work planning process providing engineering technical input as required ensuring prioritisation of work is based on the criticality of equipment and its potential impact on plant performance from safety and efficiency


Who you are


You’ll need a relevant HNC (or equivalent) in engineering and holding, or working towards, a relevant degree and Chartered Engineer status may be an advantage.  A Control and Instrument background gained in process or heavy industries may be beneficial, as would a background in nuclear power plant operations, engineering or technical and safety disciplines although training will be provided based on existing experience.

You’ll need to demonstrate a thorough and methodical approach to problem solving and have good organisational skills. You should have the ability to prioritise work and be able to demonstrate balanced decision-making along with the ability to drive improvements.


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