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

Morecambe, GB

Career Area:  Engineering, Nuclear & Scientific

Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical 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 opportunity for you to join our Team as our next Mechanical Engineer at our Heysham 1 Station.


In this role, Engineers are responsible for maintaining the equipment reliability of our plant and systems through proactive management of the maintenance catalogue, adopting a rigorous response to losses and monitoring and evaluation of system and component status.


The role will offer a variety of work across the stations systems within the Steam & Rotation Plant group. As the owner of several plant systems, you will be required to work cross functionally with a number of teams in order to minimise plant losses through excellence in equipment reliability.  


You will report to the relevant Engineering Group Head, oversee the System Health reviews, developing short to long term engineering solutions, defining Maintenance Policy, managing projects of varying complexity, leading multi-disciplined teams whilst developing and maintaining your knowledge of the plant and systems.


Applications for this role close on Sunday 2nd October.


Pay, benefits and culture...


In addition to a salary ranging from £36,175 - £65,536 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


Alongside reporting to the relevant Engineering Group Head you will also carry out the following day-to-day tasks: 


  • Manage projects from low to high complexity leading diverse multi-disciplined teams.
  • Maintain and develop knowledge within your relevant discipline 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 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, Maintenance Schedule changes, managing the Periodic Safety Review and lifetime management processes on their assigned systems.
  • 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, reliability and efficiency.


Who you are


As a minimum, you will have a HNC in a relevant subject such as engineering or science (or equivalent).  Candidates with a relevant Degree may have an advantage.


You should have a good understanding of conventional power/process industry plant equipment design and operation.  You will have an awareness of relevant legal and regulatory framework and compliance requirements ensuring that all activities are carried out with full regard to Site Licence requirements, statutory regulations and company standards.


You should be self-motivated with a realistic “can-do” attitude.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required as is the ability to build strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders and negotiate and influence effectively towards the achievement of business objectives.


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