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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period: 
Salary:  £45,000

Near Leiston, GB

Career Area:  Nuclear Development

Site/ Construction Engineer (Sizewell C)

A career that will deliver change. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve net zero. 


Location: Suffolk with hybrid working available. 

Employment Type: Permanent 

Salary: Competitive plus benefits


Closing date: Sunday 9th October 2022

The Opportunity

Are you looking for a career which is rewarding, at the cutting edge of project development and where you can really make a difference? Come and join our expanding Sizewell C (SZC) team and work on one of the most exciting projects in the UK, whilst being at the forefront of the UK’s climate change agenda and energy policy. The SZC Project is a ~£20bn nuclear new build project in Suffolk which is currently seeking planning approval and financing from HMG and investors, with a view to start construction in 2023. When completed, it will provide dependable electricity to 6 million homes for 60 years supporting our objective to help Britain achieve Net Zero by 2050.

As an Site/Construction Engineer, you’ll take responsibility for the engineering aspects of the Principal Contractors Function as defined by the CDM 2015 Regulations for the Sizewell C development site. The role supports activities in the field relating to the engineering aspects of the construction of a designated section of the works and it’s on site facilitation.  

Our teams are set up to work flexibly, therefore you don’t have to live in London or Suffolk. If you’re able to travel to the London office or Suffolk to collaborate with your team and stakeholders when required, you can be based anywhere in the UK. We provide a full suite of IT equipment to ensure that our employees can work from home comfortably and effectively.

The Role

You’ll plan, manage, monitor and coordinate the engineering aspects of the allocated construction works, reporting to the Site Construction Manager.

We’re looking for someone to lead on the planning, development, assessment and approval process for Temporary Works and Lifting Operations. 

The role will allow you to ensure that all workers have site-specific inductions, and any further information and training they need. 

You’ll support the on-going development of the construction phase plan, and it's implementation and compliance on site.

The Skills

You’re likely to hold a degree or other industry recognised qualification in Construction Management, Civil Engineering or similar related sector.


You’ll bring your proven experience in the function and delivery of Principal Contractor Role in a civil engineering/ Infrastructure environment. Preferably on medium to large scale infrastructure civil projects.

We’d love for you to have knowledge in the delivery of more than one of the key disciplines, -Highways, Rail, Utilities, Site Establishment, Earthworks, Piling.

It would be great if you are a SMSTS or IOSH qualification holder.


Power in Diversity

Sizewell C is a great place to work, where everyone is welcome.

To fulfil our commitment of doing the power of good for Britain, our ambition is to have a workforce which reflects and benefits the society we are part of and serve.  Every worker on SZC, wherever they are, should help to create and experience the right environment where everyone on the team understands, respects and embraces diversity with a culture where everyone is treated with equal respect and are all given equal access to opportunities.  By valuing the different points of view and experiences that having a diverse team brings, and by fostering an inclusive climate, we will create a great place to work and a more successful project. 

We create the right environment where people feel able to bring their whole selves to work. Whilst working together there is mutual trust and appreciation created through the building of meaningful relationships with one another.

Everyone is able to get the most from their work and the workplace, and in return, give their best.

Competitive Salary & Benefits


We’re dedicated to offering flexible benefits that support our people across all aspects of their lives and we’re delighted to offer a range of benefits to support our employees’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a market-leading company pension scheme, paid holidays and a range of flexible benefits, such as: a company incentive bonus plan, health cover, cycle to work scheme, discounts and employee pricing.


Please let us know if you’d like to discuss flexible working arrangements by highlighting this on your application.


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