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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period: 
Salary:  Up to £65,000 depending on experience

Nr Bridgwater, GB

Career Area:  Engineering, Nuclear & Scientific

Construction Delivery Lead

A career that will deliver change. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve Net Zero.  


Hinkley Point C (full-time site-based role) 



Do you have strong construction experience? Do you put a strong value on safety? 


Then we might have a role for you….


We are currently looking to recruit the Construction Delivery Lead who will take responsibility for activities in the field relating to the construction of a designated section of the works and its onsite facilitation. 


If successful you will be managing and supporting a team of Construction Delivery Managers and provide day to day on management of site activities, while providing direction and monitoring of activities on the site, and providing and validating input into planning the site and the works in a way to most safely and efficiently deliver the project.


You will not only have opportunity to join the EDF UK but also be part of the constructing the first nuclear power station in a generation at Hinkley Point C in Somerset to provide low carbon electricity for over 6 million homes. As the HPC project moves through construction into installation and commissioning phases and ultimately to operation 


What you’ll be doing… 


•    Provide support to the Construction Delivery Managers by recommending temporary measures to mitigate against safety and/or quality concerns. Follow up by taking appropriate and proportionate action (e.g. issue communications, call meetings) to avoid the cessation of works. This includes, but is not limited to, review of documents, assurance audits, etc.
•    Drive works on site and ensure contractor performance is in line with the agreed programme. Escalate concerns to the Senior Construction Delivery Manager and provide solutions to recover/mitigate, following dialogue with the contractor.
•    Proactively communicate/co-ordinate with site functions (H&S, quality, surveillance, commercial, project controls, logistics) and Construction Delivery Managers to maintain good communication links, and ensure activity is well and timely reported. This will also include regular attendance at pre-start briefings and supporting the delivery of key messages to the contractor’s organisation.
•    Organise and conduct PLOD/PLOW meetings with the contractor, ensuring outputs are recorded and issued to the Senior Construction Delivery Manager.
•    Undertake and record safety and/or assurance inspections that support the project HSPI’s.
•    Ensure clear, two-way communication with the Senior Construction Delivery Manager so that all activities and issues are directed appropriately.
•    Work closely with the contract PM’s to provide support and guidance for responses to contractual correspondence.


Who you are…




•    Ability to contribute to the management of a high performing team that continuously outperforms expectations and objectives
•    Experience of construction sequencing, recovery plans and resource allocation
•    Good understanding of the post holder’s obligations under CDM Regulations 
•    Working knowledge in the delivery of large projects
•    Be able to write informative, concise and meaningful reports
•    Motivate and energise staff and contract partners by building a climate of trust and understanding and actively seeking alternative views and opinions.
•    Possess excellent organisation and communication skills
•    Tertiary qualifications in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or Construction management, or equivalent vocational training and experience
•    Manage a team and collaborate with other senior managers to effectively manage operations of the site
•    Adopt a results-focussed mind set, using initiative wherever possible and taking personal responsibility and accountability to ensure necessary action is taken to deliver excellence, value and quality




•    Experience of operating in a high security environment 
•    Experience within the Nuclear environment 


Pay, benefits and culture
In addition to salary up to £65,000 which will depend on your experience, we offer flexible benefits that support our employees’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing. Examples include: a market-leading company pension scheme, a bonus plan, health cover, electric vehicle leasing, mental health support and employee discounts.
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 will do all we can to support you through your recruitment journey with us.  If you would like to talk about adjustments, or support you may need, please note this within your application.

We’ll value the difference you bring and give you opportunities to thrive and succeed.

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


Closing date: 21st Dec 2022




Join us and together we can help Britain achieve Net Zero.  

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