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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  Competitive Salary & Benefits

Nr Bridgwater, GB

Career Area:  Engineering, Nuclear & Scientific

Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineer (The Pools, Tanks and Liners Team), Hinkley Point C, Competitive Salary & Benefits

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


Location: Hinkley Point C at least 3 days a week in Office based on site.
Salary:  Competitive Salary & Benefits
Closing date: 5th December 2021 

The Opportunity

EDF Energy’s ambition is to construct and operate up to 2 new nuclear plants (pairs of EPRs) in UK at Hinkley Point C (HPC), in the Somerset. 


We are currently looking to recruit a Mechanical Engineer to join the Joint Design Office (JDO). JDO has been created to reinforce the HPC site-based engineering to quickly respond to engineering queries and problems coming from site construction, to deliver the schedule and to deliver an increased scope of work. A primary benefit of this organisation is to save time for construction on site by having reactive answers and solutions to pursue their activities. 

The Role


As a Mechanical Engineer you will be reporting to the Mechanical & Electrical Discipline Lead within the Review & Acceptance Branch of the JDO, you will be a Mechanical Engineer, contributing to the review and acceptance of engineering queries raised by site Contractors on the Pools, Tanks, Liners and Steelworks (PTLS) scope. This scope covers mainly the manufacturing and the construction on site of the reactor containment liner, the reactor pool and the spent fuel pool, the different large tanks and the secondary steelworks installed across all buildings


Your focus will be on the mechanical discipline, and will be interfaced with several parties, such the site Contractors (composed of main suppliers and sub-suppliers), Construction teams, Quality teams, Project Management teams, or Design teams (embedded within the JDO organisation on site, or in back office).


Your main responsibility will include: 


•    Responding to General Queries, Non-Conformances, Change Request, and Exemption Requests originating from the Contractors on site, with the support of the Responsible Designer or site Experts when needed.
•    Ensure resolution and closure of Open Points.
•    Provide adequate oversight to ensure the Nuclear Safety requirements are met.
•    Assesses technical risk and subsequently addresses this risk.
•    Report operationally to the PTLS Engineering Lead.

The Skills

•    Experience in the mechanical and welding engineering.
•    Degree or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline.
•    Experience applying multi-disciplinary technical knowledge within the nuclear industry.
•    Knowledge of the construction / installation industry.
•    Ability to influence a diverse range of stakeholders, particularly those in a site environment.
•    Ability to work independently, be pro-active, report on and escalate relevant issues.

Competitive Salary & Benefits


At EDF we’re dedicated to offering flexible benefits that support our people across all aspects of their lives. 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.  


Why EDF? 


Together, we can beat the climate crisis.  Together, we can help Britain achieve Net Zero.   


When it comes to saving the planet, everyone’s talking the talk these days. As Britain’s biggest generator of zero carbon electricity, we’re not just talking about it, we’re doing something about it.   


At EDF every single one of us is 100% committed to reducing the UK’s carbon emissions to Net Zero. We’re generating the right mix of low carbon electricity to power the nation today and building the low carbon infrastructure Britain will need tomorrow.    


Our people form a 10,000+ strong community, rich in diverse backgrounds and perspectives. We empower our people with the skills they need to build a successful career and to bring our purpose to life in their work.  


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

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