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Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  £50,000 - £60,000 per annum (DOE) & Benefits

Nr Bridgwater, GB

Career Area:  Engineering, Nuclear & Scientific

Review and Accepts Civil Lead (N2 area)

Review and Accepts Civil Lead (N2 area), 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 on site.
Salary:  £50,000 - £60,000 per annum (DOE) & Benefits
Employment type: Permanent/Full Time 
Closing date: 6th December 2021 

The Opportunity

EDF are leading the transition to a cleaner, low emission electric future, tackling climate change and helping Britain achieve net zero. A new opportunity has arisen within the Joint Design Office (JDO) for a motivated Civil Engineer to support in the Review and Acceptance (R&A) activities of a classified concrete building. This particular role requires working in a dynamic and multidisciplinary design team which undertake the important intelligent customer role on behalf of the HPC project. EDF’s ambition is to construct and operate up to 2 new EPRs in Hinkley Point to support the future of Nuclear Power Generation in the UK. 


As a Review and Accepts Civil Lead (N2 area) you will provide the technical lead reviewing and accepting the changes to the design raised by the site contractor, responsible for managing interfaces between the construction contractors and the designers. Being part of NNB’s Engineering Directorate and working on a day-to-day basis on site with the Construction Team, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and dynamic working environment.

The Role


We are looking to recruit a Civil Engineer who can provide technical expertise to ensure the review, acceptance and technical delivery of design changes during construction of the building will thrive in this role. The successful you will have a working knowledge of concrete design codes such as Eurocode 2. We will value your existing skills and experience while providing the opportunity to work closely with the JDO Design Team and Construction team to maintain the technical quality of responses (content / consistency / exhaustiveness / accuracy) and construction safety. 


You will demonstrate accuracy, tenacity, diplomacy, results-oriented and be a team player, draft programmes and action plans in order to deliver specific project / assignment objectives. We’re offering an opportunity to be part of EDF’s ambitions to demonstrate strong experience within the construction industry and on-site working experience. 


The principal accountabilities for the Review and Accepts Civil Lead (N2 area) are: 


•    The approval of design changes proposed by the contractor or designer through Request for Information, field Change Request or Non-Conformance Report. 
•    Support the JDO in the handover of Design Packages released for construction and initiated the delegated responsibilities through this process. 
•    Ensure that processes comply with project quality procedures. 
•    Management of CDM aspects relating to the design changes during the construction period, including discharging the role of principle designer. 
•    Responsible for the nuclear safety acceptance of the design by carrying out surveillance on the design changes during construction. 
•    Actively report to the Permanent Civil Team Manager on risks and interfaces (technical & functional) and facilitate the resolution of all issues raised. 
•    Safety case/golden thread: in the review and acceptance process, ensure the high-level safety case and the design have a clear golden thread to support operations.
•    Responsible for the day to day running of the N2 R&A team, to carry out the R&A approval role for the design modifications and to escalate any issues through the R&A Discipline Lead. 

The Skills


Essential Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications & Experience


•    Design process and design activities (preferably related to Nuclear Industry) 
•    Working knowledge of Concrete design codes (e.g. Eurocode 2) 
•    Design with hazard & accidental safety cases. 
•    Working within UK CDM regulations and in a highly regulated industry.
•    Advanced degree in civil or structural engineering subject, civil or structural Engineering. 


Desirable Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications & Experience


•    Working knowledge of construction change procedures. 
•    Experience in the use of ETC-C and nuclear Industry. 
•    Working in large-scale, multi-cultural industrial project, safety case architecture. 
•    Understanding and application of the Intelligent Customer Role.
•    Health & Safety legislation including CDM and Nuclear Site License requirements. 
•    PWR technology design, safety case or operation. 
•    Working towards / Chartered Engineer with either ICE or IStructE.

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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