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

Nr Bridgwater, GB

Career Area:  Nuclear Development

Steelwork Engineer

Steelwork Engineer, Hinkley Point C, Bridgwater, Competitive Salary & Benefits

The Opportunity



#WeAreEDF and are leading the transition to a cleaner, low emission electric future, tackling climate change and helping Britain achieve net zero. 

The Joint Design Office (JDO) was created by EDF to reinforce Hinkley Point C’s (HPC) site-based engineering capability to allow for a quicker response to on site engineering queries and problems. Among its main aims, The JDO is committed to managing the changes to Civil, Mechanical and Electrical design during construction according to safety, quality, schedule and cost. 

Created with EDF’s new nuclear engineering division (DIPNN UK) and Edvance UK, a primary benefit of this organisation is to save time on construction by having on-site reactive answers and solutions, allowing construction teams to continue their activities with minimal delay. The JDO also protects Responsible Designer teams, in France, and allows them time to focus on core engineering design.

We now have an opportunity for a Steelwork Engineer to support the delivery of the Steelwork (SW) programme on the HPC project. 

The Role


Reporting to the Lead Engineer, you will be joining a small but growing team based on site at HPC. You will need to bring your experience of working on large, complex projects and apply this to the design of steel platforms for the Nuclear Island (NI) buildings on HPC. 

You will be accountable for the following:

•    Modifying steelwork platform designs compliant with design codes
•    Maintaining QA procedures in delivering the SW design
•    Working with CAD designers in the preparation of the design drawings/models
•    Managing engineering changes
•    Holding key relationships with steelwork, building layout, and piping Layout teams as well as the client (EDF Energy)

The Skills


To be successful in the role, you will be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

•    Degree qualified in a relevant subject (civil or structural engineering, etc)
•    Experience of large scale complex civil design projects in nuclear, energy, oil & gas or public sector works
•    Experience in the use of 3D modelling and structural analysis tools
•    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
•    Proactive approach to working



•    Knowledge/ understanding of PWR’s
•    French language skills
•    Design office experience
•    Chartership or willingness to obtain chartership


Competitive Salary & Benefits


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including a pension scheme, a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle, and the opportunity to earn bonus. 

Please let us know if you require flexible working arrangements by highlighting this on your application. We’re happy to talk flex in line with the requirements of this opportunity.


Why EDF? 

#WeAreEDF and are leading the transition to a cleaner, low emission electric future, tackling climate change and helping Britain achieve net zero. 

We are leading the UK's nuclear renaissance, we’re constructing a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point C, with plans for new power stations at Sizewell C in Suffolk and Bradwell B in Essex. Around a fifth of the UK's electricity is generated by our eight nuclear power stations, helping power our customers' homes and businesses. 

At EDF, everyone’s welcome. It’s a powerful statement of our intent to make sure we’re about the people who work with us – a rich and unique mix of backgrounds and experiences that’s vital to shaping a strong and fresh-thinking organisation like ours. Whoever you are and wherever you come from, we’ll embrace the difference you bring and give you opportunities to thrive and succeed. 

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


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