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

Sunderland, GB Edinburgh, GB London, GB

Career Area:  Engineering, Nuclear & Scientific

Electrical Engineer D&C (PIVOT)

Electrical Engineer - Development & Construction

Are you looking for a career where you can really make a difference? Come and join us as an Electrical Engineer – Development and Construction within our Central Technical Organisation.

The EDF Renewables ambition is to be a distinctive and recognised leader in the UK and Ireland, developing our assets under operation to c.5GW by 2030. As part of the CTO the EDF Renewables Engineering Team provides Engineering governance and support for all assets across their lifecycle from origination to decommissioning.


Now a wholly owned subsidiary of EDF Renewables, Pivot Power has an extensive portfolio of approximately 2GW of projects throughout the country at various stages of development, including 100MW of operational assets.

As Electrical Engineer – D&C you shall deliver grid and electrical services in the Engineering team, CTO, and wider business, demonstrating an ability to add value to opportunities in a highly competitive and changing marketplace while ensuring appropriate engineering and quality standards are maintained. 

You will develop and maintain relationships across EDF Renewables in the UK, and the wider EDF Group in the UK and internationally. In addition, they will develop and maintain external relationships with our supply chain, Industry bodies, technical standards organisations, academia/research bodies, and wider network in order to enhance, promote, and protect our activity and brand. 

Pay, benefits and culture…

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

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 we’ll do all we can to help with your application, making adjustments as you need.

What you’ll be doing…

•    Contribute to building and strengthening a skilled, high performing, and motivated Grid and Electrical team, with an open and positive working environment, and a culture of excellence, collaboration and trust
•    Provide Operations Engineering services across all EDF Renewables Directorates and for the full lifecycle of assets from origination to decommissioning with an operational bias
•    Provide electrical engineering support to the business during periods of high risk and urgency
•    Provide electrical technical direction and support to establish a temporary or permanent corrective action plan, and support root cause analysis and solution development when required
•    Ensure all electrical assessments, advice and recommendations are fully documented in accordance with all internal procedures and statutory requirements
•    Support technical and commercial due diligence (whether internal or external) activities
•    Responsible for ensuring electrical risks are identified, captured, recorded and addressed appropriately, providing technical expertise and guidance 
•    Represent EDF Renewables in external meetings, industry bodies, tradeshows and conventions

Who you are…

The successful candidate will have the minimum of an Engineering degree or equivalent, in Electrical Engineering or related discipline. Chartered membership of an appropriate body would be an advantage. 

You will be a qualified, experienced Electrical Engineer that has been successful in delivery projects, establishing relationships and can maintain a safe environment. As part of the role you will be mentoring Interns & Junior Engineers so you will be excellent at building strong relationships with peers as well as external partners. 

Strong experience within a Renewables environment is advantageous. Accreditation under HVSR, competent person, authorised person, limited senior authorised person or senior authorised person would be an advantage. Experience in NEBOSH or IOSH (or equivalent) is desirable.

To be considered for this role, you must have a full clean UK driving licence. 

Closing date: 5th of July

Why EDF Renewables?

EDF Renewables purpose is to accelerate a net zero future where clean energy powers our lives. We want to make the net zero future happen as fast as we can. We want to set the pace and, where necessary, disrupt the status quo and transform perceptions. We are here to combat climate change, this is a clear and tangible goal for us. Climate change is what galvanises us to bring the right solutions to the UK and Ireland.

Our mission is critical in the pursuit of our purpose, we will lead the way in the delivery and operation of renewable technologies. We are proud to utilise fully our EDF heritage and place ourselves at the core of the industry.

We are constantly challenging ourselves to improve the way things are being done. We bring leadership to our interactions and collaborations with one another, how we influence our partners and external bodies, how we use technology. 

The success of our mission and purpose is underpinned by our core values – our DNA:

Together: Working together.
Open: We are open and authentic in our behaviours.    
Passion: We have a strong belief in what we are doing.
Growth: Growth as a company and as individuals.
Resolve: We remain determined even in challenging environments.

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

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