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Date: 27-Nov-2021

Location: Hinkley, Somerset, GB, TA5 1UD

Company: Babcock

Job Title: EC&I Engineer (Project Engineer)

Location: Hinkley Point B

Business Unit: Cavendish Nuclear

REF: SF38609

 

Great opportunity for an Electrical Project Engineer looking to work on a prestigious energy project at Hinkley Point B in Somerset. The station was the first Advanced Gas-cooled Reactor to generate electricity to the grid in the UK. Since 1976 Hinkley Point B has generated low carbon electricity for 81 million homes and will soon be transitioning to the defueling stage of its lifecycle which will provide many years of challenging but awarding projects for the right candidate.

 

About the role

Cavendish Nuclear are recruiting for a Project Engineer to join our EDF Investment Delivery team at Hinkley Point B Nuclear Power Station.

You will be part of a client lead team focusing on preparing station as it moves from generation into the next phase of life.  This next defueling phase will take place over a number of years and is critical to station before finally moving into decommissioning.

Project Engineers will report to the Cavendish Site Lead but be directly accountable to the client for successful delivery of all aspects of their assigned projects.  Predominantly based at Hinkley Point B Power Station there may be a requirement for occasional business travel to other UK sites/stations as required.

The main purpose of the role is to deliver packages of work from initial assignment right through to close out. You will manage the project using close collaboration with team members, the client and other contract partners to ensure the work is delivered in line with stakeholder requirements.

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to; work planning, producing and reviewing technical documentation, review and approval of contractors, technical surveys, risk assessments and chairing meetings.

 

What do I need to do the role?

  • Electrical bias preferred but multidiscipline experience will be considered
  • Experience of working within a highly regulated industry (for example nuclear, aviation) is preferred but not essential.
  • Experience of identifying, implementing and complying with applicable safety, environmental and quality standards, company procedures and policies and all site based legislative requirements.
  • Perform feasibility studies, site surveys and liaise with station engineering staff to identify scope of works required.
  • Capable of producing from scratch or amending existing engineering documentation such as electrical drawings, quality plans, installation method statements.  In addition to this there will be a requirement to review and approve contractor WRAMS.
  • Have good leadership skills and experience with supervising contractors during project installation phases.  Acting as installation team leader where necessary.
  •  Have a strong Health and Safety culture able to lead by example and provide coaching where necessary.  Experience in creating Task Risk Assessments.
  • Able to produce a turnkey package of work (Documentation, Install Supervision, testing and sign off to the client once complete)
  • Flexibility with paid extended working hours (and weekends) will be required to fit in with site process (mainly during installation phases) sometimes at short notice.
  • Carry out secondary roles as required by the Cavendish Site Lead.  (Radiological Protection Supervisor, PUWER Assessor).  Training will be supplied as required.

 

Qualifications:

HNC in relevant engineering discipline

Demonstrative experience within previous similar roles.

Basic IT skills (Word, Excel)

You will need experience in a similar type of project based role or experience of managing projects. 

Electrical engineering knowledge / background is ideal however not essential.

It is preferred if you have worked in a nuclear or power generation environment however this is not essential.

 

What else do I need to know?

All applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK and be subject to satisfactory security clearance which includes 3 years reference checks. Verification of any qualifications/passport/licences must be shown at interview stage.

We are happy to talk about flexible working.  Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview

 

What else do I need to know?

•    All applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK and be subject to satisfactory security clearance which includes 3 years reference checks. Verification of any qualifications/passport/licences must be shown at interview stage.

•    We are happy to talk about flexible working.  Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview

 

Application Guidance If you are currently employed by Babcock/Cavendish Nuclear please let your line manager know that you’re applying for this vacancy.  You should also let them know if you are attending an interview or assessment for a role.

Please note that you will not be able to access the vacancy details after the closing date so you may wish to keep a copy of this advert and any supporting documents for your records.

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. 

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

 

 

 

Closing Date: 01st December 2021


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