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Technical Engineer (Mechanical)

  • Location: Bridgwater
  • Salary: Market related
  • Job Type:Permanent

My client is recruiting for a Systems Engineer to join their EDF framework delivery team. The Generation Services business team supports their key client EDF Nuclear Generation with regards to their nuclear fleet in the UK. This is a key role within their project management and engineering resource team at EDF’s Hinkley Point B Power Station.

You will be part of a large client led team at this location and this role will require working on multiple engineering projects to support Hinkley Point B’s generation and nuclear defueling objectives.

Accountable to the client Group Head and Engineering Team to ensure execution of fleet engineering standards and processes for safe and reliable operation of a nuclear power plant in accordance with all licenses, regulating bodies, business strategies and industry best practices.

The role will include responsibility for a particular plant area encompassing review, monitoring and assessment of maintenance duties, acting as the direct point of contact for that plant, condition monitoring performance trending, plant walkdowns and system health reviews.

System Engineers shall ensure that the work is conducted in a safe, timely and effective manner to its conclusion.

Based at the EDF Hinkley Point B Power Station, you will report to the Jacobs Site Lead and be accountable directly to the client.

Everyone working in their team will have a proven track record of working within highly regulated environments with high safety standards and culture.

Strong communication and organisational skills are a must with the ability to develop relationships and maintain effective networks and be results-focussed tempered with a team-centred approach.

Everyone working in their team will need the ability to obtain CTC or SC level UK security clearance.


Typically Chartered Engineer or HND Plus with extensive experience in specific engineering discipline eg civil, C&I, electrical, mechanical.

Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) qualification.

Knowledge and application of Health and Safety legislation, including Construction Design Management and Health and Safety at Work Act.

Experience of identifying, implementing, and complying with applicable safety, environmental and quality standards, company procedures and policies and other relevant legislative and regulatory requirements.

Background in nuclear power plant operations is advantageous.

Suitable relevant experience within engineering/construction projects, particularly in an operational context.

Technical experience including the preparation of technical documentation, the review and approval of technical proposals and procedures and experience of testing and decommissioning activities.