Handling Contract Engineering Lead

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Aztec West, Bristol, Hybrid, minimum of 3 days in office.



Do you have a Mechanical Background, with experience in leading Delivery on Engineering Equipment? with experience and knowledge in Contracts? Within the Nuclear industry or similar?


If so, join us as a Handling Contract Engineering Lead and you’ll join one of the most exciting and ambitious projects within EDF, as we continue to lead the rebirth of nuclear in the UK.


The Opportunity…
EDF EPR Engineering UK (EPR-E) is responsible for delivering the design for a number of NI buildings, systems and equipment contracts for the Hinkley Point C EPR Project through an integrated team, support to HPC construction and commissioning activities, and preparing design replication feasibility and engineering activities for the Sizewell C Project. Therefore, a Technical Directorate is being created, responsible for the engineering disciplines and technical expertise required to deliver the different engineering projects through integrated teams in EPR-E.

At Hinkley Point C (HPC) we are building two new nuclear reactors, the first in a new generation of nuclear power stations in the UK providing low carbon electricity for around six million homes.

For the SZC project, we are currently looking to recruit for the role of Handling Contract Engineering Lead.

Pay, benefits and culture…
Alongside a competitive salary between £70,000 – £80,000, depending on experience. We offer a competitive benefits package, including a company pension scheme, a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle, and the opportunity to earn bonus.
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.
We’ll value the difference you bring and offer opportunities for you to thrive and succeed.

What you’ll be doing…
The Handling Contract Engineering Lead activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Leading contract technical and project meetings
  • Technical surveillance and resolution of issues/queries
  • Review and approval of contractor deliverables and design where necessary
  • Control and Management of the evolution of the contract and design changes
  • Review and approval of contract amendments and exemptions (CTSs, ERs)
  • Manage the contract TLs and associated delivery scope, including task prioritisation.
  • Resource and budget planning to ensure the requirements of the contract are met to time, cost, schedule, and quality.
  • Liaise with RD and client teams to ensure integration of equipment with interfacing functions/systems.
  • Liaise with RD and client management teams to communicate progress, risks, issues and planning to support contract delivery.
  • Ensure qualification activities are progressing accordingly to the contract progress and site needs.



Who you are…


  • Master’s degree or equivalent in an Engineering or Scientific Discipline
  • Understanding of the EPR or general PWR design
  • Knowledge and experienced in Nuclear Mechanical Equipment Design, Manufacture and Operations
  • Technical background on handling, cranes, mechanical equipment, rotating equipment, steelworks
  • Understanding of Equipment interfaces (safety case, systems engineering, CDM)
  • Contract management and documentary surveillance
  • Experience using change-management, commercial and deliverable management systems (UKDC, UKICM, OPM, CEMAR, Teamcenter) is advantageous.
  • French speaking advantageous.

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