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Our Vacancy

Electrical Handover Lead

  • Nuclear
  • Permanent /
  • Bridgwater
  • 15/04/24
  • On site

Assystem is an international company with one mission: accelerate the energy transition around the world.

Every day, our 6,500 switchers located in 12 countries (Europe, Middle East, Pacific Asia & Africa) connect their six thousand billion neurons to tackle the task of the century: switching to low-carbon energy.

We are a collective committed to the actors who are making the energy switch. Sharing our knowledge, expertise and values allows us to innovate and think differently about the energy transition.

Drawing on more than 55 years’ experience in highly regulated sectors subject to strict security and safety requirements, we provide our customers with engineering and project management services, as well as digital services and solutions to optimize the performance of complex infrastructure projects throughout their life cycle. The Group is currently ranked second in the world for nuclear engineering.

To ensure a viable, efficient, and reliable energy future for all.

Job Description

The key task of the Electrical Handover Lead is to make sure the physical system installed by the supplier are in line with the Engineering documents and/or specification, the Erection Work Package, and the pre-condition of Handover, and other requirements etc, by organising the technical review on EESR documents and walkdown checking on site, and then takeover the system to Commissioning and Pre-ops. You will need to:

  • Accountable to Completion and Handover Manager in the HPC Project team.
  • Update the system handover and takeover procedures/guidance notes/work instructions.
  • Instruct Joint Ventures to draft Electrical EESR.
  • Build up and manage the Electrical system handover schedule.
  • Review Electrical EESR documents and coordinate other reviewers to feedback the comments on time.
  • Organise the walkdown checking on site with all the stakeholders
  • Organise the meeting of punch list categorisation after walkdown checking.
  • Support and push JV to close out the comments on EESR documents and the snags in the punch list.
  • Optimise the handover and/or takeover process.
  • Discover and deal with the problems/defaults associated with installation as early as possible.
  • Prepare the documentation for FTC, TFI and TFM.
  • To support I&C, mechanical and HVAC system handover, if needed.

My profile


  • Strong technical background in electrical, I&C, or electronic engineering.
  • Degree qualified in a relevant science or engineering subject.
  • Experience of working in the nuclear industry, or an alternative regulated industry (e.g., oil & gas, electricity).
  • Experience of installation, commissioning, maintenance, or operation support.
  • An awareness of relevant legal and regulatory framework and compliance requirements.
  • Ability to provide technical expertise and knowledge to troubleshooting / fault finding activities.
  • An ability to build effective networks, negotiate and influence effectively towards the achievement of business objectives.
  • An ability to work within a multi-disciplined engineering team to proactively manage and resolve design/installation/commissioning/maintenance issues as they arise.



  • Chartered Engineer, or equivalent professional standing.
  • Experience in the design, installation, commissioning, maintenance of nuclear power plants.
  • Demonstrable history of working within safety and quality cultures.
  • Experience leading technical teams.
  • Understanding of UK licensing and other statutory processes, the role of the licensee and the principles of an Intelligent Customer organisation.
  • Commercial awareness with an understanding of the impact of change.
  • Experience of working within teams in a programme-driven project environment.

Familiarity with safety case process and design substantiation

HPC site position 

We are committed to equal treatment of candidates and promote, as well as foster all forms of diversity within our company. We believe that bringing together people with different backgrounds and perspectives is essential for creating innovative and impactful solutions. Skills, talent, and our people’s ability to dare are the only things that matter !. Bring your unique contributions and help us shape the future.

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