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Our Vacancy

Junior Electrical Engineer

  • Nuclear
  • Permanent /
  • Bridgwater
  • 22/06/24
  • 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

Junior Electrical Engineer will normally be aligned to either HV, LV, DC or generator systems but will be expected to work across all electrical disciplines at times during the contract period. This includes system voltages at 400kV, 10kV, 400VAC, 690VAC 220VDC and control voltages. The engineer must be able to work with plans and meet tight deadlines.

The Electrical Commissioning Engineer will, acting under the direction and control of NNB GenCo. Carry out the following.

Main deliverables and objectives include:
Contribute to team meetings

  • Liaise with the designer
  • Liaise with the Project managers for electrical deliverables
  • Accountable to a nominated Commissioning Manager/Engineer in the NNB HPC Project team
  • Develop commissioning documentation relating to commissioning testing and system validation activities
  • Contribute to design reviews to ensure layout of plant items and systems are in a manner that allows ease of commissioning
  • Contribute to detailed planning of commissioning and take ownership of a programme of commissioning tests
  • Take part in the execution of site commissioning activities including supervision of contractor commissioning personnel on behalf of HPC to achieve successful and safe commissioning of HPC systems
  • Provide information to assist the Commissioning Manager and Senior Commissioning Manager in meeting project-level objectives and milestones
  • Analyse commissioning results and provide reports summarising the outcome of commissioning
  • Support HPC to ensure that the commissioning process meets nuclear, environmental and industrial safety regulatory requirements and that it reflects good industry practice in international safety and technical excellence.

My profile

• Electrical Engineering degree or equivalent qualification
• Relevant experience in the nuclear industry
• Experience of producing design documentation and Test Specifications
• Ability to effectively manage own workload in order to respect deadlines and KPI requirements
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Ability to communicate clearly and accurately, both written and orally, in English
• Proactive and confident in communicating with others, particularly those based in remote
offices including France and Germany.
• Proactive in developing positive working relations with others within the project
• Ability to prioritise, manage numerous tasks with other stakeholders

• Knowledge of EPR system design principles and nuclear safety classification
• Experience of working on an EPR project, operating plant or on an industrial site
• Knowledge of UK licensing requirements and its application within the HPC project
• Knowledge of effluent treatment systems scope of EPR or other BNI systems’ design



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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