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Our Vacancy

Mechanical Engineer – Area Integration Lead

  • Nuclear
  • Permanent / Project Management
  • Bridgwater
  • 04/05/24
  • 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 Area Integration Engineer will support the Area Integration Lead review and develop construction sequences for structures, systems and components within their designated area; from manufacturing completion through to site construction, erection and commissioning ensuring that the sequence supports key schedule milestones.  This will involve:

  • Reviewing the construction schedule to ensure that identified sequence can be implemented in conjunction with related structures, systems and other constraints.  
  • Review availability of materials and equipment to assess project readiness to commence works.
  • Support resolution of “hotspots” to maintain the overall schedule milestones where necessary supporting “Best For Project” decision making.
  • Providing oversight of the Projects application of “Delivery Work Pack” & “Interface Data Sheet” procedures.

To support the above activities, the Area Integration Engineer will need to interact with many of the other functions on site, key ones being; Engineering, Project Management, Planning, Procurement, Delivery, Commissioning and Site Operations.  The Integration role is also likely to involve working on transverse issues across different areas.

The analysis horizon of the Area Integration team needs to look beyond current on-going activities on the site, typically they should be working to deliver a credible schedule well in advance of T-16 weeks before planned implementation.

The Area Integration Engineer will need to use 3D and/or 4D tools, such as Navisworks and/or Synchro.  They need to be able to interrogate a P6 schedule and manipulate data extracted from it using Excel and present it using the other Microsoft Office and online tools.  They will also need to manage data via databases or PowerBI.

The Area Integration Engineer will have a broad understanding of Engineering, Procurement and Construction activities and the integration of these activities.  They will also have a good understanding of project planning processes and the ability to identify and support the resolution of complex issues and interfaces.  Delivery integration has a wide-ranging perspective of the project, consequently Area Integration Engineers need to be able to work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders using good analytical, communication and influencing skills to gather data and agree resolutions.  

My profile


  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Equivalent in Construction Management
  • 5 years experience in delivering complex projects.
  • Knowledge and experience of planning tools (P6), 3D model interrogation (Navisworks) and use of Microsoft Office software suite packages particularly Excel and Power point.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English.


  • Construction health and Safety qualification eg. IOSHH Managing Safely.
  • Nuclear construction background.
  • Experience operating in a highly regulated, high security environment.
  • Knowledge of French would be advantageous.


All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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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