Our Vacancy

Senior commissioning engineer – Nuclear Island (Waste)

  • Nuclear
  • Permanent /
  • Bristol
  • 04/09/23
  • On site

Join the Switchers – a team of 6,500 trailblazers across 12 countries, dedicated to the task of the century: transitioning to low-carbon energy. At Assystem, we design and supervise major infrastructure projects while accelerating our clients’ digital transformation – a key factor for success.

As a Senior Commissioning Engineer on the Nuclear Island, you’ll play a key role in the development of Hinkley Point C, the first nuclear power station of its kind in the UK in over 20 years. You’ll contribute to one of the largest construction projects globally and help accelerate the energy transition around the world.

Job Description

  • Accountable to a Commissioning Manager 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 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
  • Ensure that the commissioning process meets nuclear, environmental, and industrial safety regulatory requirements and that it reflects best practice in international safety and technical excellence

My profile

  • Strong technical background in nuclear industrial
  • Knowledge of nuclear power generation
  • Experience of commissioning nuclear power plant
  • Practical experience of Nuclear Plant systems commissioning
  • Demonstrable history of working within safety and quality cultures
  • Track record of major project delivery in a technical role
  • Good communication skills and the ability to convey complex information to others
  • Degree qualified (or equivalent) in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Experience of working in a regulatory environment

Desirable Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications & Experience

  • Familiarity with safety case process and design substantiation
  • Knowledge of Balance of Nuclear Island (BNI) or Radioactive Waste Systems
  • Knowledge of delivering to complex project programmes
  • Commercial awareness with an understanding of the impact of change
  • French language skills would be beneficial
  • Experience of leading teams in a programme-driven project environment

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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