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Our Vacancy

Technical Contracts Engineer – Tanks

  • Nuclear
  • Permanent /
  • Bristol
  • 11/02/24
  • 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

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Technical Lead(TL) role in Bristol to support process equipment contracts across HPC and SZC scope. This is a valuable and technically stimulating opportunity to work within client office to support both Hinkley Point C (HPC) and Sizewell C (SZC) which are a vital part of the UK’s future energy strategy. As the first of the UK’s next generation of nuclear power stations, HPC is both of high profile and high complexity. As part of the Responsible Designer, the client delivers the design of some of the Nuclear Island (NI) buildings for Hinkley Point C from their Bristol Office and will also replicate the NI design for SZC in the years to come.

As the Technical Lead you will provide technical oversight of the contract(s), including the
surveillance of technical documentations, the management and the resolution of open points and changes related to Design, Manufacturing and Qualification. You will be also
responsible for keeping the contract at the configuration compliant with the project progress In order to do this, you will work closely with the relevant disciplines in client offices both in U.K and France but also the suppliers to ensure the technical requirements are met.

Typical TL activities include, but are not limited to:
 Leading technical meetings
 Technical surveillance and resolution of issues/queries
 Review and approval of contractor deliverables and design where necessary
 Review of non-conformances and exemptions requests, open points, design changes
 Control and Management of the evolution of the contract and design changes
 Review and approval of contract amendments and exemptions (CTSs, ERs)
 Liaise with RD and client teams to ensure integration of equipment with interfacing
 Liaise with RD and client management teams to communicate progress, risks, issues
and planning to support contract delivery.
 Reporting of KPIs to the CEL
 Ensure qualification activities are progressing accordingly to the contract progress
and site needs.
 Help to upskill other members of the team, including other less experienced TLs
 Technical assessment of the tenders in the aspects of design, qualification and

My profile

Skills Required

 Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering 
 Understanding of the EPR or general PWR design
 Knowledge and experienced in Nuclear Mechanical Equipment Design, Manufacture
and Operations
 Technical background on tank design, waste process equipment
 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
 IT literate
 French-speaking would be an advantage

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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