Hinkley Point C, Bridgwater, with the possibility of occasional working from home, depending on the needs of the business and potential travel to other sites.

As we push the boundaries of technology, are you passionate about Engineering, and Building Collaborative Relationships that will shape the future?

We are seeking Commissioning Engineers to join our dynamic team. Who will thrive in a collaborative environment, are driven by challenges, and are ready to make an impact and grow your career?


Be part of one of the most exciting and challenging projects within EDF, as we continue to lead the rebirth of nuclear in the UK.




The Hinkley Point C (HPC) Commissioning Team is expanding in preparation for the commissioning of Hinkley Point C (HPC), the first nuclear power station to be built in a generation.

In this role, you will be working in a diverse environment and contribute your knowledge and skills to oversee the preparation and execution of commissioning activities and work collaboratively with other areas, teams, and programmes.


You will collaborate closely with the Commissioning Delivery Team and other areas of the project including technical and oversight functions. Together, you will develop a comprehensive set of controls and regulatory compliance measures, which will form an integral part of the HPC Commissioning Arrangements. Building strong collaborative relationships with the safety case team, contractors, the HPC project delivery team, site engineering, and the plant operational organisation will be crucial in ensuring well-defined and controlled interfaces with the commissioning process.



Pay, benefits and culture…

Alongside a competitive salary starting from £53,000, depending on experience. We offer a competitive benefits package, including a company pension scheme, a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle, and the opportunity to earn bonus. 

At EDF, everyone’s welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone has a voice and where you feel confident being yourself.  We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.  We’d like our future workforce to have an equal gender balance, represent a broad mix of people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, those with a disability and supporting social mobility.  

We’re a disability confident employer and we’ll do all we can to help with your application, making adjustments as you need.  

We’ll value the difference you bring and offer opportunities for you to thrive and succeed. 


What you’ll be doing…


  • Develop commissioning documentation relating to regulatory compliance and the governance and oversight of commissioning testing and system validation activities.
  • Contribute to the smooth running of project and programme level processes that enable the safe and controlled progress of commissioning.
  • Assist in the detailed planning of commissioning authority activities including commissioning phases, and regulatory and licensing activities.
  • Take part in the authorisation of site commissioning activities including oversight of the commissioning organisation 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.
  • Participate in the review of issues and arrangements to ensure that the commissioning programme can continue to manage risks effectively.
  • Ensure that the commissioning process adheres to nuclear, environmental, and industrial safety regulatory requirements, incorporating international best practices in safety and technical excellence. 

Who you are…


As a Commissioning Authority Engineer, you’ll have some knowledge/experience in a highly regulated industry such as Nuclear Generation, Oil & Gas, or other heavy/manufacturing industries.


Your enthusiasm and drive for continuous improvement will be a valued part of the Commissioning team and HPC.


  • Hold a degree (or equivalent) in a relevant engineering discipline.
  • Technical background in industrial, power generation or process engineering.
  • Collaborates well in a diverse team environment.
  • Ability to perform effectively under pressure and adapt to unexpected changes.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to innovate, think laterally and implement processes.
  • Possesses a growth mindset and demonstrates resilience in learning from setbacks.
  • Proficient oral and written communications skills with ability to convey complex information at all levels of stakeholders, contractors, departments, and the project.


Your background may include some of the following:


  • Knowledge of Integrated Management Systems particularly in a project environment
  • Experience in the management and oversight of commissioning, maintenance and/or operations.
  • Experience in an assurance, governance, or regulatory compliance role.
  • Full membership (or working towards full membership) in an internationally recognised engineering body.


Closing Date: 21st July 2024

Join us and together we can help Britain achieve Net Zero.


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