Structural Engineer (Steel Work) (17thJune2022) Bristol, England

Salary: GBP1 - GBP2 per annum



JDO R&A Branch - PTLS (Steel Work scope)

The Joint Design Office (JDO) has been created to reinforce the HPC site-based engineering to quickly respond to engineering queries and problems coming from site construction, to deliver the schedule and to deliver an increased scope of work. A primary benefit of this organisation is to save time for construction on site by having reactive answers and solutions to pursue their activities.


Vacancy Overview

Reporting to the Mechanical & Electrical Discipline Lead within the Review & Acceptance Branch of the JDO, the post-holder will be a Structural Engineer, contributing to the review and acceptance of engineering queries raised by the Main Civil Contractor (Bylor) on the Steel Work scope. For all the Steel Works installed across the Plants, the Main Civil Contractor is responsible of the execution drawings / manufacturing / installation on site.

The role will be interfaced with several parties, such the Main Civil Contractor (composed of main suppliers and sub-suppliers), Construction teams, Technical Experts, Quality teams, Project Management teams, and Design teams (embedded within the JDO organisation on site, or in back office).


Key Responsibilities on the Secondary Steel Work scope

-     Responding to General Queries, Non-Conformances, Change Request, and Exemption Requests originating from the Contractors off site (during manufacturing phase) or on site (during the installation phase) with the support of the Responsible Designer or site Experts when needed.

  • Perform surveillance of manufacturing documents.

-     Provide adequate oversight to ensure the Nuclear Safety requirements are met.

  • Contribute in the resolution and closure of Open Points.
  • Assesses technical risk and subsequently addresses this risk.
  • Report operationally to an Engineering Lead.


 The Skills

  • Degree or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline.
  • Experience applying multi-disciplinary technical knowledge within the nuclear industry.
  • Knowledge of the construction / installation industry.
  • Experience in the welding engineering.
  • Ability to influence a diverse range of stakeholders, particularly those in a site environment.
  • Ability to work independently, be pro-active, report on and escalate relevant issues.