Our Client a Leading Engineering Organisation currently managing a major work package on the Hinkely Point C New Build Project are seeking an Electrical Engineer to be based in the South West.

Role description

The successful candidate will form part of a team of electrical engineers tasked with the development and resolution of the engineering requirement associated with the main cabling contract for the HPC new nuclear power station. Specific to this role is the requirement that all equipment and material being installed is “Qualified” to RCC-E rules, and site specific standards and environmental conditions.The qualification process is dependent on the auditable trail of substantiating documents, for; design, supply chain engagement, manufactures assessment & control, lab test assessment & control. Along with the supporting documentation pack that achieves the requirements set out in the RCC-E.Duties will include the review and interpretation of the clients specifications followed by production of the appropriate documentation.


  • Work within Design & Engineering team on the Qualification of equipment for HPC.
  • Production of documentation for the design, manufacture and testing of various items of electrical equipment.
  • Production of documentation to substantiate the qualification of various items of electrical equipment.
  • Assist with the establishment and maintenance of risk and opportunity matrices.
  • Ensure the engineering requirements of the project schedule are met to enable the respective milestones and key dates to be achieved.
  • Maintenance of the appropriate quality management systems and records commensurate with a nuclear installation.
  • There will be interfaces with the design and engineering team, other internal disciplines such as procurement, Quality Assurance, safety, planning, etc. plus, via the senior design engineer, design subcontractor and site construction teams.

Essential skills

  • Experience working within highly regulated industries, preferably civil nuclear
  • Experience working to stringent Quality Procedures
  • Experience in clarification, compliance and implementation of standards (i.e. BS, BS EN, IEC and client specific)
  • Experience of site installations in order to identify and address both installation issues and opportunities at the design stage.
  • Ability to work to tight project deadlines
  • Working knowledge of CDM 2015, designer’s duties and an overall knowledge of site safety
  • Experience of liaising with the supply chain (Manufacturers of cable, tray, cabinets & switchgear etc.)

Desired skills

  • 10 years’ engineering experience, in the field of major power projects
  • Experience of compiling documentation to support design substantiation
  • Experience of Functional Safety
  • An appreciation of NEC3 contract terms and conditions
Published by Thomas Thor

Thomas Thor Associates is a consulting and recruitment organisation providing services to the global nuclear sector. We represent nuclear industry experts and provide them to our clients for either freelance contract assignments or permanent staff positions.

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