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Technical Lead

Job Category:  Other
Contract Partner Company:  MEH Alliance
Employing Company:  Balfour Beatty

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We have an opportunity for a Technical Lead working with The MEH Alliance on the Hinkley Point C Project.

Role Overview : 


  • Supporting the design delivery process and, where required, participating in Handover gate reviews to provide technical input to the risk assessment of any remaining design configuration issues at each stage.
  • Identifying and assessing Risks, Critical Issues and Hot Spots that may impact the MEH Programme delivery.
  • With respect to the above, propose, manage and implement action plans, in line with objectives given by the Engineering Manager to both mitigate risk and resolve technical issues efficiently.
  • Supporting the process of Open Point resolution including management of decoupling and final value data.
  • Providing input to the assessment and implementation of Referential and Design Changes.
  • Providing support to Project Manager in the resolution of RD & ED Contract technical issues to drive the resolution of EWNs, TQs and CEs.
  • Technical input to CMB & ROTC process.
  • Any other specific duties that the Engineering Manager discharges to the Technical Support Lead

Minimum Qualifications/ Experience:


  • Minimum HNC in an engineering discipline. 
  • Experience of construction of large multi-discipline projects, understanding of engineering design delivery, understanding of cross-discipline relationships, interfaces and coordination. 
  • Experience of engineering design delivery, requirements, standards, handover and quality needs
  • Nuclear sector experience, ideally in new build environment. 
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel & data management. 
  • A positive ‘can do’ mentality, self-motivated, setting the right behaviours. 
  • An ability to think laterally and flexibly to deliver solutions, and a ‘process driven’ focus to delivery. 
  • Strong communication skills with their team and external stakeholders. 
  • Has worked at a level, providing accountability for their actions. 
  • An ability to reach sensible compromise positions. 
  • Can demonstrate previous record of success in their discipline, evidenced by examples. 
  • Understanding the needs of nuclear quality and how nuclear quality is assured and controlled.
  • Understand how to apply a graded approach to quality

Additional Qualifications/ Experience:


  • Degree in engineering (desirable) 
  • Charted / Incorporated Engineer with relevant engineering institute or working towards Charted / Incorporated status 
  • Detailed understanding of PWR design and experience in PWR operations advantageous but not essential.
  • Working knowledge of French language an advantage.
  • Good knowledge of CDM Regulations.


For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. As a project, we do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.