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Works Permitting Engineer - CON20010

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

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We have an opportunity for a Works Permitting Engineer - CON20010 working with The MEH Alliance on the Hinkley Point C Project.

Role Overview :


  • Appropriate procedures are established and maintained for all work done under the permit-to-work system 
  • To help in the preparation of permits, and responsible for the supervision and performance of the work, are identified and competent 
  • Ensure sufficient resources are provided to enable the permit-to-work system to be correctly implemented and run.
  • Maintain a register of permits and advise holders to renew. 
  • Maintain a register of Method Statements in use and advise holders when a periodic review is required. 
  • Maintain a register of permit acceptors and isolating authorities. 
  • Manage, audit and monitor the permit to work system, to ensure compliance with company and client’s procedures and processes. 
  • Control and initiate site audits to ensure compliance with the safe system of work. 
  • Ensures copies of permits, or records of their issue, are kept for a specified period to enable auditing or incident investigation. 
  • Instruct relevant authorised personnel to organise supplementary permits and isolation certificates such as mechanical, electrical, confined space etc. in preparation for start of works. 
  • Build strong relationships with the permit to work team and client representatives
  • Problem solver, organised, ability to prioritise and deliver within a high-paced environment.
  • Commitment drive and the ability to work on one’s own initiative.
  • Proven track record in nuclear power preferred 

Minimum Qualifications/ Experience:


  • Mechanical or electrical degree or similar qualification where it can be demonstrated that safety management was a core module of that qualification 
  • Working toward a NEBOSH 
  • Engineering or process background required. 
  • Proven ability to perform in a safety orientated capacity, excellent written and oral communications skills, and a thorough knowledge of risk management practices. 
  • Conversant with all related legislation, codes and standards.  
  • Competent in making presentations and leading meetings at Director and Senior Management level 
  • Thorough knowledge of CDM regulations 
  • Positive, can-do mentality 
  • Proven track record of success 

Additional Qualifications/ Experience:    


  • 5-10 years’ experience in a technical role or coordinator on large-scale projects such as power plants, refineries, petrochemical plants, preferably new build.
  • Experienced in working in a Joint Venture or Alliance environment 
  • Nuclear experience would be an advantage.
  • Through understanding of permits and the reasons for the use of permits.


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.