Nuclear Radiological and Environment Lead

Job Category:  Other
Contract Partner Company:  Jobs Service
Employing Company:  EDF

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Nuclear Radiological and Environment Lead

Aztec West, Bristol - with flexibility of working from home, minimum 3 days a week in the office.

Are you a qualified engineer? Do you have knowledge of Environmental or Radiological topics in the nuclear sector? Are you looking to develop your expertise and build experience in the exciting and challenging environment of new nuclear build?

If so, join us as a Nuclear Radiological and Environment Lead and you’ll join one of the most exciting and ambitious projects within EDF, as we continue to lead the rebirth of nuclear in the UK.

The Opportunity...


  • EPR-E established in 2023, oversees the design (basic design) and the realization (studies, procurement, erection, testing and commissioning) of nuclear islands for new projects.
  • EPR-E is responsible for delivering the design for a number of NI buildings, systems and equipment contracts for the Hinkley Point C EPR Project through an integrated team, support to HPC construction and commissioning activities, and preparing design replication feasibility and engineering activities for the Sizewell C Project. Therefore, a Technical Directorate is being created, responsible for the engineering disciplines and technical expertise required to deliver the different engineering projects through integrated teams in EPR-E.
  • For the SZC Project, work on the replication strategy and some early design studies are already underway and being delivered and managed from both France and UK.
  • As a Nuclear Radiological and Environment Lead, you will be maintaining and exerting the technical authority of the project to demonstrate full control of the SZC Nuclear Island (NI) technical integration.
  • The TD set up the replication strategy on the NI scope, ensure the technical integration of the contributions from all disciplines, coordinate the project delegates within the technical departments, implement and deliver the overall engineering process.
  • Within TD, the Nuclear Safety Team are responsible for the overall coordination of activities relating to the following technical topic areas: Safety Functional Requirements, Hazards, Fault Studies, Probabilistic Safety Analysis (PSA), Human Factors, Security, Structural Integrity, Environment, Decommissioning, Fire and Radiation Protection.

Pay, benefits and culture…

Alongside a salary from £60,000 to £70,000, 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…


  • Coordinating technical activities for the Environment, Radiological Consequences and Radiation Protection activities.
  • Coordinating interactions with the technical leads within the technical disciplines supporting the Project, ensuring activities are kicked off in a timely manner and deliverable produced right first time.
  • Providing support to production of other studies produced by the technical departments.
  • Ensuring consistency in activities across the different technical topics across the Safety scope and wider SZC Project (as needed).
  • Analysing and integrating possible changes impacting the design, and ensure relevant actions are taken to ensure progress with the resolution of open points and design changes.
  • Leading or supporting interactions with the Client and feeding into the resolution of issues from the Regulator.
  • Additionally, the Nuclear Radiological and Environment Lead may also be required to produce technical documentation to support the ongoing replication process for the SZC Project and carry out Environmental Ranking of SZC design changes.

Who you are…

Your background may include some of the following:


  • Degree qualified Engineer (in an appropriate scientific or engineering discipline).
  • Knowledge of Environment and/or Radiological topics in the Nuclear sector.
  • Experience in a relevant position such (preferably from a highly regulated industry).
  • The ability to take a strategic view with good interpersonal skills and be able to communicate at all levels.
  • Motivated and disciplined with an ability to work to deadlines and prioritise work across multiple workstreams.
  • Able to write and review technical documents which present complex arguments clearly.
  • Take a proactive approach to management and resolution of technical topics.
  • Strong organisational and communication skills, able to liaise between multiple stakeholders and maintain a clear overview for specific topics.

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


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.