Nuclear Components Engineer

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

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Nuclear Components Engineer

Gloucester Business Park. Hybrid with a minimum of 3 days per week in the office.

Are you the type of person that likes a fast-paced environment, likes to be challenged? Are you always the one to be customer focused and getting energised by working and interacting with a diverse set of people? Are you known for your safety conscience and attention to detail whilst working proactively and agilely in a commercially sustainable way? Above all are you passionate to help Britain achieve #CarbonNetZero?

The Opportunity…

We are looking for Mechanical, Chemical, or Process Engineers to join our nuclear energy business working as part of the Mechanical Components Branch, based in Gloucester, with occasional opportunities for foreign travel.

You will take up the responsibility of leading on delivery of equipment contracts to support our client licensee requirements and underpin Nuclear Safety.  The role will also require you to support more junior members of the team. 

This is an exciting time to join the team as the Hinkley Point C Project is moving into the key mechanical & electrical erection phase and work is progressing on securing the Sizewell C Project to help Britain achieve #CarbonNetZero.

Pay, benefits and culture…

Alongside a starting salary of from £50,000 we’re dedicated to offering flexible benefits that support our people across all aspects of their lives.

We offer a market-leading company pension scheme, paid holidays and a range of flexible benefits, such as: a company incentive bonus plan, cycle to work scheme, discounts and employee pricing.

At EDF, everyone’s welcome and 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. 

Who you are…

Degree qualified Mechanical, Chemical or Process Engineer with industrial experience of the design, manufacture or operation of fluid system equipment such as pumps, valves, heat exchangers, compressors etc.

In the absence of direct experience, you would have transferrable skills providing engineering support to the procurement, delivery and or installation of equipment/machinery in a highly regulated industry such as Nuclear, Oil and Gas or Aerospace.

It would be great if you also have:


  • Project experience on process, cooling or reactor systems.
  • Experience of design/manufacture of rotating equipment, pumps, compressors, motors.
  • Direct Nuclear Experience, particularly justification of design modifications/safety case authorship.
  • Experience on design work, site-based operations, construction, or commissioning.
  • Experience of working in a heavily regulated project environment.

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.