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Independent Site Inspector

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

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The Opportunity

 

Independent Site Inspector, Bridgwater, competitve salary and benefits.
 

We have an opportunity for you to join our team and contribute to one of the most exciting and challenging construction projects in the country, as we lead the rebirth of Nuclear in the UK. We are embarking on the safe construction of two PWR’s at HPC in Somerset, join us on this journey. This position requires a chartered electrical engineer with experience of working on Nuclear Installations / major construction projects, to support the Independent Site Inspection process at Hinkley Point C. To independently assess whether electrical installation activities are compliant with company requirements and regulatory obligations and are performed in a manner that promotes high levels of nuclear safety, in line with best UK and international practice.
 

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The Independent Site Inspection team provide independent oversight and challenge of Nuclear Safety, environmental, industrial safety, security and quality performance, using different complementary techniques and feedback findings directly to the concerned functions and to the Senior Management Team through the Safety and Assurance Director. You will be an experienced electrical engineer with a strong understanding of highly complex / highly technical projects and of the UK regulatory regime, who can communicate at all levels in the organisation and be able to demonstrate high ethical behaviour, integrity and character. The ability to influence senior managers is essential and experience in a nuclear organisation is a significant advantage, though not essential.


The Person


The role of a Nuclear Site Inspector is varied and you are likely to undertake a range of duties. Some Inspectors concentrate on undertaking planned inspections on site, while others will mainly carry out surveillance activities or manage discrete intervention projects. However, the focus is on working as a team to ensure compliance, reassure the public and improve safety standards. As a successful member of the team you will be...

 
A strong, competent and respected internal regulator is essential for the long term success of Nuclear New Build. This role is to independently assess whether construction activities are compliant with company requirements and regulatory obligations and are performed in a manner that promotes high levels of nuclear safety in line with best UK and international practice. The work consists of on-site audits, general site surveillance and data analysis to identify regulatory compliance shortfalls and adverse trends associated with nuclear, industrial, environmental security safety, quality and general construction standards; the understanding of which will allow the site to improve its construction, commissioning and eventually operational performance.
As a Site Inspector you must be able to work independently, although part of a wider team. You will be required to communicate at all levels within the site organisation, interfacing with staff, contractors and managers at a working level, providing feedback to senior site managers and the Head of Assurance. This position requires a strong understanding of highly complex / highly technical projects and of the UK regulatory regime.
As the Independent Site Inspector, you will be part of a team of Site Inspectors assigned ownership for different elements of the overall site assurance programme. You will be assigned activities aligned to their relevant specialist knowledge and experience but are expected to expand your knowledge and skills.


The Skills


The following skills are essential for applying for this position:

 

 

  • Degree qualified Electrical Engineer;
  • Chartered Engineering status of a relevant institute;
  • Experience within the Nuclear Industry, preferably in an assurance role;
  • Experience in highly complex / highly technical projects, understanding of the interfaces across the many contributors such projects require, preferably in an assurance role;
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety legislation including Nuclear Site Licence requirements, 17th Addition IEE wiring Regulations, CDM Regulations 2015.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills (verbal and written). Able to deliver difficult messages by creating confidence through crafting of strong justifications and arguments and tailor messages to suit the audience;
  • The ability to influence and to provide constructive challenge which is accepted by others;
  • The ability to build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • A dynamic individual who is a team player that is pro-active and flexible; but has the ability to work on own initiative across a broad range of issues to review compliance;
  • Ability to think ‘outside the box’ as a means of reducing the risks from ‘group think’


Competitive Salary & Benefits


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including a defined contribution pension scheme, a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.  Although these roles are advertised on a full-time basis as standard, flexible working arrangements will be considered.


Why EDF Energy?


We’re proud to be an inclusive, disability confident employer and recognise the importance of employee well-being, and although these roles are advertised on a full-time basis as standard, flexible working arrangements will be considered. 

 

We’re about the people who work with us and we celebrate their diversities and embrace the value that their differences bring. We believe that a culture of inclusion forms the basis of a truly sustainable business and is vital to shaping a strong and fresh-thinking organisation, with a number of employer networks and benefits to suit your lifestyle.

 

Recruiting from the widest possible pool of talent, we assess every potential employee against our four key behaviours – Integrity, Inclusion, Inspiration and Impact. We make sure that our workforce is a true reflection of our communities and customers. Their unique perspectives not only give us a better understanding of customers from all walks of life, but bring fresh ideas too.

 

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.