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Construction Cost Engineer (Sizewell C Project)

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

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Construction Cost Engineer

A career that will deliver change. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve net zero.

Location: London 
Employment type: 12- month fixed term contract/ full time 
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 plus benefits

The Opportunity

Our exciting Sizewell C (SZC) project – a proposed new nuclear power station to be built on the Suffolk coast - would provide dependable electricity to 6 million homes for 60 years which, along with renewables, will support Britain’s Net Zero aim by 2050.

If you’re looking to advance your career as a Construction Cost Engineer, then we have a fantastic opportunity for you to join the SZC Cost Estimate Team. 

The Role

As a Construction Cost Engineer, you’ll be responsible for supporting the cost estimate development for the construction of the SZC project.

You’ll have the following main accountabilities:


  • Providing data and analytical support to the Estimate Leads
  • Supporting the consolidation of estimate information
  • Supporting the external review/verification of the SZC cost estimate 
  • Supporting with the quality assurance of estimates, reports & presentations 
  • Preparing presentations for internal and external stakeholders 
  • Preparing detailed cost analysis 

The Skills

To be successful in this role, you’ll be able to demonstrate:


  • Experience of analysis and presentation of cost data
  • Strong numerical and financial modelling skills 
  • Experience in handling and analysing large data sets
  • Excellent communication skills (including English language skills) including in visual presentations
  • Ability to take a pro-active, flexible, business focused approach in delivery of the role
  • Flexible approach with a willingness to develop knowledge and skills in different aspects of the project



  • Strong degree in a relevant discipline 
  • Experience of cost estimating/ engineering for construction projects 
  • Experience using tools such as CostOS and PowerBI

Competitive Salary & Benefits

At EDF we’re dedicated to offering flexible benefits that support our people across all aspects of their lives. We’re delighted to offer a range of benefits to support our employees’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing.  

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a market-leading company pension scheme, paid holidays and a range of flexible benefits, such as: a company incentive bonus plan, health cover, cycle to work scheme, gym membership, discounts and employee pricing. 

Please let us know if you’d like to discuss flexible working arrangements by highlighting this on your application.  

Why EDF?

Together, we can beat the climate crisis.  Together, we can help Britain achieve Net Zero.   

When it comes to saving the planet, everyone’s talking the talk these days. As Britain’s biggest generator of zero carbon electricity, we’re not just talking about it, we’re doing something about it.   

At EDF every single one of us is 100% committed to reducing the UK’s carbon emissions to Net Zero. We’re generating the right mix of low carbon electricity to power the nation today and building the low carbon infrastructure Britain will need tomorrow.    

Our people form a 10,000+ strong community, rich in diverse backgrounds and perspectives. We empower our people with the skills they need to build a successful career and to bring our purpose to life in their work.  

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.