Control & Instrumentation Systems Engineer

  • Job Reference: 41914550
  • Date Posted: 16 September 2023
  • Recruiter: EDF Energy
  • Location: Hartlepool
  • Salary: £54,391 to £71,779
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Control & Instrumentation Systems Engineer

The Opportunity

Are you a talented engineer looking for an exciting new opportunity in the nuclear industry?  Do you want to play a key role in helping Britain achieve Net Zero?  This opportunity at Hartlepool Power Station might just be for you!

An exciting and rewarding opportunity has arisen at Hartlepool Power Station to join our highly skilled and motivated Engineering Department. We are seeking applications from those with Electrical, Control & Instrumentation Engineering backgrounds.

As an Electrical, Control & Instrumentation Systems Engineer you will be responsible for the System Health of the plant, developing short to long term improvement plans, outage scope and defining the maintenance policy on their assigned systems. You will also actively participate in the work planning process providing engineering technical input as required ensuring prioritisation of work is based on the criticality of equipment and its potential impact on plant performance.

In this role, you'll carry out the following roles and responsibilities:

  • Be a system owner for Control and Instrumentation plant areas and act as the technical conscience for the assigned systems.
  • Provide engineering support for project activities to advance the health of Station Safety Controls, Electronic and Control System
  • Supporting real-time Process Control, PLC and SCADA systems.
  • Ensure critical equipment is identified and that correct preventative maintenance programmes are in place to prevent unanticipated equipment failures.
  • Manage activities that are to be carried out and completed with full regard to site licence requirements, statutory regulations, company and location directives, procedures and safety rules.
  • Perform Condition monitoring, performance trending, plant walk downs and System Health Reviews as required. 

All roles within Engineering are vital to ensuring safe and reliable operation during our journey through Generation, Defueling and Decommissioning. If you feel like this role is of interest to you, please submit your application to the recruitment team.


This advert will close on Monday September 4, 2023

Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 11 September 2023


Pay, Benefits and Culture

We're offering a competitive salary & benefits in accordance with our terms and conditions covered by the EDF Company Agreement. The starting salary for the appointment will be dependent on your existing salary, competence, experiences and qualification. You will receive 28 days annual holiday plus bank holidays, incremental and competency-based progression and a defined contributions pensions scheme.

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.  

Who you are

Our C&I Engineers will hold a HNC or equivalent in an engineering or science discipline. You'll have a sound knowledge of principles and concepts, including the quality assurance measures which drive good software and Control and Instrumentation design in safety-related applications. Experience of working in the Nuclear industry or any other highly regulated environment would be advantageous although not essential.

Personally, you'll be an inquisitive, proactive and motivated individual. You'll not be afraid to challenge norms and be used to providing thorough explanations and advice, whilst being able to resolve complex technical challenges. Your interpersonal skills will naturally be exceptional with the ability to reach a wide audience with clear, concise messaging.

Join us and together we can help Britain achieve Net Zero

EDF is a core part of the EDF Group, one of the largest energy companies in Europe with key business operations in the UK, France, Italy and Belgium. We're the UK's largest producer of low-carbon electricity, the biggest supplier of electricity by volume in Great Britain, the largest supplier to British businesses and we employ more than 13,000 people. We operate nuclear, coal and gas power stations, wind farms, and combined heat & power plants. We have a focus on safe, dependable energy generation and an ethos of service excellence. We are playing a leading role in new nuclear build in the UK to secure a bright future for the combined business and its employees.