Project Engineer - Lifts and Hoists

  • Job Reference: 57380
  • Date Posted: 9 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Cavendish Nuclear
  • Location: Bridgwater, Somerset
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Benefits
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title: Project Engineer - Lifts and Hoists
Location: Hinkley Point C, Bridgwater, Somerset
Compensation: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF57380

At Cavendish Nuclear we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Project Engineer at our Hinkley Point C site.

This is a brilliant opportunity to work as part of the MEH Alliance on the prestigious Hinkley Point C Nuclear project. The alliance work across the project to integrate and coordinate the delivery of all main Mechanical, Electrical, Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (MEH), cabling and associated support services. This innovative approach will help different contractors work as a single entity to deliver the complex installation of cabling and pipework in the power station's vast network of rooms.

The Role
As a Project Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. Being part of the MEH Alliance working on Hinkley Point C is a chance to be involved in a major project with national significance. Supporting the Lifting Lead, with developing and implementing all aspects of the lifts and hoists project scope.

The lifts and host scope consists of 22 material / passenger lifts and 100 rope / wire overhead hoists to be installed across HPC to support constriction activities. The project engineer will scope, plan and oversee the installation of the lifts and hoists.

Day-to-day, you'll provide and demonstrate a positive HSE leadership, building a strong and compliant HS&E culture throughout the whole construction life cycle of the Project; all the while you'll be expected to review emergent engineering tasks, review, and develop a response of seek support from the wider engineering team:

  • Monitoring compliance to applicable codes, practices, QA / QC policies, performance standards and specifications.
  • Raising engineering technical queries and monitoring progress.
  • Review construction engineering deliverables as issued by the client and ensure the team are working to the latest issue.
  • Develop proposals to improve construction methods.
  • Support the Site Wide Team as required with emergent and ongoing scope.

This role is full time, 37 hours per week, and is based at Hinkley Point C, Bridgwater.

Essential Experience of the Project Engineer:

  • AutoCAD and Navis Works knowledge.
  • Ability to produce project plans in Microsoft project and draft detailed project reports.
  • Appointed person lifting desirable.

Qualifications for the Project Engineer:

  • HND / Degree - Civils or mechanical discipline.

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Standard (BPSS) security clearance for this role. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels.

What we offer:

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity
  • Autonomy to perform the role.
  • Opportunity to work on some of the most exciting engineering projects this country has to offer.
  • Excellent development opportunities and benefits package including an employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing.

Cavendish Nuclear
As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we're innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group - from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.