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Steelwork Engineer

  • Job reference: 925318
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: GBP36000 - GBP46000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Civil & Structural, Nuclear
  • Date posted: 07/05/2019

An experienced Steel Work Engineer is required to support the steelworks (SW) pilot in the delivery of the SW programme. As part of a team, the Steel Work Engineer will be responsible for preparing and delivering the documentation required to design and substantiate the secondary steel platforms within the Balance of Nuclear Island buildings on the Hinkley Point C project.

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and accurately, both written and verbally
  • Proactive and confident in communicating with others, and ability to influence decisions
  • Ability to effectively manage own workload, produce high quality documents and respect deadlines

Main Accountabilities:

As part of the steelwork (SW) team, the Engineer will assist in:

  1. Producing steelwork platform designs compliant with the ETC-C, other relevant codes,
  2. Liaising with the building layout and piping teams to coordinate the design,
  3. Maintaining Client's QA procedures in delivering the SW design,
  4. Working with the CAD designers in the preparation of the design drawings/models,
  5. Managing engineering changes in line with company procedures,
  6. Liaising with colleagues in Client office.

Key Relationships:

  • Building layout teams
  • Piping layout team
  • Steelwork team
  • Client



  • Degree qualified in an appropriate technical discipline
  • Experience of structural steel design
  • Experience in the design of seismically qualified steel platforms and structures from concept to detailed design delivery
  • Experience of using 3D modelling and structural analysis tools
  • Navisworks, RSTAB or similar ie. STAAD Pro
  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant Health and Safety regulations
  • Proficient user MS Office & Outlook
  • Concise, conscientious, organised with good writing skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team as well as on own initiative
  • Results focused with the ability to meet commitments & deadlines
  • Highly organised with excellent attention to detail
  • Fluent English - written & verbal


  • Knowledge and understanding of PWRs
  • PDMS experience would be useful

  • Membership of a Professional Institute leading to Chartered Status in a relevant topic area
  • Experience in previous EPR or other nuclear projects
  • French Language skills - written & verbal

Key Competencies:

The postholder should possess the ability to work autonomously under broad instructions. They must be a strong team player with good interpersonal skills. They should be able to meet commitments and deadlines with the ability to take a strategic view. The postholder should have good stakeholder management skills and be able to write clearly expressed, well presented reports.

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