Senior Project Controls Engineer

  • Job Reference: 19023
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2021
  • Employer: EDF Energy
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  • Location: Bridgwater (TA 5AR), United Kingdom
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Duration: Permanent

Job Description

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


    Competitive salary plus benefits
    Full time
    Closing date 3rd August 2021

The Opportunity


#WeAreEDF and are leading the transition to a cleaner, low emission electric future, tackling climate change and helping Britain achieve net zero. 

The Joint Design Office (JDO) was created by EDF to reinforce Hinkley Point C's site-based engineering capability to allow for a quicker response to on site engineering queries and problems. Among its main aims, The JDO is committed to managing the changes to Civil, Mechanical and Electrical design during construction according to safety, quality, schedule and cost. 

The JDO is a joint organisation between EDF Nuclear New Build, EDF's new nuclear engineering division (DIPNN UK) and Edvance UK, a primary benefit of this organisation is to save time on construction by having on-site reactive answers and solutions, allowing construction teams to continue their activities with minimal delay. The JDO also protects the designer teams, in France, and allows them time to focus on core engineering design. 

Working within the JDO we now have a fantastic opportunity for a hands-on, proactive and organised Senior Project Controls Engineer with the ability to work with electronic tools and platforms ideally in a project engineering environment. This position is on the site of Hinkley Point C although initial training and handover will take place at the Edvance Bristol site at Aztec West.

The Role


Seconded into Edvance and hierarchically reporting to the Edvance UK PMO Manager, you will be working as part of an integrated Project Control team with the client, under the daily operational steer of the Client's staff. You will participate in the daily activities of the JDO project controls team, and will also ensure that this common team produces the data necessary for Edvance internal governance. The JDO project control team will provide the following services to all of the JDO (client as well as Edvance):

    Budget management - Budget estimating, forecasting and reporting
    Budget assessment of additional work required by the client
    Development and production of regular performance reporting (e.g extraction of raw data from engineering tools, manipulation of data into KPIs)
    Analysis of activities levels within the JDO to enable estimation of future workload for workforce planning purposes
    Data management (including document control)
    Co-ordination/facilitation of the risk management process for JDO
    Definition and development of scheduling activities required by the JDO

As the most senior Project Control position held by Edvance in the JDO:

    Ensure that the data produced on all of the above fields is in line with internal requirements of Edvance, in addition to the client's own requirements and the operational JDO requirements. This will be done in conjunction with the Edvance site senior leadership team and/or Edvance central project control team
    Act as the Edvance line manager of any other position held by Edvance in the JDO project control teams (including the Lead Document Controller)

The Skills


To be successful in this role, you will be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

    Previous experience of project controls management
    Educated to degree standard or above
    Knowledge of electronic document management systems and other electronic tools and platforms and proven ability to learn new electronic tools and systems.
    Excellent Excel skills, knowledge of power BI
    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    Excellent stakeholder management skills
    Fluent in English


    Experience of working in a fast pace engineering project environment
    French speaker

Competitive Salary & Benefits


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including a pension scheme, a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle, and the opportunity to earn bonus. 

Please let us know if you require flexible working arrangements by highlighting this on your application. We're happy to talk flex in line with the requirements of this opportunity.

Why EDF? 

#WeAreEDF and are leading the transition to a cleaner, low emission electric future, tackling climate change and helping Britain achieve net zero. 

We are leading the UK's nuclear renaissance, we're constructing a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point C, with plans for new power stations at Sizewell C in Suffolk and Bradwell B in Essex. Around a fifth of the UK's electricity is generated by our eight nuclear power stations, helping power our customers' homes and businesses. 

At EDF, everyone's welcome. It's a powerful statement of our intent to make sure we're about the people who work with us - a rich and unique mix of backgrounds and experiences that's vital to shaping a strong and fresh-thinking organisation like ours. Whoever you are and wherever you come from, we'll embrace the difference you bring and give you opportunities to thrive and succeed. 

Join us. Together, we'll help Britain achieve net zero.