Civil Engineer


Job summary

Babcock International
£Open (Depending On Experience)
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Civil Engineer
Location: Hinkley Point C, Bridgwater, Somerset
Compensation: Competitive + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF56632

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 Civil 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 Civil 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.

Day-to-day, you'll utilise your expertise in scanning rebar depth and positioning. Collaborating across departments, you'll receive specialised training on innovative equipment as well as, diving into design reviews and risk assessments, gaining invaluable exposure within the organisation. You'll also be responsible for:

  • Coordinating all works relating to rebar scanning.
  • Providing technical advice on concrete condition and analysis of rebar position/depth reports.
  • Creation of workflows to support RFIs raised if rebar position clashes with post installed anchor plate position.
  • The implementation, and development of risk assessments, method statements and procedures for all works relating to the installation of post installed anchor plates.
  • Liaising with the Survey and Building Leads in relation to workflow, as well as with the Principal Designer and Principal Contractor ensuring regular flow of information to comply with meeting the requirements of CDM.

This position involves manual work. This could include lifting, bending, using tools, or standing for extended periods of time.

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

Essential experience of the Civil Engineer

  • Experience as an Engineer on a RC (Reinforcing Concrete) project.
  • Proficient in the interrogation of 3D models.
  • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD, 2D, and 3D.
  • Proficient in the use of drawing set-up in accordance with national standards and best practice guidelines.

Qualifications for the Civil Engineer

  • Bsc Civil Engineering or similar degree (e.g. Construction, Engineering Design)

Security Clearance

The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Standard (BPSS) security clearance for this role.

What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, 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
  • Opportunity to work with innovative technology.
  • Opportunity to work on some of the most exciting engineering projects this country has to offer.

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.

Closing date: 24/04/2024


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