Cranes Commissioning Engineer


Job summary

Babcock International
£50,000 - £59,999
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Cranes Commissioning Engineer
Location: Bridgwater, Somerset
Compensation: Competitive + Project Allowance + Accommodation allowance (if required) + Benefits
Role Type: Fixed Term Contract - 12-months
Role ID: SF54422

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

MEH Alliance
The Commissioning Engineer role is based within our Cavendish Nuclear area.

This is a brilliant opportunity to work as part of the MEH Alliance on the prestigious Hinkley Point C Nuclear project.

The role
As a Cranes Commissioning Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. At Hinkley Point C we're building two new nuclear reactors, the first in a new generation of nuclear power stations in Britain providing zero-carbon electricity for around six million homes.

Day to day, you'll contribute your knowledge and skills to be a core part of one of the nation's key infrastructure projects. Overseeing the preparation and delivery of the commissioning of the different fuel route systems and cranes and manage the interface with the other Programmes.

  • Develop commissioning documentation relating to commissioning testing and system validation activities
  • Contribute to design reviews to ensure layout of plant items and systems are in a manner that allows ease of commissioning
  • Contribute to detailed planning of commissioning and take ownership of a programme of commissioning tests
  • Take part in the execution of site commissioning activities including supervision of contractor commissioning personnel to achieve successful and safe commissioning of HPC systems
  • Analyse commissioning results and provide reports summarising the outcome of commissioning
  • Ensure that the commissioning process meets nuclear, environmental, and industrial safety regulatory requirements and that it reflects best practice in international safety and technical excellence

This role is a 12 month Fixed Term Contract (with scope for further extension), 37-hours per week. Based at Hinkley Point C.

Essential experience of the Cranes Commissioning Engineer

  • Knowledge of UK context and legislation for lifting equipment (e.g. LOLER)
  • Experience of conformity assessment for lifting equipment and working with Third Parties
  • Strong technical background in lifting and handling equipment
  • Demonstrable history of working within safety and quality cultures
  • Track record of major project delivery in a technical role

Qualifications for the Cranes Commissioning Engineer:

  • Degree qualified (or equivalent) in a relevant engineering discipline.

The successful candidate must be able to achieve BPSS security clearance for this role.

Our Benefits

  • 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

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. 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: 01/11/23

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