newInstrumentation & Control Engineer (I&C, C&I)

Date Posted: 6 days ago

Job Description

  • Location: Barnwood, Gloucester. A flexible mix of office/home working is supported.
  • Competitive Salary & Benefits
  • Full Time
  • Closing Date: 12th October 2021

The Opportunity/Role

A career that will deliver change. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve Net Zero.

Our Technical Client Organisation (TCO) is EDF’s centre of technical and licensing excellence supporting the new, future and existing fleet of nuclear power stations. Over time, the TCO will help develop and maintain our technical capacity and expertise across the full lifecycle of UK nuclear activity: from new build through to operation and into decommissioning.

As Instrumentation and Control (I&C) Engineer you will join the PWR Technology function, and will play a key role in undertaking the Intelligent Customer activities associated with the specification, monitoring and acceptance of work performed by the Responsible Designer and various I&C equipment suppliers.

Specifically, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing technical oversight and acceptance of the I&C systems throughout all phases of the development lifecycle (specification of requirements, design, manufacture, validation and commissioning)
  • Acting as EDF Energy responsible person (Informed Customer) for I&C design packages, testing, installation and commissioning procedures, safety cases and other technical submissions produced by contract partners
  • Undertaking technical review and acceptance of documentation
  • Support the resolution of technical and regulatory issues
  • Production & review safety case documentation
  • Provide oversight of verification and validation activities
  • Lead interactions with the Office for Nuclear Regulation
  • Supporting work in relation to equipment qualifications in compliance with company procedures, standards and guidelines for C&I systems

The Skills

With a deep knowledge of engineering design principles and an ability to apply a systematic approach to problem solving you will have knowledge in the areas of control, instrumentation and protection system technology and architecture, and an awareness of the relevant modern standards.

  • Knowledge and experience in the systematic design lifecycle of a I&C system; including specification, design, assessment, verification, testing, installation, commissioning and maintenance of safety or process critical I&C Systems;
  • An ability to critically assess all documentation within a I&C technical information pack (e.g. P&IDs, Instrument Loop Diagrams, Schematic Diagrams, Technical Datasheets, Construction Drawings, etc.);
  • An understanding of the principles (such as redundancy and diversity) of designing systems to be functionally resilient to faults;
  • A proven record in justifying C&I systems in a highly regulated environment, including an understanding of the principles of component and system qualification (e.g. Nuclear, Defence, Aerospace, Rail, Automotive, Oil & Gas etc.);
  • A knowledge and understanding of relevant industry standards for systems important to safety (e.g. IEC 61508, IEC 61513);
  • A relevant degree in electronic/electrical engineering, control systems engineering, physics or applied science is essential;

Competitive Salary and Benefits

At EDF we’re dedicated to offering flexible benefits that support our people across all aspects of their lives. We’re delighted to offer a range of benefits to support our employees’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a market-leading company pension scheme, paid holidays and a range of flexible benefits, such as: a company incentive bonus plan, health cover, cycle to work scheme, gym membership, discounts and employee pricing.

Please let us know if you’d like to discuss flexible working arrangements by highlighting this on your application.

Why EDF?

Together, we can beat the climate crisis. Together, we can help Britain achieve Net Zero.

When it comes to saving the planet, everyone’s talking the talk these days. As Britain’s biggest generator of zero carbon electricity, we’re not just talking about it, we’re doing something about it.
At EDF every single one of us is 100% committed to reducing the UK’s carbon emissions to Net Zero. We’re generating the right mix of low carbon electricity to power the nation today and building the low carbon infrastructure Britain will need tomorrow.

Our people form a 10,000+ strong community, rich in diverse backgrounds and perspectives. We empower our people with the skills they need to build a successful career and to bring our purpose to life in their work.

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