Electrical Construction Engineer

ATS Recruitment
Bridgwater, Somerset
£55000 - £65000/annum excellent benefits
May 25, 2022
Jun 02, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Construction, Other
Electrical Construction Engineer


Bridgewater - Somerset

£55,000 - £65,000 + car allowance, uplifts, lodgings and excellent benefits

Our Client

My client is recognised as a leading independent engineering and services businesses in the UK. With a turnover of more than £500m and 3,000 employees, they are proud of their history of developing great people through their investment in training. The company works in a variety of sectors within the building and infrastructure industry. They are currently working in a joint venture on Europe's largest construction project near Bridgwater, Somerset to deliver the infrastructure that will power the station and its operations, creating 1,000 jobs including many specialist engineers. Works include the design and installation of circa 76,000 cables totalling over 3,000km in length; over 180km of cable containment support systems; fire and environmental sealing; design and installation of earthing systems, and specialist packages associated with data acquisition and plant control.

The company currently has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Electrical Construction Engineer specialist to join their team.

Our client values progression, making sure that clearly defined development paths are offered, supported by regular reviews, training and ongoing support to enable you to be the best you can be.

The Role

We have a vacancy for an Electrical Construction Engineer to join our client working on a significant nuclear new build project in Somerset.

* Deliver electrical construction work packs to support the programme

* Enable the use of the Procon system to support the construction works and progress reporting

* Enable the co-ordination of safe access routing to workfaces to support the construction works

* Enable the topographical and other surveying required to support the construction works

Key Responsibilities

* Delegation of responsibilities to the Construction Engineer / Works Coordination leads.

* Lead, manage and motivate the team through implementation of best practice.

* Ultimately accountable to deliver discipline specific construction work pack scope of works to support the construction activities

* Define boundary of scope of works

* Liaising with necessary SME's and client counterparts

* Ensuring documents are compliant with latest works information and other documentation

* Ensure documents are kept up-to-date and reviewed periodically where required.

* Support continuous improvement programmes to improve process/procedures

* Directly report to the Building Manager or nominated deputy.

* Provide and demonstrate a positive HSE leadership, building a strong and compliant HS&E culture throughout the whole construction life cycle of the Project.

* Ensure compliance with all nuclear safety and site licence requirements

* Review and feedback on suitability of level of resource to effectively run the support function


* Specific degree or equivalent electrical vocational training and experience qualifications in line with the requirements.

* Relevant Professional Accreditation (PM, Construction, Engineering)

* Can achieve Security Clearance (BPSS or Higher)

* CCNSG Safety Passport

* IOSH Managing Safely or NEBOSH or SMSTS

* Proven track record of working in a highly regulated sector, preferably in nuclear

* Experience working on major construction projects

The Rewards

The rewards for the successful candidate are excellent. The role is offered on a permanent basis with the company, offering a great basic salary of £55,00 - £65,000 (dependent on experience and qualifications) plus a strong benefits package including car allowance, private healthcare, strong pension and great holiday scheme. The company will also consider lodging and subsistence allowance for candidates who are based outside of a commutable region. They also offer the opportunity to train with and develop your career with one of the world's leading companies within their sector.

About ATS Recruitment

ATS Recruitment are a specialist agency supplying skilled candidates into the engineering and construction industries on both a permanent and contract basis. We are extremely experienced and knowledgeable about the sectors we recruit into and have several large national (UK) and international clients who repeatedly use our services