Civil Engineer

Sonovision UK Ortec Group
Bristol, England
Jun 26, 2022
Jul 06, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Location: Bristol

Salary: Competitive plus benefits - DOE

Hours: 40 hours per week

Contract: 6 to 12-months PAYE Fixed Term Contract

The Ortec Group offers a high value-added engineering service. Founded on the expertise of engineers and technicians, combining knowledge of industrial sectors, field culture with more than 30 years' experience, Ortec Engineering is 40 agencies in France, a presence on four continents and two offshore production centres.

Design engineering provides a varied foundation of complementary skills to meet a broad range of traditional technical engineering needs. To facilitate discussions and to be more responsive and available, the Ortec Group has chosen local offices: located as close as possible to our customers, they bring together all the trades involved in a given project in one place.

The role:

As part of the expansion of our Engineering and Projects activities, we are recruiting Engineers to support us in our growth in the Nuclear Energy sector. We are looking for Engineers who have experience in the nuclear sector, either within the generation fleet, EPR nuclear new build (Olkiluoto, Flamanville, Taishan or Hinkley Point C) or other relevant nuclear site (Sellafield, ITER…)

Sonovision will provide a Training program based on ORTEC experiences in French Nuclear engineering if required.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

Main Activities are:

  • Receive, analyse and verify the consistency of the input data.
  • Produces deliverables for which they are responsible (design hypotheses, methodology and assumption notes; technical specifications; calculation notes).
  • Coordinate the work of CAD Designers.
  • Perform technical verifications of civil engineering design notes, models and drawings.
  • Contribute to the surveillance of the anchorages designed by the equipment suppliers.
  • Contribute to CDM reviews, create and maintain the Design Risk Register.
  • Load evolution tracking and civil design margin management
  • Liaise with site based engineering teams to facilitate the construction.
  • Liaise with subject matter experts.

The right candidate will have the following skills and background:
  • Bachelor's / Master's degree in civil engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years' of relevant experience
  • Civil engineering design office experience, particularly in the design of industrial reinforced concrete structures
  • Experience of the HPC project
  • Knowledge of and/or experience of civil engineering design contracts in the nuclear sector or other heavily regulated industry (such as oil & gas, rail,…)
  • Project management qualification and/or experience

Benefits include:

  • Company Pension scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Holiday
  • Employee Assistance Programmes

Applications deadline 30 June