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CIVIL ENGINEER Steelworks specialist

Posted 21 May 2024
Work experience
0 to 7 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
English (Fluent)

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TRACTEBEL is a global community of +5000 imaginative experts engineering a carbon-neutral future. Through our game-changing solutions for complex energy, urban, nuclear and water projects, we help our clients create a positive impact towards a sustainable world, where people, planet and profit collectively thrive.

The Working Environment

You will join a recently created TRACTEBEL entity with very ambitious goals and exceptional projects. Created to support projects localised in the UK, the entity’s mission is to promote TRACTEBEL as a key player of the nuclear business in the UK.

Tractebel is part of a consortium in charge of the design and detailing of the reinforced concrete structures of the Nuclear Island of Hinkley Point C (HPC) Nuclear Power Plant, currently one of the world’s largest construction projects. HPC is set to be the benchmark for future construction of similar projects in the UK such as Sizewell C (SZC).

You will be part of a dynamic, highly motivated and multicultural team. This position is a great opportunity for you to develop your professional and personal skills and work on globally recognised projects.

Your job

As a Civil Engineer and steelworks specialist, you will ensure the technical coordination between all the stakeholders involved in the Steelworks design and construction (the designers, the client and the contractors):

  • You manage the structural integrity assessment activity of the Steelworks for new build nuclear power plants;
  • You deal with the requests raised by the contractors during the nuclear plant construction (i.e., requests for information, field change requests and non-conformance reports) with the support of the back-office or senior team member if necessary;
  • You prepare the technical response document to the requests, ensuring the respect of quality and deadlines;
  • You assist the client in meetings and technical discussions;
  • You perform or adapt the design of steel structure components and connexions such as anchorage;
  • You coordinate with CAD designer to finalise the detail design package for procurement and construction;
  • You check and validate SW deliverables (calculation reports, drawings) produced by the back-office;
  • You ensure the coordination with other disciplines (civils, layout, piping, etc.);
  • You may participate to site visits in order to analyse potential issues or requests;
  • You will be a member of an integrated team to work on the project;
  • You will report to the area pilot.

Your profile

To be successful in this role, you should meet the following requirements:

  • MEng in Civil Engineering (or equivalent qualification from a recognised institution);
  • Working towards or have chartership status with either the ICE or the IStructE;
  • Experience of the Design of seismically classified steelworks structures from concept to detailed design delivery;
  • Experience in reinforced concrete calculation and design is a significant plus;
  • Experience in nuclear or complex industrial projects;
  • Working familiarity with relevant technical Codes of Practice and industry Standards (Eurocodes and British Standard, ETC-C);
  • Knowledge of the design of anchorages;
  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant health and safety regulations;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Proactive individual who can work collaboratively within a multicultural team;
  • Agile and self-motivated towards improving personal performance and able to generate innovative outcomes to challenges;
  • Ability to work to deadlines;
  • You enjoy new challenges and are keen to learn and willing to take responsibility whilst also wanting to support others within our team;

What we offer

As a TRACTEBEL employee, you will benefit from:

  • Opportunity for a quick career progression in a dynamic and challenging environment;
  • Autonomy and flexible work patterns;
  • Competitive salary and annual bonus scheme;
  • Complementary trainings to develop your skills inside our team;
  • Professional membership subscriptions - subscription fees for one relevant professional institute per annum;
  • Support toward attaining chartership;
  • Generous holiday allowance of 28 days plus bank holidays;
  • Possible international career evolution.

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