JDO Mechanical Engineer

Job Description

For 50 years, we've been driven by the firm belief that engineers are the architects of tomorrow's world, leading the way with their daring, their expertise and their ability to push boundaries.
Together with our customers, our 6,000 employees innovate on a daily basis and contribute to accelerating energy transition throughout the world. They support the world's greatest engineering projects in the fields of energy, digital and transport.
A fast-growing international Group, we are present in 13 countries (in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa).

Make your contribution towards the UK achieving our net zero ambitions Hinkley Point C (HPC) will be supplying 3,200 MWe of carbon free electricity within the next decade.
Assystem are a key multi-framework engineering partner helping to design, construct, and commission the UK's first large-scale nuclear power station in 30 years.
You will be joining our expanding team of over 7000 delivering innovative engineering across a spectrum of digital, energy transition and Nuclear technologies such as fusion and modularisation alongside key global large-scale critical Infrastructure projects.

Assystem are looking to recruit a skilled Mechanical Engineer to join our Design Team working on the exciting Hinkley Point C project.


Reporting to the Mechanical & Electrical Discipline Lead within the Review & Acceptance Branch of the JDO, the post-holder will be a Mechanical or Generalist Engineer, contributing to the review and acceptance of engineering queries raised by the MEH Alliance installation Contractor or by Designers. This large installation contract covers the majority of MEH equipment and systems to be installed across the Plants (Mechanical, Electrical and HVAC).


The role will be primarily focused on the mechanical discipline, but interfaced with other disciplines and with several parties, such the site Contractors (composed of main suppliers and sub-suppliers), Construction teams, Quality teams, Project Management teams, or Design teams (embedded within the JDO organisation on site, or in back office).

The key duties and responsibilities of the Mechanical Engineer will include but not be limited to:

  • Responding to General Queries such as Non-Conformances, Change Requests and Exemption Requests, with the support of the Responsible Designer or site Experts when needed.
  • Provide adequate oversight to ensure the Nuclear Safety requirements are met.
  • Contribute in the resolution and closure of Open Points.
  • Assess technical risk and subsequently address this risk.
  • Report operationally to an Engineering Lead.

  • Degree or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline.
  • Experience applying multi-disciplinary technical knowledge within the nuclear industry.
  • Experience of Mechanical Design
  • Knowledge of the construction / installation industry.
  • Experience in the mechanical and welding engineering.
  • Ability to influence a diverse range of stakeholders, particularly those in a site environment.
  • Ability to work independently, be pro-active, report on and escalate relevant issues.