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Location: England, Somerset, Bridgwater

Commissioning consultant

England, Somerset, Bridgwater
£350.00 - £420.00 per day

Job Description

Role: Commissioning Consultant
Position: Contract
Location: Hinkley Point C Hybrid

Duration: CED 31/12/2024 rolling 12 months thereafter

Day Rate: £350-£420 per day PAYE or £500- £560 Umbrella

Are you ready to make your mark on a pioneering nuclear project? We invite you to become a crucial part of the Hinkley Point C (HPC) project. This role offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the development of two major EPR nuclear plants, driving innovation, sustainability, and excellence in construction.

Role Overview

We are looking for a commissioning consultant to support the development and application of the NNB commissioning procedures and arrangements. This will include providing critical input during commissioning to support our preparations for operation. The role will include providing insight and guidance on the proposed approaches to our production and management of safety cases, operational technical specifications and reactor physics monitoring and compliance.

As a company that foster an inclusive culture, valuing the unique strengths, perspectives, and experiences of all employees, we are seeking commissioning engineers from diverse backgrounds and level of expertise. In this role, you will be working in a diverse environment and contribute your knowledge and skills to oversee the preparation and execution of commissioning activities for the Comm Ops Nuclear Safety Group and work collaboratively with other areas, teams, and programmes.

Throughout the project's lifecycle, the role of the Commissioning Consultant will evolve, combining technical expertise with project management skills. You will contribute to detailed planning and preparation for the start of the Commissioning phase through to operations.

Building strong collaborative relationships with designers, contractors, the HPC project delivery team, site engineering, and the plant operational organisation will be crucial in ensuring well-defined and controlled interfaces with the commissioning process.

Key Responsibilities

  • Accountable the Pre-Operations Nuclear Safety Culture Lead.
  • Develop documentation relating to commissioning and future operational activities, ensuring that lessons from each phase are incorporated into future processes.
  • Review strategy documents, providing insights and advice into their accuracy and achievability
  • Contribute to cross functional bench marking exercises within pre-operations and across the wider HPC organisation
  • Support the development of nuclear safety related training that ensure compliance with the nuclear site licence and the organisational requirements at each phase of the project. This will include the provision of advice on the scope of emergency scheme roles as well as normal operation.
  • Analyse commissioning results and provide reports summarising the outcome of commissioning.
  • Ensure that the commissioning and operational process adheres to nuclear, environmental, and industrial safety regulatory requirements, incorporating international best practices in safety and technical excellence.



  • Previous experience working in environments with a strong focus on safety and quality.
  • Collaborate well in a diverse team environment.
  • Ability to perform effectively under pressure and adapt to unexpected changes.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to innovate, think laterally and implement processes.
  • Possesses a growth mindset and demonstrates resilience in learning from setbacks.
  • Proficient oral and written communications skills with ability to convey complex information to others.
  • Holds a degree (or equivalent) in a relevant engineering discipline.


  • Experience in commissioning, maintenance and/or operations of complex systems
  • Track record of project delivery in a technical role.

At Hinkley Point C, you will shape the future of nuclear energy and contribute to a cleaner, sustainable tomorrow. This role offers the chance to collaborate on an ambitious project with a positive impact on the environment and society.

If this sounds of interest, please APPLY NOW with your CV and a cover letter highlighting your suitability for this exciting role.

Good Luck!

This vacancy is being advertised by Rullion Ltd acting as an employment business.

Since 1978, Rullion has been securing exceptional candidates for a range of clients; from large well-known brands to SMEs and start-ups. As a family-owned business, Rullion's approach is credible and honest, focused on building long-lasting relationships with both clients and candidates.

Rullion is a forward-thinking recruitment company that specialises in providing a wide range of talent consultancy services to a diverse client base, from small start-ups to large household names.

We celebrate and support diversity and are committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.



Keywords: Commissioning, Consultant, Commissioning Engineer, Nuclear Energy, Hinkley Point C, EPR Nuclear Plants, Project Delivery, Construction Sequencing, Safety, safetycase, Safety case, Quality, Sustainability, Logistics Planning, Collaboration, Innovative, Future Energy.

Rullion celebrates and supports diversity and is committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.

Speak to Sean Crocker today

Account Consultant at Rullion Call Sean on 16877589

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