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Junior Nuclear Civil Engineer M/F

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General information


Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Our mission: create and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings to further the transition to a low-carbon economy and contribute to more balanced and sustainable territorial development.
To support our growth dynamic, we offer a wide variety of career opportunities in more than 100 countries.
Joining our Group and its 16,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.




Position description

Job title

Junior Nuclear Civil Engineer M/F

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Unit specific context

The Major Projects, Water, Environment and Energy Business Unit supports France and International projects around 3 main areas, with the aim of imagining innovative projects that are more respectful of the effects on our environment:

Engineering of complex structures such as viaducts, bridges, tunnels, dams, etc.

Cross-cutting specialized expertise such as civil engineering, geotechnics, hydrogeology…

“Energy” expertise anchored in an Energy Transition and sustainable development approach …. Biomass plant, hydroelectric power plants, geothermal energy


With a turnover of €142 million and 1,500 employees in France and abroad, we unite together with a strong desire for transversality and complementarity.

Some examples of projects for the next 3 years? the Seine Nord Canal, the Hinkley EPR Point, the Grand Paris Express, the Route Center Europe Atlantique, the Ruiru dam project in Kenya….

Job description

Egis has been involved for 70 years in the design (conceptual and detailed) of nuclear plants for EDF, as well as nuclear installations for the CEA (research facilities) and for ORANO (uranium enrichment and spent fuel recycling facilities).
Over the last decade, this expertise has been enhanced through our involvement into major projects paving the way for nuclear industrial renewal: research reactor on material ageing under irradiation Jules Horowitz, research reactor on fusion reaction ITER, latest generation of water-cooled reactors EPR, sodium-cooled fast breeder reactor ASTRID…

Are you looking to develop your creativity, be a part of ambitious collaborative projects? Join one of Europe’s leaders and discover the vast realm of possibilities!

As part of the development of our activity, we are looking for a Junior Civil / structural Engineer. You will be a  part of the Site-based Engineering Design Team composed of Civil engineers, BIM Coordinators and Draughtsmen working on the most complex structures of Nuclear Island (NI) in the Hinkley Point C project (in particular, Reactor buildings (HR), Fuel buildings (HK), Safeguard Electrical & Mechanical buildings (HL), etc).

You will support the Civils Team Lead for the HR, HK or HL in modifying and adapting the design of civil structures received from the Back Office in France, Poland, Romania and Tunisia, and substantiating the adapted design of the reinforced concrete structures or steel structure on the Hinkley Point C project. You will collaborate with and be supported by a group of detailed and design engineers, BIM manager, BIM coordinator, chief draughtsman and draughtsman to produce the response to the changes request.

Main activities:
You will be involved in the wide-ranging activities undertaken by our site-based teams, which will include:

- Modifying reinforced concrete or steel structure designs compliant with the ETC-C or other relevant codes (Eurocodes) and project methodology;
- Checking and coordinating the detailing activities with CAD designers or other engineers in preparation of 3D BIM rebar model and/or 2D drawings of reinforced concrete or steels structure;
-Managing engineering changes in line with company/project procedures and QA process;
-In charge of the assessment and the response to Field Changes Requests, Field Information Requests or Site Non Conformance coming from the civil works contractors;
-Liaising with other stakeholders of site engineering team or construction team for clarification on the site request
-Liaising with Back Office in France, Poland, Romania and Tunisia for clarification on design package or for closing out of design package issues;
-Technical review and acceptance of contractor deliverables;
- Site Walkdowns and inspection.


The following experience are essential :

  • Master's degree in Civil Engineering
  • Experience as civil structural Engineer working in a design office, 3 years minimum

Experience in one or more of the following aspects is desirable :

  • Relevant Experience of Structural Civil Work, Civil Design, RC detailing, steels structures with ETT-C or Eurocodes or other relevant codes ;
  • Previous experience of the Nuclear industry sector or other highly heavy industry sectors.
  • Experience in design of reinforced concrete structure;
  • Experience in detailed design or conceptual design in an office or a civil construction site;
  • Experience on project dealing with material interface;
  • Experience with on-site design support: working with contractors on site to deliver the implementation of engineering solutions;
  • Experience of 3D BIM modelling such as TEKLA, Naviswork will be a plus;
  • Charted status or willingness to achieve chartered status

Personal attributes :

  • Pro-activity and autonomy
  • Team working spirit and willing to work in a diversified environment
  • Good and adaptive communication skills
  • Write clearly-expressed and well-presented reports and apply logical thinking
  • Self-motivated with a positive and enthusiastic approach

Additional information :

This role will require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.

This role may also include working on projects internationally for Egis Industries or other Egis subsidiaries.

Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

6-Engineer’s degree

Minimum level of experience required

2-5 years