Quality Engineer for Surveillance (Primary Equipment Inspector)

Reference 2023-14737

Non fixed term

Hinkley Point C, Bridgwater



Your missions

Primary Equipment Inspector 

FRAMATOME is looking for a QA surveillance engineer with mechanicals and welding competencies to follow the installation activities on the construction site of Hinkley Point EPR power plant in the UK. You will be responsible for:

·        Verification of the compliance of the activity with the contract requirements, at every key step defined in accordance with the surveillance plan.

·        Supporting the technical documents review, such as follow up document, QRA (Quality-Related-Activity) list, welding book, Non Destructive Testing procedure, testing procedure…)

·        Participation in the project progress meetings or periodical meetings with the customer, suppliers or third parties.

·        Follow-up and reporting of the quality performance

·        Review of the End of Installation reports to verify the compliance with contract, technical and regulatory requirements

·        Verification of the deployment of operational excellence culture  

You are

You have a Master’s degree qualification in Science, with specialisation in Metallurgy, Material, Advanced Mechanics or general mechanical engineering.

Certifications in welding or NDT, such as IWE, IWT, COFREND >> BINDT/PCN, TWI/CSWIP, AWS and IIW, would be appreciated.

More than 2 years’ experience in the industry is required (ideally in the nuclear industry or construction site)


Technical competencies

Manufacturing processes knowledge (welding, foundry, forge..)

Destructive (chemical or mechanical testing) and non destructive testing (PT, UT, RT, EC, MT) knowledge

Quality fundamentals knowledge

Ability to read and understand the technical engineering documents of scheme

Manufacturing code (such as RCCM, ASME or CODAP) knowledge

Awareness of NPE Policy or regulatory rules for under pressure equipment

Fluent English (spoken and written)


Interpersonal skills

Organisation and discipline

Capability to defend and explain its own observations

Being critical and analytical minded to be able to identify deviations and to contribute to their resolution

Autonomy to manage the surveillance on-site schedule or business trip

Team working

Additional information

Specialization: Q1 - Surveillance & Inspection

Level of education (all) Master

Place: United Kingdom, Bridgwater, Hinkley Point C

Employment level: Engineer & Executive

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