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Jobs in Nuclear Services

Nuclear Services is our technical centre of excellence, supporting our existing fleet of nuclear power stations and our nuclear new build projects

Nuclear Services is unique

Where else in the world do you get the chance to work across the nuclear lifecycle?

Our technical experts, engineers and project managers support the multiple EDF nuclear power stations and nuclear new build projects in the UK, sharing knowledge and collaborating across teams.

Latest Jobs

Be at the forefront of the nuclear renaissance

Make an impact

We’re the only provider of nuclear energy in the UK and the only supplier building new nuclear power stations. Working for Nuclear Services gives you the opportunity to influence and drive forward the UK’s nuclear ambitions.

 

Heather Hale

Enjoy variety

Having a centralised function gives us a rich diversity of work,” says Heather Hale, our Head of Engineering. If you’re looking for variety in your career, working on different technical challenges, Nuclear Services is the place to be.

Shape your career

Our teams are multi-discipline, and our people bring a range of backgrounds, experience and knowledge. It makes for a welcoming and diverse environment, and gives you the freedom to develop your career in new and exciting ways.

Spotlight

Mechanical and Electrical Engineers

Want to work on a variety of engineering challenges in a supportive and collaborative environment?

As a Mechanical or Electrical Engineer in Nuclear Services, you get to:

  • Contribute to a diverse range of projects across the nuclear lifecycle
  • Work with some of the world’s top nuclear experts
  • Shape your career to focus on what you enjoy most
  • Be part of a business helping Britain to achieve Net Zero
person at the power station

“Working in Nuclear Services is like being part of a family. People look out for you and you are valued for what you bring.” 

James Wenham,
Head of Engineering

Net zero

"We are setting the stone for net zero for United Kingdom. That’s what keeps me motivated. That what I do, as part of my work, has greater influence” – Krupa Walji, Dedicated I&C Group Leader

Come and join the teamwe’ll help Britain achieve Net Zero together, and create a more secure energy future for the UK.

Early impact

Rowan attended Nuclear Week in Parliament to share the incredible training opportunities for Graduates and Apprentices within the nuclear industry.

Whether you’re leaving education, returning after a career break, or keen to learn new skills; you can build a diverse and exciting career with EDF.

Review our Graduate schemesPlacement and Apprenticeship opportunities

 

Blended working

“We’ve got quite a lot of flexibility in that we can work from home when we need to or work in the office” – Heather Hale, Head of Engineering

Whether you’re a parent, carer, volunteer or just want to make work and life fit together, our blended working approach helps you build a schedule that works for you. Apply for current opportunities.

 

What's it like to work at EDF?

Did you find everything you’re looking for?

If not please check our FAQs below where you'll find information about Right to Work in the UK and our selection process. You can also contact our Early Careers Recruitment team at YourFuture@edfenergy.com

How do I apply? 

When you find a vacancy that you wish to apply for, click the ‘Apply now’ button. You’ll be offered the choice of applying using your LinkedIn profile or alternatively, you can upload your CV and covering letter (optional) to your application.  

You’ll receive an email acknowledging your application and one of our dedicated team will review your application personally. 

We’re proud to be a Disability Confident employer. If you encounter any accessibility challenges during your online application, please let us know by contacting Resource.Coord@edfenergy.com and one of the recruitment team will be in touch.
 

I wanted to apply for a position I saw, but it's not listed anymore - can I still apply? 

Vacancies are generally advertised over two weeks. Once the closing date has passed, the vacancy will no longer be listed. Unfortunately, we cannot accept late applications. 
 

How can I check the status of my application? 

The time taken for reviewing applications will vary depending on the type of role you’re applying for. Our aim is always to respond to applications as soon as possible, and you will always be notified whether your application was successful. 
 

Who can I contact for feedback on my application? 

Due to the high number of applications that we receive, we’re unable to provide detailed feedback to candidates who are not successful in reaching the interview stage with the hiring manager. 
 

Do you accept speculative applications? 

Instead of accepting speculative CVs, we advise you to register your details on our careers website and set up alerts for future opportunities which will be relevant to you. 
 

What do you do with my personal details? 

At EDF, we respect your privacy and value the trust you put in us when you share your personal details with us. Find more information on what data we collect and why we collect this data from you.
 

Who do I contact for queries about Graduate Programmes, Industrial Placements, Apprenticeships or Work Experience opportunities?

Please contact our Early Careers Recruitment Team: YourFuture@edfenergy.com

I’m a Recruitment Consultant, how can I work with EDF? 

We operate a preferred supplier list for recruitment agencies and are unable to accept unsolicited or speculative applications from suppliers not on the list. Please contact us to find out more here: AgencyQueries@edfenergy.com.
 

I’m a contractor/supplier, how can I work with EDF? 

Visit the supply chain page for more information about becoming a supplier.

Do you offer Sponsorship to EU, EEA, Swiss and Non-EU citizens?

EDF Energy holds a Sponsored licence, further guidance on Sponsorship can be found on GOV.UK's page for skilled worker visas.
 

ID Documents 

As part of our recruitment process, we’ll ask you to prove your eligibility to work in the UK. We’ll request you to bring ID documents with you to your interview (if face-to-face), so that if you are the successful candidate and we offer you the job, we can start the pre-employment checking process without delay. 

What is our selection process? 

Depending on the role you’ve applied for, we’ll ask you to complete different assessments and/or interviews.  From our training programmes to our senior positions, the selection process is tailored to meet specific role and business needs. 

As your application progresses, your Recruiter will be on hand to discuss the various stages with you. 
 

How does the interview process work? 

Interviews are designed to measure the skills and behaviours required to do a job well. All candidates under consideration for a role are assessed against the same set of competencies ensure fairness. 

Our interviews are carried out by our Recruiters, management team and HR colleagues via telephone, video and face-to-face. 
 

What happens at an assessment centre? 

If you’re invited to an assessment centre, your Recruiter will let you know what to expect. Our assessment days will usually involve several different exercises for you to demonstrate many different skills. 

Our assessment centres might be face-to-face or online, but rest assured that we’ll provide you with all the information you need in advance. 
 

What to wear? 

At EDF, most people wear smart casual attire. However, interviewees usually dress in business-wear. A good example of this is a clean and ironed shirt with smart trousers/skirt or suit and smart shoes. This is just as important for a video interview as it is when meeting us face-to-face. 
 

When will I hear the outcome? 

We know you'll be keen to hear the outcome of your interview, and we'll aim to update you as soon as we can after the last interview has taken place.  
 

How do I tell you about any adjustments required in respect of a disability? 

We’re proud to be a Disability Confident employer. If you encounter any accessibility challenges during your online application, please let us know by contacting Resource.Coord@edfenergy.com and one of the recruitment team will be in touch.

We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities, which means that if you meet the minimum criteria for the opportunity and you share your disability with us, you will automatically progress to the first stage of our selection process.

I have just finished School / College and don't have any work experience - can I still apply to EDF? 

Yes, we offer a variety of opportunities throughout the year for entry-level positions. You can find these by reviewing our early careers page.
 

Who do I contact for queries about Graduate Programmes, Industrial Placements, Apprenticeships or Work Experience opportunities?

Please contact our Early Careers Recruitment Team here: YourFuture@edfenergy.com

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