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Careers at_Hinkley Point C

We’re not just building a new nuclear power station. We’re developing careers, upskilling generations and creating thousands of employment and apprenticeship opportunities across a variety of skills areas.

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Are you returning to work following a career break?

Working in partnership with STEM Returners, we’re excited to support talented STEM professionals back into the workplace. 

We’re offering paid placement opportunities across our Nuclear business, with flexible working options to help you achieve a balance between career and home life, and to ensure your smooth transition back into work. 

If you’ve had a break of 12 months or more, and you’d like to restart your career, or transfer your skills into a new industry, find out more about our programme and apply for a placement

Latest Jobs

From construction to commissioning and pre-ops to operations there’s a lifecycle of job opportunities at Hinkley Point C

There's no place like Hinkley Point C

Hinkley Point C is unique. It breaks industry records. It’s pioneering the Great British nuclear renaissance. And it’s setting the standard for the future new nuclear industry. Why not join us and be a part of our journey?

Championing growth

Working at Hinkley Point C gives you opportunities to travel, develop your skills, and blend work and family life.


Diverse workplace

Whatever your background, whether you’ve worked in nuclear or not, different experiences and ideas are encouraged at Hinkley Point C.

Nuclear pioneer

As the first new nuclear power station in nearly 30 years, we’re paving the way for every new nuclear power station that follows.

Join our team

Hear from our people about what makes working at Hinkley Point C so special.

Want to join a workplace like no other? We’re recruiting for a variety of roles.

Developing your career at Hinkley Point C

Are you looking for a work environment that challenges, inspires and rewards you? Look no further. At Hinkley Point C you get to work on problems nobody’s ever encountered before, with some of the world’s leading nuclear experts. Come join us on our journey.

Career highlight

At Hinkley Point C, you’ll work at the cutting edge of design and innovation; and help to decide on the processes and technology that the future nuclear industry use.

Culture of challenge

We’re not just creating a diverse and inclusive workforce at Hinkley Point C; we’re building a culture of challenge based on respect for other people’s ideas and experiences.

World-class expertise

Working here gives you an exclusive opportunity to work alongside and learn from some of the world’s leading experts in nuclear energy and best-in-class engineers.

“I can’t think of any other thing to put on your CV that would trump being part of such a magnificent, first-of-a-kind project.”

Our Commissioning Director, Tam Albishawi, relocated from Scotland to Bristol with his family because there is no place like Hinkley Point C. Read Tam's blog to find out more.

Spotlight: Project Manager

Are you a Project Manager or Engineer looking to move into project management? Come and join Hinkley Point C to experience what it’s like to:

  • Be part of a project helping Britain to achieve net zero
  • Work with a diverse group of people, and a supply chain that’s based all over the world
  • Develop your career in a supported environment with training and mentoring
  • Learn from some of the world’s best nuclear experts 


Latest jobs

Starting your career at Hinkley Point C

Fast tracker

If you’re aged 16-21, our Young HPC programme can fast track you onto the project. Sign up to get talent pooled for roles, careers advice and support, and exclusive member opportunities.

Career finder

Not sure what you want to do or how you’d fit onto the project? Our Career Finder tool can help you work out what you’re interested in and find a role at Hinkley Point C that’s right for you.


We’ve already hit our target of creating 1,000 apprenticeships and we don’t plan to stop there. An apprenticeship at Hinkley Point C gives you the skills and experience to launch your career in whichever direction you want to go.

Are you a Teacher?

Use our resources designed for young people from primary school age through to their 20’s to discover the exciting career opportunities in the energy sector.

Meet our people

Hear from the people delivering the project about why Hinkley Point C offers a career like no other...

Meet Janaan

What’s it like to work at HPC?

Janaan explains about her role learning how to operate the new reactor at Hinkley Point C.

Meet Iain

What’s it like to work at HPC?

Iain shares the feeling of pride he gets from working on a project that will help Britain achieve Net Zero and positively impact generations to come.

Meet Rebecca

What’s it like to work at HPC?

Rebecca is one of over a thousand Apprentices recruited to the project and was the first Apprentice to complete a weld!

Working at Hinkley Point C

Blended working and benefits

At Hinkley Point C, we believe in creating an environment where work and life fit together. We’re also committed to supporting your physical and emotional wellbeing, as well as financial security, with a flexible benefits package you can adapt to suit your needs.

Equity, diversity & inclusion

At EDF, everyone’s welcome. It’s a powerful statement of our intent to make sure we’re about the people who work with us – a rich and unique mix of backgrounds and experiences that’s vital to shaping a strong and fresh-thinking organisation like ours.

Working towards net zero

We’re a responsible business and proud to be Britain’s biggest generator of zero carbon electricity. With size, age and experience, we believe we can do even more. Join the Hinkley Point C team and, together, we’ll help Britain achieve net zero.

Contact us

The best way to contact us about Hinkley Point C is by completing our online enquiry form. You can also call us on 0333 009 7070 (24 hour free phone number).

For EDF's 24/7 media enquiry line call 01452 652233.

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