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Project Engineer - Electrical or Mechanical

Bridgwater, UK Req #2559
12 June 2024

Project Engineer 



Competitive + Car/Car Allowance + Flexible Benefits



NG Bailey are proud to be involved in the Hinkley Point C project based in Bridgwater, Somerset.  This is the first in a new generation of nuclear power stations in Britain providing zero-carbon electricity for around six million homes. NG Bailey, the UK’s leading independent engineering and services business, are proud to be part of the MEH Alliance, a joint venture to deliver the mechanical, electrical and HVAC installation for the project.

As part of recent growth on this project, we have a new vacancy for an experienced Project Engineer to join us on site, having either electrical or mechanical background, this role will have a focus on developing construction specifications and procedures for temporary facilities including modular buildings, minor civils including foundation build, drainage and distributed infrastructure services.


Some of the key deliverables in this role will include: 

  • Assist in the identification of stakeholder requirements and scope capture.
  • Assist in the analysis of construction proposals for temporary electrical, lifting, temporary works, HVAC and logistics. Factor in design, cost, site resource levels, on-going commitments, supplier lead times, and required by dates.
  • Over-see the design and construction of temporary buildings and facilities, production of build schedule, adherence to schedule and provide data on forecast/planned works, and actuals.
  • Seek opportunities for cost savings and environmentally friendly exercises (i.e. use of plant and equipment/assets, holistic deployment of temporary facilities).
  • Ensure appropriate level of programme risk is associated with the planning and execution of work scopes: assumptions, risks and opportunities are to be accurately communicated to all stakeholders in a reasonable time frame.
  • Assignment and prioritisation of work to the compounds and facilities team (weekly plans/16 week look ahead)
  • Monitor progress and make adjustments where necessary to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget.
  • Adherence to project governance, client standards and wider procedures


What we’re looking for:

Candidates should have relevant experience and qualifications in mechanical or electrical engineering, working in a construction based environment.

Excellent communication and leadership skills, and a keen eye for detail, with the ability to quickly learn and understand complex topics

Obtaining security clearance will be a requirement (BPSS or higher)

CCNSG Safety passport or HSE Maps

IOSH Managing safely/NEBOSH, SSSTS/SMSTS would be advantageous as would experience of working on a nuclear or heavily regulated project.



We're always evolving our benefits to ensure we're attracting and retaining great people.  Some of what you can expect includes: 

  • Car/Car allowance
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme (Hybrid/Electric Vehicle)
  • Pension with a leading provider and up to 8% employer contribution
  • 25 days holiday
  • Personal Wellbeing and Volunteer Days
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Free 24/7 365 Employee Assistance Program to support mental health and well-being (including counselling sessions and legal advice)
  • Flexible benefits to suit from Dental Insurance, Gym Memberships, Give As You Earn, Travel Insurance, Tax Free Bikes.
  • Personal development programme

Please apply with an up to date CV, detailing your salary/package expectations.

Next Steps: 

As a business, we’re on a journey to build on our culture where everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. This starts with recruitment and how we bring people into the organisation.  

We’ll do our best to outline the recruitment process to you ahead of time with plenty of notice. If you require any accommodations to participate in the application or interview process, please let us know and we will work with you to ensure your needs are met. 


NG Bailey on the Hinkley Point C Project:

We are working across both Hinkley Point C units to deliver the infrastructure that will power the station and its operations, creating 1,000 jobs including many specialist engineers. Works include the design and installation of circa 76,000 cables totalling over 3,000km in length; over 180km of cable containment support systems; fire and environmental sealing; design and installation of earthing systems, and specialist packages associated with data acquisition and plant control.

About Us: 

We are one of the leading independent engineering and services businesses in the UK. Founded in 1921, with a turnover of £500m and 3000 employees, we are proud of our history of developing great people through our investment in training. 

Working across a variety of sectors within the building and infrastructure industry, our innovative, responsible and forward-thinking approach allows us to work on fantastic ground-breaking projects, providing solutions using the latest tools and technologies. 

Progression is something we value, and we will make sure that when you join us you have a clearly defined development path, supported by regular reviews, training and ongoing support to enable you to be the best you can be. 

Other details

  • Job Function Direct
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Bridgwater, UK