Coatings Painting Engineer

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Job Description

The MEH Alliance on Hinkley Point C is seeking an experienced candidate to fill the new and challenging role of Coatings Engineer on site at Hinkley Point C in Bridgwater, Somerset.

As the MEH Coatings Engineer, you will drive delivery of documentation from Site teams, Supervision, supplier(s) and follow-through on NNB backlogs in support of supplier(s) deliveries. 


Maintain an accurate Job card tracker: Act as primary schedule interface between planning department and Discipline Lead, relay and liaise detail and data with Discipline Lead.  

  • Challenge supplier reporting
  • Follow-through on actions agreed with Construction team and supplier’s including recoveries and mitigations.
  • Identification of risks and opportunities through day-to-day engagement with suppliers.
  • No budgetary accountability, but responsible for assuring no commitments made outside authority.
  • Other support to delivery of the Programme objectives as identified by PM and others. 
  • Support the development of Joint Management Team and collaborative working to reinforce working behaviours against agreed principles and objectives. 

Health & Safety Responsibilities

Employees are responsible for ensuring they fully understand the health and safety risks involved in their work activities and their responsibility to apply the controls needed to manage those risks to acceptable levels. Similarly, where work activities can have an adverse impact upon the environment, and particularly where there are legal requirements, employees are responsible for understanding those impacts and the controls they must ensure are applied.

Key Deliverables:

  • Promote the HPC way through Excellence Delivered
  • Accurate, reliable reporting and data base update.
  • Supplier schedule and delivery reporting.
  • Action recommendations from Lead and Construction team. 
  • Identification of risks and opportunities
  • Accurate, up to date time keeping liaising between Supervision Discipline Lead and Project controls
  • Ensure that a full and auditable archive of project deliverables is maintained to document the project evolution, history and communicated to the relevant site team.

Minimum Qualifications/ Experience (as per MEH matrix)

  • HNC or equivalent or above. OR  2+ Years Construction site management team experience PREFERABLY in the Coatings Industry, or demonstrate exposure of projects in another project Staff position.
  • Communication skills – First class communication and presentation skills.
  • Results orientation – Understanding the required results and focusing to achieve them.
  • Drive and resilience – Determination to succeed in situations and adapt effectively to new situations.
  • Planning and organisation – Working in a structured and thoughtful way whilst demonstrating initiative. 
  • Teamwork – Working closely with colleagues to achieve a common goal.
  • Likely early in a PM career path, but willing to learn and apply project management and organisational skills, which has been gained through practical experience, most likely in a junior position within a project.
  • Good written and oral skills, basic IT literacy, able to communicate effectively.
  • Undertake individual working to a high level of attention to detail.

Additional Qualifications/ Experience:

  • Some planning experience would be an advantage in the role.
  • Experience working in high integrity, regulated industries would be an advantage. 
  • Commercial awareness desirable though not essential.

MEH Values attributed behaviours:

  • Humility – Working with the design teams who have previous experience of EDF nuclear projects.
  • Positivity – Remain focused on the goals and the delivery of a right first-time project.
  • Respect – The HPC team includes people from all cultures and backgrounds and this is a key factor in the development of a truly collaborative team.
  • Clarity – Be able to communicate with all the relevant stakeholder in clear terms to avoid misunderstanding.
  • Solidarity – Collaborate with the whole team for the benefit of the overall project.
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