Long-term rewarding careers

Nuclear offers long-term, well-paid careers across a vast range of skills and disciplines. As the next project set to get underway, Sizewell C will be a great opportunity for anyone considering working in our industry.

Click below to see our latest live jobs or to register with our Jobs Service, the hub for jobs with us and our local supply chain.


Calling all project managers!

Are you a Project Manager with engineering expertise?

Are you looking for your next rewarding career move at the forefront of project development?

Join our expanding team at Sizewell C and work on one of the most exciting megaprojects in the UK, whilst being at the forefront of the UK’s climate change agenda.

Nils Sundstrom, Assistant Project Manager, shares his experience:

“I’m truly passionate about the nuclear industry and firmly believe it plays a pivotal role in decarbonising the UK. Sizewell C is the linchpin to nuclear new build projects across the country. As a Project Manager, I’ve had the privilege of diving into various disciplines, experiencing a diverse array of tasks firsthand.

The role has taken me on journeys, both figuratively and literally, as I’ve travelled extensively and collaborated with suppliers from around the globe. It’s been an enriching experience to contribute to such a dynamic and impactful field.”

Jobs & training for all skills and backgrounds

The construction and operation of Sizewell C will create job opportunities at each stage of the project.

Our Careers Portal describes the sorts of roles we will need.

The Jobs Service shows the available posts at Sizewell C and in the local supply chain.

And Young SZC is a jobs and information service for young people living in Norfolk and Suffolk.

A huge variety of roles

We will need a diverse range of skills, from construction and engineering through to catering and hospitality. Click below for more information on our job roles.



Access control

There will be opportunities available not only with the control room team but also perimeter security and visitor search and screening, as well as vetting of on-site contractors.

Facilities management

This role involves liaising with contractors, managing the day-to-day operational duties of the site, assisting the office with ordering parts and liaising with suppliers regarding quotes.


Administrators play an essential part in supporting specialist teams. They need to be extremely organised and have a good understanding of what colleagues require to enable works to happen on site.

Catering assistants

Catering assistants will ensure that eating areas are clean, appropriately presented and stocked, and operate tills as required. They will ensure that all health and safety regulations are adhered to.


Drivers are responsible for transporting staff and supplier personnel on different routes for Sizewell C whilst providing good customer service and a safe and comfortable journey. Some driver roles will include Concrete Mixer Drivers, LGV Drivers, Shunter Drivers, Light Vehicle Drivers, Minibus Drivers, Escort Drivers and Road Sweeper Drivers


We are looking for cleaners to work across our offices and sites. They will play a key role in cleaning all surfaces, hard floors, fixtures, fittings and carpets. They will help with reporting accidents and incidents.

Security officers

Security teams conduct duties at the site’s main entry point, search procedures, high visibility patrols, produce incident reports and support the emergency services.



Project managers

Responsible for organising and managing teams to deliver a project on time, on budget and to the right quality. Projects can range in size from developing an online digital platform to the construction of the Beach Landing Facilities. Newly qualified project managers will deliver smaller tasks before progressing to more technically challenging projects.


Within the enabling team at Sizewell C you can be involved in environmental, health and safety, administration, logistics and quality.


There will be all sorts of opportunities available at Sizewell C with the construction team including works managers, land surveyors, engineers, steelworkers and crane supervisors.

Plant operations

Plant operators will drive and operate equipment including large earth-moving trucks, forklifts, cranes and special purpose machinery. The equipment will be involved in excavating, digging trenches and general earth and plant-moving operations.

Construction site operations

This area involves specialist crafts, trades and specialisms that are needed to run a construction site the size of a small town. Site operations will directly contribute to the on-site operational delivery of the Sizewell C construction project.

Civil engineering

Civil engineers plan, design and oversee construction and maintenance of structures such as roads, railways, airports, bridges, harbours, dams, irrigation projects, power plants, and water and sewerage systems.

Plant maintenance

This role will help to contribute to Sizewell C’s operational delivery, ensuring that the vast amount of equipment used, from excavators to ride on rollers, is working safely and correctly day to day.




Utilities act as the ‘lifeblood’ of any project and can come in the form of Water, Electricity, Liquid Fuel, Gas and importantly communications, such as fibre optics and wireless networks. This includes jobs such as Cable Pullers who work across projects including plant, communications and electronics.


Insulation will be crucial when building Sizewell C as it will keeping the plant working at the correct temperature when operational. General responsibilities include the thermal insulation of materials, surface claddings and coatings to pipes, vessels, tanks, and other equipment or other mechanical systems.


Specialist tunnelling machines, as well as a variety of support roles such as surveying and lifting will be used at Sizewell C for its cooling system.


The construction of a jetty at Sizewell C will bring an estimated 2.8 million tonnes of bulk materials to site, and reduce the amount of vehicles on the roads. In order to build this structure a variety of job roles are required in a marine, or offshore construction environment.


Electrical engineering technicians install, commission, maintain and repair equipment and controls. They also calibrate, inspect and test equipment and machinery to make sure it works correctly and safely.

Lifting occupations

This skill will be vital at Sizewell C, and is about the lifting, powering and assembly of loads and components into much larger elements of the power station.


This is a highly skilled role involving welding plate, pipe or structural steel to join important components together. Welders will be needed during both the civil engineering and the mechanical engineering phases throughout the Sizewell C project.


As an ecologist at Sizewell C, you would help support the local environment, creating woodland and hedgerows for a variety of wildlife, such as badgers and reptiles, during construction.

Jobs for local people

We are working hard to make jobs accessible to people across the East of England.

The launch of community hubs with Inspire Suffolk and Access Community Trust will ensure that local people can access well-paid employment and develop their careers during Sizewell C’s construction and operation.

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Equity, diversity and inclusion

We want everyone who is involved in the new power station to feel welcome, whatever their background.

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