Jacobs Independent Safety Assessor in Birchwood, United Kingdom
At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.
People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent.
In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships. We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.
Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.
About the Opportunity:
Our Structural Performance Team, based at our Birchwood Park office near Warrington in Cheshire, comprises a broad range of multi-disciplined technical experts spanning metallurgy, materials science, corrosion science, structural integrity analysis, structural and mechanical engineering, and advanced manufacturing processes.
Currently, there is an opportunity for a Senior Structural Integrity Engineer to join our Team, providing an engaging role in this vital national defence programme. This role provides a diverse and exciting range of opportunities to support the UK submarine programme in relation to structural integrity and associated to emergent issues in-service, during manufacturing, plant-life extension and through next generation concept design, to ensure a continuous sea deterrent.
Provide independent safety, engineering, and technical advice to the Ministry of Defence on aspects of nuclear propulsion and design.
Perform a review of nuclear safety cases for major plant items in line with regulatory requirements.
Active involvement in appropriate safety review groups and meetings.
Interface with key stakeholders, internal and external.
This role will require security clearance, therefore applicants should be of UK Nationality, hold or be able to obtain security clearance in the UK.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
We are seeking out applicants who can apply theoretical concepts, together with practical skills and knowledge, to challenging and technically complex problems that impact on the safety and performance of nuclear components.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Professional Institution accredited Degree or Post Graduate qualification in an engineering or scientific discipline
10+ years Structural integrity experience (familiarity of nuclear reactor plant would be a strong advantage)
Sound technical / engineering / science background with an ability to assimilate structural integrity safety arguments
Developed communication skills both written an oral
A willingness to work on defence related tasks and be able to gain appropriate security clearance
Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs. (https://careers.jacobs.com/life-at-jacobs/)
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