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Jacobs NDT Consultant in Birchwood, United Kingdom

Critical Mission Solutions

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Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Our Critical Mission Solutions business – we are invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defence, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications - is more than just a project. It is our challenge as human beings, too. That is why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

It is our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

About the opportunity:

Role Overview

Jacobs are looking to recruit a NDT Consultant. This is an excellent opportunity for a suitable individual to provide inspection design and assessment to support clients in their application of effective NDT on plant. The inspection team has specific strengths in inspection research and development, data collection and analysis, inspection qualification, inspection modelling, and site implementation.

The successful candidate will have good engineering knowledge and experience of working in the nuclear power generation or equivalent safety critical industry.

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing and contributing to projects involving the experimental and theoretical assessment of inspection techniques, inspection design and procedure development.

  • Analysing problems, discussing and developing solutions with colleagues and the customer.

  • Liaising with external suppliers.

  • Delivering work to time, cost and quality to meet customer expectations.

  • Checking and verifying the work of colleagues.

  • Assisting with the development and production of contract proposals and bids

  • Producing technical reports, inspection procedures, capability statements and technical justifications.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Role Requirements

Essential

  • A degree or equivalent in a relevant subject, e.g. Materials Science, Engineering, Physics.

  • Experience of working in the nuclear power generation or equivalent safety critical industry.

  • Knowledge and practical experience of NDE techniques and their theoretical basis.

  • Good analytical skills and the ability to interpret a variety of technical and financial information, distilling and conveying key information.

  • A willingness to spend a proportion of the time working on client sites (not expected to be significant).

  • For the successful candidate, security clearance to work on defence-related projects will need to be acquired as part of the joining process.

  • The ability to utilise practical skills and knowledge and to convert theoretical concepts into practical applications, to assist in the resolution of technically complex problems.

  • While the role is full-time, we support flexible working, and will welcome applications from those wishing to work part-time.

Desirable

  • Post graduate experience.

  • Experience of dealing directly with clients, showing a proactive approach to customer interactions.

  • Experience of supervising and checking the work of colleagues against specified procedures.

  • Coding ability and awareness of digital technologies and Industry 4.0

Why Jacobs?

We clear the way for inventive thinking so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can.

We clear the way for inventive thinking, so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can.

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We aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of our identity, embedded in all our employment and business practices in all locations. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative.

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Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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