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Jacobs Nuclear Safety Case Consultant in Birchwood, United Kingdom

Your Impact:

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, 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

We are searching for highly motivated people with a sound understanding of nuclear safety cases, who excel at technical work and are passionate about improving nuclear safety. We have a number of positions available at all levels of experience, from early careers to the highly experienced. For those early in their career we can offer comprehensive on-going training and development. For the highly experienced, we can provide positions of considerable responsibility on a long-term secure project.

Our work covers all areas of nuclear safety, nuclear engineering and science and research in support of the UK defence nuclear enterprise. The Jacobs Assurance, Technology and Regulation (AT&R) business unit has been supporting the MOD‘s nuclear submarine programme for over 60 years and has a large, diverse team of highly experienced staff.

Staff within AT&R work on some of the most complex, challenging and important projects within the UK, and their work helps maintain the safety of UK defence activities. As a member of AT&R you will work with technical experts across multiple specialist disciplines to review safety positions, formulate advice, and fully engage with stakeholders.

Our main office is in Birchwood, Warrington, however we work flexibly and will consider alternative locations to base staff. While we are primarily looking for full time staff we will also consider other working patterns for the right candidates.

Key Responsibilities

• Carry out assessments of nuclear safety cases and supporting documentation on behalf of our customers

• Support the development of advice to the MOD on approaches to maintain the highest levels of nuclear safety for UK defence projects

• Interact with our MOD clients and their contractors to communicate and explain our advice

• Support our MOD clients in on site meetings, inspections and audits

• Support programmes that train, develop and disseminate knowledge both within AT&R and to our clients

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s What You’ll Need

• General engineering, technical or scientific qualification, graduate level or equivalent

• Experience of writing or assessing safety cases for the nuclear industry or other high hazard industries

• Applicants should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work in project teams

• Ability to obtain an SC security clearance

• UK Citizenship

Our Culture

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.

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here.

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