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Jacobs Area Integration Lead in Bridgwater, 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

Jacobs are recruiting for an Area Integration Lead to Join our EDF framework delivery team. The Area Integration Lead will ensure that there is a recommended sequence of installation of all scope across multiple contracts within their designated area; from manufacturing completion through to site construction, erection and commissioning which supports schedule integration. The Area Integration Lead’s primary objective will be to identify and eliminate issues to fully de-risk site activities. This will involve interfacing with the Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Area Multi-Disciplinary Teams on the HPC project. The analysis horizon of the Area Integration Lead must go beyond current on-going activities on the HPC Site and will include all relevant work to be completed through to the Commercial Operation Date(s).

Principal Accountabilities

The Area Integration Lead will have experience in planning and constructing complex construction projects to achieve the job purpose objectives by implementing, as a minimum, the following as appropriate for the work being performed:

  • Advocating safe and effective planning of works for site construction.

  • Ensuring that conventional and nuclear safety considerations are recognised as essential to the success of the project and built into the planning processes.

  • Ensuring that detailed plans are developed on a facility and/or area basis which integrate, co-ordinate and sequence work activities to achieve the optimum construction sequence, paying particular attention to several contractor interfaces. Including:

  • Fostering and promoting Area Management collaboration between Delivery Integration, Project Controls, Area MDT members and supply chain partners to achieve a “what’s best for the project” outcome.

  • Understanding and adhering to the processes and procedures that govern the Delivery Integration Team’s scope of work and advocating their effective implementation. The Area Integration Lead will support and/or oversee the implementation of:

Here’s What You’ll Need:


  • Degree in Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or Equivalent in Construction Management or related subject or a demonstrable level of experience based on years of experience and project assignments.

  • Experience in delivering highly complex projects.

  • Experience and understanding of working in a Nuclear and Safety Quality Culture.

  • Understanding and awareness of working in a highly regulated environment.

  • Management of strategic planning, developing construction sequences and recovery plans.

  • Motivational approach and the ability to energise team members by building a climate of trust and understanding.

  • Awareness of project change control and risk management processes.

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. (https://careers.jacobs.com/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. (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity?_ga=2.1062705.1096535124.1626879887-1704311048.1575562676)

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