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Jacobs Building 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 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 Opportunity

Principal Accountabilities

Safety is the overriding priority for any activity performed by Delivery Integration which includes Nuclear Safety as well as Industrial Safety. Planning the work must also recognize the importance of a strong Nuclear Safety and Quality culture and the importance of a right first-time attitude.

The Building Integration Leads’ analysis horizons go beyond currently on-going activities on site and include the all the relevant work to be completed on the site through to the Commercial Operation Dates.

  • 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 to a facility and/or area basis which integrate co-ordinate and sequence work activities to achieve the optimum construction sequence paying particular attention to contractor interfaces.

  • Looking ahead to identify risks and developing mitigating options in sufficient time so as not to impact the construction site performance.

  • Supporting development of a construction execution plan that clearly identifies site need dates for critical equipment and materials which includes mitigating actions in time to avoid any impacts to site activities Implementing cross cutting reviews of work scope where the interfaces in areas are intersected by many different contractors. (16 Week Look Ahead Schedule)

  • Understanding that the work processes are governed by processes and procedures and working to ensure they are adhered to.

  • Developing detailed access routes for personnel and equipment, identifying suitability of the access routes, impacts to other work activities and identification of temporary access openings for equipment installation, specifically within their area, and the interface into adjacent areas.

  • Working closely with the design and procurement groups to conduct constructability reviews to ensure realistic construction expectations are realized.

  • Fostering and promoting Area Management collaboration between Delivery Integration, Integrated Project Controls, MDT team members and supply chain partners to achieve a “what’s best for the project” outcome at the potential short-term impact on an individual contract and ensuring full buy in with the program and project managers.

  • Implementing seamless working arrangements with the Engineering Command Centre and the Site Command Centre to ensure full understanding and alignment with work sequencing plans and release of work scope to the site.

  • Implementing a construction readiness review process on work scope packages based on complexity. Readiness review will be based around the construction sequence planning process (Delivery Work Package / Readiness Review Processes) and will be conducted on a rolling wave basis based on a time scale relative to the start of the works on site.

  • Participates in the PM led gateway review process to ensure that packages are complete and will allow construction to complete the work scope efficiently.

  • Maximizing the knowledge gained from lessons learned from previous projects and utilizing the project lessons learned programs for experiences from FA3, Taishan, etc.

  • Encouraging the development of HPC lessons learned to support future project execution.

  • Providing early team engagement and construction input to supply chain contract conditions to ensure site conditions and requirements are included.

  • Promoting the schedule development with a construction focused approach.

  • Ensuring strong ties to engineering and equipment deliverables are made and maintained.

  • Integrating the supply chain partners’ resources to maximize their expertise and skill set when developing the schedule and construction strategies to ensure schedule ownership and best practice implementation.

  • Supporting a coordinated and holistic approach to the provision of common shared services such as scaffold, temporary HVAC and electrical services.

  • Recognizing the importance of other supporting activities such as laydown areas, and work area coordination for activities such as housekeeping and work face storage.

  • Recognizing the high-quality standards of construction that will be required when constructing a nuclear facility and ensuring these are incorporated in the planning of work completion.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Knowledge & Skills

Essential

The Building Integration Leads will have broad knowledge of Engineering, Procurement and Construction activities and the integration of these activities. In addition, they will possess a good understanding of project planning processes and the ability to identify and resolve complex interfaces. This includes experience across many types of EPC contracts, specifically knowledge of NEC and FIDIC contracts. The DO Building Integration Leads will have the ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders. Strong management and communication skills and commercial awareness are essential. Specific knowledge, skills, qualification, and experience include:

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

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

• Ability to build and manage a diverse and high performing team.

• Ability to work collaboratively and in an integrated team environment.

• Excellent organisational and communication skills.

• Management of strategic planning developing construction sequencing and recovery plans.

• Good working knowledge of commercial principles affecting construction matters.

• Ability to produce informative, concise reports.

• 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.

• Extensive working knowledge in the delivery of large complex construction projects.

Desirable

• Understanding of planning tools including Navisworks and Primavera P6.

Qualifications & Experience

Essential

• 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 (10 plus years) and project assignments.

• 10 years’ experience in delivering highly complex projects.

• Experience operating in a high security environment advantageous.

• In-depth knowledge and experience of programme progress and forecast position and planning.

• Strong communication skills in English required, knowledge of French can be an advantage.

Desirable

• Nuclear construction background.

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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