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Jacobs Mechanical Engineer 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 the Opportunity

Jacobs are seeking a Mechanical Engineer for the Hinkley Point C Project to perform studies and equipment calculations of piping and valves. The role will involve co-ordination with an international community of piping engineering services, spread in several facilities – Malakoff (France), CNEPE facilities (Tour), Bristol (UK) and Erlangen (Germany). Key responsibilities will be:

  • Gathering input data

  • Performing the calculation of piping supports and associated anchor plates

  • Analysing the mechanical behaviour of the supports with respect to the codified criteria

  • Proposing appropriate and proportionate modifications in case the sizing criteria are not met

  • Producing technical assessment note

  • Updating the calculation notes

  • Checking the calculation notes and calculations files

  • Supporting the development of tools and macros to support facilitating daily

Note1: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the responsibilities & activities that the job holder may be required to undertake

Note2: Based on our Client office Monday to Friday – 40 hours per week

Note3: Travel and Subsistence as follow:

  • Site based role, > 3 months, individual lives in Residency Zone (30min from Park and Ride) – member of staff receives £100.00 per working day subject to tax (e.g. 5 days per week) via their employer

  • Site based role, > 3 months, individual lives outside of the Residency Zone (over 30min from Park and Ride) – member of staff receives £100.00 per day subject to tax (e.g. for each day on site) via their employer as long as they stay overnight in the residency zone

Note4: Service Incentive - on completion of 12-month continuous service in post – there is a salary uplift of 5% paid

Note5: Please provide travel plan to Hinkley Point C site to undertake this role / salary expectation / current notice period on Cover Letter with this application

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Experienced in piping stress analyses, 6 years minimum

  • PIPESTRESS/CALTUY and flexibility calculation

  • CNEPE scope (CI & BoP)

  • ANSYS and in calculation of special supports (fixed point, anti-whip)

  • Knowledge of RCC-M code (section C3650 at least) and understanding of damage mode

  • Experience in software packages PDMS, RSTAB, ALLIGATOR, VERFIPLATINE

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)

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.com to view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role. If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2) .

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