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Jacobs Civil Engineer in Bristol, 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

Support is required to support the Civils Team Lead, the activities aim at modifying and adapting the design received from the Back Office, substantiating the adapted design of the reinforced concrete structures on the Hinkley Point C Project. Supporting the Client and the Clients Tier 1 Civils Contractor.

The Civil Design is made on TEKLA, and used as a deliverable directly for construction activities for different tasks.

Main Activities

  • Receive, analyse and verify the consistency of the input data.

  • Modifying reinforced concrete structure designs compliant with the ETC-C, other relevant codes,

  • Maintaining Edvance’s QA procedures in delivering the CW design,

  • Support/ reviewing with the design in the preparation of the design drawings/models modified.

  • Managing engineering changes in line with company procedures,

  • Liaising with colleagues in Edvance Paris (Malakoff) or Bristol.

  • Liaise with subject matter experts.

Key relationships:

  • Building layout teams (JDO-DT) (Site)

  • Piping layout team (JDO-DT) (Site)

  • Civils team (Edvance Paris, and Edvance UK Bristol)

  • Client (EDF HPC Site)

  • Tier 1 contractor (BYLOR)

The activities will be performed on HPC site, in JDO offices, performed within a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural environment,

with a high expectation on delivery time, schedule, safety and nuclear safety.

The estiamted duration of this role will be 9 months, including 6 agreed months and 3 optional months.


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 Bristol to undertake this role / salary expectation / current notice period on Cover Letter with this application

Here’s What You’ll Need:


  • Knowledge of Structural Civil Work, Civil Design and Construction

  • Nuclear civil work OR complex structures

  • Experience in design of concrete structure

  • Detailed design or conceptual design in an office or on a civil construction site

  • Experience on project dealing with material interfaces

  • TEKLA and PDMS Software experience


  • Experience with on site design support

  • Experience on wide projects

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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