Jacobs Technical Coordination Engineer in Bristol, United Kingdom

Technical Coordination Engineer


Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and consultancy services for industrial, commercial and government organisations globally.

With more than 74,000 people globally, our teams collaborate, innovate and create. Our people are proud to have been behind some of the greatest consultancy and engineering feats over the past 70 years.

We foster a collaborative and inclusive environment for our people, and our partners, and we want you to be a part of our growing business.

With more than fifty years of Nuclear experience, Jacobs has unrivalled nuclear capability and provides full life-cycle solutions to our nuclear clients. Services include programme and project management, design and engineering, reactor support, construction, commissioning, operations, maintenance, (radioactive) waste management, decommissioning and clean-up.

We have consistently delivered value and innovation to technically challenging and complex nuclear and environmental-related projects by offering multidisciplinary capabilities, technical expertise, proven processes and a commitment to regulatory compliance, health, safety and quality workmanship.

We bring in-depth understanding and best practice for executing projects for the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD), Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), US Department of Energy (DOE) and several worldwide utility operators and developers.

We have worked on every UK nuclear licensed site and have continuously supported the UK’s Naval Nuclear Propulsion Programme since 1984 where we have grown to be the pre-eminent provider of technical services to the MoD and related support clients on nuclear infrastructure.


The Technical Coordination Engineer ensures the optimisation of the technical activities by providing support to all engineering teams based in Bristol (Integrated Team) for the UK HPC EPR project.

Main Activities:

The Technical Coordination Engineer is responsible for assisting with some or all of the following activities, which will be determined based on the needs of the project and the candidate’s skills and experience:

Technical Configuration:

The Technical Coordination Engineer supports the Project Engineer responsible for the Design Change Management by piloting and coordinating the technical aspects of the Configuration (design changes, open points) between internal and external stakeholders ensuring a consistent and optimised (challenges the technical impacts) design for the Project.

Co-ordination of cross-functional technical issues:

  • Ensures the resolution of various cross-functional technical issues by coordinating multidisciplinary stakeholders

  • Participates where necessary in coordination meetings organised by the various parties involved in the project (modification committee, project decision meeting, etc.)

  • Presents and shares progress

The client’s UK Representative on different Project Committees:

Committees can be the Technical Referential Committee, Nuclear Island Design Committee, Nuclear Island Risks & Opportunities Committee.

Management of the client Integrated Team Technical Risk Register:

  • Responsible for the Technical Risk Process in the Integrated Team

  • Coordinates the contribution of the various client engineering groups to the client Technical Risk Register

  • Organises to the different review meetings and participates in the Project Risk Committees

Other activities:

  • Carries out internal quality control and checks the consistency of the engineering deliverables

  • Takes part in the management of experience feedback from previous projects

Reporting to: Technical Coordination Manager

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 site Monday to Friday – 40 hours per week

Note3: Travel and Subsistence is not paid for this role

Note4: BPSS level security required



  • Junior, Engineer or Graduate educated to Degree level with experience in one or more disciplines which can include nuclear, safety, electrical, mechanical, systems, civil and layout

  • Should possess good inter-personal and communication skills to interact at all levels of the organisation

  • Good influencing skills and the ability to work in a team as well as on own initiative

  • Proactive with the ability to multi-task

  • Results focused with the ability to meet commitments and deadlines with a good writing ability

  • Microsoft Word/Excel, 3D viewer

  • Fluent in English


  • Experience on EPR and/or large projects

  • French

Our Culture

At Jacobs we have recently celebrated 10 years of our culture of caring - ‘BeyondZero’. We see safety differently - we strive to go BeyondZero by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.

We are committed to equality across our business and we promote STEM and WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) initiatives. When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity. To find out more about our networks, check out our website:


We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts.

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any

associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Bristol

Req ID: ATE00005M