Jacobs Project Manager - Mechanical / Electrical / Control & Instrumentation in Dunbar, United Kingdom
Project Manager - Mechanical / Electrical / Control & Instrumentation
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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.
The current Jacobs Framework supports the client in the following Discipline Areas:
Quality Management & Engineering
HSE Management & Engineering
The client owns and operates 8 nuclear, 2 coal and 1 gas-fired power stations, plus gas storage facilities, renewable assets and two administration offices. The coming together of the coal, gas and renewable assets with nuclear stations makes it the largest electricity supplier by volume and the biggest generator of low carbon electricity in Britain, providing 25% of the UK’s total electricity.
The Project Manager position is required to support works undertaken across a range of projects being delivered by our client’s Investment Delivery portfolio at Torness Power Station, this is a diverse projects portfolio covering mechanical, civil, electrical and C&I works.
The Torness Investment Delivery portfolio is varied in terms of discipline bias, technical complexity and project value. The Investment Delivery projects are primarily concerned with mitigation of station business risk and support Torness plant life extension through to 2030.
The projects encompass the full spectrum of the Investment Delivery Process from Concept, through Design, to Implementation and Commissioning.
The candidate should have good leadership qualities, be highly motivated, well organised and capable of working within a closely-knit team
They need to be able to respond well to the demands of working in the nuclear sector
They need to be able to communicate, build relationships, be proactive and be part of a team
Project(s) in Scope: Various – (portfolio value up to £20M)
Directing & leading all the activities & personnel associated with the full lifecycle of the project within the programme
Successful project delivery from concept design to handover & closure stages in accordance with safety, cost, scope, quality & time in line with the overall project schedule, meeting all business & technical requirements
Develop & implement the project execution plan for the delivery of the project
Define the work scope to be delivered & the interfaces to the other elements of the programme
Track progress against milestones, deadlines, budget & provide key stakeholders with reports on these matters
Identify risks & facilitate the resolution of all risks raised
Anticipate, manage & resolve issues
Fulfil all the contract contractual requirements & deliverables
Establish & maintain effective working relationships with all project team members, stakeholders & advisory services
Liaise with the Project Sponsor to ensure the business benefit is being delivered
Reports to:Projects Portfolio Manager (PPM)
Note1: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the responsibilities & activities that the job holder may be required to undertake
Note2: T&S package is not paid for non-locals
Note3: May be asked to work unsociable hours during Station Outage and provide Weekend / Bank Holiday cover.
Note4: Expected to attend site during normal working hours Monday to Friday – 40hrs per week
Note5: Please provide travel plan to Torness to undertake this role / salary expectation / current notice period on Cover Letter with this application
Degree educated ideally in engineering either Mechanical / Electrical / C&I, or equivalent qualification in an appropriate discipline with relative work experience
Nuclear experience, working within a regulated, licenced environment
PMQ (APMP Level D) or equivalent PM qualification
Strong project delivery experience, familiar with a gated delivery model
Work with other technical engineers and stakeholders to develop the detailed scopes of work for each project and work package and ensure that they seamlessly integrated with each other to deliver the work programme
Demonstrable experience of managing projects throughout the full project lifecycle, ideally across a range of complex multi-discipline projects
Familiar with current HSE and CDM legislation, HSWA
Management of an integrated project team including staff, agency and assigned functional support
Evidence of working within environments with a high Quality & HSE standards/culture
Excellent communications skills & interpersonal skills, including questioning for clarification and establishing of facts, observation and active listening
Ability to cope well under pressure & work within tight timeframes
Clear decision-making ability with the acumen to judge complex situations & assess when to escalate issues
Self-motivated, able to work on own initiative and as part of a team
Proficient in MS Office
Knowledge of budgets, cost control and commercial awareness
Knowledge of estimating, scheduling, programming & risk tools
Knowledge of Earned Value tools
Fluent English – written & verbal
Have a working knowledge of EDF Investment Delivery (ID), Work Management processes, procedures and Safety Case Management
Understanding the needs of Quality & how it is assured & controlled
Membership of an appropriate professional institution
French language – written & verbal
- BPSS level security clearance required
- Must recognise the importance of nuclear safety and zero harm
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Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Dunbar
Req ID: ATE0000XR