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Jacobs Principal Civil/Structural Engineer (Hybrid) in Glasgow, United Kingdom

Your Impact:

About the opportunity:

The Civil/Structural team in Jacobs specialises in solving the most complex and technically demanding structural engineering problems for the nuclear defence industry.

Each project is unique, but typically involves consideration of dynamic load effects due to extreme hazards, including seismic, blast, and impact. We have to look beyond code checks to get a deeper insight into structural response and failure mechanisms, considering ductility, nonlinear buckling, and soil structure interaction. We work things out as a team, starting from first principles, researching methodologies, challenging assumptions, thinking outside the box, and constantly learning.

Take your existing skills and join our team, locations can be hybrid, nationwide with main office locations, Glasgow, Reading, Bristol. Site visits are expensed and occasional.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Inter-discipline project planning, delivery and financial performance.

  • Provision of technical quality and excellence of project deliverables.

  • Providing technical and professional guidance, support and development of more junior engineers and technicians.

  • Supporting business development activities including preparation of proposals.

  • Developing good working relationships with clients and other company departments.

  • Adherence and contribution to business and quality management systems.

  • Operational and design safety, and developing good safety culture.

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.

Benefits: Include but not limited too:

Private medical insurance/critical illness/life assurance/ Digital GP service, Hybrid working, Generous pension contribution, Buy and sell Holidays up to 42 days leave, Share/save scheme, Salary sacrifice car leasing scheme, Professional development, Enhanced parental leave pay, wellbeing service, And many more

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Good all-round technical design expertise using British and international standards, and/or Eurocodes.

  • Proven ability to manage projects and preparation of project deliverables, including managing quality, budget, programme and resources.

  • Good understanding of structural theory, with proven problem solving ability.

  • Proven ability in preparation of bids and proposals, and developing good working relationships with clients.

  • Good, accredited MEng degree in Civil Engineering or similar.

  • Ideally Chartered Civil or Structural Engineer or working towards this where we can support

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)

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