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Jacobs Senior Mechanical Engineer in Glasgow, 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, 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.

Business Unit Description:

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.

Role Outline/Responsibilities:

Client Overview:

Hinkley Point C is a nuclear site, based in West Somerset, 15 miles from Bridgwater.

The NNB ambition is to build two major EPR nuclear plants.

Team Overview:

This position will be embedded into a newly built organisation, the Design Management Team (DMT), within the MEH (Mechanical, Electrical, HVAC) Programme which focuses on delivering on-time a safe, mature, constructible and commissionable design to drive for ‘25 the MEH erection activities from start of Detailed Design to end of Execution Design.

The DMT is made up of operational teams from within each organisation (Edvance Fr and UK, CNEPE, DET, SET, MEH JV Alliance Engineering), which are embedded in DMT. They all work as one team, to ensure delivery of Design in line with DMT objectives.

Primary Mission, Ambitions and Driving Principles of MEH DMT:


  • Deliver on-time a safe, mature, constructible and commissionable design to drive for “25 the MEH erection activities


  • Accountable for one integrated level 3 engineering schedule from “End-to-End

  • Accountable for the integrated delivery of MEH Design from “End-to-End”, in a building and system perspective

  • Provides constructible Design deliverables with appropriate quality and maturity level

  • Supports Configuration Management

  • Leverages on lessons learnt from Taishan and Flamanville 3 Projects and ensures continuous and progressive improvement linked to Design, Constructability and repetition as project evolves

Driving Principles:

  • Focuses on Detailed Design and Execution Design handovers/releases (including constructability)

  • Dimensions to balance; schedule – Design maturity – costs/risks

  • Overall coordination and cooperation across multi relevant Design entities

Essential Traits:

  • 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.

Behavioural Competencies:


  • Engaging People with the Vision

  • Integrity:

  • Role Modelling the Way

  • Emotional Resilience

  • Leading our Values


  • Achieving Results

  • Judgement & Decision Making

  • Communicating with Influence


  • Managing Relationships

Technical Competencies:

  • Legal and compliance

  • Task and project delivery

  • Commercial

  • Technical know-how

  • Training and mentoring

  • Producing, analysing and managing information

HPC ITPIA Mechanical Engineering Support

  • Supports the backlog reduction initiative in the frame of Conformity Assessment activities.

  • Engage with stakeholders (HPC, Framatome and ITPIA personnel) to coordinate and support the conformity assessment process.

  • Monitor progress on the technical documentation approval status, anticipate and prioritise based on scheduled activities and milestones. Creates and maintains adequate trackers

  • Actively support the resolution of Non-conformances and open points.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Qualifications - External


• Degree qualification in Mechanical Engineering

• Working site knowledge in the design & delivery of large complex mechanical projects

• Commissioning experience

• Understanding of civil & anchorages

• Ability to work collaboratively and in an integrated team environment

• Ability to produce informative, concise reports

• Good organisational and time management skills

• 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

• Fluent English – written & verbal


• Experience working in a regulated, secure nuclear environment.

• Experience and understanding of working in a Nuclear and Safety Quality Culture

• Experience in Mechanical, Electrical or HVAC erection

• Awareness of EDF standards & procedures beneficial.

• Membership of an appropriate professional institution.

• Experience of working in a fast pace engineering project environment

• French language – written & verbal.

Accepting Engineering Levels:

• Graduate / Junior / Engineer / Senior Engineer / Chartered

Security Clearance:

• BPSS level security clearance required.


• Must recognise the importance of nuclear safety and zero harm.

Our Culture

At Jacobs 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 work with external organisations such as STEM, WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and Stonewall. We are also Disability Confident Committed; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.

When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values.

To find out more about our networks, please visit our website; www.jacobs.com

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.