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Jacobs EC&I Engineer in Gloucester, 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.

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:

Jacobs is currently recruiting for EC&I Engineers to join our nuclear power business. The Jacobs’ nuclear power business supports clients across the energy generation and new build sectors. Our reputation for safely delivering quality projects on time and on budget is well recognised by our clients and our technical excellence and strong client relationships put us at the forefront of our industry, along with our proven expertise in managing large, complex projects in the UK and overseas. What that means to you is the opportunity to experience a real variety of projects, colleagues, and clients, collaborating to achieve outstanding results in a stimulating and quality-driven environment.

The post is for those with post graduate experience delivering EC&I activities preferably within the civil nuclear or other highly regulated industries. Consideration will be given to time served apprentices with specific experience with a background in Civil nuclear. Candidates will be familiar with the delivery of EC&I engineering activities such as authoring and verifying engineering plans, technical reports and specifications with an ability to understand and interpret engineering drawings and technical specifications.

Knowledge or awareness in any of the following areas is considered a distinct advantage: IEC SC45a suite of standards (and how to apply/comply with them), programmable electronic components, equipment assessment and qualification (hardware & software), nuclear safety cases, ageing and obsolescence management, system design, PLCs and system coding and testing.

The candidate must be highly motivated with the ability to work with limited supervision whilst delivering tasks to quality, schedule and budget. They will be confident in communicating at all levels and proactive in engaging with colleagues and relevant stakeholders. In addition, the candidate should be proactive in personal development with a willingness to learn.

Subject to the candidate’s capabilities as well as business requirements, the focus of the EC&I Engineer role could be in any of the following key workstreams:

• Full life-cycle development (hardware and software) of either control or protection systems

• Software qualification of SMART devices and PLCs

• Functional Safety determination (both probabilistic and deterministic)

• EC&I Ageing and Obsolescence Management

• Production and modification of nuclear EC&I safety cases and / or cyber security cases

• IEC SC 45a suite of standards (and how to apply/comply with them). IEC 61513 is the top level of IEC SC 45A and refers to other IEC SC 45A standards. A knowledge of IEC 61508 or it’s other derivatives could be acceptable

• Equipment qualification and assessment (hardware & software)

Key Responsibilities:

• Execute the role in a safe and secure manner

• Deliver high-quality engineering tasks to time, quality, budget and client satisfaction

• Liaise with Senior and Principal Engineers when expertise or clarification is needed

• Proactive in personal development

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s What You’ll Need:

• Degree in relevant engineering discipline (e.g. Electronic / Electrical Engineering) or successful completion of a relevant apprentice scheme in a nuclear context.

• Ability to work in the UK and eligible to gain BPSS and CTC vetting (minimum security clearance)

• Evidence of working towards application for either Chartered or Incorporated engineer status with a relevant professional body

• Experience of authoring engineering documentation such as engineering plans, technical reports and specifications

• The ability to understand and interpret engineering drawings and technical specifications

• Strong communication skills

• Familiarity with electrical systems, control systems and process instrumentation

Desirable skills:

• Awareness of Civil nuclear plant systems, structures and component and associated design and assessment guidelines (or relevant engineering principles from other highly regulated industries)

• Awareness of relevant guidelines, standards and practices (e.g. IEC 61508, 61511, 61513, 61226, ONR SAPs / TAGS)

• Awareness of risk identification, quantification, management and of HSE requirements

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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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