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Jacobs Mechanical 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 and 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 a Mechanical Engineer to join our Nuclear Power Engineering and Technical Services Business. NPETS is entering an exciting phase of opportunity by supporting our key client’s UK nuclear fleet through a business transformation, and by supporting new small modular reactor developers. Our work is varied, covering New Build, Generation, Life Extension, and Defueling, and our capabilities are in demand across the nuclear sector.

This is an exciting role with the opportunity to gain great experience in the Nuclear industry, supporting our clients based at stations or facilities for periods of time. Therefore, a willingness to travel and potentially be based away from home during the working work will be required. At times, there will also be the facility to work from a Jacobs office or from home dependent on client and project requirements. You will report into the Plant Optimisation and Engineering Manager and work closely with other Mechanical, Process and reliability engineers in the team.

Candidates will be familiar with the requirements of working in a regulated environment providing ER support and as a Jacobs employee, you will deliver work to high HSSE standards in compliance to HSSE regulations. Responsibilities will include:

  • Producing detailed design drawings, calculations, design control plans, validation & verification plans, designers risk assessments, quality plans

  • Production of or contribution to substantiation reports, operating and maintenance operating procedures in line with manufacturing specifications, equipment recovery plans, test procedures and test reports

  • Preparing technical solutions to meet customer requirements and initial concepts to provide optimal project solutions with current best practice and to the relevant standards and procedures

  • Supporting design reviews and HAZOPs

  • Maintaining and developing associated client relationships

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Degree or equivalent experience in Mechanical Engineering or related subjects

  • Chartered or Incorporated member of IMechE or equivalent or desire to work towards chartership

  • Experience of design assurance and ability to apply standards and regulations in one or more of the following technical disciplines would be preferable:

  • Cranes/Lifting equipment

  • HVAC

  • Pipework (designed to ASME code)

  • Rotating plant

  • Experience of working in multidisciplinary teams

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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