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Jacobs Equipment Reliability Engineer in Knutsford, United Kingdom

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We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defense, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications - is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

It's our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed –today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

Would you like to work on some of the world’s most exciting projects?

Jacobs’ nuclear business supports customers in the energy generation, new build, decommissioning and defence sectors. We are involved in some of the most innovative and impressive projects across the globe, such as ITER - the world’s largest fusion experiment.

We have offices in Knutsford and Warrington in Cheshire, as well as in Gloucester, Dorchester, Harwell, Glasgow, Newcastle, Bristol, Cumbria and Reading. We also have a strong international presence to support our growing operations in France, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, South Africa and Japan.

Our reputation for safely delivering quality projects on time and on budget is well recognised. Our technical excellence and strong customer 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 customers, collaborating to achieve outstanding results in a stimulating and quality-driven environment.

Jacobs is currently recruiting for an Equipment Reliability Engineer to join our New Nuclear & Generation Services Business. The candidate will be based in Booths Park offices in Knutsford with the possibility of being able to travel to other sites and Jacobs offices, as required.

The successful candidate must be highly motivated and proactive and looking to develop their technical capabilities. The ER Engineering post is for those with experience of working within the civil nuclear or other highly regulated industries. Candidates will be familiar with the requirements of working in a regulated environment with providing ER support.

Key responsibilities:

  • Prepare technical reports, reliability reviews and other safety case supporting documentation

  • Review and understand discipline specific engineering drawings

  • Ensure successful execution of high quality engineering work to time, quality, budget and customer satisfaction

  • Demonstrate focus on customer care, committed to delivering on promises

  • Manage own work within associated project budgets

  • Anticipates technical risks associated with own work and discusses how to manage these with Responsible Engineer or Team Leader

  • Support the development of proposals and tenders by providing accurate estimates of work

  • Maintain and develop successful working relationships with engineers at own level within client organisations

  • Continually develop technical knowledge and competence in field of expertise, and seeks to develop skill portfolio

  • Works in a safe and sustainable manner and strives for continuous improvement in these areas

  • Work to continuously improve maintenance practices within the customer organisation through knowledge of maintenance optimisation principals, condition monitoring etc.

  • Manipulate complex data sets to bring out rational understandings of how plant is operating effectively and where improvements can be made

  • Justify recommendations brought about my data analysis of maintenance/operational history on particular areas of plant

  • Work on outage methodologies to support improvement recommendations

  • Support the delivery of Equipment Reliability improvements across stations

  • Creating and maintain task files and project quality documentation. Ownership of individual task quality plans

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Degree qualified engineer (or accomplished engineer through apprentice route with relevant expertise)

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

  • Knowledge of condition monitoring techniques and how this can support a reduction in maintenance

  • Knowledge of outages and how critical paths can be reduced

  • Proven history of data analysis which leads to making recommendations of how a system is performing and where improvements can be made

  • Understanding of equipment reliability techniques and how this can bring overall efficiencies to plant

  • Develop technical knowledge and experience leading to Chartered or incorporated engineer status, or membership of a relevant professional body

  • Experience in the nuclear industry or other highly regulated industry (e.g. rail).

  • Knowledge of Civil nuclear plant systems, structures and component and associated design and assessment guidelines a distinct advantage

  • Understand and interpret engineering drawings and requirement specifications

  • Working towards Chartered / Incorporated Engineer status with a relevant professional body

  • Maintains and develops knowledge, capability and competence in latest engineering standards and techniques

  • Proactive and autonomous whilst understanding limits of knowledge and experience

  • Flexible to travel to various sites around the UK for both long and short durations

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.