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Jacobs Lighting and Power Engineer – Transportation Technology in London, 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:

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Transportation business unit delivering services centred on key transportation markets to clients principally across the United Kingdom but through our networks and growth strategies supporting projects across the world.

You will be joining the Technology Solutions group within our Electrical Design Team. With teams across the UK this role would be based in our Birmingham, London, Manchester, Glasgow, or Leeds offices, whilst offering flexible working.

As a part of our Electrical team we provide strategic, feasibility and designs to a range of clients including National Highways, National Rail, Local Authorities’ and Airports. The work includes providing design and consultancy services for electrical and lighting for different sectors of infrastructure including Highways, Rail, Aviation and local authority networks. In addition you will be a part of the team responsible for delivering and overseeing a variety these projects involving Street Lighting, EV, Rail platforms, AGL, EMC and Environmental impact to name a few.

Responsibilities :

  • ​​​​​​​Technical lead on electrical & lighting projects;

  • Leading the preparation of lighting and electrical designs at feasibility, optioneering, planning and detailed design stages;

  • Working with colleagues across our network of offices both in technology solutions and other disciplines;

  • Programme and cost monitoring;

  • Delivery of technical specifications and contract documentation;

  • Preparation of technical reports, feasibility studies, designs, specifications and contract documents;

  • Conducting detailed daytime and night time surveys;

  • Supporting the production of Environmental Impact Assessments reports, Economic Assessments reports and Business Cases;

  • Liaison with clients, electricity suppliers, contractors, professional organisations, sub-consultants and other design teams.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Experience of designing to British lighting and electrical standards (including but not limited to BS5489, BSEN 13201 and BS7671);

  • Experience of liaising with clients, the public, stakeholders and local authorities;

  • Knowledge of National Rail, National Highways or local authority requirements for relevant projects;

  • Experience of carrying out lighting inspections and light measurements;

  • Clear communication skills and the individual must be able to develop strong technical credibility with the client and be able to foster relationships in a partnering environment;

  • Experience with completing detailed site inspections / surveys;

  • Technical report writing skills;

  • Computer skills including proprietary lighting and electrical design programmes e.g. Lighting Reality; Dialux.

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)

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.com to view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role

If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2) .

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