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Jacobs Project Engineer 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.

About the Opportunity

Nuclear Power Programmes is one of the newest Business Units within Jacobs and has been formed with the vision to support positive change and help shape the future of Nuclear Power.

Operational throughout the UK and across continental Europe, we are seeking to expand our team on a variety of nuclear projects, which range in technologies and that find themselves at different stages of their development. To do this, we are seeking to continuously employ talented individuals to join our diverse team that are excited about nuclear projects and are committed to Net Zero, and Energy Security.

The Project Engineer will be part of the Engineering & Technical function within the Civil Works Programme and report to either the Design Manager or the Engineering & Technical Project Manager. The Project Engineer will work under the direction of either the Design Manager, therefore focussing on technical aspects; or the Engineering & Technical Project Manager focussing on cost and schedule aspects. Key accountabilities:

  • Support the definition or validation the SZC Technical Requirements and Specification, including engagement with EDF Nuclear Services and SZC Design Authority.

  • Support the management of technical Open Points and Design Changes This includes supporting progression through the technical governance processes including Replication Principles, Technical Direction Forum (TDF), No Change Committee (NCC) and Non-Permanent Works Change Committee (NPWCC).

  • Support the Design Technical Assurance for the end-to-end design and ensuring SZC acceptance can be provided, including reviews and approvals as defined by the surveillance plans.

  • Support risk management through Risk Management Processes.

  • Support the Engineering & Technical Project Manager in technical input for Early Warnings, Compensation Events, Technical Queries, General Communications etc from L3 Design Supply Chain, including engagement with relevant SZC and RD technical stakeholders.

  • Support in the activities to manage the Engineering and Technical budget in their specific scope area.

  • Support the updates to the schedule of the Engineering & Technical scope in their specific scope area, working with the Engineering & Technical schedulers.

  • Support the Engineering & Technical Project Manager in the management of [L3] Design Supply Chain Contracts.

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Knowledge of design activities in:

  • Heavy civil engineering structures, including reinforced concrete and structural steel, and familiarity with current design standards and working practices (e.g. British Standards); and/or

  • External works, including drainage, utilities, paved and unpaved surfaces, earthworks, access and accessibility, construction logistics and familiarity with current UK design standards and working practices; and/or

  • Managing designs and teams, including integration, design and delivery management.

  • Experience in, and a desire to provide, technical assistance and collaboration within a technically orientated delivery team

  • Experience of working with focused technical teams including technical direction of suppliers

  • Experience of working in project teams

  • Ability to communicate and engage effectively at within the project team and if required across a range of levels: Management Team, SZC stakeholders, design delivery teams, Design Authority, Regulators etc

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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