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Jacobs Mechanical Lifting Engineer (Sellafield) in Manchester, 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:

Reporting directly to the Framework Delivery Manger this site based position will develop and execute projects and task associated with the Jacobs Field Solutions Portfolio on the Sellafield Site in Cumbria. Experience in managing Supervisors and Operatives is essential along with the Execution of Mechanical tasks in line with client requirements. Experience of working within nuclear establishments & following Nuclear Professionalism Standards & Expectations is required along with In depth knowledge of the legislative, regulatory, quality and environmental requirements relating to nuclear engineering projects.

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Must be Blue card Competent person (CSCS Appointed Person training) for planning lifting operations is essential;

  • Accredited IOSH/SMSTS or equivalent;

  • NVQ Level 3 in moving loads (preferred) or equivalent;

  • IPAF MEWP for managers ( planning and endorsing MEWP proposals).

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Provide assurance to the Project manager/delivery manager that all lifting and rigging operations on the project are planned, managed, and coordinated in compliance with site procedures and Sellafield Site arrangements;

  • Plan and Develop (MEWP Proposals, Crane Schemes and Lift Plans) for all Lifting Operations in accordance with LOLER;

  • Plan and Develop -Telehandler / HIAB proposals;

  • Update, obtain approval and maintain up to date all processes and procedures relating to lifting and rigging operations;

  • Lead and coordinate all lifting and rigging operations resources to ensure construction program delivery is to the required timescales;

  • Review RAMS as required to ensure safe lifting operations;

  • Participate in developing the growth of the team and wider Jacobs’s growth strategies.

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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