Jacobs Assistant Engineer in Romney Marsh, United Kingdom
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 are recruiting for an Assistant Engineer to join our EDF framework delivery team. The Generation Services business team supports our key client EDF Energy Nuclear Generation with regards their nuclear fleet in the UK. This is a key role within our project management and engineering teams which are spread across our UK network at all UK sites and stations. You will be part of a large client-led team at EDF’s Dungeness B Power Station and this role will support activities on site.
The Assistant Engineer’s responsibilities include completing all tasks assigned by the Engineer/Senior Engineer. The Assistant Engineer should have the ability to diagnose problems and follow instructions in a site and office environment.
The role will be based at the EDF Dungeness B Power Station or at our Ashford offices in Kent. Flexible working arrangements between office and home may be possible, however the role will predominantly be based at Dungeness or Ashford. In this role you will report to the Jacobs Site Lead, but be accountable for task delivery directly to the client engineering team.
Everyone working in our team will have a proven track record of working within highly regulated environments with high safety standards and culture. Safety training, site training and mentoring will be provided in this role.
Strong communication and organisational skills are a must with the ability to develop relationships and maintain effective networks and be results-focused tempered with a team-centred approach.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
A completed apprenticeship or similar experience is recommended, though consideration will be given to college leavers looking to come straight into the workplace.
HNC/HND/degree qualified looking for entry into the workplace.
Good analytical, troubleshooting, problem-solving, and communication skills.
Ability to follow instructions and to collaborate with others.
Able to prepare and maintain engineering documentation for example Quality Plans and technical specifications.
Work experience in an industrial/site setting would be helpful.
Nuclear Experience not essential.
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