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Jacobs Construction Area Manager in Saint Paul Les Durance, France

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Your Impact:

ITER is a unique, first of a kind project that aims to demonstrate the technical and scientific feasibility of fusion energy. Jacobs one of three partners making up the Consortium MOMENTUM (construction management-as-agent contractor) is project managing the construction and assembly of more than one million components in world’s largest fusion reactor. As construction management-as-agent contractor, MOMENTUM is managing the construction and assembly of the first full-scale test reactor to include balance of plant and the Tokomak itself. Join us and play a part in the international effort to make fusion a viable source of almost limitless, carbon-free energy.

Jacobs is recruiting for a Construction Area Manager with more than 15 years of experience to work on the ITER Project near Aix-en-Provence, France.

He/She will be responsible for:

  • Takes direction from and interacts directly with the CMA Construction Director

  • Ensures that the site construction team prioritise safety and embeds a safety culture within the Construction team

  • Within multiple plant areas or buildings the construction area manager will project manage all construction contractor activities

  • Manage contractors scope of work through to Mechanical completion through management of completions and quality activities

  • Manage cross site support services including scaffolding, lifting and handling

  • Liaises with the Project Controls group to ensure project accurate reporting

  • Liaises with the Contracts management group to ensure contractors are respecting KPIs

  • Liases with the CMA supply chain manager to ensure that contractor material ROS dates are agreed and incorporated into the SPMat database

  • Identifies and manages site risk through mitigation strategies

  • Ensures the construction team are producing daily and weekly construction project management reports to cover all of the site activities

  • Contributes to the development of completions/QC planning and execution

  • Focus on delivery, value for money and value creation activities

  • Takes the DOA of the Construction Area Manager for nuclear buildings during absences

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Specific skills

The Construction Area Manager is a key role. Essential skills include:

  • 15 years (Senior) of major international (multi-$bn) EPC/EPC(m) experience in construction manager roles

  • 5 years’ experience in the nuclear industry – desirable

  • Experience of mentoring local staff to take construction management positions

  • Leading and embedding a safety culture within the team

  • Must have construction project management skills

  • Fluent in English, with additional French preferred.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills along with creative solution and problem solving skills

General skills

  • Ability to take direction from senior management

  • Ability to provide expert advice to a variety of stakeholders

  • Ability to responsibly manage change in a pressurised environment

  • Commercially astute

  • Multi-culturally aware

  • Delivery driven

  • Technically capable

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.

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