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Jacobs Permit to Work in Saint Paul Lez Durance, France

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Your Impact:

General information - Entity

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 the world’s largest fusion reactor. As a construction management-as-agent contractor, MOMENTUM is managing the construction and assembly of the first full-scale test reactor to include a balance of the plant and the Tokamak itself. Join us and play a part in the international effort to make fusion a viable source of almost limitless, carbon-free energy.

Job description

Jacobs is recruiting for an established Permit to Work (with at least 7 years of experience) to work on the ITER Project near Aix-en-Provence, France.

He/She will be responsible for:

  • Leads a safety role model and prioritizes safety

  • Provides competence and discipline within the PTW team

  • Ensures that the PTW system is utilized effectively and is fully populated with all data required for nuclear safety compliance

  • Acts as a PTW Issuer and Approver

  • Manages site Coordinator interfaces through effective dialogue with Tasks Supervisors involved to coordinate all parties - Ensures through daily surveillance that the site is always in an optimum safe and operational state and teams under the PTW scheme are adhering to all principles and controls applied in permit

  • You have safety and technical duties and responsibilities.

Please note the job offer would be based on a local French contract – this would not be an expatriate assignment.

To non-European candidates, please note that you will have to manage your work-permit procedure.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Essential skills:

  • Leading and embedding a safety culture across the construction teams

  • Managing processes within a functional area in a compliant manner

  • PTW management software implementation experience

  • Taking part in and contributing to site Audits

  • Analysing Information and defining corrective actions

  • International PTW experience

  • Knowledge of the heavy construction industry

  • Successful operational experience in the management of multiple concurrent activities

  • Fluent in English (CMA/IO interfaces) and French (work contractors’ interfaces). Excellent communication and interpersonal skills along with the creative solution and problem-solving skills

General skills:

  • Strong ability to communicate and to provide clear and concise instruction

  • Very organized and structured

  • High sense of responsibility

  • Strong sense of situational awareness and priorities


  • Town : Aix-en-Provence (Bouches-du-Rhône)

Candidate criteria

  • Minimum level of education required: Bac +5 and more

  • 10 years of construction and operational PTW Safety experience