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Jacobs Mechanical Technician in United Kingdom Countrywide, United Kingdom

Mechanical Technician


Would you like to work on some of the world’s most exciting projects?

Jacobs’ nuclear business supports customers in the energy generation, new build, decommissioning and defence sectors. We are involved in some of the most innovative and impressive projects across the globe, such as ITER - the world’s largest fusion experiment.

We have offices in Knutsford and Warrington in Cheshire, as well as in Gloucester, Dorchester, Harwell, Glasgow, Newcastle, Bristol, Cumbria and Reading. We also have a strong international presence to support our growing operations in France, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, South Africa and Japan.

Our reputation for safely delivering quality projects on time and on budget is well recognised. Our technical excellence and strong customer relationships put us at the forefront of our industry, along with our proven expertise in managing large, complex projects in the UK and overseas.

What that means to you is the opportunity to experience a real variety of projects, colleagues and customers, collaborating to achieve outstanding results in a stimulating and quality-driven environment.

Jacobs is currently recruiting for a Mechanical Technician with experience in the nuclear industry, to be located at our Heysham office. Nuclear Energy provides high added value engineering, technical and safety case support to our customers’ nuclear operations. Its focus is on optimising continued safe operation and delivering lifetime extensions.

This vacancy is with existing teams supporting major clients in the civil nuclear power generation industries.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced mechanical technician to join a growing multi-functional engineering team supporting maintenance and project work at Heysham Nuclear Power Stations. The role will initially consist of carrying out routine maintenance and testing on various mechanical equipment across plant including HVAC and fire systems with the opportunity to move on to project refurbishment and modification works.


Essential Skills/Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and basic awareness of CAD

  • Technical Mechanical Training

  • Safety critical understanding or having worked within a structured organisation

  • Demonstrates high engineering and health and safety standards

  • Facilities maintenance experience with an understanding of the following:

  • Schematic diagrams

  • General arrangements

  • Building layout / containment drawings

  • Knowledge of HVAC systems, similar systems or equivalent mechanical systems

  • Experience of physical installation of mechanical systems

    Desirable Skills/Personal Attributes

  • Excellent Communicator

  • Questioning Attitude

  • Desire to make improvements and contribute ideas within team environment

  • A HNC Qualification within Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent)

  • Testing and commissioning of mechanical systems

  • EDF site experience preferred i.e. Nuclear environment

Job Mechanical

Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Morecambe-UK Heysham Power Station

Other Locations United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide

Job Type Experienced

Req ID: CMS0000VC