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Jacobs Senior Mechanical Engineer in United Kingdom Countrywide, United Kingdom

Senior Mechanical Engineer


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

Jacobs’ nuclear business supportscustomers in the energy generation, new build, decommissioning and defencesectors. We are involved in some of the most innovative and impressive projectsacross the globe, such as ITER - the world’s largest fusion experiment.

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

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

What that means toyou is the opportunity to experience a real variety of projects, colleagues andcustomers, collaborating to achieve outstanding results in a stimulating andquality-driven environment.

Jacobs Nuclear is looking torecruit a Senior Mechanical Engineer with demonstrable experienceof design assurance in one or more of the following technical disciplines:

  • Cranes/Lifting equipment

  • HVAC

  • Pipework (designed to ASME code)

  • Rotating plant

The role will be largely based inthe customer premises in Gloucester as part of a Jacobs team. Thesuccessful candidate will be expected to interface with existing clients andidentify opportunities to generate new business. This role will provideexcellent opportunities for the development of skills, particularly where theseare applied to nuclear engineering.

Candidates with a 2:1 or betterwith experience in general Engineering/Mechanical Engineering/StructuralIntegrity will be considered. We are looking for proactive behaviours andexcellent understanding of consultancy work.

The successful candidate willplay an important role in these growing technical workstreams over the comingyears and mentoring will be provided to ensure that development of skills isappropriately managed throughout the work.

The role offers good variety ofwork and opportunities to become involved in reviewing design/designsubstantiation, producing/revising safety cases, advising onmaintenance/testing requirements, production of calculations, providing adviceon wide ranging technical issues and queries and supportingrefurbishment/modification projects to extend life of plant & equipment.




  • A 2:1 undergraduate degree in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related subjects

  • Chartered or Incorporated member (or working towards Chartership) of IMechE or equivalent

  • Knowledge of and ability to apply standards and regulations related to one of the technical disciplines

  • Knowledge/experience of design and/or design substantiation

  • Experience of working in multidisciplinary teams

  • Self-motivated, with an ability and desire to work collaboratively with other organisations to create new opportunities

  • Ability to think innovatively and solve complex problems

  • Ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing


  • Nuclear industry experience

  • Experience of safety case management work

  • Knowledge/experience of design and/or design substantiation in hazardous/highly regulated environments

  • Familiarity with/understanding of safety and protection devices

  • Knowledge/experience of operating in an environment with a graded approach to quality processes

  • SC status

Job Engineering

Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Gloucester-UK Gloucester Brighouse Court

Job Type Experienced

Req ID: CMS00008A