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Jacobs Project Management in United Kingdom

Your Impact:

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

Are you looking for an exciting role to develop your career in the Nuclear Sector supporting UK energy infrastructure, progressively working towards Net Zero and delivering high level projects with a global business where the possibilities are limitless?

Jacobs are seeking the next generation of Nuclear Professionals and are recruiting for a number of roles across our EDF Framework Delivery Team, which supports our key client EDF Energy Nuclear Generation with regards their nuclear fleet in the UK. Specific disciplines are:

  • Electrical, Control and Instrumentation (any bias)

  • Project Engineer – Electrical

  • Project Engineer – Mechanical

  • Project Engineer – Civil

  • Project Management

Opportunities exist across the station fleet, key localities are Gloucester, Heysham, Hinkley Point B, Sizewell B and Torness. Each location has a range of projects to be considered due to the various stages of lifecycle across the sites, ranging from existing power generation and systems support up to decommissioning programs.

  • The roles are accountable to the client Project Manager, Senior Project Manager and/or Construction Manager for successful delivery of all aspects of assigned projects.

  • Roles will be station based at EDF locations and will require occasional business travel to UK sites/stations. Flexible working arrangements between office and home may be possible, however the role will predominantly be based at the Power Station.

  • 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.

If you have graduated and are currently in a role considering the next chapter of your career - then we would love to hear from you.

As we are looking to develop the next generation of talent within nuclear, previous experience is not essential, additionally, new colleagues within Jacobs are enrolled onto the New to Nuclear Academy to support their journey into the sector, develop key skills, safety philosophy and to gain an understanding of the fundamentals of the industry.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Degree qualified in the relevant discipline; Engineering, Electrical, Mechanical, Civil or Controls/Instrumentation

  • For Project Management, working towards APMP formal project management qualification

  • A willingness to learn and develop skills continuously seeking guidance and support from your team colleagues whilst maintaining a questioning mindset

  • Previous work experience within heavy industry or regulated sectors beneficial but not essential

  • An understanding and knowledge of engineering, design, procurement, safety case, construction and installation/commissioning management and commercial contracting again beneficial but not essential

  • Ability to manage the delivery of assigned small projects, jobs and tasks ensuring that the work is conducted in a safe, timely and effective manner in line with the relevant procedures

  • Identifying, implementing, and complying with applicable technical, safety, environmental and quality standards, company procedures and policies and other relevant legislative and regulatory requirements

Our Culture

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs. (https://careers.jacobs.com/life-at-jacobs/)

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here. (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity?_ga=2.1062705.1096535124.1626879887-1704311048.1575562676)

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.com to view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role

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