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Jacobs EC&I Design Engineer - Glovebox in Warrington, United Kingdom

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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

To support the delivery of the SRP Project, we are seeking a CE&I Design Engineer to join the team in Hinton House, Birchwood, Warrington. Responsibilities of this position are to work within the Glovebox CE&I design team to deliver the CE&I design aspects of mechanical handling and process services systems through manufacture, works test, installation, and commissioning support. Role Scope:

  • The CE&I plant systems this role primarily covers are Mechanical Handling and Process equipment associated with Gloveboxes.

  • Update of deliverables associated with CE&I design configuration baseline for the above CE&I systems in response to developing project requirements, design information from the supply chain and design change control during testing and commissioning activities.

  • Authoring of CE&I design deliverables to programme deadlines and to appropriate relevant standards, codes, and regulations.

  • Working with the supply chain, supporting design aspects of contracts in ensuring suppliers meet client Engineering Standards, responding to Technical Queries, supporting production of test specification and attendance at Works Acceptance Testing at supplier facilities.

  • To integrate and coordinate the above CE&I systems into the wider SRP Plant, via Building Interface Modelling (BIM), working with the other engineering and non-technical disciplines.

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Has excellent communication skills and is able to interface with all stakeholders on a major, multi-discipline project

  • Has a BEng/MEng degree or HND/HNC in a relevant field, or demonstrable equivalent experience.

  • Has achieved Incorporated professional registration or be working towards professional registration.

  • Moderate experience in a similar role, previous nuclear experience is highly desirable though not essential providing that suitable experience can be demonstrated.

At interview, shall be able to demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Evidence of their design competence through previous work and projects.

  • Conversant with existing CAE tools, e.g. Autodesk AutoCAD

  • Independently capable of managing his/her area of responsibility.

This role can be either fully office based or a blend of office and home working. There is a requirement to routinely interface with suppliers, installation contractors, plant operators and maintainers at Sellafield site and other off-site locations predominantly in the out the north-west. Travel will therefore be necessary from time to time.

Our Culture

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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)

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