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Jacobs EC&I Engineer/Technician in Warrington, 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:

Jacobs Engineering Development are currently recruiting an EC&I Engineer to strengthen our existing capability in support of our Materials Science and Structural Integrity Labs at Birchwood, Warrington and for several upcoming and exciting projects within the wider energy sector.

Specific responsibilities are:

  • The ability to work safely following company policies and procedures

  • Electrical, control and instrumentation support: serving a state of the art materials and corrosion laboratory

  • Maintaining, fault finding and repairing existing control and instrumentation systems and laboratory equipment

  • Building, installing and modifying bespoke control panels and instrumentation

  • Working with the design team to ensure all schematics and cable schedules are correct and updated

  • Carrying out electrical testing and commissioning of plant

  • Preparing electrical schematic drawings

  • Working with industrial heating and pressure systems, servo-hydraulic and servo-electric test rigs

  • Familiarity with a wide range of instrumentation for measuring test data and associated data acquisition systems

  • Carrying out reactive and preventative maintenance on a variety of electrical systems, plant and machinery.

The successful candidate will have excellent practical EC&I skills with the ability to analyse faulty control and instrumentation systems in a logical manner, identifying faults and carrying out remedial work.

This is a varied role and a willingness to question and learn will be essential. Good communication skills, often across multiple disciplines to deliver customer requirements efficiently and effectively is a pre-requisite. The ideal candidate will have excellent problem-solving skills and take a positive, proactive and enthusiastic approach to delivering to tight deadlines.

The role will predominantly be hands-on within the laboratory with an element of desk based design of modifications as required.

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • A strong commitment to Health and Safety.

  • Time served Electrical/Electronic apprenticeship (or equivalent experience).

  • Formal qualification in a relevant discipline such as Electrical/Electronic Engineering

  • Experience working in a similar EC&I role with strong practical skills.

  • Professional attitude and a ‘can do’ approach to problem solving.

  • 18th Edition IET Wiring Regulations.

  • Experience working in a Hazardous Area with CompEx qualification would be beneficial but not essential.

  • The ability to interrogate PLC’s, write basic software programmes and use AutoCAD would be an advantage.

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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