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Jacobs Senior Civil/Structural Engineer 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 Nuclear is the Design and Engineering partner for Sellafield under the PPP (Programme and Project Partners). This is a 20-year arrangement to deliver £7bn of major projects. We are looking to recruit high value expertise from across regulated and comparable sectors to work in a collaborative environment. PPP is delivering major projects, site wide improvements and provision of supporting services.

Jacobs Nuclear provides the front end design and engineering capability across the PPP portfolio. Being part of the PPP Team offers a unique opportunity to drive change and innovation in engineering, safety and delivery solutions in one of the most complex industrial sites in the UK if not the world. We are looking for people who are passionate about developing themselves and in meeting new challenges.

As a result of increasing demand for our services, there are significant opportunities for you to support a key project within the nuclear business.

As a result of this increasing demand for our services, there are significant opportunities for you as a Senior Civil/Structural Engineer to support the SIXEP Waste Management Receipt Facility which is an interim storage of sludge and sand/cilo which provides a waste route from SCP to a future treatment facility a key project within the nuclear business, the role will be flexible with a mixture of home working and occasional site meetings based at our client site Birchwood, Warrington.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Ideally you will have knowledge of Civil/Structural on heavy industrial/process plants in a regulated indistry,

  • Experience of all aspects of civil and structural concept design for new Nuclear facilities.

  • Knowledge of seismic design requirements for waste storage / processing plant.

  • Knowledge and use of BIM packages.

  • Experience in preparation of deliverables for early stage constructability assessments and HAZOPs.

  • Knowledge of structural aspects of underground/ above ground services diversions.

  • Knowledge of design and specification of shielded pipe bridges.

  • Experience in all aspects of construction management

  • Experience in all aspects of site construction

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Significant of post-graduate work experience in a highly regulated industry, ideally some of it in the nuclear industry or process industry

  • Degree Qualification or equivalent qualification in a relevant technical or business discipline

  • Detail design knowledge of Civil/Structural buildings industrial scale

  • Demonstrated record of maintaining own skills and knowledge at the forefront of the field Knowledge of delivering against legislative, regulatory and company policy standards and procedures e.g. safety, quality, risk, security

  • Proactive and driven approach to work, taking ownership of the tasks required to be completed under their remit

  • Comfortable working under time and cost constraints

  • Ideally familiarity with nuclear design principles and processes

  • Commercial awareness

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)

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