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Jacobs Mechanical/ Electrical Quality Engineer / Inspector in Wokingham, 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, 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

This is an exciting opportunity to work as a Mechanical Inspector employed for one of out clients based in the Reading area.

The Role of the Mechanical Inspector will report to the Quality Manager and support the site Quality team.

  • Production of inspection reports (non conformances, damage reporting etc) and associated project specific documents.

  • Identification & escelation (if required) of quality issues.

  • Inspection hold point witnessing (Torque sheets, Checksheets etc).

  • Be an active stakeholder in the process of Quality Plans and Inspection Test Plan’s (ITP).

  • Completion and sign off of Project ITP’s.

  • Review of Material and consumable certification.

  • Major Stakeholder in the creation of Long Term Quality Record packs.

Here’s What You’ll Need:


  • CSCS or equivalent.

  • NVQ level 3 or equivalent.

  • Time served in a relevant discipline.

  • Internal Auditing (IRCA).


  • Clear understanding of Engineering Standards.

  • Ability to understand construction drawings.

  • Clear understanding of Goods Inwards procedures.

  • Strong mechanical inspection experience.

  • Experience of Government contracts.

  • Candidates should be a Sole UK National and able to obtain Security Clearance (SC).

  • Understanding of ITAR.

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.

If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2) .

Your application experience is important to us and we’re keen to adapt to make every interaction even better. We welcome feedback on our recruitment process and if you need more from us before deciding to join Jacobs then please let us know. (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2)