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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

Jacobs is currently recruiting for Nuclear Safety Case Engineers to join our Nuclear Power business. These roles are either for early career graduates already working in a Safety Case related role or who are interested in transferring into this specialist skill area.

Our offices are located in Gloucester, Knutsford, London and Newcastle, with a significant number of other Jacobs offices around the UK that could also be used as a base location as required. We operate flexible and hybrid working arrangements and these roles can either be full time or part time.

Jacobs are seeing an unprecedented growth in nuclear safety case opportunities. Our Safety Case Engineers are working collaboratively across diverse markets in the civil nuclear and Defence sectors on both national and international projects.

Our work spans the nuclear lifecycle, including next-generation systems and emerging reactor technologies, supporting the operation of existing nuclear facilities and systems, and solving complex decommissioning challenges. Our work demonstrates that the facility or operation can be conducted safely and in compliance with regulatory requirements.

This role will allow you to work in a growing market with an organisation that supports a diverse and extensive client base, aiding your personal and professional career development. We are interested in hearing from you if you have experience in one of the following safety case areas:

  • Safety Case production.
  • Safety and Risk assessment studies, e.g. FMEA, HAZOP, ALARP.
  • Internal and External Hazard assessments.
  • Deterministic and Probabilistic Safety Assessments (PSA).

We would also be keen to hear from you if you are interested in transferring into this discipline as part of your aspirations to support this capability area in the nuclear industry.

The key responsibilities for this role 

  • Delivering work to agreed budgets and timescales to ensure client satisfaction.
  • Liaising with clients to understand their challenges and developing solutions.
  • Representing the business in technical meetings with clients.
  • Developing your technical capability and knowledge and working towards chartership.

Here’s what you’ll need

  • A degree (or equivalent) in a STEM discipline.
  • Experience of executing project tasks against relevant standards and best practices.
  • Good communication skills and ability to articulate information to a broad range of stakeholders.
  • Evidence of working towards either Chartered or Incorporated Engineer status with a relevant professional body.

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.

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.

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