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About the opportunity

Nuclear Power Programmes are delivering client critical works to some of our major UK and European Projects. Our embedded teams are delivering support to Hinkley Point C (New build power station in the South West), Sizewell C (located in the South East), helping develop technologies in SMR (Small modular Reactor) capability and working towards building Poland’s first Nuclear Power station.

Working in both client facing and internal roles we are delivering major programme and project management capabilities throughout the project lifecycle. We are driving to deliver safe, high quality and to time solutions by thinking innovatively and working collaboratively.

Jacob are seeking a Technical Support Engineer to join an existing team of engineers (civil/geotechnical/mechanical) which are embedded into the client organisation. You will work closely with a range of stakeholders to support the ongoing construction of HPC and MEH installation. It is a great opportunity to work in a highly driven environment on a project of national importance and fast track fulfilling attributes for chartership.

Key responsibilities will be

  • Weekly site visits to buildings across unit 1 and unit 2 to liaise with construction teams (civils/MEH) to observe any issues/trends that can be used to leverage optimisation’s
  • Development of MEH standard field solutions / repair action catalogues for repeated installation issues
  • Assist with design change management and coordinating the input of various stakeholders e.g. leading change management board (CMB) papers
  • Chair of corrosion forum for corrosion related issues
  • Responsible for quarterly surveillance reporting of all FCR/NCR/RFI on-site
  • Potential to be involved in transverse issues across site and gain nuclear safety categoriser qualification
  • Technical Secretary for various technical decision meetings for critical issues across site
  • Gain mentorship from industry leaders across a range of disciplines.

Here’s what you’ll need

  • Degree qualified in an Engineering discipline Mechanical, Electrical, Civil
  • Pro-active and confident to engage with stakeholders independently
  • Assessment of technical risk and appreciation of contractual/commercial risk
  • Able to hold discussions with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Building a technical argument to support decision making
  • Working to project specifications and industry standards
  • Able to prioritise, plan and deliver to deadlines, self-motivated and a good communicator

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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.

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