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At Jacobs, we're challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world's most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of approximately 52,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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Critical Mission Solutions

Your mission is our mission.

We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defense, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications - is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

It's our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed -today and into tomorrow.

Jacobs are recruiting for a Project Engineer (Construction) - (Site) to Join our EDF framework delivery team.

The Critical Mission Solutions line of business supports our key client EDF with regards their nuclear fleet in the UK and has an annual turnover in excess of £40M. This is a key role within our Project Management Resource team which is spread across our UK network. You will be part of a large client lead team at EDF's head office in Barnwood, this role will support multiple projects within their UK wide project portfolio.

Project Engineer (Construction) - (Site) holds the key responsibility for ensuring Contractor staff work to EDF Energy's standards in Safety, Quality, Environment and Productivity.

Key responsibilities:

As a Project Engineer your responsibilities will include:

Leadership

  • Establishes and reinforces high standards of performance in line with Project Procedures and applicable Standards. Shortfalls in meeting expectations are evaluated, understood and addressed promptly.

  • Ensures that 'Setting to Work' briefings are carried out and promote a strong safety and quality focus.

  • Carries out or assigns other SQEP staff to perform quality 'Pre-Job briefings' for all work activities.

  • Routinely reviews fleet OPEX and project lessons learned and applies to improve performance in their work area. Contributes to fleet OPEX and lessons learned.

  • Ensures safety audits, safety stand-downs and tool box talks are performed.

    Management Directions and Expectations

  • Priorities for daily activities are clearly communicated to personnel.

  • Actively encourages staff to acknowledge errors, seek help when needed and assume responsibility for actions to improve performance and quality.

  • Reinforces time keeping expectations and productivity.

    Planning and Implementing

  • Ensures teams are adequately resourced to carry out the required work to the project schedule, including daily manning levels.

  • Monitors progress against the project schedule and provides regular reports as required by the Project Manager.

  • Reviews work week and project plans and attends project meetings to keep abreast of projects they are involved in.

  • Ensures site surveys and pre job walk downs are carried out to ensure all aspects of the work are captured and any special requirements identified and actioned.

  • Conducts reviews of contractor method statements, risk assessments, other documents and drawings as required, approving as delegated by the Project Manager.

  • Prepares work order cards and supporting documents and drawings. Carries out role of APSA when authorised.

    Monitoring and Assessment

  • Perform the duties of a Field Supervisor and performs supervision commensurate with the complexity and importance of the activity to ensure safety and quality of the work performed.

  • Routinely spends time in the field monitoring, observing and assessing performance to maintain and reinforce high standards of work. Aspects monitored include: work practices, application of HU tools, application of industrial safety and radiological protection practices, compliance with environmental requirements.

  • Perform the duties of a Nominated Supervisor when required.

  • Ensures that quality documentation is correctly adhered to and completed.

  • Ensures that all contractors carry out activities with full regard to site licence requirements, statutory regulations and local directives, procedures and safety rules.

    Follow Up, Reinforcement and Feedback

  • Ensures suitable post job debriefs are performed depending on the complexity of the task involved.

  • Ensures that lessons learned are identified and recorded, Condition Reports are raised and documents amended as required.

    Accountabilities:

    To the Construction Manager for:

  • Ensuring that construction activities are carried out in accordance with the required standards, procedures and policies.

  • Early identification of safety or quality issues and/or concerns that either have the potential or will impact the project.

    To the Project Manager for:

  • Early identification of issues and/or concerns that either have the potential or will impact the project baseline.

  • Providing accurate and timely information, data and reports regarding the project status, activities and performance.

    Authorities:

    Approvals depend on the training and experience of the Construction Engineer but in principle are as follows:

  • Approval of technical reports, contractor's documents and drawings within agreed limits and specifically excluding documents needing EDF technical review.

  • Approval of contractors risk assessments and method statements as delegated by the Project Manager.THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE THE FOLLOWING SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND ATTRIBUTES:

  • Knowledge of Health & Safety legislation including Construction Design Management and Health and Safety at Work Act. Must hold a current certification in IOSH and CDM Regulations.

  • Strong understanding of the need for Quality within the project environment and familiarity with the use and structure of Quality Assurance documentation.

  • Must be well versed in the preparation of reports and information using packages such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Suitable relevant project experience within engineering/construction projects. This needs to include relevant experience in the design, installation and commissioning of equipment in a highly regulated, operational environment.

  • Suitable relevant technical experience including the preparation of technical documentation, the review and approval of technical proposals and procedures, experience of construction, testing and commissioning activities.

  • Experience of supervising and setting contractors/sub contractors to work in their roles.

    Leadership Competencies required

    Safety - Safety is EDF's Number 1 priority; we must therefore always act in a safe, responsible manner. Whilst Safety is not a behavioural competence, it must underpin everything we do and the behavioural competency statements within this document should be read with this in mind.

  • Business Acumen:

  • Challenge and Change:

  • Decision Making:

  • Leadership Values:

  • Building Relationships:

  • Leading through Teamwork:

  • Open Communication:

  • Developing Self and Others:

  • Achievement Orientation:

    Technical Competency

  • Carry out on site duties which includes investigative work to confirm the plant is as per design which may involve duties such as visual plant checks, opening distribution boards and cabinets.

  • Carry out light commissioning duties which may include duties such as tightening up flanges, transferring wiring cores in cabinets. For clarity, light commissioning does not include any activity that could be construed/interpreted as installation or construction activities or construction-related activities.

    For you:

    - A competitive reward package.

    - Work life balance

    - We offer flexible working; we have core and flex hours in all our permanent office locations.

    - Family friendly benefits - maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave.

    - International opportunities - As a 52,000 strong community of colleagues operating in 60 countries you will have access to international career opportunities.

    For your peace of mind:

    We offer life insurance benefit on top of a contributory pension scheme, as well as income protection, life assurance and private medical benefit. - To support you throughout your career you will have access to an Employee Assistance programme, which can offer anything from financial advice to mental health support and counselling sessions.

    For our communities:

    We give back to our communities, we have a matched funding community investment programme. In our global business our people are showing commitment and courage to care for the communities we operate in. You can do this by supporting causes and raising funds for charities that are important to you, your colleagues and your local area.

    Note to applicants:

  • This advert is not an exhaustive list of the responsibilities & activities that the job holder may be required to undertake. A full job description is available on request.

  • Travel costs for non-local candidates are not paid.

  • You may be expected to attend client site normal working hours Monday to Friday - 40hrs per week:

  • Please provide a travel plan to Gloucester to undertake this role including salary expectation and current notice period in your cover Letter with your application

    At Jacobs we see safety differently - we strive to go 'BeyondZero' by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.

    We are committed to equality across our business and we work with external organisations such as STEM, WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and Stonewall. We are also Disability Confident Committed; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.

    When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values.

    To find out more about our networks, please visit our website; www.jacobs.com

    Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

    JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.
  • Job Sector
    Engineering
    Job Position
    Project/Programme Manager
    City/Town
    Dungeness
    Postal Code
    TN29 9PX
    Address
    Dungeness B Power Station, Dungeness, Romney Marsh TN29 9PX, UK Show on map
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