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Jacobs employ the UK's most experienced and skilled technical services professionals and has grown to over 9,000 people in locations across the UK.

At Jacobs, within the Nuclear and Defence division, we provide the resources to turn great ideas into reality, and we offer capable and committed individuals the opportunity to shape their careers how they wish.

Nuclear Clean Up - Providing solutions to progress the cleaning up of legacy wastes.

  • Lead functional input to own projects, including where relevant leading the input of other engineers, to ensure engineering delivery meets scope, time, cost and quality

  • Carry out engineering calculations and check the work of more junior staff to deliver a quality functional input to projects

  • Ensure that own work and that of more junior engineers on a project complies with all necessary corporate, departmental and legislative requirements and procedures, to guarantee that the necessary consistency and quality of delivery is maintained.

  • Specify and procure equipment to meet requirements

  • Proactively generate value adding options within projects to offer to clients

  • Plan and prioritise own work and that of more junior staff so that deadlines are met

  • Provide functional support and guidance to more junior staff to develop both them as individuals and the capability of the team as a whole

  • Carry out commissioning activities at client site as required, to ensure successful engineering handover.

  • Recognise and address potential and actual cross-discipline issues and conflicts so that overall engineering input to a project is coherent

  • Familiar with a wide range of technologies and techniques.

  • Able to confidently participate in and provide information to design reviews, HAZOPs etc.Desirable:

  • Professionally qualified (eg Chartered) Engineer

  • Experience in contracting environment

  • Relevant site experience

  • Experience in contracting environment

  • Knowledge of Remote Handling and Decommissioning Techniques.

    We have recently celebrated 10 years of our culture of caring - 'BeyondZero'. At Jacobs, we see safety differently. It's more than a policy manual or a list of do's and don'ts. We strive to go BeyondZero by putting the health, safety and wellbeing of our employees first in everything we do.

    Join Jacobs and be a part of a wide range of Global Networks: -

    Futures: A global platform designed for early career professionals to network and socialise with peers - as well as ongoing support for professional qualifications.

    Next: Empowering you to explore what's Next for you in your career at Jacobs.

    Womens: A flexible vehicle to provide women and men with the opportunity to build multi-national connections, develop leadership and technical skills and enhance their careers at Jacobs.

    Colours: Celebrating and promoting diversity and inclusion of our LGBT community globally.

    Jacobs are proud to be STEM Ambassadors and to promote opportunities within schools, Universities and beyond. We also promote WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and are committed to equality across our business.

    People are the heart of our business - we want you to join our innovative, industry leading organisation. Imagine the possibilities...

    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.
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    Elk Grove Village
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    201 N Lively Blvd, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007, USA Show on map
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