Company: Jacobs
Skills: Electrical Engineering, Instrument & Controls Engineer
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Warrington, England, United Kingdom

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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Jacobs nuclear business supports customers in the energy generation, new build, decommissioning and defence sectors. We are involved in some of the most innovative and impressive projects across the globe, such as ITER - the world's largest fusion experiment.

We have offices in Knutsford and Birchwood in Cheshire, Gloucester, Dorchester, Harwell, Glasgow, Newcastle, Cumbria, Reading and London. We also have a strong international presence to support our growing operations in France, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, South Africa and Japan.
Our reputation for safely delivering quality projects on time and on budget is well recognised in all of the industries we serve. We have proven expertise in managing large, complex projects, both internationally and in the UK, developing strong relationships with our clients and implementing cutting-edge processes and technologies.

What that means to you is the opportunity to experience a real variety of projects, working with people from different backgrounds. You'll work closely with our clients and be committed to achieving outstanding results in a stimulating and quality-driven environment.
Role Outline:

Jacobs are recruiting for an Electrical and Control Engineer to join our Engineering Development team, which has recently won several important projects and has a host of exciting new opportunities in nuclear fusion, new reactor development, nuclear decommissioning, operational reactor maintenance and support.

As one of the fastest growing departments in CMS-I, we are regularly involved in delivering a variety of exciting bids and projects within a number of different industries and as such the ideal candidate needs to be someone with a good broad ranging technical background, who is used to taking the lead and has a demonstrable track record of contributing to projects effectively within a highly regulated environment. We are looking for candidates who can encourage and develop others in their team whilst accustomed to taking a hands-on approach.

This role will be based in our Birchwood office in the North West of the UK but there will be a need for periodic visits to client sites, as projects require.

Key Responsibilities include:

The successful candidate will support the delivery of tasks within a project and bid environment. An ideal role for an ambitious person to join a team with a strong focus on development and growth opportunities for capable individuals. Your responsibilities will be supporting various and diverse nuclear clients including:
• Develop Instrument Schedules, Block Cable Diagrams, and Instrument Data Sheets
• Develop control panel schematic diagrams.
• Develop schemes for Instrument Loop Drawings, Hook-Up Drawings, and Instrument Mounting Drawings
• Develop manufacturing and installation specifications to support new plant and equipment projects and/or Decommissioning projects
• Develop Lighting and Small Power designs, including lighting and cable calcs, SLD's etc, to support other projects
• Electrical, Control and Instrumentation engineering matters
• Participate in and advise on all design activities and initiatives, including documentation review etc.
• Perform all assigned work to agreed Safety, Health & Environmental standards and demonstrate a commitment to attaining high levels of HSE (Health, Safety & Environment) performance.
• Proactive interaction with other disciplines to ensure overall project goals are met. Drive innovative solutions to reduce cost and schedule
• Support the Principal Electrical, Control and Instrumentation Engineer, where required.



The ideal candidate will have a good knowledge of British Standards within the Electrical Engineering discipline. As an Electrical Engineer you will be responsible for the Electrical design and deliverable aspects of small and large projects for nuclear build, refurbishment or decommissioning projects over the whole design lifecycle including concept, scheme and detail design phases, for a variety of clients.

Ideally you will have practical knowledge of control systems that will benefit the development of functional test rigs, as well as familiarity with in the design office where you have gained the knowledge of the types of drawings and documentation generated within a project life cycle. You will be able to produce these documents to the high standard the nuclear industry demands.

You will need to demonstrate competency in the production of electrical design documentation and instrument and control system design, relevant to the sectors in which we operate.

A practical appreciation of electrical safe systems of work, previous experience as an Electrical Authorised Person will be beneficial.
• Significant experience of working within a highly regulated industry, some of which must have been gained within the nuclear industry
• Degree Qualified or relevant experience to an equivalent level
• Working towards chartered status
• Must have sound knowledge of electrical systems, control systems and process instrumentation.
• Ability to communicate effectively with team members
• Familiar with Electrical design principles
• Knowledge of Low Voltage Directive
• Ideally familiar with drawing checking processes

Our Culture

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;

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.