Company: Jacobs
Skills: Reliability Engineer
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Knutsford, England, United Kingdom

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About the opportunity:

Jacobs is currently recruiting for an Equipment Reliability Engineer to join our New Nuclear & Generation Services Business. The candidate will be based at Booths Park offices in Knutsford with the possibility of being able to travel to other sites and Jacobs offices, as required. There will also be the facility to work from home dependent on client and project requirements. You will report into the Plant Optimisation and Engineering Manager and work closely with the Mechanical Technical Lead.

The successful candidate must be highly motivated and proactive and looking to develop their technical capabilities. The ER Engineering post is for those with experience of working within the civil, nuclear or other highly regulated industries. Candidates will be familiar with the requirements of working in a regulated environment with providing ER support and as a Jacobs employee, you will deliver work to high HSSE standards in compliance to HSSE regulations.

Key responsibilities:
• Prepare technical reports, reliability reviews and other safety case supporting documentation
• Work to continuously improve maintenance practices within the customer organisation through knowledge of maintenance optimisation principals, condition monitoring etc.
• Manipulate complex data sets to bring out rational understandings of how plant is operating effectively and where improvements can be made
• Justify recommendations brought about my data analysis of maintenance/operational history on particular areas of plant
• Work on outage methodologies to support improvement recommendations
• Support the delivery of Equipment Reliability improvements across stations
• Support the development of proposals and tenders by providing accurate estimates of work
• Maintain and develop successful working relationships with engineers within client organisations
• Work in a safe and sustainable manner and strive for continuous improvement in these areas


Here's What You'll Need:
• Degree qualified engineer (or accomplished engineer through apprentice route with relevant expertise)
• Ability to work in UK and eligible to gain BPSS and CTC (minimum security clearance)
• Knowledge of condition monitoring techniques and how this can support a reduction in maintenance (associated qualifications advantageous)
• Proven history of data analysis which leads to making recommendations of how a system is performing and where improvements can be made
• Understanding of equipment reliability techniques and how this can bring overall efficiencies to plant
• Experience in the nuclear industry or other highly regulated industry (e.g. rail).
• Knowledge of Civil nuclear plant systems, structures and component and associated design and assessment guidelines a distinct advantage

Part time or flexible working will be considered for the right candidate.

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