Your Impact:

Start your Jacobs 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.
Our Critical Mission Solutions business – we are invested in you and your success. Everything we do – whether Aerospace, Defence, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications – is more than just a project. It is our challenge as human beings, too. That is why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.
It is 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.

About the opportunity:

Development and assessment of options for the organisation of alpha emitting materials. This includes options for waste retrieval, pre-treatment, treatment, conditioning, waste package & transfer and storage/disposal. 

Provide mechanical engineering input including the application of best practices and LFE; consideration of ALARP, nuclear accountancy, permanent/ temporary containment/ventilation systems and contamination control approaches. 

Interface between other disciplines, such as Process and CS&A to derive front runner options. 
Efficient liaison with stake-holders Security, System Engineering and Waste Advisers 

Under-take plant / site visits and communicate with site personnel. 

Deliver work activities against agreed work plans, specific deliverables identified so far include hazard assessment, input into study report, assumptions and risk register, mechanical schematics and technology elements identification.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s What You’ll Need: 

First class written and personal communication skills
Ability to deliver/develop/input to complex options and/or study reports to an exceptional standard
Ability to liaise with stakeholders across a wide range of specialist areas and at all levels, including Nuclear and Conventional Safety, System Engineering, Construction, Nuclear Ventilation, Package Design and Process Engineering 
Chartered engineer
Experience of new and ageing Alpha, Beta-Gamma Plants and broad Safety Case Development Principles
Knowledge of Project Functional Specifications and Study Briefs 
Peer review/checking of Study reports/Drawing schemes
Knowledge of Technology Readiness Level assessments

Why Jacobs?

We clear the way for inventive thinking so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can. 
We clear the way for inventive thinking, so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can. 
Our Culture:

We’re invested in you and your success. 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.

We aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of our identity, embedded in all our employment and business practices in all locations. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. 

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As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role. 

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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.

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