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Jacobs Planning Engineer in Sellafield, United Kingdom

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent.

In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay, free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships.

We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.

About the Opportunity

UK Field Solutions has over 50 years’ experience working in the construction industry. Our core business is the delivery of projects and programmes in partnership with our clients. We have a wide and diverse pool of experienced resources using proven delivery systems and processes that are benchmarked as best in class.

This is a role for an experienced cost engineer working across the business unit. It presents an exciting opportunity for someone to join a growing team focused on excellence within the project controls function.

Role Outline/Responsibilities:

We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic individual who are keen to cement our existing expertise in delivering projects to our key clients and driving the growth of our business in this sector.

  • Reporting to the Project Controls Lead, responsible at tender stage for the range of activities involved in the project planning life cycle, which include:

  • Identifying planning scope, major constraints, and contract requirements.

  • Identifying major quantities and factors affecting the programme.

  • Building the programme from first principles, ensuring that programme content is functionally compliant with the planning procedures and guidance.

  • Working with all disciplines to ensure the full project scope is captured within the programme.

  • Establishing and agreeing with Operations key methods of construction, sequencing, installation, and commissioning.

  • Producing and documenting the planning deliverables including programmes, basis of schedule, presentations, and reports.

  • Developing overall programmes, issuing to all parties for review and implementing recommendations, innovation, and best practice as applicable.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Experienced with Primavera P6.

  • Must be able to obtain SC Clearance.

  • Substantial experience of planning services in medium to large sized projects within the construction industry 1m – 20m.

  • Experience in managing schedules on NEC Projects.

  • Good understanding of the various forms of tender documents, contract documents and specifications.

  • Good understanding of the various methods of planning, programme, and progress monitoring.

  • Good understanding of risk and opportunity management with reference to planning & programming.

  • Degree or equivalent qualification in an engineering / construction related discipline.

Our Culture

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. Find out more about life at Jacobs. (https://careers.jacobs.com/life-at-jacobs/)

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here. (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity?_ga=2.1062705.1096535124.1626879887-1704311048.1575562676)

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.com to view and access our roles. 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.

If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2) .

Your application experience is important to us and we’re keen to adapt to make every interaction even better. We welcome feedback on our recruitment process and if you need more from us before deciding to join Jacobs then please let us know. (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2)