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The current Jacobs Framework supports the client in the following Discipline Areas:
Quality Management & Engineering
HSE Management & Engineering
The client owns and operates 8 nuclear, 2 coal and 1 gas-fired power stations, plus gas storage facilities, renewable assets and two administration offices. The coming together of the coal, gas and renewable assets with nuclear stations makes it the largest electricity supplier by volume and the biggest generator of low carbon electricity in Britain, providing 25% of the UK’s total electricity.
The projects encompass the full spectrum of the Investment Delivery Process from Concept, through Design, to Implementation and Commissioning. All disciplines, Mechanical, Electrical, C&I, Civils & Construction.
The Project Engineer (Construction) holds the key responsibility for ensuring Contractor staff work to EDF Energy’s standards in Safety, Quality, Environment and Productivity.
Project(s) in Scope:
Various Stations Projects – & including Waste & Decommissioning / Defueling preparation
Portfolio Value – up to £M’s
Disciplines – Mechanical or Electrical
The Investment Delivery (Projects) Team consist of a Projects Portfolio Manager, Construction Manager, Quality Lead, HSE Lead, Project Managers, Project Engineers, Cost Control, Planners, Document Control and Project Office Support Personnel all working together to manage and deliver the portfolio on behalf of the Heysham 2 Engineering Manager.
Our Client are looking to recruit a Project Engineer with mechanical or electrical background to manage the portfolio needs of investment at the Nuclear Power Station.
Core capability within mechanical or electrical engineering. Contract and supplier management.
Include engagement with suppliers, agreement of delivery methodology, establishment and assurance of quality plans, review of risk and method statements, preparing and ensuring all work documentation is in place, factory acceptance testing, general support to delivery execution and commissioning.
Full details of project(s) scope to be discussed at interview stage.
The candidate should have good leadership qualities, be highly motivated, well organised and capable of working within a closely-knit team.
They need to be able to respond well to the demands of working in the nuclear sector.
They need to be able to communicate, build relationships, be proactive and be part of a team.
Health & Safety
Challenge and Change
Leading through Teamwork
Developing Self and Others
1. Establishes and reinforces high standards of performance in line with Project Procedures and applicable Standards. Shortfalls in meeting expectations are evaluated, understood and addressed promptly.
2. Ensures that ‘Setting to Work’ briefings are carried out and promote a strong safety and quality focus.
3. Carries out or assigns other SQEP staff to perform quality ‘Pre-Job briefings’ for all work activities.
4. Routinely reviews fleet OPEX and project lessons learned and applies to improve performance in their work area. Contributes to fleet OPEX and lessons learned.
5. Ensures safety audits, safety stand-downs and tool box talks are performed.
Management Directions and Expectations
1. Priorities for daily activities are clearly communicated to personnel.
2. Actively encourages staff to acknowledge errors, seek help when needed and assume responsibility for actions to improve performance and quality.
3. Reinforces time keeping expectations and productivity.
Planning and Implementing
1. Ensures teams are adequately resourced to carry out the required work to the project schedule, including daily manning levels.
2. Monitors progress against the project schedule and provides regular reports as required by the Project Manager.
3. Reviews work week and project plans and attends project meetings to keep abreast of projects they are involved in.
4. Ensures site surveys and pre-job walk downs are carried out to ensure all aspects of the work are captured and any special requirements identified and actioned.
5. Conducts reviews of contractor method statements, risk assessments, other documents and drawings as required, approving as delegated by the Project Manager.
6. Prepares work order cards and supporting documents and drawings. Carries out role of APSA when authorised.
Monitoring and Assessment
1. Perform the duties of a Field Supervisor and performs supervision commensurate with the complexity and importance of the activity to ensure safety and quality of the work performed.
2. Routinely spends time in the field monitoring, observing and assessing performance to maintain and reinforce high standards of work. Aspects monitored include: work practices, application of HU tools, application of industrial safety and radiological protection practices, compliance with environmental requirements.
3. Perform the duties of a Nominated Supervisor when required.
4. Ensures that quality documentation is correctly adhered to and completed.
5. Ensures that all contractors carry out activities with full regard to site licence requirements, statutory regulations and local directives, procedures and safety rules.
Follow Up, Reinforcement and Feedback
1. Ensures suitable post job debriefs are performed depending on the complexity of the task involved.
2. Ensures that lessons learned are identified and recorded, Condition Reports are raised and documents amended as required.
To the Construction Manager for:
To the Project Manager for:
- Ensuring that construction activities are carried out in accordance with the required standards, procedures and policies.
- Early identification of safety or quality issues and/or concerns that either have the potential or will impact the project.
- Early identification of issues and/or concerns that either have the potential or will impact the project baseline.
- Providing accurate and timely information, data and reports regarding the project status, activities and performance.
Approvals depend on the training and experience of the Construction Engineer but in principle are as follows:
- Approval of technical reports, contractor’s documents and drawings within agreed limits and specifically excluding documents needing EDF technical review.
- Approval of contractors risk assessments and method statements as delegated by the Project Manager.
Must recognise the importance of nuclear safety and zero harm
BPSS level security clearance required
This job description is not an exhaustive list of the responsibilities & activities that the job holder may be required to undertake
T&S package is not paid for non-locals
May be asked to work unsociable hours during Station Outage and provide Weekend / Bank Holiday cover.
Expected to attend client site during normal working hours Monday to Friday – 40hrs per week
Please provide travel plan to site to undertake this role / salary expectation / current notice period on Cover Letter with this application
Qualifications & Experience:
HNC as minimum or equivalent qualification or relevant work experience in an appropriate discipline of at least 5 years - Mechanical or Electrical background.
Knowledge of Health & Safety legislation including Construction Design Management and Health and Safety at Work Act - preferable with IOSH & NEBOSH quals
Experience as a Construction PE, Field supervisor / work specifiers / CETS writer.
Must hold a current certification in IOSH and CDM Regulations.
Strong understanding of the need for Quality within the project environment and familiarity with the use and structure of Quality Assurance documentation.
Must be well versed in the preparation of reports and information.
Suitable relevant project experience within engineering/construction projects. This needs to include relevant experience in the design, installation and commissioning of equipment in a highly regulated, operational environment.
Suitable relevant technical experience including the preparation of technical documentation, the review and approval of technical proposals and procedures, experience of construction, testing and commissioning activities.
Experience of supervising and setting contractors/sub-contractors to work in their roles.
Familiar with common engineering drawings and design documentation.
Good organisational and time management skills.
Excellent communications skills & interpersonal skills, including questioning for clarification and establishing of facts, observation and active listening.
Ability to cope well under pressure & work within tight timeframes,
Clear decision-making ability with the acumen to judge complex situations & assess when to escalate issues.
Self-motivated, able to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
Proficient in MS Office.
Fluent English – written & verbal.
Experience working in a regulated nuclear environment.
Experience working at a nuclear power station.
Formal project management qualification - PMQ preferable (APMP-level D).
Awareness of EDF standards & procedures beneficial.
Previous Nuclear Power station site experience.
Membership of an appropriate professional institution.
French language – written & verbal.
BPSS level security clearance required.
Must recognise the importance of nuclear safety and zero harm.
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.
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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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