Senior Structural Design Technician in Jacobs at Warrington, England, United Kingdom

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This listing is about Jacobs in Warrington, England, United Kingdom
in 2022

About the job

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

Working in Nuclear Decommissioning the successful candidate will join Jacobs in the position of Senior Designer. They will join the Civil, Structural and Architectural team forming a fundamental part in delivering the Replacement Analytical Project (RAP), part of the Programme and Project Partners (PPP) framework at Sellafield. This position will be based at either of the two project offices (Cumbria or Warrington).

Having successfully progressed through preliminary design we are looking for experienced designers to strengthen the team and progress through detail design ready for construction. Working closely with the engineer to address and resolve technical issues and generate innovative solutions you will be responsible for the production of 3D models and 2D drawings that can be approved for construction with little or no amendments

Here’s What You’ll Need

Your responsibilities will include

  • Delivery of complete design concepts from basic scheme definition
  • Production of plans, sections, details & design documents using the appropriate software
  • Checking of drawings, technical specifications, schedules, reports & method statements
  • Co-ordinate & supervise structural assessments & surveys (condition/measurement etc)
  • Collaborative multi-discipline design & client / stakeholder liaison
  • Responsible for ensuring drawings conform to the appropriate standards and procedures
  • Attend technical meetings to present and defend technical issues
  • Basic understanding of design calculations to develop GA’s, sections, details and specifications to ‘For Construction’ level output
  • Oversee Junior members of the team and mentor/develop their core skills

Ideal Skills/Qualification Requirements

Here’s What You’ll Need

  • HNC qualified in Civil/Structural engineering or demonstrable equivalent underpinning knowledge and understanding
  • Plenty of experience in a civil and structural design role having direct influence over design practices and outcomes
  • Ability to demonstrate your capability of producing GA’s, details and structural drawings
  • Ideally good understanding of Revit with the ability to work unsupervised to advance the model and produce deliverables
  • Expert in the use of the latest version of AutoCAD and associated software, with the ability to work unsupervised
  • Knowledge and understanding of British Standards
  • Experience in detailing of reinforced concrete and structural steelwork
  • Possess leadership qualities suitable for small project teams and oversee designer grade staff in a project specific role
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member and engage in constructive dialogue with clients and other design teams
  • Awareness of applicable codes and safety legislation and how they should be applied
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, and report writing skills
  • Ability to achieve P4 pass holder status and a minimum of SC clearance is essential

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.

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.

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit 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.

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.

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.

Job Reference ID CMS00032W

Company: Jacobs

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Job Location: Warrington, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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