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Project Engineer

Location: Cardiff
Company: Jacobs
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Critical Mission Solutions
Your mission is our mission.
We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defense, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications - is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.
It's 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.
Design your 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 People & Places Solutions business - reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do - the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology - we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.
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.
Your Impact:
About the opportunity:
The Jacobs Power and Energy team carries out work for a range of traditional sector organisations as well as new developers within our local markets and to our sector. This includes work on transmission and distribution system assets, HVDC interconnectors, energy storage systems, inertia systems, wind farms and advanced facilities for mission critical industries in the technology and process sectors.
Our team has a clear focus on innovation and supporting industries and organisations focussed on the decarbonisation of our energy systems and helping to deliver the infrastructure needed to facilitate the energy transition.
We are looking to appoint Project Engineers to strengthen our project delivery team with the ability to liaise directly with clients and deliver projects or portfolios from Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) to detailed design and through construction. The candidate needs to have an engineering background and a good understanding of transmission or distribution networks having worked with clients such as National Grid, DNOs, or developers.
We have design teams based at offices in London, Reading, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter, however we require the flexibility to work across all our offices and client locations.
The Role
As part of our team you'll be providing a range of services for the delivery of DNO projects, including coordination of designs, review against relevant DNO standards, acting as Principal Designer, managing design programme and costs and supporting the construction team and designers with the clarification of any technical queries that are raised. More broadly, you may also be involved in DNO and TO projects from feasibility design through to the preparation of technical specifications, production of detailed construction drawings and design compliance checks throughout the design process on all elements of EHV and HV networks.
In your role, you'll provide Project Engineering support. You'll be responsible for the delivery of the projects from start to finish and work closely with our clients to understand their requirements and deliver to their expectations, acting as part of their team.
Key responsibilities include:
• The day-to-day management and coordination of external and internal design teams.
• Production and review of engineering drawings.
• Coordination of inputs being provided by other departments and external groups, such as survey/geotechnical, transport and environmental
• Managing agreed project programmes and deliverables
• Ensuring the design meets all the client's scoping requirements and compliance with their technical specifications
• Conducting engineering reviews, quality assurance checks and approval of design drawings, reports, construction programmes and other deliverables
• Attending and chairing Design Reviews, Hazard Reviews and other related meetings
• Acting as main point of contact with the client during the various design phases.
• Delivering innovative design solutions.
• Jacobs is a "Relationship" focused company and the building and developing of relationships with our clients is a significant and important part of this role.
• Acting as Principal Designer when required
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.
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.
Here's What You'll Need:
Here's What You'll Need:
You need to enjoy working in a team environment and where necessary using your expertise to guide other members of staff. You'll also require the ability to work on bid preparation, deliver to tight timescales, be technically accurate and to manage a number of schemes simultaneously, either as the lead or as part of a team. Strong verbal and written communication skills, and excellent quantitative and problem-solving skills are essential as part of this role.
Jacobs have a strong ethos for safety in our BeyondZero approach, so you would be expected to have a positive attitude to health and safety, especially to eliminate or reduce the risk early in the design process,
Essential :
• Bachelor's Degree and/or Masters in Engineering Discipline with a minimum of 4 years' experience, but candidates holding HNC/ HND qualifications and proven ability will also be considered
• Proven technical ability in the design and application of HV substations and networks at distribution voltages.
Proven ability to coordinate engineering of small and medium distribution projects
At Jacobs, we're challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world's most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.
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