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  • Corrosion and Materials Engineer United Kingdom
  • Jacobs in United Kingdom, , United Kingdom
  • jobs
  • 2 weeks ago

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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 and 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

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our Durability & Materials team as Senior/Principal Engineer (Corrosion and Materials) working on some of the most important infrastructure projects in Europe.

You'll be responsible for supporting our project teams and external clients across a wide range of sectors, including energy, defence, maritime, transportation, utilities and the built environment. You will provide assessment of existing assets and help in the design of new assets and planning for future durability. Our Subject Matter Experts are recognised across Jacobs for their knowledge in construction materials and corrosion control.

Working closely with colleagues in the Durability & Materials team, you'll deliver services and grow the Strategic Consulting business, including preparing proposals and delivering presentations. This role can be based at any of our Jacobs UK offices where we operate a hybrid model of home and office working. We are a small dynamic team, and you will need to be flexible about working across the UK or overseas on short assignments.

Here's What You'll Need:

You'll be degree qualified in Materials/Corrosion science with direct experience in consultancy work and project delivery in the construction industry. Using your knowledge and experience of paints/coatings and steel, you'll predominantly provide technical input into relevant inspections, failure analysis and repair options to provide practical solutions. You will also be involved with the broader corrosion mitigation strategies and material specification/ selection of projects. It is noted that this position is not focused on Cathodic Protection (CP) but additional qualifications and skills in that area will be beneficial. You'll have to possess and demonstrate:
• Knowledge of coating and painting offshore and onshore facilities and structures, predominantly as part of the UK framework
• Experience in preparing materials, paints and coatings specifications for new design and refurbishment projects
• Understanding in materials selection and corrosion mechanisms affecting major infrastructure including highways, bridges, ports, major flood barriers and tunnels
• Awareness of welding and associated corrosion/ materials issues
• CAD experience

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 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

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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.

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