Chief Engineer/Scientist – Nuclear Reactor Technology
Flood Modeller
Birchwood, United Kingdom Countrywide,United Kingdom
3d ago

Your Impact :

Jacobs is currently recruiting a Chief Engineer / Scientist in Reactor Technology to join our Advanced Reactors business, within CMS-I’s Technology and Cyber Solutions Business, to provide direction for technically complex projects in nuclear reactor technology.

You will be a key part of our team, supporting a wide range of consultancy projects, small and large, for a variety of clients across the nuclear industry, including new build projects, SMR and AMRs, existing civil and defence plant, fusion reactor design and decommissioning.

In this role you will have the opportunity to work on the next generation of reactor technology, potentially including SMRs, AMRs, fusion reactor designs and looking at reactor and associated thermal hydraulic performance, safety performance and other aspects of nuclear reactor technology.

We are a business that is growing quickly and supporting a variety of exciting projects to various clients in the nuclear industry - the ideal candidate needs to be someone with a good broad ranging technical background across the nuclear industry and reactor technology, who is used to taking the lead, can provide clear direction and technical leadership, and has a demonstrable track record of contributing to projects effectively within a highly regulated environment.

We are looking for candidates who can work with the Operations Manager to encourage and develop others in their team whilst being accustomed to taking a hands-on approach and guiding on technically complex challenges.

This role will be based in our Birchwood or Booths Park offices in the North West of the UK but there will be a need for periodic visits to client sites, as projects require.

Here’s What You’ll Need :

Essential

  • An undergraduate degree in mathematics, physics or engineering
  • Deep, broad technical experience across engineering and physics applications for various nuclear reactor technologies
  • Evidence of technical standing, including publications and professional roles, and presentations
  • An ability to apply creative thinking to complex engineering challenges, and influencing technical strategy for delivery of work
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written - able to explain complex technical problems readily to a diverse audience, in a compelling manner
  • Experience with directing the application of analytical software relating to reactor design
  • The ability to write well-structured reports that present complex information with clear arguments, including a sound basis for recommendations
  • Desirable

  • A higher degree in a related subject
  • Experience of major engineering delivery on EPC projects
  • Experience with a variety of reactor types, coolants, nuclear fission and fusion
  • Managing technical development of large technical teams
  • Experience of engineering projects across procurement, construction, commissioning and operation phases
  • Here's What You'll Need :

    Here’s What You’ll Need :

    Essential

  • An undergraduate degree in mathematics, physics or engineering
  • Deep, broad technical experience across engineering and physics applications for various nuclear reactor technologies
  • Evidence of technical standing, including publications and professional roles, and presentations
  • An ability to apply creative thinking to complex engineering challenges, and influencing technical strategy for delivery of work
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written - able to explain complex technical problems readily to a diverse audience, in a compelling manner
  • Experience with directing the application of analytical software relating to reactor design
  • The ability to write well-structured reports that present complex information with clear arguments, including a sound basis for recommendations
  • Desirable

  • A higher degree in a related subject
  • Experience of major engineering delivery on EPC projects
  • Experience with a variety of reactor types, coolants, nuclear fission and fusion
  • Managing technical development of large technical teams
  • Experience of engineering projects across procurement, construction, commissioning and operation phases
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