Utilities Project Manager at Jacobs

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Job Description - Utilities Project Manager (BIA0004E4)
Job Description

Utilities Project Manager-(BIA0004E4)

Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and consultancy services for industrial, commercial and government organisations globally.
With more than 77,000 people globally, our teams collaborate, innovate and create. Our people are proud to have been behind some of the greatest consultancy and engineering feats over the past 70 years.
We foster a collaborative and inclusive environment for our people, and our partners, and we want you to be a part of our growing business.
We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts.
Jacobs are a preferred partner for power and utility companies worldwide, as well as for private companies and public institutions serving their priorities for cost-effective, efficient, high-quality solutions as we support them in a vast range of energy projects. From power generation, energy integration, and heat recovery through to transmission and distribution, we design pilot facilities, greenfield plants, and associated infrastructure, as well as assist our clients to expand capacity or extend the life of existing assets and plants.
We currently have an opportunity for a Project Manager (Electrical) within our team based in the Croydon Office, UK. The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.
Our initial requirement is for this individual to support a major project through the development stage as Utilities Manager for Electricity Diversions. This will involve:

  • Provide technical input and guidance, in terms of engineering and design, in relation to electrical assets over 11kV;

  • Contribute to concept design development and costing information for quantity surveying team Co-ordinate inputs e.g. constraints, from other disciplines as required

  • Contribute to / facilitate multi-discipline workshops

  • Contribute to technical reviews of reports, specifications and/or drawings as required.


  • Relevant Electrical Engineering qualifications, minimum HNC level

  • Understanding of Electrical Networks operation and design

  • Delivery of capital schemes for the diversion and/or augmentation of electricity networks

  • Demonstrable knowledge of Safety in Design Principal Designers responsibilities

  • Proven ability to work as part of a team, liaising directly with clients and other design team members

  • Must be motivated to progress your own career as well as promoting Jacobs

  • Good communication skills with proven ability in report writing and presentations

  • Capable of managing a challenging workload subject to change at short notice


  • Project management experience of Utility Diversions

  • APM qualification or willingness to pursue a PM qualification this in the future

Our Culture
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.
When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values.
To find out more about our networks, please visit our website; www.jacobs.com
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.
JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

Primary Location

:United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Croydon

Job Posting

:Jan 11, 2019, 6:09:04 PM

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