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Civil Engineer – Part Time

Closing date
25 Feb 2025

Job Details

Your Impact:  

Can you work as part of a brilliant team to deliver a diverse range of projects? 
Could you apply your skills to new challenges in energy, security and technology?  
Are you looking for a part-time or flexible role? 

Our business is growing and we have exciting opportunities across the U.K. for Civil Engineers at all levels.  

Many of our Civil Engineers work flexibly to balance their career with their home life. Whether you’re a parent or carer, or you have other interests or commitments outside of work, we can provide the flexibility you need. We can offer full-time, part-time or compressed hours, job-share arrangements, flexible start and finish times and hybrid options, so please talk to us about what would work for you.   

People are at the heart of our business, and we offer a competitive package to attract the best talent. 

In addition to the benefits you’d expect, U.K. employees also receive company-funded private medical insurance and digital GP service, enhanced parental leave pay, fertility and family-forming benefits, free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development. 

About the Opportunity: 
Our Energy Transition team is focused on providing a whole system approach, offering end-to-end service to support our clients in energy networks, thermal generation, renewable generation and storage solutions.  We are helping our clients meet the challenges faced in countries and cities across the globe, providing innovative solutions to address the task of replacing conventional thermal power plants with renewable generation.

Our UK and Continental Europe team is growing and we’re looking for a Civil Engineer who can progress in general infrastructure role to provide support to projects across Jacobs’ markets. This includes work on transmission system assets, HVDC interconnectors, energy storage systems, inertia systems, wind farms and advanced facilities for mission critical industries in the technology and process sectors.

Responsibilities will include: 

  • Design of civil/structural solutions for transmission & distribution systems
  • Working closely with energy grid infrastructure projects and designing HV related systems including overhead lines, underground cables, substations and interconnectors. 

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • A degree in Civil Engineering or another relevant engineering discipline
  • Chartered Engineer status with a relevant institution or working towards chartered status.
  • Experience within a civil discipline and experience in delivering complex multi-disciplinary projects e.g. Water, Transportation and Buildings 
  • Experience preparing design calculations, reports, and detailed drawings. CAD (AutoCAD or Microstation) preferred but not essential.     

Our Culture  

If you join Jacobs, you’ll be joining a company with a culture that is based on caring, flexibility and trust, where you’re supported to achieve your potential. Find out more about:  

  • Life at Jacobs
  • Our approach to Inclusion and Diversity, including our eight employee networks 
  • Working for Jacobs in the U.K. 
  • Benefits for U.K. employees 
  • Paid ‘Returnships’ for people returning from a career break  

As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regard to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team. 


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