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CDM Advisor at Jacobs

CDM Advisor

Jacobs Gloucester, Gloucestershire Full Time
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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.

Our Critical Mission Solutions business – we are invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defence, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications - is more than just a project. It is our challenge as human beings, too. That is why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

It is 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.

About the opportunity:

Jacobs is looking for a junior engineer to join the CDM Team on the Hinkley Point C (HPC) project. The ideal candidate would have a mechanical or building services engineering background with awareness/knowledge of MEH design codes, but engineers with other relevant backgrounds and a proactive attitude will be considered.

The successful person will be part of the Jacobs CDM Managed Service, which advises the HPC design teams to ensure that they have adequately considered conventional safety. This is to ensure that contractors installing and later operating the Nuclear Power Plant are as safe as possible when doing so.

You will work as a junior member of our CDM Managed service, under the guidance of more senior team members, working both independently and as part of the collaborative team to ensure consistency across the project.
You’ll be required to review design safety documents, communicate hazard/risk information to various stake holders on the project. You will work closely with the contractor engineering leads, key stakeholders, design consultants and contractors to deliver a safe and compliant design.

This role is your chance to be involved in one of the largest construction projects in Europe and to help successfully deliver a plant that will power a large proportion of UK homes and businesses in the future. We’re excited about this project and this opportunity and we hope you are as well.

Jacobs is a key partner for Hinkley Point C (HPC) and the Client in the UK. We hold a 10-year framework to provide Professional Consultancy Services to HPC including Engineering, Nuclear Safety and CDM.


Note1: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the responsibilities & activities that the job holder may be required to undertake

Note2: Based on our Client office in Barnwood Gloucester eventually moving to Gloucester Business Park. Monday to Friday – 40 hours per week. Remote working for part of work may be considered.

Note3: Travel and Subsistence may be considered for non-locals.

Note4: Please provide travel plan to Gloucester to undertake this role / salary expectation / current notice period on Cover Letter with this application

Here’s What You’ll Need: 


  • Appropriate qualifications in an Engineering or Health and Safety subject with a minimum award of a level 3 Engineering qualification.
  • Strong computer literacy skills (e.g. able to fully use MS Word, Excel, etc. without guidance).
  • Good report writing, verbal communication, written communication, and presentation skills.
  • Self-motivated, with an ability and desire to work collaboratively.
  • A questioning mindset.
  • The desire to take responsibility for your work.
  • Experience or an interest in gaining experience in the construction sector.
  • Demonstrable communication skills with stakeholders both internally and externally.
  • Act with integrity and possess a conscientious approach.
  • Fluent in English, written & verbal.


  • Higher level Mechanical Engineering or Building Services Engineering qualification e.g. MEng, BEng, or HND experience, HNC experience.
  • NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health or equivalent.
  • Knowledge and experience of British engineering design codes in Mechanical, and/or Electrical, and/or HVAC disciplines.
  • Knowledge of HSSE legislation including LOLER, PUWER and CDM.
  • French language skills, both written & verbal.

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. 

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent.  For greater online accessibility please visit 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. 

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact the team here.

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.


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