Piping Calculation Engineer

Bristol, United Kingdom Countrywide
30 Sep 2016
22 Feb 2017
UK 0000TG
Contract Type
Full Time
Jacobs employ some of the UK's most experienced and skilled technical services professionals and has grown to over 9,000 people in locations across the UK.

At Jacobs we provide the resources to turn great ideas into reality, and we're looking for the most talented and passionate individuals out there to be our next generation of leaders.


We currently have an opportunity for a Piping Calculation Engineer within our Nuclear team based in Bristol. The Piping Calculation Engineer reports to the Piping Calculation Group Leader. They work collaboratively with piping design engineers, piping CAD designers as well as with the layout & systems teams in the UK and overseas.

The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Verifies, through calculations, the strength of the pipework under various sets of conditions (normal, upset, emergency and accident) and verifies the regulation criteria associated with these conditions
  • Verifies the flexibility of the pipe runs and the forces transmitted to the various elements and in particular to the components and supports
  • Prepares the corresponding final design calculation reports
  • Writes the loading description reports
  • Provides the loads on the supports to the supports calculation team
  • Assists Layout engineers for the technical validation of important pipe routing modification
  • May take part in surveillance activities for contracts managed

Qualification, training & experience :

  • Mechanical Engineering degree
  • Knowledge of piping design and calculation is an asset
  • Good ability to work with a 3D model and various tools.
  • Knowledge of regulations (EN 13480 or ASME/RCC-M) is an asset
  • Software and tools: Microsoft Word/Excel. Knowledge of PDMS (consultation and reporting) and use of a piping calculation software are desirable
  • Language(s): Fluent in English, French desirable.

Other: Candidates must already have or be eligible to apply for security clearance.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.