Jacobs Senior Structural Engineer - Water/Wastewater in Atlanta, Georgia

Senior Structural Engineer - Water/Wastewater


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Position Summary

Our Southeast Waterpractice is seeking an experienced Structural Engineer to join our team. This position can sit in Nashville, Knoxville or Chattanooga, TN or Atlanta,GA.

  • Researches, develops,designs, and tests a variety of structures for equipment, products, and systemsfor municipal water and wastewater purposes.

  • Evaluates the desired goal of the process and/or system and selects therequired design parameters to accommodate process equipment or system

  • Performs calculations and evaluations in the design of a structure or groupof structures for municipal applications

  • Confirms seismic and other local / regional code requirements and accountsfor these requirements in a design

  • Prepares specifications and operating instructions for structural processes

  • Participates in planning, cost development and management, and scheduling forassigned projects

  • Directs activities to ensure that construction, installation, and operationaltesting conform to functional specifications, recognized codes and standards,and customer requirements

  • Maintains effective communication with project team members and with thecustomer

  • May use computer-assisted engineering and design software such as AutoCAD orMicro Station and equipment to perform engineering tasks

  • Has comprehensive understanding of principles, theories, concepts, andindustry practices and standards and their application

  • Responsible for performing all aspects of engineering and design

  • Works with senior discipline experts in offices throughout the SoutheasternUnited States under minimal supervision, work is reviewed for adequacy oncompletion

  • May provide some technical guidance to less experienced design and engineeringpersonnel




  • A minimum of 12 years of experience is required

  • A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Structural Engineer is required

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required

  • EIT certificate is required

  • PE Registration in related discipline preferred

  • Advanced MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) preferred

  • AutoCAD 3D, Revit, and/or BIM skillsets preferred

At Jacobs, we helpprepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at everylevel, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets andoffices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow,and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safetyinitiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you’ll find aflourishing career here at Jacobs.



Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Georgia-Atlanta

Other Locations United States-Tennessee-Chattanooga, United States-Tennessee-Knoxville, United States-Tennessee-Nashville

Req ID: BIA0000QT