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Jacobs Associate Mechanical Engineer in Auckland, New Zealand

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

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.

Your Impact:

All living things depend on water, it is the building block that supports all life. Water issues are becoming increasingly prominent as we struggle with disparity between water availability and demands, water pollution, and competition for limited water resources. At Jacobs, we are working with clients, traditional owners and the community, to make a positive impact and deliver solutions that bring value to our communities and society as a whole.

Our water business provides the full spectrum of consulting services from advisory and engineering through to operations and asset management. We nurture the technical development of our global workforce of 55,000, to bring innovative ideas to solve our client’s challenges.

On top of the exposure to challenging projects and career development opportunities, we offer competitive remuneration packages and multiple staff benefits such as paid parental and partner leave, purchase leave, and mental health & wellbeing programs, to name a few.

Here at Jacobs we also support a plethora of flexible working practices such as flexible start/end times, job share arrangements, working from home, and part-time arrangements.

About the Team:

Our Water Infrastructure team in Auckland comprises technical specialists, designers, and engineers who work together in a vibrant environment, embracing inclusion, diversity and flexibility. We are delivering some of the countries most iconic water projects and providing outstanding engineering solutions to our clients, embracing sustainable solutions which demonstrate social value for Aotearoa. We are seeking an Associate Mechanical Engineer to join our growing team in Auckland, to assist us with project delivery, and support us in achieving our water infrastructure section strategy. We have an enthusiastic and technically proficient team for you to join, and grow alongside.

Here’s What You’ll Need:


To be successful in this role you should have:

  • A tertiary qualification in mechanical engineering

  • Strong previous demonstrable experience within water infrastructure

  • Attention to detail and eagerness to learn

  • Strong technical knowledge of piping design, AutoPIPE experience beneficial

  • Strong excel spreadsheet skills would be beneficial

  • Hydraulic design and pump selection would be beneficial

  • Some AutoCAD capability would be beneficial

  • Membership of ENZ or equivalent is beneficial

  • Chartered Professional Engineer or equivalent status is beneficial.

Why Jacobs

At Jacobs we offer rewarding careers with ongoing development opportunities, flexible working arrangements and a culture that is collaborative and inclusive. We believe in collaboration and knowledge sharing, from global virtual teams to local work sharing options. Achieve more with a global brand.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.