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Jacobs Senior Process Engineer in Auckland, New Zealand

Your Impact:

He waka eke noa (we are all in the waka together)

Our climate is changing and Aotearoa’s water industry evolving. At Jacobs we’re working on projects across Aotearoa and supporting projects in Australia, the Pacific and worldwide. It’s an exciting time to join the Jacobs team to help us deliver these transformative projects.

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.

Further enhance your 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

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 recognize these challenges and our engineers, scientists, and planners are working together with clients to find the right solutions to their water challenges.

The Auckland water team has an exciting pipeline of work, we are delivering New Zealand’s largest water infrastructure project, the $1.2b Central Interceptor project along with many other projects for different clients. As Australia and New Zealand are part of the same business unit, we collaborate with our Australian peers for both learning and project work. We will encourage and support your career journey with a flexible work environment.

Jacobs is rare within the NZ water industry in that we use a global team of experts to deliver local projects. Our team regularly work with our specialists over in the USA, Europe and elsewhere. There are not many projects we deliver using only kiwi-based resources, working for Jacobs means access to this global expertise and world leading innovation. The power of Jacobs is that we do almost everything – we even work with NASA. That means if there’s a complex problem you are faced with, there’s always someone helpful within our 50,000 strong team you can call on for advice.

Due to current business opportunities, we are looking to appoint a Senior Process Engineer to join our fast-growing Water team for our Auckland and New Zealand operations. This is an opportunity to join a dedicated and high-performing team of water professionals to deliver a range of significant projects for both public and private sector clients both locally and nationally.

Working at Jacobs provides you opportunities to further your career in one of our many offices around the globe. We regularly support the transfer of staff from our international offices to New Zealand, and staff from New Zealand working in offices all around the world. Come and join a company who will provide you with opportunities to work on some of the coolest projects on the planet.

About the Role:

The purpose of this role is to complete Process Design of various water and wastewater infrastructure projects in addition to performing project management duties for treatment projects where required. Further duties will involve developing and mentoring junior staff and assisting in the growth of the water operation by developing and fostering good client relationships.

This role will involve:

Management and delivery of Process Water Infrastructure Designs, including; options assessment, concept design development, reporting, detailed design and construction phases to agreed budgets and schedules.

Ability to lead, supervise and mentor a project team (water infrastructure) including graduate and intermediate engineers and BIM/GID/CAD staff.

Effective communicator able to represent Jacobs and manage Client relationships.

Working collaboratively with a team including on large-scale multi-disciplinary infrastructure projects and programs.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Bachelor’s Degree in relevant Engineering discipline or equivalent.

Approx 4+ years’ experience in the Water industry and consultancy environment

Good previous experience within a process engineering environment.

Good knowledge of relevant industry related New Zealand Standards and codes.

Understanding of safety in design practices and processes.

Ability to work in a team environment and communicate effectively.

Jacobs. A world where you can.

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. 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.

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s Network – find out more about our employee networks here (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity) .

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply.

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.