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Jacobs Entry Level Water Resources Engineer in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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.

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Your Impact:

Jacobs’ Baton Rouge, LA Building and Infrastructure Team seeks an entry level Water Resources Engineer who wants to make a difference in their community through solving the exciting engineering challenges facing Jacobs’ clients. We are looking for a highly motivated engineer to work on a variety of water, wastewater, and stormwater treatment, conveyance, and modeling and asset management projects. This position will support mid and senior level engineers and project managers to conduct evaluations, engineering reports, contract management, planning/study documents, designs, and construction management services. The role is anticipated to include field inspection.

Each day, you will be an important team member as you participate in the design, coordination, and execution of projects for our clients. Our senior engineers are committed to strong mentorship and providing opportunities to work independently and with peers. You should be a self-motivated professional with a desire to grow personally as well as professionally with each project while delivering transformative projects for our clients, in our diverse and fast-paced office.

Responsibilities Include

  • Work under the supervision of mid and senior level engineers.

  • Perform routine assignments which are clearly defined and require the application of standard design engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria.

  • Prepare engineering specifications, data sheets, drawings and perform calculations in support of engineering activities.

  • Support in managing contract wastewater work

  • Conduct site visits to conduct field audits and perform construction observation.

  • Prepare reports, studies, and calculations.

  • Assist senior engineers on larger, more complex projects, including managing project tasks.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • B.S. in Civil Engineering or related engineering discipline

  • 0-3 years of relevant experience

  • Knowledge and proficient use of Microsoft products including SharePoint, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; ability to develop and utilize complex spreadsheets.

  • Strong data analysis and technical problem solving

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Outgoing and positive attitude, dependable, and committed to meet all assigned project deadlines.

  • Willingness to develop competence in a broad array of engineering related tasks

  • Self-motivated, team-oriented, organized, and able to successfully multitask.

  • Demonstrated commitment to volunteer within the community that we live

Ideally, you'll also have:

  • M.S. in Civil Engineering or related engineering discipline

  • Engineer in Training (EIT) certification

  • GIS Experience

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language. (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf)

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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