Jacobs Civil / Environmental Engineer in Bellevue, Washington

Civil / Environmental Engineer


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

In this role, the Environmental and/or Civil EIT will perform aspects of engineering and design functions and support environmental and civil investigation and compliance projects, including all phases of planning, data analysis as well as reporting, oversight and data management. Perform routine aspects of engineering requiring knowledge and application of basic environmental/civil engineering principles under close supervision; work is reviewed for adequacy and accuracy. Jacobs has several openings in their Yakima,WA and Bellevue, WA offices.

  • Perform a variety of assignments involved in either the coordination of various civil/environmental engineering water related designs (design of streams, piping, and canals), grading plans, construction, purchasing, scheduling and start up aspects of a project, or the technical excellence of the environmental engineering portion of a project across all disciplines

  • Use computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks such as conceptual plan preparation and site design

  • Assist Project Manager, other engineers, and technical leads as necessary

  • Ability to assist and/or lead small projects or large tasks and interface directly with customer/client

  • Participates in planning, cost development and management, and scheduling for assigned projects

  • Assist in developing plans, specifications, and estimates as part of the design and contract development team.

  • Perform on-site construction oversight and compliance duties when required

  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret engineering construction drawings, engineering studies and technical reports, design manuals, codes, and regulations.

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to prepare clear and concise written correspondence, reports, and recommendations.

  • Coordinates project assignments with those of other engineers, environmental staff, and technicians in his/her discipline group.

  • Researches design options and documents findings for Project Engineers/Managers.

  • May attend design review meetings, and interact with clients as his or her level of experience progresses


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering from an ABET accredited university is preferred.

  • EIT certificate preferred

  • 0-2 years of environmental compliance and engineering experience preferred

  • At least one 2 to 3 month design internship on transportation, water, and/or land development projects is preferred

  • Familiarity with CAD software required

  • Familiarity with modeling software (Civil 3D or InRoads) preferred

  • Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL) certification preferred

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are required

  • Enthusiastic, dependable, self-starter, who is organized and able to work effectively with minimal supervision preferred

  • Willing to work in remote locations periodically

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing 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-Washington-Bellevue

Other Locations United States-Washington-Yakima

Req ID: BIA00003J