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Jacobs Clean Water Network Modeller in Birmingham, United Kingdom

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40 countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent. In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships. We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.

About the opportunity

Our Water and Environment operating unit provides a focus for advising our clients on the development of water projects using engineering analysis and design expertise to drive innovation and excellence in everything we do. Our mission is to be a global leader that puts water at the heart of a sustainable society.

To meet our growing UK business needs and future development aspirations we are looking for experienced Clean Water Modellers to join our multi-disciplinary team working for multiple clients on all aspects of potable infrastructure from feasibility assessment and optioneering to operational support, optimisation and smart networks.

It is intended that this post will be based in Birmingham, and we encourage applications from candidates seeking flexible working, job share or reduced hours’ contracts.

The successful candidate will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.

About You:

  • Work with multi-disciplinary teams to help deliver projects within agreed timeframes and budgets and to exceed our clients’ expectations

  • Deliver and lead on a wide variety of projects such as water trading, large capital design, water quality and network optimisation

  • You will be a motivated and innovative person who embraces new technologies. We will support you to convert your innovative ideas into practical solutions that tackle the challenges facing the water industry

  • You will mentor junior engineers and assist the growth of our water team. We will support and encourage you to raise our and your own profile across the wider industry

  • Maintain strong and collaborative working relationships and interactions with the client

  • Promote a culture of knowledge sharing and continuous improvement by providing technical guidance and support to other members of the team

  • Passion for taking on new challenges with clients in the water industry

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Strong knowledge and experience in the operation of clean water networks and modelling, and able to work autonomously in the delivery of different types of projects. Knowledge and experience in leakage management will be a plus.

  • You solve problems by developing and adopting innovative approaches and using both data analysis and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent communication skills. Able to communicate project findings skilfully and clearly with technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Excellent presentation and written skills. Able to prepare technical reports and deliverables, ensuring quality of modelling outputs and compliance with standards, specifications and governance requirements.

  • Chartered with a professional institution or working toward Chartered status

Our Culture

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs. (https://careers.jacobs.com/life-at-jacobs/)

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 – find out more about our employee networks here. (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity?_ga=2.1062705.1096535124.1626879887-1704311048.1575562676)

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.com to view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role

If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2) .

Your application experience is important to us and we’re keen to adapt to make every interaction even better. We welcome feedback on our recruitment process and if you need more from us before deciding to join Jacobs then please let us know. (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2)

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