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Jacobs Process Engineer in Birmingham, United Kingdom

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Your Impact:

Jacobs has a long history in the field of water engineering and our process engineers undertake water and wastewater treatment design from feasibility stage through detailed design, construction and commissioning. Our services range from the scoping and analysis of potential developments in water and wastewater infrastructure, through construction, commissioning and operation of projects all over the world.

Our Process Discipline team within our Water Business deliver Client solutions across the UK and Ireland water sectors as well as in European and global markets. Our mission is to provide connected, sustainable, innovative water solutions to realise multiple benefits in the face of the increasing challenges posed by climate crisis and population growth.

About the opportunity

We are looking for talented Process Engineers to get involved in a range of interesting and challenging projects across all stages of the urban water cycle. As a member of the UK Process team, you would be supported by and work as part of our diverse and dynamic UK and Ireland Water Process Group and within our Global Solutions and Technology group – supported by our regional Water and Wastewater leads, John Beechey and Amanda Lake and our global Water and Wastewater leads Russell Ford and Julian Sandino.

We have roles for both water and wastewater process engineers or those who enjoy both. Whilst this opportunity is to join our Manchester team, a role with Jacobs comes with opportunities to work across a range of Clients from our offices and in secondments – in municipal water and in different sectors - within the UK and globally.

Responsibilities include:

  • Acting as Process Engineer for the design of projects in a safe and professional manner

  • Working as part of a multidisciplinary team, ensuring the delivery of high quality design projects

  • Developing and maintaining excellent relationships with the other discipline engineers and project leads

  • Helping the team complete process design deliverables within agreed time frames and to budget

  • Mentoring and support for process graduates

  • Data gathering through desk top study and site work, data analysis and interpretation

  • Undertaking process calculations and process modelling, development of PFDs and P&IDs

  • Building on and maintaining up to date knowledge of developments in water and / or wastewater treatment technologies

Here’s What You’ll Need:

You will hold an MEng in Chemical Engineering (or equivalent) and will have experience in a process engineering role. You will be working towards Chartership and will be an enthusiastic, proactive Engineer with:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Proven ability to work as part of a team and the desire to be part of our Manchester and wider Process team of around 30 process engineers

  • An appreciation of Water and Wastewater theory and industry practices, standards and their application

  • Experience in the design of water or waste water non-infrastructure from feasibility stage through to detailed design including development of piping and instrumentation diagrams, control philosophies and detailed process calculations

  • Experience in supporting the delivery of process elements of design on small/medium or large water projects and/or delivering process elements of work by yourself with senior guidance/review

  • Strong Mathematical and Analytical skills including use of MS Excel

Why Jacobs?

We clear the way for inventive thinking, so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can.

Our Culture:

We’re invested in you and your success. 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.

We aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of our identity, embedded in all our employment and business practices in all locations. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative.

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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 have any queries regarding the application process, please contact the team here (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2) .

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

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.