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Jacobs Water/Wastewater/Stormwater EIT in Boston, Massachusetts

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.

Start your Jacobs 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:

Are you seeking an impactful opportunity to develop and sustain clean water resources in communities throughout New England? As part of our growing Jacobs New England Water Team you’ll have the opportunity to work on exciting and innovative water resources projects, and help solve our clients aging infrastructure issues by supporting water and wastewater conveyance and treatment design projects. Our projects cover a wide range of topics including, planning, modeling, investigation, and design.

At Jacobs, we challenge- what’s accepted, so we can shape innovative and lasting solutions for tomorrow. If you’re interested in a long and rewarding career working with the #1 ranked design firm in ENR’s list of Top 500 Design Firms, and with the industry’s best and most innovative engineers, then Jacobs is where you belong. We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly-motivated team member to work on a variety of water distribution, wastewater collection, and stormwater treatment and conveyance projects. Start 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.    

We are looking for a driven individual who has a good understanding of engineering principles, theories, and concepts and has a strong desire to work on the planning, design and construction of water and wastewater conveyance, stormwater conveyance, green stormwater infrastructure, and water and wastewater treatment projects. Join us and we will support you in the development of your skills and help you explore all that you can do across our global company.

Here's what you’ll be doing:

  • Work with a multi-disciplinary team in the delivery of water, wastewater, and water resources design projects.

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

  • Prepare planning documents, reports, studies, models, and calculations.

  • Prepare spreadsheets and databases, maps, drawings, and perform calculations in support of engineering activities.

  • Learn and perform computer-aided design and drafting (CADD).

  • Complete civil design calculations for a variety of projects, sketches, technical comparisons, and similar technical work as required by each assignment.

  • Analyze and review reports, maps, drawings, aerial photography, and other topographical or geologic data to plan and perform CADD design work on waterlines, sewers, force mains, pump stations, storage tanks and treatment plant projects; visit routes and sites to take photographs and record field notes to choose routes and sites and facilitate design.

  • Prepare preliminary engineering reports including collecting and analyzing data, performing calculations, determining the best solution for the application and making recommendations in order to present and establish the basis of design for projects.

  • Create design-related drawings such as site plans, grading plans, erosion control plans, profile sheets, facility and equipment layouts and details utilizing CADD programs with supervision by project engineers, project manager and discipline specialists.

  • Calculate material quantities and preliminary opinion of cost estimates for projects.

  • Participate in professional organizations for marketing, industry recognition, networking, and building the Jacobs brand.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelors Degree in Civil, Water Resources, or Environmental Engineering

  • EIT or ability to obtain within six months

  • Ability to efficiently utilize time in executing assigned tasks accurately and on time

  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)

  • Desire to learn and use production tools, such as ESRI ArcGIS, AutoCAD, computer graphic and design programs, and hydraulic modeling software

  • Strong interest and basic knowledge of engineering principles and technologies required to support planning, design, construction, operations and maintenance of water infrastructure and natural systems

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, self-motivation, team-oriented work practices, top-notch organizational skills and the ability to effectively multi-task in a fast-paced environment

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Master’s degree in Civil, Water Resources, or Environmental Engineering

  • Familiarization with engineering software/tools (i.e., ESRI, AutoCAD, etc.)

  • Internship/Co-op 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.