Jacobs Civil Engineer in Training / Water in Charlotte, North Carolina

Civil Engineer in Training / Water


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.

Jacobs’ Charlotte, NC office is seeking a junior level engineer to support our Water and Wastewater team working on design tasks for local and regional municipal clients. This position will primarily support multi-discipline teams to complete planning/study documents, preliminary design, detailed design, and engineering reports.

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 models, engineering specifications, data sheets, sketches, drawings and perform calculations in support of engineering activities.

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

  • Independently evaluate the selection and/or modification of standard techniques, procedures, criteria and systems to efficiently meet project goals.

  • Review vendor information to assure compliance with specifications.

  • Perform equipment selection and prepares technical specifications.

  • Prepare reports, studies, and calculations.

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

Must have:

  • 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.



  • B.S. in Environmental, or 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.

  • CAD or GIS experience preferred

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

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

  • Engineer in Training (EIT) certification

Local candidates will be given preference.

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-North Carolina-Charlotte

Travel No

Req ID: BIA0001XY