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Jacobs Bridge Engineer/Associate Bridge Engineer – Transport Structures in Christchurch, New Zealand

Your Impact:

• Work on some of the largest transport projects across New Zealand and Australia

• Build your career based on your interests

• Create your own flexible working arrangements with our MyFlex toolkit

• 12 weeks paid parental leave with immediate eligibility

• Opportunity to mentor graduates and junior team members

At Jacobs, we push the limits of what’s possible to make the world smarter, more connected and more sustainable. For our transport structures team, this means designing and modelling innovative, bespoke solutions for our clients from bridges to tunnels, to large civil structures.

In your role as a Bridge Engineer/ Associate Bridge Engineer you’ll work on some of the largest transport projects across New Zealand and Australia. With your strong seismic design background, you’ll lead and review the work of junior members in the Christchurch team and provide technical and professional inputs for civil transport projects across Aotearoa. Being well connected in Canterbury and the South Island, you’ll drive business development and nurture relationships with key clients, design partners, and other stakeholders.

One of the great things about working at a large, global company like Jacobs is that you get to work across multiple disciplines and various regions. This includes opportunities to move both domestically and overseas, depending on where your interests and career goals lie.

We also offer competitive remuneration packages and multiple staff benefits such as paid parental leave for all, purchase leave, and mental health and wellbeing programs – and that’s just to name a few! We support a plethora of flexible working arrangements such as flexible start and end times, job share, working from home, hybrid working, and part-time.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

• Strong seismic design background in bridge and/or heavy structural design

• Chartered or close to completion for Chartership in New Zealand

• Washington Accord Civil Engineering degree

• Excellent communication skills and good social, networking, and presentation skills

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks to our positive mental health champions, we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally, it also connects you globally. Together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share, and by supporting one another, we all succeed. With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means, and space to maximise your potential.

You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits, and opportunities to do good – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture, and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

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 Global Employee Networks centered on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s Network.

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply.

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered. To be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.

Successful candidates will be asked to complete pre-employment checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to complete these checks or meet the associated criteria, then your offer of employment may be delayed or withdrawn.

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