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Jacobs Water/Wastewater Engineer in Dallas, Texas

Water/Wastewater Engineer


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.


  • Lead the planning and design for water/wastewater projects

  • Conduct engineering analysis: identify the problem, develop and evaluate alternative solutions, and prepare recommendations

  • Prepare models, technical reports, preliminary/detailed design documents, engineering specifications, and perform calculations in support of engineering activities

  • Conduct field investigations to identify project needs and to perform construction inspections

  • Proficient in plant hydraulics and treatment unit design

  • Review vendor information to assure compliance with specifications

  • Perform equipment selection and prepare technical specifications

  • Assist senior engineers on larger, more complex projects

  • Communicate effectively with clients and project teams to present alternatives, technical recommendations, and develop collaborative solutions

  • Develop, review, sign, and seal engineering plans for water and wastewater projects

  • Provide review, quality assurance, and quality control for designs develop by others

  • Develop and mentor junior staff, provide quality guidance, and assist with project management

  • Managing deliverables to scope, schedule, and budget




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering or other related engineering discipline is required

  • A Master's degree in Civil Engineering, or a related engineering discipline is preferred

  • At least 5 years of experience delivering wastewater and water projects for municipalities is required

  • Experience in serving clients with a wide variety of services including planning, design and construction of water and wastewater projects is preferred

  • Licensed professional engineer (PE) is required

  • Working knowledge of Word and Excel is required

  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and Microstation is preferred

  • Strong analytical, conceptual, communication and organizational skills

  • Ability to effectively interface with all levels of personnel and management

  • Ability to work and thrive in a team environment

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Ability to self-motivate and work productively without supervision

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Note to Virginia Job Seekers: Jacobs ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you need more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact the Human Resources Director at our Arlington, VA office at 571-218-1000. Persons with hearing-and speech-impairments can contact Jacobs by using the Virginia Relay Service, a toll-free telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD). Call 711 for TTY/TDD.

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-Texas-Dallas

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Req ID: BI 0005X9