Jacobs Senior Water Resources Engineer/Project Manager in Englewood, Colorado

Senior Water Resources Engineer/Project Manager


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.

As the senior water resources engineer/project manager in Englewood, CO you will have the opportunity to lead the execution of water resources and supply planning projects.. Working with other members of the team, you will assist in developing strategies to grow the Jacobs water infrastructure and supply planning business lines both in Colorado and regionally. During your time with us you will also mentor junior water resources engineers and take a lead in the pursuit of new water resources projects.

The position may focus on (but not be limited to) thefollowing types of water resources planning projects:

  • Municipal and agricultural demand forecastingand conservation planning

  • Environmental and recreation water needs

  • Surface water and groundwater hydrology

  • Numerical modeling of raw and treated watersystems to support water resources management decisions

  • Municipal water systems planning and costestimating

  • River basin planning

  • Watershed protection

  • Environmental Impact Statement materialdevelopment, and other general permitting strategy development


  • Bachelor’s of Science in Civil Engineering (orsimilar field of study)

  • 10 years of applicable work experience

  • Registered Professional Engineer

  • Broad experience interacting with the Colorado regulatory,municipal and agricultural water resources community

  • Basic understanding of Colorado Water RightsAdministration, and regional Western U.S. water management systems

  • General knowledge of methods used for costestimating of water Infrastructure

  • Basic understanding of engineering economics

  • Strong technical writing and communicationskills

  • Project management experience

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

  • Project management professional certification

  • Master’s in Water Resources Engineering (orsimilar field of study)

  • Basic understanding of best practices forevaluating potential impacts of climate change on water demands and supplies

  • Infrastructure Master Planning and CapitalPlanning Experience

  • Knowledge of typical water resources planningsoftware modeling packages Excel with VBA, GoldSim, RiverWare, ModSim, WEAP (orsimilar)

  • Data analysis and visualization techniques



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-Colorado-Englewood

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: BIA0002D2