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Jacobs Water Resources and Supply Planning Engineer in Englewood, Colorado

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:

As global supply and demand for water intensifies, solving the world’s most complex water challenges demands different thinking – and that’s where we come in. At Jacobs, we are inspired by our passion for making the world a better place by providing our clients with sustainable and meaningful solutions.

We are looking for the best and brightest talent to join our Water Infrastructure and Supply Planning team. Our team of technologists and project managers serves the top water supply clients along the Colorado Front Range and throughout the southwest. We specialize in helping water providers and users characterize future supplies and demands, model and plan raw and treated water infrastructure, and identify efficient shared-use of water systems. Our team supports key clients such as Denver Water, Aurora Water, Parker Water Sanitation District, Central Arizona Water Conservation District, Central Utah Water Conservancy District, and many more.

As a valued Jacobs employee, you will work with multi-disciplinary teams to deliver effective water supply planning projects, and help clients develop a sustainable approach by utilizing hydrologic and hydraulic analysis tools to inform planning studies. You'll have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of water infrastructure and supply planning projects including source water alternatives evaluations, water supply and demand planning, supply optimization, water supply and distribution system modeling, river basin planning and management, cost and financial analysis, conveyance and treatment infrastructure conceptual design, and permitting strategy development. Every member of our team supports business development and project management efforts and helps in the pursuit of new projects and developing long-term client relationships, as well as working directly with clients on the projects and tasks that they are supporting.

At Jacobs, you can design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow, and succeed. If you want to grow your technical skills and become an expert in water resources and supply planning in Colorado and the southwest, look no further. Opportunities abound to learn from our senior technologists, who are experts in the industry, with the intent that one day you will assist with team building and mentoring of younger engineers as you grow in your own career.

Jacobs is supportive of the new future of work following the COVID pandemic, with flexibility to work remotely while still working and collaborating closely with your team. We are looking for someone who is local to the Denver, Phoenix, or Salt Lake City metropolitan areas in order to attend occasional in-person meetings with the team and clients.

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include flexible work schedules and opportunities to work remotely, educational reimbursement, retirement benefits, employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.

Typical salary range for this position is $64,900 to $100,000, and is commensurate with experience relative to the position.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil or environmental engineering (or similar) from an ABET accredited university.

  • Experience in or interest in water resources planning and management, with a focus on water supply modeling and hydraulic analysis skills.

  • Demonstrated understanding of water resources engineering and planning.

  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral, and the ability to communicate your ideas clearly and concisely in both virtual and in-person environments.

  • Highly self-motivated, self-teaching, initiator; which could be demonstrated through professional society involvements or related activities.

  • Entrepreneurial drive for excellence in project delivery, ensuring consistent high-quality in work products, and awareness of project schedule and budget requirements.

  • Must have their Engineering Intern (EI) or Engineering-in-Training (EIT) certification

  • Experience with some or all of the following programs: ArcGIS and Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Desire to live locally in the Denver, Phoenix, or Salt Lake City metropolitan area. This position does not provide relocation reimbursement.

  • 0-5 Years of relevant experience.

Ideally, You’ll Also Have: 

  • Master’s degree in a water resources-related field.

  • A desire to obtain your Professional Engineer (PE) licensure within the next 5 years.

  • In addition to water resources planning and management, your experience would ideally include a basic understanding of water quality, water and wastewater treatment, infrastructure cost estimating, and conveyance and treatment infrastructure conceptual design.

  • A desire to grow into project management and sales roles.

  • Experience with the following programs: RiverWare, ExtendSim, GoldSim, ModSim, InfoWater and data visualization/analysis tools such as PowerBI and Tableau.

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.