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Jacobs Civil Engineer - Design in Gainesville, Florida

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:

Thriving communities. Healthy cities. A brighter future. What we do is more than building roads and ports, we work every day to make the world better for everyone. Join a company invested in you, your success, and the global community. We are looking for a driven Civil Engineer to support our team.  

As a key member of our Gainesville FL team, you’ll join our collaborative process providing our clients with award-winning planning, engineering, architectural design, and design-build project delivery. You’ll be leading the civil design for a variety multi-millions dollar projects, while experiencing tremendous growth opportunities in a flexible work environment. You’ll have the opportunity to work in U.S. projects as well as international projects, involving site development, water/wastewater facilities, constructed wetlands, environmental remediation, conveyance, etc. This position will also support senior level engineers to complete planning/study documents, preliminary design, detailed design, permitting documents, and engineering reports. You’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with other engineers and technicians in multi-discipline group serving a wide range of Clients and projects.

Join us and we will help you in continuing the development of your skills, grow your career into discipline expert Technologist or Project Manager, and exploring all that you can do across our global company, with opportunities to share your knowledge along the way. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Perform civil design tasks related to:

  • Site development and site/facilities layout

  • Stormwater and drainage

  • Roadway and pavement alignment

  • Grading

  • Erosion and sedimentation control

  • Utilities and conveyance piping

  • Lead conceptual and detailed designs for multi-discipline projects for civil infrastructure /water/wastewater/environmental

  • Coordinate with other disciplines such as architects, mechanical, structural, electrical and process

  • Prepare plans and specifications, engineering reports, technical memos, engineer’s cost estimates, and quantity take-offs

  • Perform site civil design using CADD tools such as Microstation OpenRoads and/or AutoCAD Civil 3D, and specialty software, such as ICPR

  • Perform field activities such as observation of construction activities, as required

  • Review construction submittals for conformance to contract and design documents

  • Travel to project sites in Florida, nationwide, and international to meet Clients, subconsultants, and perform field inspections

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • BS in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited civil engineering program

  • Between 4 and 10 years of experience in the civil engineering field

  • Florida Licensed Professional Engineer or ability to obtain within 12 months of employment

  • Basic knowledge in the use of CADD tools, such as Microstation OpenRoads and/or AutoCAD/Civil 3D

  • Site Civil Design experience, such as performing stormwater design calculations, roadway and pavement design, grading and drainage design, erosion and sedimentation control design, and stormwater pollution prevention plan development and calculations

*Ideally, you’ll also have: *

  • PE registration in Florida

  • ICPR experience

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of global teammates.

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.