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Jacobs Water /Wastewater Project Manager in Kitchener, Ontario

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:

At Jacobs, we push the limits of what’s possible so we can improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomize the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Water /Wastewater Project Manager to support our regional team and provide leadership, technical expertise and discipline in project execution. You’ll be working mainly from home (unless you prefer to come into our Kitchener or Toronto office), with the expectation to travel for client /site /occasional team meetings.

Working with a team of highly motivated engineers and project managers, you’ll champion the delivery of high-quality projects that meet or exceed client expectations and deliver planned profits. You’ll also be a strong safety proponent /leader for our safety policies and our culture of caring.

You’ll develop execution plans for projects, including scope, fee, schedule, quality, health and safety, risk management, and change management plans; you’ll negotiate and manage sub-agreements, track, control and report on project performance, ensure of timely invoicing and cash collection, while also providing technical guidance for deliverables and developing, mentoring and empowering the project team.

With your unflinching focus on our clients’ satisfaction, you’ll maintain regular and effective communication with clients. You’ll actively support the Business Development Manager and Client Service Managers in developing and expanding opportunities with existing and new clients. You’ll have the opportunity to provide input into growth and delivery strategy within the geography.

We’re invested in you and your success. Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. We aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of our identity, embedded in all our employment and business practices in all locations. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative.

As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role.

Join our team and apply your knowledge, skills and experience to some of the most challenging and interesting projects and programs in the Canadian water and wastewater field.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

• Bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering

• P. Eng designation

• At least 10 years of engineering design and management of water or wastewater projects

• Demonstrated experience managing the technical, contractual and financial risks associated with both small and large/complex water or wastewater projects

• Significant PM experience in multi-disciplinary projects and /or portfolio management or multi-project management, including project planning, scheduling, estimating and budgeting, progress and performance monitoring and reporting.

• Significant experience in preliminary design, detailed design and contract administration /construction management

• Experience with sales and business development, including writing technical proposals

• Experience delivering engineering projects in the Southwestern Ontario and/or Greater Toronto Area (GTA) is an asset

• Completion of formal PM training in an accredited program that aligns with the requirements of Certified Project Management bodies (e.g. PMI) is an asset




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.