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Jacobs Principal Process Engineer (Water and Wastewater Treatment) in Krakow, Poland

Your Impact:

Jacobs is an international engineering company providing technical consulting, design and investment project management services to clients in the public and private sectors. We are present both in the construction of industrial facilities and transport infrastructure, as well as investments related to water management, flood protection and nuclear energy. We have more than 50,000 employees worldwide.

In Krakow there is a Global Design Center, where we already employ over 1300 engineers and over 1000 specialists in various industries (Accounting, IT, HR, Purchasing) as part of the Shared Services Center.

We support professional development opportunities in a motivating and creative work environment. We have groups of young professionals "Careers Network" and "Women's Network", which offer training sessions, mentoring, trips to conferences, volunteering activities.

We are looking for graduates and specialists interested in working as a Principal Process Mechanical Engineer (Water and Wastewater Treatment) in Kraków or Warsaw.

Main responsibilities:

• Acting in capacity as Process Engineer, Process Lead and technical reviewer for the process design and delivery of projects in a safe and professional manner,

• Working as part of a multidisciplinary team and showing leadership and mentorship,

• Developing and maintaining excellent relationships with other discipline engineers, project leads, our Clients and supply community,

• Leading Process design work to agreed scope and within agreed time and budget,

• Undertaking and overseeing desk-top and site-based work within Jacobs teams or our Client teams via secondment roles,

• Undertaking and leading process calculations and process modelling, development of PFDs and P&IDs.

• Supporting our tendering and bidding teams and processes,

• Maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of developments in water and / or wastewater treatment technologies,

• Building interpersonal relationships, facilitating conflict resolution, and leading our local Process team;

We Offer:

  • Employment on the basis of a full-time employment contract,

  • The ability to work in an office or a hybrid model,

  • Flexible working hours (we start between 7:30-9:30),

  • "Short Fridays" (Monday – Thursday 8.5h, Friday 6h),

  • Work in an experienced project team, on international/long-term projects in a company present in all areas of infrastructure,

  • Cooperation with engineers from foreign Jacobs offices,

  • The opportunity to participate in initiatives related to innovation and its practical use in the automation and optimization of design using various technologies, tools and programming languages,

  • Membership in Jacobs social networks (Women's network, One World, PRISM, Careers Network, Collectively and others) and participation in initiatives related to their activities,

  • Benefits package (LuxMed medical package, additional life insurance, multisport card co-financing, My Benefit cafeteria system, psychological care),

  • Language courses (English, German, Polish),

  • Annual reimbursement of the costs of membership in the Chamber of Engineers;

Here’s What You’ll Need:


You will hold an MEng in Chemical or Environmental Engineering (or equivalent) and will be chartered as a Chemical or Environmental Engineer or related Discipline Professional. You will have a relevant work experience in water and / or wastewater treatment over the past 10+ years and be an enthusiastic, proactive Engineer with:

• Comprehensive understanding of Water and Wastewater theory and industry practices, standards, and their application,

• Experience in the design of water and / or wastewater non-infrastructure from feasibility stage through to detailed design including development of piping and instrumentation diagrams, control philosophies and detailed process calculations,

• Proven ability to work as part of a Process Discipline team and the desire to be part of our Europe Water Process team and wider team – contributing to our community of around 30 process engineers in the UK and our wider Solutions and Technology team,

• Proven ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary design team, liaising directly with Clients and other project team members,

• Experience in delivering process elements of design on small, medium, or large water projects,

• Strong Mathematical and Analytical skills including use of MS Excel,

• Excellent written and oral English communication skills;