Jacobs Hydrogeologist in Manchester, United Kingdom



Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and consultancy services for industrial, commercial and government organisations globally.

With more than 74,000 people globally, our teams collaborate, innovate and create. Our people are proud to have been behind some of the greatest consultancy and engineering feats over the past 70 years.

We foster a collaborative and inclusive environment for our people, and our partners, and we want you to be a part of our growing business.

Our Sustainable Strategies and Solutions business provides a focus for advising our clients on sustainability issues including renewable energy, low carbon economies, impacts of climate change and waste and resource management. Our environmental capabilities comprise of in excess of 1000 staff based predominantly in the UK, but with reach into the Middle East and in India.

To meet our growing UK business needs and future development aspirations we are looking for a hydrogeologist experienced in hydrogeological assessments, particularly EIAs, and to be based in our Manchester office.

The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.

Primary Job Responsibilities

You will be working on projects for a wide range of public and private sector clients. You will also work with other disciplines within the group to deliver project for major infrastructure clients. Responsibilities include:

  • Hydrogeological data assessment

  • Preparing specifications for hydrogeological testing

  • Field work

  • Factual and interpretative reporting (including preparation of ES chapters)

  • Liaising with clients and other design team members



  • Environmental management / geology / earth sciences degree

  • Hydrogeology MSc

  • Experience working on a variety of hydrogeological projects

  • Field experience

  • Excellent report writing skills

  • Ability to work remotely from office

  • Essential understanding of health and safety issues appropriate to the role

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

  • Consultancy experience


  • Work with water utilities

  • Modelling experience

  • Contaminated land capability

Our Culture

At Jacobs we have recently celebrated 10 years of our culture of caring - ‘ BeyondZero’.We see safety differently - we strive to go BeyondZero by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.

We are committed to equality across our business and we promote STEMandWISE(Women in Science & Engineering)initiatives. When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks,centred oninclusion and diversity. To find out more about our networks, check out our website:


We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts.

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Manchester

Req ID: EU/0002AY