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Jacobs Civil Engineer, Water Infrastructure in Melbourne, Australia

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 don’t settle – we’re always looking beyond to raise the bar and deliver with excellence. We apply our expertise and knowledge as we look into the future with great optimism and focus. We don’t settle until we give our best and know that we’re making a difference.

We have an exciting opportunity to join our fun loving, sociable Water Infrastructure team. We have an exciting pipeline of work, and we are delivering the most sought-after water infrastructure projects in Australia and New Zealand. As a result, we are growing ostensibly and regularly collaborate with our Australian peers for both learning and project work. We will encourage and support your career journey with a flexible work environment and exciting range of projects and challenges to work on. 

Jacobs is rare within the water industry in that we use a global team of experts to deliver local projects. Our team regularly work with our specialists over in the USA, Europe and elsewhere. There are not many projects we deliver using only Australia-based resources, working for Jacobs means access to this global expertise and world leading innovation.

The power of Jacobs is that we do almost everything – we even work with NASA. That means if there’s a complex problem you are faced with, there’s always someone helpful within our 50,000 strong team you can call on for advice.

Due to current business opportunities, we are looking to appoint a Civil Engineer to join our fast-growing Water Infrastructure team. This is an opportunity to join a dedicated and high-performing team of water professionals to deliver a range of significant projects for both public and private sector clients both locally and nationally.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

The role will work alongside Senior Engineers and Technical Leaders, and provide assistance on water industry projects where required, to further develop understanding of civil engineering design, including:

  • Preparation of designs, technical reports and proposals to inform a variety of drinking water or wastewater engineering work in the initial planning, design, and construction phases of projects.

  • Working with other members of our team, you'll work on projects evaluating and selecting the best approach to solve our clients' challenges and planning and designing water engineering augmentations.

  • Contributing to multidisciplinary teams delivering major water and wastewater treatment systems.

  • Contributing to winning work and market-led innovative offerings.

  • Assisting in the development of Graduate Engineers, particularly training in the use of relevant software packages.

  • You will work collaboratively with other team members to deliver goals and targets of the team, section and Performance Unit (PU).

  • Attend client meetings where possible to gain an understanding of the relationships that we aspire to maintain.

  • Represent the team at meetings and ensure tasks undertaken are understood completely before stating.

Qualifications / Experience:

  • Degree in civil engineering or equivalent.

  • Experience in concept and detailed design of water infrastructure projects.

  • Well-developed use and understanding of CADD software.

  • Understanding of safety in design practices and processes.

  • Ability to work in a team environment and communicate effectively.

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally – and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.