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Jacobs Senior Civil Engineer in North Sydney, 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:

As one of the world’s most value resources, our team is solving some of the world’s most complex water issues. Whether it’s treating, distributing or storing water, Jacobs reaches across boundaries and collaborates to successfully deliver customized innovative solutions. We provide you the means and tools to work on a wide variety of interesting and challenging projects to grow your career and help protect this valuable resource.

Bring your curiosity, talent for multi-tasking, and extreme attention to detail, and we’ll help you grow, pursue and fulfil what drives you – so we can make big impacts on the world, together.

What is required:

The role will work alongside Senior Engineers, provide assistance on projects where required to further develop understanding of civil principles.

  • You will assist 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.

  • Touch base with Team/Project Leads periodically to ensure that you are on the right track. Monitor time taken as well as forward workload to ensure that the Lead is aware of any upcoming capability. You will be expected to meet and balance scope of deliverables with time allocation.

  • You will support your Performance Unit to ensure it can thrive in a global setting, encouraging cross-geography relationships in order to maximise the benefit of global delivery to our clients and our people .

Here’s What You’ll Need:


  • Degree in civil engineering or equivalent.

  • Strong previous experience in a draughting role.

  • Experience in a CAD Lead or Coordination capacity preferred.

  • Experience in detailed design of water infrastructure projects

  • Experience in the design management of water infrastructure projects.

  • Well-developed use and understanding of Civil 3D modelling software, 2D and 3D CADD software would be advantageous.

  • 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.

There are opportunities to be based out of Jacobs Melbourne or Tatura offices depending on your preference. There are opportunities to work from home as part of a hybrid office model depending on your preference. Flexible and or part time working arrangements can be considered.

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered. To be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.