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Jacobs Lead Civil Engineer in Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Challenging Today. Reinventing Tomorrow.

We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

At Jacobs, we challenge the status quo and redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, transforming big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

Design your 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:

We challenge what is currently accepted so we can shape innovative and lasting solutions for tomorrow. If you’re interested in a long and rewarding career working with the #1 globally ranked water treatment engineering firm, and with the industry’s best and most innovative engineers, then Jacobs is where you belong. We are looking for a driven and curious client-focused Lead Civil Engineer in Oak Ridge, TN to support our infrastructure design projects.

As a key member of our Civil Site team, you’ll have the chance to work on challenging projects ranging from small site design to large campus or facility infrastructure upgrades. You’ll get to work on site civil layout, grading and drainage (hydrology and hydraulics) design, geometric design of driveways and roadways, utility design, erosion control, and design review. You’ll work closely with our talented project teams through all phases of plan production as we carry projects from concept design to bid-ready documents.

The successful candidate should be comfortable designing, leading, and managing his or her own civil site projects. The candidate should work well in a team environment and be comfortable guiding and mentoring junior engineers. He or she should be highly self-motivated and value a high quality of work. This role presents an opportunity for someone who is aiming to grow his or her career in the diverse roles that Jacobs offers.

Join our team and we will provide the tools and training necessary to develop your skill set and grow in your career. We will support you in exploring the diverse opportunities our global company has to offer, while giving you a platform to share your knowledge along the way.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering

  • At least 8+ years engineering experience in site layout, grading and drainage, utility, and erosion control design

  • Professional Engineer (PE) license in Tennessee or ability to obtain

Ideally, here’s what you’ll also have:

  • CAD/C3D design experience

  • Familiar with AutoTurn and drainage programs such as Hydraflow Hydrographs, Hydraflow

  • Storm Sewers, Culvertmaster, Flowmaster

  • Experience assembling and review construction drawings and specification

  • Project management experience or a desire to take on project management duties

  • Construction support services experience

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.




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