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Jacobs Intermediate Water and Wastewater Process Engineer in Ottawa, Ontario

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:

Due to continued business growth, we are looking for several passionate and curious client-focused Intermediate Water and Wastewater Process Engineers to support our regional team. As part of our team, you’ll prepare technical reports and proposals and will have the chance to perform a variety of municipal drinking water and wastewater treatment 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 treatment approach to solve our clients' challenges and planning and designing treatment systems and plant improvements. You’ll also have the opportunity to work with a variety of treatment processes that may include a combination of conventional and advanced chemical, physical, and biological processes such coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation, secondary biological treatment, media filtration and absorption processes, membrane filtration, disinfection (ozone, UV, free chlorine, chloramine) and other treatment processes. You will prepare and /or supervise engineering reports, studies, calculations and checks drawings as well as participate in design reviews, risk assessments, and vendor bid evaluations. You will participate in the generation of proposals, scopes, schedules and budgets.

You’ll be working mainly from home (unless you prefer coming into one of our offices), with the expectation to travel for client /site meetings and occasional team meetings.

We’re invested in you and your success. Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. We aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of our identity, embedded in all our employment and business practices in all locations. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative.

As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role.

Bring your curiosity, passion for creativity, and multi-tasking skills in a fast-paced environment. We’ll help you grow, pursue and fulfill what inspires you – so we can make big impacts on the world, together.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

• Bachelor’s degree in Chemical, Civil or Environmental Engineering

• Holds (or eligible for) Professional Engineers membership

• At least 5 years' of progressively experience and knowledge of multiple water /wastewater treatment equipment, systems, or processes (ideal candidate should have 5 to 10 years of experience)

• Municipal water /wastewater design is desired

• Previous equipment sizing and selection experience is desired

• Process modelling experience with modelling software (e.g. Biowin) is an asset

• Construction experience is an asset

• Assisting project managers and project teams on large consulting projects is desired

• Excellent written and verbal communication is required

• Positive attitude, dependable, with the ability to work on your own as well as part of a team to meet deadlines

• Adept at interpersonal relationship building, conflict resolution

• Desire to grow personally as well as professionally with each new process /process mechanical engineering task



At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.