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Jacobs Principal Structural Engineer - Water in Perth, 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:

This is an exciting time for our team at Jacobs. We’re at the intersection of technology, engineering and design helping our clients tackle the biggest challenges facing our cities and communities across the globe.

From large scale regeneration and climate change response, to multi-purpose and smart infrastructure, we are delivering integrated and resilient solutions that reinvent the future, reconnect communities and create lasting value.” Monte Wilson - Global Built Environment Market Director

These big issues inspire us to go further to understand how multifaceted variables shape our future, ensuring that the solutions we design and deliver connect people and places with the means to work smarter and live better, while making a positive, enduring difference in the world.

Jacobs is seeking a Regional Principal Structural Engineer – Water and Wastewater Structures to join our Built Environment Group. This position can be based anywhere in Australia.

In this senior role, you will work closely with our Regional Solutions Directors – Water and Building systems, Technical Directors and the Regional Water panels to; prepare proposals, lead major projects, develop our structures team members, recruit and grow our capability and strengthen our market presence.

You will have a strong ability to lead a core group of structural engineers and modellers across the ANZ region. You will be poised in providing consistent guidance and role modelling of Jacobs’ core values, fostering an inclusive and diverse culture that embodies Jacobs’ Culture of Caring and prioritises the health and wellbeing of people. This senior position will have you working with valued clients, assisting strategic bids and being a visible industry leader in Water retaining Structures. You will be a role model in developing best practice quality and delivery strategies and ensure a consistent approach to implementation across the ANZ region.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Chartered Engineer and/or State specific registered engineer, relevant to State/country of project implementation.

  • 10-15 years industry experience

  • Experience developing diverse geographic teams.

  • Water retaining structures experience including RC, Post tensioned and precast tank solutions

  • Effective communication skills and be creative in problem solving

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. 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.

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s Network – find out more about our employee networks here. (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity)

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. First Nations peoples are strongly encouraged to apply. Jacobs aims to provide cultural safety at our interviews and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are invited to nominate for a cultural representative to participate on the interview panel, please let your recruiter know in your application. If you require support or reasonable adjustments with regards to our recruitment process, please contact the team here. (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2)

Successful candidates may be asked to complete pre-employment checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to complete these checks or meet the associated criteria, then your offer of employment may be delayed or withdrawn.

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

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