Jacobs Senior Associate Mechanical Engineer in Perth, Australia
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A career at Jacobs provides you with the opportunity to make a positive impact and deliver solutions that bring value to our communities and society as a whole. With a huge and growing focus on digital solutions and delivery, our water business provides the full spectrum of consulting services from advisory and engineering through to operations and asset management.
With a workforce of 60,000 operating across much of the globe, we leverage our Solutions and Technology framework for the technical development of our staff and to bring globally innovative ideas to solve our client’s challenges.
On top of the exposure to challenging projects and career development opportunities, we offer competitive remuneration packages and multiple staff benefits such as paid parental and partner leave, purchase leave, and mental health & wellbeing programs, to name a few.
Here at Jacobs we also support a plethora of flexible working practices such as flexible start/end times, job share arrangements, working from home, and part-time arrangements.
*About the Role *
This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established thriving business with a strong pipeline of projects. Jacobs has secured multiple major infrastructure projects and multi-year contracts with leading public and private clients.
This Senior Associate Mechanical Engineer role is responsible for providing consultancy and engineering services to the Water Infrastructure section in the ANZ region. This position is based in Perth however, you will be joining a truly connected ANZ Water Solutions business who provide the full suite of consulting services from advisory and engineering through to operations and asset management.
The role will be to work alongside other engineers and technical leaders, lead projects where required, and further develop an understanding of mechanical principles.
You will be required to work collaboratively with other team members to deliver goals and targets of the team, and attend client meetings where possible to gain an understanding of the relationships that we aspire to maintain.
You will support the team to ensure we 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.
We welcome applications from a diverse group of people, including those who are seeking flexible working, have accessibility needs, want to bring their whole selves to work, and can enrich our workforce with cultural diversity.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
The successful candidate will have the following:
Strong technical knowledge and proven experience in design of mechanical assets.
Strong technical knowledge and proven experience in design of pumping stations, water and wastewater treatment plants, and/or desalination plants.
Ability to manage multi-discipline design projects and conduct project reporting.
Understanding of business drivers and commercial responsibilities.
Extensive experience in calculations and design relating to water pumps selection, sludge pumping, chemical dosing, tank sizing, compressed air, etc.
Experience in designing for hydraulic transients and pipe stress analysis would be beneficial.
Relevant engineering degree and relevant industry chartership or accreditation.
Sound market knowledge, the ability to build strong client relationships, and the acumen to identify, bid, win, and deliver water sector projects.
Ability and willingness to guide and mentor junior staff for their growth and benefit to our team.
Inclusive mindset and ability to collaborate across geographies as part of diverse teams.
Strong communicator across the various platforms which make for a truly flexible workplace.
Open-minded and willing to adapt with change and transformation.
Passion for the water industry.
*About the Team *
The Jacobs water business has water infrastructure and water resources capability in every major city around Australia working across a multitude of markets such as Utilities, Government, Transport, Resources, and Energy Transitioning to name a few.
Our team is currently working on projects that have a lasting enduring positive impact on our communities such as advisory services for new water sources for agriculture, flood modelling and engineering services to enable greater connectivity, innovative space saving wastewater sludge treatment projects, and major desalination plants in response to our drying climate.
At Jacobs, we know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We're committed to creating a Culture of Caring — a workplace that values the safety, positive mental health and sense of belonging of all employees.
We promote diversity because it makes us a stronger company, where brilliant people of all backgrounds feel at home. And our widely different perspectives and talents around the globe greatly enhance our ability to provide clients with more imaginative and effective solutions.
At Jacobs, inherent in our approach, is a culture of connectivity. We leverage our Solutions and Technology framework to access our global technologists to bring globally innovative ideas and solutions to our local clients. We don’t just talk about it; this is inherent in how we do business.
At Jacobs, we support your personal life and career journeys. 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 to help you uncover a working arrangement that delivers the flexibility, tools and space to maximise your potential.
We're the 2023 winners of the Consult Australia People First Award for our suite of employee benefits that support all our employees in all stages of their personal and professional lives.
For the 6 th consecutive year, we've been named an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (Australia). In New Zealand, we're a founding member of The Diversity Agenda and are committed to making our industry more inclusive and diverse. In Australia, our Reconciliation journey continues to be a considerable focus across all levels of the Jacobs community as we progress our Innovate level Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP).
Our Bronze Employer status in the Australian Workplace Equality Index for LGBTI+ inclusion recognises our progress in creating an environment where our Jacobs employees can bring their whole selves to work.
We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we're inclusive, we're more connected, and if diverse, we're more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, 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 eight global Jacobs employee networks centred on driving inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and our Women’s Network – find out more about our Jacobs Employee Networks here. (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity)
No matter what drives you, you'll discover a way to cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.
We're an equal opportunity employer and encourage candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are strongly encouraged to apply. Jacobs aims to provide cultural safety at our interviews. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are invited to nominate a cultural representative to participate on the interview panel; please let your recruiter know in your application.
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