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Jacobs Design Project Engineer in Richmond, Virginia

Design Project Engineer


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

This position reports directly to the Technical Services Manager, and is based in our Richmond, Virginia office where Jacobs provides the City of Richmond with program and construction management services for the rehabilitation of the City’s sewers. Responsibilities include the determination of the requirements for the rehabilitation of deteriorated sanitary, combined and trunk sewers. Work includes the preparation of assignment scopes and task order documents, estimating, review of technical submittals and preparing technical responses to construction issues.

  • Must have the ability to execute multiple projects and react to change in a fast-paced environment.

  • Support the team to ensure that all work is performed in accordance with approved specifications and client quality standards

  • Coordination with City agencies and third parties in the preparation of construction assignments

  • Determine the requirements for the rehabilitation of deteriorated sanitary, combined and trunk sewers

  • Prepares assignment scopes and estimates

  • Prepares assignment tasking documents

  • Provides technical support for submittal reviews

  • Review material test reports and CCTV post-rehabilitation videos to assure compliance




  • Bachelors of Science in Civil or Construction Management is required

  • Previous sewer rehabilitation or underground municipal utility experience is preferred

  • EIT certification preferred

  • PACP/MACP/LACP training preferred

  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite of tools preferred

  • Proficiency with AutoCAD and GIS software preferred

Note to Virginia Job Seekers: Jacobs ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you need more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact the Human Resources Director at our Arlington, VA office at 571-218-1000. Persons with hearing-and speech-impairments can contact Jacobs by using the Virginia Relay Service, a toll-free telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD). Call 711 for TTY/TDD.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Virginia-Richmond

Req ID: BI 000544