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Jacobs Water Resource Engineer in San Diego, California

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:

As global supply and demand for water intensifies, solving the world’s most complex water challenges demands different thinking – and that’s where we come in. 

 We’re seeking a Water Resources Engineer to join our team in our San Diego office. Someone who can use their vast experience in the water industry and apply it to today’s challenges. 

As a valued Jacobs employee, you will will focus on regional and statewide water resources planning and management with an strong emphasis on watershed resilience planning, water resources systems, climate and hydrology, and coastal resilience. Project work could include technical evaluations in support of climate risk assessments, resilience plans, reservoir system operations, regional water supply reliability, system dynamics model development and application, coastal and estuarine hydrodynamics and water quality, water supply planning, master plans, watershed protection, surface water and groundwater hydrology, and drainage/flood control. Ideal candidates would have an understanding of water resources, climate change and resiliency, and coastal processes. Must have previous numerical modeling experience related to water resources systems. Must have the ability to work with clients and client service managers to help procure and deliver projects. Work will be reviewed for quality and as part of a mentoring process.

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.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

 Bachelor’s Degree in civil, chemical, environmental or mechanical engineering. 

Professional experience in relevant water treatment and process engineering 

Demonstrated understanding of water resource engineering, planning, and treatment processes and technologies. 

• Strong communication skills, both written and oral 

• Self-motivated, initiator; demonstrated through professional society involvements or related activities 

*Ideally, You’ll Also Have:  *


M.S. degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent. EIT desired with two or more years of experience. Position requires excellent oral and written communications, self-motivation, team-oriented work practices, strong data analysis, and technical problem solving, strong organizational skills, multitasking ability and excellent computer skills. Knowledge of CA water issues is beneficial. Computer modeling, programming, and GIS experience is highly desirable.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

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.