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Jacobs Water / Wastewater Engineer in San Francisco, California

Water / Wastewater Engineer


We challenge what is currently accepted, so we can shape innovative and lasting solutions for tomorrow. If you’re interested in a long and rewarding career working with the #1 globally ranked water treatment engineering firm, and with the industry’s best and most innovative engineers, then Jacobs is where you belong. We are looking for a driven and curious client-focused senior water / wastewater treatment design engineer in (location), to support our regional team.

As a key member of our San Francisco team, you’ll have the chance to perform a variety of municipal drinking water and wastewater treatment and potable reuse engineering work in the initial planning and design phase of projects. Working with other members of our team, you'll work on projects evaluating and selecting the best treatment approach to solve a client’s challenges and planning and designing treatment systems and plant improvements. As part of our team, you will also have the opportunity to work with treatment processes that may include coagulation, rapid mix, flocculation, sedimentation, secondary biological treatment, granular media filtration, biological filtration, membrane filtration, disinfection (ozone, UV, free chlorine, chloramine), post-filter adsorption, and other treatment processes.

Join us and we will assist in continuing the development of your skills and exploring all that you can do across our global company, with opportunities to share your knowledge along the way.


At least 7 years of progressively responsible experience in the design and construction of municipal wastewater treatment facilities and related projects

Proven experience working with project managers to deliver successful related projects

Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering

Professional Engineer (P.E.)

Varied range of experience in wastewater treatment and sludge handling projects for municipal and state clients

Ideally, here’s what you’ll also have:

Master’s degree in Engineering

Extensive experience developing strong client relationships to market and deliver solutions that meet our client needs

Strong wastewater technical background, including extensive knowledge of all project phases (including conceptual design, pre-design, detailed design, and construction administration)

In-depth knowledge of biological wastewater treatment including, activated sludge and related processes (e.g., IFAS, BAF, etc.) and modeling of these processes using computerized software

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 and supplemental language.

Job Civil/Structural

Primary Location United States-California-San Francisco-US CA San Francisco - Embarcadero Center

Job Type Experienced

Req ID: WES0000LC