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Jacobs Roadway / Highway Engineer in Toronto, Ontario

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:

At Jacobs, our vision is to create a more connected, sustainable world. We push the limits of what’s possible and help reinvent tomorrow. Our work meaningfully improves the livability and connectivity of our local communities, with a focus on solving our most pressing problems, including adapting and responding to the climate emergency. Our team reflects our society’s diversity, and one of our core values is “we live inclusion”.

We are looking for enthusiastic, caring, and collaborative Transportation Engineers and Roadway/Highway Engineers who thrive on providing innovative mobility solutions. Based in the area of Toronto, Kitchener or Ottawa , you’ll be working on exciting and engaging transportation projects for our clients in Eastern Canada. We are seeking passionate professional engineers with between 3 and 10 years of experience in Municipal Roadway and Highway design.

In addition to taking pride in your technical work and ability to seek innovative solutions, you will help us expand our project and client base by assisting on preparing proposals and establishing / maintaining client relationships. You will always be supported by Jacobs’ senior managers who will provide active mentoring and prepare you for exciting career advancement opportunities. If you are ready for your next career challenge, bring your curiosity and we’ll help you thrive.

We’re invested in you and your success. Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees.

You’ll be working mainly from home (unless you prefer coming into the office), with the expectation to travel for client /site meetings and occasional team meetings.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or comparable degree

  • Between 3 and 10 years of relevant experience

  • Professional certification, such as P.Eng, or eligible to obtain a P.Eng.

  • Design, planning or management experience in several of the following transportation areas: urban/rural streets; transit (bus and/or rail); highway corridors; multi-use paths; multi-modal traffic; active transportation; electrification/decarbonization; master plans; bridges.

  • Demonstrated ability to conduct analysis and prepare technical documents such as reports, design drawings, specifications, tender documents, etc.

  • Ability to use typical industry analysis and design software

  • Ability to demonstrate exceptional analytical abilities and familiarity with analytical frameworks

  • Demonstrated ability to build effective relationships with clients

  • Collaborative and team-oriented as well as highly resourceful and self-directed, with a key focus on key skills including communications, time management, teamwork, report writing, and proposal preparation



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.