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Jacobs Clean Water Networks: Modeller / Design Engineer in United Kingdom Countrywide, United Kingdom

Clean Water Networks: Modeller / Design Engineer


Start your Jacobs career with a companythat inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve,grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Our Hydraulic Modelling business operates as a UK-Wide technicaldiscipline. We provide technical modelling, operations and strategic support toour clients in Water and Wastewater in the UK, and our Jacobs colleaguesworking on international projects. The business unit interfaces closely withthe Technical Innovation, Digital Solutions and Conveyancing and Storage teams.Workload is very diverse, and we have teams based in a range of locationsincluding Belfast, Manchester, Glasgow, Winnersh, London and Croydon. We arelooking to appoint a Senior Modeller / Design Engineer with a background inclean water networks to join our busy London team.

The Water & Environment Business Unit sits within our People &Places Solutions business and faces five primary market sectors in UK, Irelandand wider Europe. These are: Environmental and Consenting Services, aroundbroad range of major infrastructure projects in UK and Ireland; Water CatchmentFlood and Coastal risk Management; Ports; Regulated Utilities market acrosswater, energy and emerging telecoms strand; and Ground Engineering andTunnelling. There are around 2200 employees within the unit with animpressively broad range of specialist skills providing a range of solutionsacross these markets and a number of other sub markets.

Our People & Places Solutions business - reinforces our drive toimprove the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" ofwhat we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring toour communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-savingtherapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people throughall modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we'reintegrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smartenvironments of tomorrow.

About the opportunity

We are looking to appoint someone with both the knowledge and backgroundin the UK water utility sector.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Construction, calibration, maintenance and interrogation of strategicand All-Mains network models

  • Identification of shortfalls / “Needs” in network performance andoperations

  • Development of sustainable, cost-effective and customer-focusedsolutions

  • Management and co-ordination of site teams relating to siteinvestigations, verification exercises and constructability reviews

  • Preparation and presentation of technical reports and businesscases

  • Lead and present at internal and client / stakeholder meetings


About you

The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate the following:

  • Demonstrable previous work history in a relevant role

  • Chartered Engineer or working towards Chartership

  • Proven ability in Hydraulic Network Modelling / Network Design Engineering

  • Proficient in the use of modelling software (e.g. Infoworks, SynerGi,EPANet or Bentley WaterGEMS etc)

  • Proficient in the use of GIS software (ArcGIS preferred)

  • Highly competent in the use of MS Excel

  • Good Technical Report-Writing skills and proven ability of producingtechnical reports in a previous role.

  • Demonstrable knowledge of working on model maintenance projects,especially model updates, and model build and calibration.

Demonstrable knowledge in the analysis of hydraulic models as partof engineering or capital project schemes, to produce data and recommendationsto project teams.

  • Skilled in the manipulation and handling of large datasets.

  • Situational Adaptability

  • Strategic Mindset

  • Resilience

  • Drives vision & purpose

  • Cultivates Innovation

  • A Global Mindset and demonstrated ability to work across cultures andremotely with our Global Integrated Delivery teams

Why Jacobs?

We’re invested in you and your success. Our diverse perspectives andunique backgrounds power our collective strength. By supporting one another andthrough our culture of caring, we all succeed. The biggest questions spark ourcurious minds. We clear the way for inventive thinking and exploration, so youhave the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for theextraordinary and every day. We redefine what’s possible. There’s somethingthat drives everyone – and we want you to keep evolving your career, discoverunexpected opportunities and ensure you can deliver on tomorrow.

Our Culture

At Jacobs we see safety differently - we strive to go ‘BeyondZero’ byputting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everythingwe do.

We are committed to equality across our business and we work withexternal organisations such as STEM, WISE (Women in Science& Engineering) and Stonewall . We are also DisabilityConfident Committed ; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabledapplicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.

We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible workingor reduced hours’ contracts. Please also bear in mind that you do not need tomeet 100% of the Essential Criteria to be considered for a position withJacobs.

When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of GlobalNetworks , centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of ourbusiness and at the centre of our values.

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline PersonnelSecurity Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo variouschecks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History andCriminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria,then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safetyand wellbeing of all.

Job Water

Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Manchester-UK Manchester First Street

Other Locations United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Warrington-UK Warrington

Job Type Experienced

Req ID: BI 0007UC