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Jacobs Water/Wastewater Engineer in Wethersfield, Connecticut

Your Impact:

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.

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.    

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 are seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated Water/Wastewater Engineer to join our growing Water team in New England. As a member of the Jacobs team you will work on a variety of exciting and challenging water, wastewater, and stormwater conveyance and treatment planning and design projects throughout the region.

This position will primarily support senior level engineers and project managers with the growth and delivery of our municipal water projects. You will be responsible for conducting evaluations, designs, and provide services during construction at municipal water and wastewater conveyance and treatment facilities. The applicant should be self-motivated with a long-term desire to grow personally as well as professionally. Each project will provide career opportunities while delivering transformative projects for our clients.

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborating and working with a multi-disciplinary team in the delivery of water, wastewater, and stormwater design projects.

  • Participating in planning, cost development and management, and scheduling for assigned projects and tasks.

  • Coordinating project assignments with those of other engineers and technicians within the local and regional water group.

  • Completing civil design calculations for a variety of projects, sketches, technical comparisons, and similar technical work as required by each assignment.

  • Assisting in the development of plans, specifications, and cost estimates.

  • Participating in professional organizations for marketing, industry recognition, networking, and building the Jacobs brand.

Grow your career with a company that is constantly pushing for more innovative and cost-effective solutions to give more people access to safe and abundant water supplies.

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or other related engineering discipline, is required.

  • At least 3 years of consulting experience for water and wastewater clients.

  • Experience in serving various clients involving a wide variety of fields including drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater conveyance systems.

  • Demonstrated understanding of water and wastewater conveyance and/or treatment processes and technologies, master planning and condition assessments.

  • Willingness to learn Jacobs’ proprietary tools.

  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written.  

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.   

  • Technical writing, reviewing, and providing clear, concise input to investigations, memorandums, or solutions reports.

  • Working knowledge and understanding of local and state design codes and standards.

  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

  • Experience in AutoCAD and ESRI ArcGIS is required.

*Ideally, You’ll Also Have: *

  • Professional Engineer license, or the ability to obtain within one year.

  • Master’s degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering or equivalent.

  • Experience managing deliverables to scope, schedule and budget.

  • Experience providing services during construction.

  • Involvement in professional society organizations, community organization or other leadership roles with volunteer organizations.

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

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 $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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