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Jacobs Site Inspector in Winnipeg, Manitoba

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, 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.

Whether it’s for treating water, hosting businesses, or connecting our world, solutions are continuously being implemented. What we do is more than construction; we play a part in moving a vision from concept to reality. We work every day to create the spaces people live in and the infrastructure to improve their lives. If you want to join a company where you can have tangible impact, join us as a Site Inspector in our Winnipeg, MB office.

You will have the chance to work on exciting and engaging water and wastewater infrastructure and conveyance projects, where you’ll will utilize your expertise to collaborate with our teams in a safe and efficient delivery – from start to finish. You’ll work with the best Engineers and Project Managers in the business, as well as gain experience working directly with the project Contractors and interacting with the Client. We want you to be empowered to deliver the boldest solutions for everyday living.

In this role, you will ensure construction is in accordance with contract drawings and specifications, keep adequate records of construction activities, prepare reports, logs, photo records, etc., as well as work with an engineering design team to coordinate correspondence such as shop drawing reviews, requests for information, site instructions, and assist in resolving design issues in the field. Under general supervision, you will evaluate, select, and apply standard construction inspections and administration techniques, procedures, and criteria. You will have the opportunity to perform commissioning related activities to include testing (QA/QC, Functional Performance), training, equipment, and systems start-up, resulting in a safe and functional environment that meets established design requirements and stakeholder expectations.

You are Jacobs’ face to the client and public during construction, and as such you have demonstrated strengths in respectful communication, problem solving, and a love for working with people and getting things done. You are resourceful, independent, and willing to go the extra mile to gain satisfaction in implementing an excellent project.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • University degree or engineering technology diploma or demonstrated experience

  • At least 10 years of progressive experience in the water and wastewater industry

  • Ability to read and understand of construction contracts, specifications, and drawings

  • Experience inspecting the work performed by a contractor according to a construction contract

  • Experience in testing, start-up, and commissioning of mechanical systems on treatment facilities

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Ability to effectively communicate with clients and contractors

  • Ability to work with the project team, client, and contractor to resolve construction issues

  • Ability to gather and understand technical data for purposes of generating reports

  • The physical ability to move around an active construction site regardless of season

  • Valid driver’s license and a car to drive to construction sites

  • Strong technical troubleshooting skills

Ideally, You’ll Also Have

  • 10+ years of construction site inspection and/or contract administration experience

  • In depth knowledge of commissioning and operation and maintenance processes and procedures

  • Strong technical knowledge of water and mechanical wastewater treatment systems

  • Passion for construction of infrastructure and building projects

  • Licensed (or eligible to be licensed) as a professional engineer in the Province of Manitoba


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.