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Jacobs Water and Wastewater Designer/ Engineer 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 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 building and strengthening an equitable, diverse, and inclusive society. Whether it’s for treating water, hosting businesses, or connecting our world, solutions are continuously being implemented. What we do is more than consulting; 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 and are interested in working with industry leading experts, an opportunity exists to join our dynamic and growing team in Winnipeg, MB , one of Canada’s most culturally diverse cities, as a Water and Wastewater Designer/Engineer . Here you will support the delivery of projects and programs for our clients and have a hand in transforming tomorrow.

You will have the chance to work on exciting and engaging water and wastewater infrastructure and conveyance projects, where you’ll will use your knowledge to collaborate with our teams in a safe and efficient delivery – from start to finish. You’ll work with alongside and learn from experienced technical subject matter experts to support municipal and industrial project planning, modeling, and design based on established standards and software.

You will also gain experience working directly with contractors by assisting with construction administration services and field engineering services during construction from shop drawing reviews to site inspections to commissioning. You will participate in the development of water industry related engineering proposals, studies, reports, drawings, specifications, contract documents, proposals, and cost estimates alongside our team.

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 a related discipline (e.g. Chemical, Environmental, Biosystems, Mechanical, or Civil Engineering)

  • Over 2 years of progressive engineering experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Understanding of the general concepts associated with water and mechanical wastewater treatment, wastewater collection, and water distribution systems

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently under supervision of a professional engineer

  • Keen attention to detail, and strong verbal and written communication skills, data analysis skills, technical problem-solving ability, and organizational skills

  • Ability to read and understand drawings including P&IDs

  • Adaptability to work on a construction site, and the ability to function and continually reprioritize tasks in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

  • Class 5 (intermediate or full) license (or equivalent), and a willingness and ability to travel to project sites inaccessible by public transit

  • Registration as an engineering intern or professional engineer in one of the Canadian provinces, or eligibility to be licensed/registered as an engineering intern or professional engineer in the Province of Manitoba within 6-12 months

  • Based in Winnipeg, Manitoba (or able to relocate to Winnipeg within 2 months)

Ideally, You’ll Also Have

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in one of the Canadian provinces

  • Demonstrated understanding of process and process mechanical design and water/wastewater unit processes and technologies

  • 4+ years of progressive engineering experience working on municipal and industrial water industry projects, or similar water industry public- or private-sector experience

  • Experience working in a consulting engineering environment delivering projects as part of a multi-disciplinary and multi-office projects team


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.