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Jacobs Maritime Engineer in Wokingham, United Kingdom

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Your Impact:

About the opportunity:

We are seeking a Civil / Structural Engineer to join our growing Maritime business. Jacobs has been a leading international multi-disciplinary consultancy firm, specialising in maritime design for over 140 years. We are a global leader in the engineering, planning and construction management of maritime structures, ports, harbours, and coastal schemes.

We specialise in all aspects of maritime construction, including planning, design and construction supervision work and continue to be at the forefront of innovation by developing the solutions required for the safe, efficient, sustainable, and cost-effective operation of today’s facilities.

If you would like to be part of a world class international consultancy and want to learn from the best in the industry please get in touch.

Primary Job Responsibilities

As a Civil / Structural Maritime Engineer, you will:

  • Work within one of our dynamic and innovative teams to actively develop and contribute to deliver safe and robust technical solutions

  • Work on both domestic (UK based) and international projects for a large range of client who own, operate or construct marine facilities

  • Communicate and liaise effectively with colleagues of all levels both in the UK and abroad

  • Assist in the development of detailed design solutions of maritime structure and facilities such as jetties, breakwaters, ferry terminals, shipyards etc

  • Carry out structural design and assessment calculations both by hand and using latest industry computer software packages. Checking calculations carried out by others

  • Carry out site based structural inspections and surveys

  • Prepare client deliverables such as design / feasibility reports, inspection reports and calculation packages

  • Prepare contract documents, bills of quantities and specifications

  • Adhere and contribute to business and quality management systems

  • Assist Project Managers and Project Controllers to plan, manage and deliver projects using the latest BIM and other collaboration software and protocols

  • Work closely with peers and mentors to plan and develop your career in order to achieve Chartered Engineer status if you have not already reached this status

  • Provide technical and professional guidance, support and development of more junior engineers and technicians

Here’s What You’ll Need:


  • Chartered or Near Chartered Civil / Structural Engineer.

  • Experience of design of maritime structures

  • Broad experience in civil engineering design and construction

  • Good all-round technical design expertise using British and international standards, and/or Eurocodes

  • Good understanding of structural theory and strong analytical skills, with proven problem-solving ability

  • Excellent verbal and written communication, and report writing skills

  • Proven ability to work as part of a team, liaising directly with clients and other design team members

Desired, but not essential

  • Willingness to travel within the UK and abroad for short duration business trips and project assignments

  • Previous experience of site supervision of construction work, ideally under NEC

  • Experience supervising dive surveys and working with divers

Why Jacobs?

We clear the way for inventive thinking, so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can.

Our Culture:

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.

We aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of our identity, embedded in all our employment and business practices in all locations. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative.

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As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role.

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact the team here (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2) .

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

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.