Jacobs Senior Engineer in Wokingham, United Kingdom

Senior Engineer


Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and consultancy services for industrial, commercial and government organisations globally.

With more than 74,000 people globally, our teams collaborate, innovate and create. Our people are proud to have been behind some of the greatest consultancy and engineering feats over the past 70 years.

We foster a collaborative and inclusive environment for our people, and our partners, and we want you to be a part of our growing business.

Jacobs Petroleum & Chemicals London Office undertakes a range of projects within the oil, gas and chemicals industry. We are a multi-disciplinary team serving clients internationally at all stages of projects. We are focused mostly on Front End Engineering Design and on Framework based Detailed Design activities. We operate from offices in Central London, Winnersh (Reading) and permanently located site offices on the south coast.

We require a senior engineer to join a team of Structural and Civil Engineers and Technicians, based in the Winnersh (Reading) office, working on various Middle East projects.

The ideal candidate with have a solid understanding of structural engineering principals and a proven track record in delivery of projects as part of a team. They will be capable of technical management and leadership as well as being capable of “hands on” design activity.

The role will provide the successful applicant with the challenges of tight project deadlines, complex engineering tasks and the need for strong cross discipline coordination. The successful candidate will work in parallel with other, similar engineers. They will be responsible for their own portfolio of projects and will undertake control and management functions with other Jacobs offices.

Candidates will be expected to attend at Winnersh office for technical interview where their skills and engineering experience to date will be assessed. Assessment will take the form of both interview questions and a brief test paper.


  • BSc / BEng in Civil Engineering (Msc / MEng preferred).

  • Chartered or near chartered status.

  • Proven experience on relevant projects as Senior Engineer.


  • Knowledge of Bentley STAAD Analysis software.

Our Culture

At Jacobs we have recently celebrated 10 years of our culture of caring - ‘BeyondZero’. We see safety differently - we strive to go BeyondZero by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.

We are committed to equality across our business and we promote STEM and WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) initiatives. When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity. To find out more about our networks, check out our website:


We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts.

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.

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

Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Wokingham

Req ID: ECR00001U