Company: Jacobs
Skills: Waste Management
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Manchester, England, United Kingdom


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.

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. 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.

About the opportunity:

At Jacobs, we'retransforming intangible ideas into innovative solutionsdesigning the future-today. Asan Entry Level Waste water Modeller based from Manchester, you willtoo. Jacobs has long term contracts with the majority of the UK/Ireland's regulated Water Companies and we want to grow our Waste water Modelling team to meet the ever increasing demand within this sector. Our UK/Ireland team are delivering projects for these Clients and we are looking for enthusiastic, broad minded and flexible staff to join this highly successfully team.

Water is a natural asset that we need to manage sensitively. Climate change is influencing the availability and quality of this natural asset and much of the work that we undertake for our Clients is finding innovative solutions to balance the human / business need, with the long-term environmental impact. The Waste water Modelling team specifically carries out computer-based modelling projects, of water and wastewater networks, to help design changes to these networks, develop impact assessments, resolve flooding and pollution issues that will improve our environment.

The successful person will join a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects both local and internationally. You will work as part of a diverse and highly skilled team of Geographers, GIS Professionals, Engineers and Urban Drainage specialists, providing support and advice to a wide range of clients. There will be opportunities to experience different roles within the Jacobs team aimed at developing your career.

Qualifications:

Here's What You'll Need:

  • BSc/BEng/MEng degree level, engineering, geography, GIS, Mathematics or equivalent considered, graduating in 2021
  • Flexibility to travel for work
  • A commitment to the pursuit of becoming a chartered professional and continuous professional development (CPD)


Ideally, here's what you'll also have:

  • An interest in the water environment and sustainability and desire to apply your skills to the challenges the water environment faces
  • Proven communication skills; both verbally and written
  • Team player Ability to work well in a team
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint


We want you to have unlimited learning opportunities and space for growth in order for you to work towards the next stage of your career.

Why Jacobs?

Recognised throughout industry as a benchmark of good practice our Graduate Development Programme offers a structured approach to Continuous Professional Development. You'll benefit from learning that complements chartership progression that will provide both the technical and business acumen you require to create your future.

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.

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.

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.