Company: Jacobs
Skills: Waste Management
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Belfast, 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:
Jacobs is creating an enviable reputation in Irelands water and infrastructure consultancy sector as a result of a portfolio of high profile projects with Irish Water, Transport Infrastructure Ireland, the National Transport Authority, the DAA and Local Authorities, which is why we are looking for a Graduate Wastewater Modeller to join our already successful team. We have long term contracts with the majority of the UK and Ireland's regulated Water Companies and we want to continue growing our Wastewater Modelling team to meet the ever increasing demand within this sector.

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.

You will join a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects both locally and internationally. You will work as part of a diverse and highly skilled team of Water and Environmental engineers, providing support and advice to a wide range of clients. There will be opportunities to experience different roles within the Water and Environment team aimed at developing your career.

This position is for a September 2021 start date.


About you:
You may be a soon to be graduate, or already have a little experience, but the role will provide you every opportunity to complete your training towards membership of a professional institution.

  • You will have a BSc/BEng/MEng degree level, engineering, geography, GIS, Mathematics or equivalent considered, graduating in 2021
  • You will be interested in the water environment and sustainability and desire to apply your skills to the challenges the water environment faces
  • You will be able to work well in a team
  • You will be a strong communicator
  • Attention to detail will be important to you
  • You will focus on results and what project deliverables are required
  • You will have demonstrated a previous interest in working in the Engineering Sector

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.

Start your journey with Jacobs

Jacobs Graduate Development Programme (GDP) is recognised throughout industry as a benchmark of good practice and is designed to fulfil the needs of all graduates, in addition to technical development needs specific to their particular discipline.

Graduates complete a series of competencies based upon business requirements, comprising the optimum mix of blended learning which complements chartership progression and provides them with the technical and business acumen required to advance their career. Additional benefits include:

  • Paid holidays of up to 32 days; inclusive of national and public holidays
  • A broad flexible benefits package including the option to buy additional holidays, travel insurance, contributory pension scheme and the cycle to work scheme.

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.