Company: Jacobs
Skills: Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineer
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Birmingham, 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 Water division delivers design, project management and asset management consultancy services to a wide range of clients in the Water sector. From feasibility studies and planning, to design, construction management and operations and maintenance, we bring together the talent and expertise necessary to deliver success, and we are proud of our extensive portfolio. Our workload is very diverse, and we have teams based in a range of locations across the UK.

Our People & Places Solutions business - reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomises 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.

About the opportunity:

Our water resources team has a total water management perspective to ensure that the entire water system is managed as a whole providing for a long-term sustainable supply. We undertake integrated modelling approaches that incorporate water and wastewater, using advanced decision- making tools and adaptive planning frameworks to increase resilience. Our service provides all aspects of water resource planning including water resource management plans, programme management, WRZ integrity, options development, demand forecasting, Aquator modelling, leakage strategies and assurance.


About you:

• Minimum of Honours Degree in an engineering, science or geography related discipline.
• A proven track record in water demand management and associated activities, and the use of datasets and models to support wider projects.
• Demonstrable experience in data analysis, root cause analysis, leakage reporting and applications such as WaterNet, Netbase and GIS packages.
• Appreciation of systems thinking and systems approach to resilience.
• Strong analytical and report writing skills.
• Proven ability to work as part of a team, developing and maintaining excellent relationships with clients and other project team members.
• Driving health and safety through everything we do. Carrying out engineering functions safely and to the appropriate level of completion and quality.
• Familiar with current water industry best practice

• Programming capability or software development applied to the Water industry.
• Experience in regulatory compliance, reporting and performance measures.

Why Jacobs?

We're invested in you and your success. Our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. By supporting one another and through our culture of caring, we all succeed. The biggest questions spark our curious minds. We clear the way for inventive thinking and exploration, so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. We redefine what's possible. There's something that drives everyone - and we want you to keep evolving your career, discover unexpected opportunities and ensure you can deliver on tomorrow.

Our Culture

At Jacobs 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 work with external organisations such as STEM, WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and Stonewall. We are also Disability Confident Committed; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.

We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours' contracts. Please also bear in mind that you do not need to meet 100% of the Essential Criteria to be considered for a position with Jacobs.

When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values.

To find out more about our networks, please visit our website;

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.