Jacobs Senior Water Engineer in North Sydney, Australia

Senior Water Engineer


Jacobs is one of the world’s leading providers in technical, professional and construction services. We specialise in architecture, engineering and construction, operations and maintenance, as well as scientific and consulting. Our client portfolio includes industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

About the opportunity

Our Water Resources and Engineering team in Sydney provides specialist water, waste water design and consulting services across a diverse range of water resources, water engineering applications and markets.

An exciting opportunity exists for a Senior Water Engineer to undertake water and waste water engineering studies and designs. Working collaboratively with other disciplines, you will also exercise your skills in the design of transfer pipelines and pumping systems and apply your understanding of water and wastewater treatment processes. You will be a part of a growing team to ensure that projects are delivered to cost, schedule, technical and quality standards for our clients. Other key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Interpreting, scoping, designing and planning projects to ensure technical solutions are appropriate and accepted by the client;

  • Reviewing technical work to ensure relevant guidelines and codes of practice are adhered to;

  • Building a strong profile internally and establishing/maintaining relationships with current and prospective clients;

  • Preparing engineering project proposals;

  • Developing contingency plans to address potential obstacles;

  • Project management including stakeholder communications and expectation management.

About you

The successful applicant will possess the following skills and experience:

  • Relevant tertiary engineering qualification(s) in either: mechanical, civil or chemical.

  • Previous experience in feasibility studies, conceptual and detailed design, preparation of contract specification documents, appraisal of tenders, and bid work for sewage, potable water and recycled water pumping stations and treatment plants.

  • Proven design experience in BNR processes, sludge thickening and dewatering, microfiltration, reverse osmosis, advanced oxidation UV and chemical dosing systems.

  • Ability to conduct design management, and contract administration on numerous refurbishment and upgrade projects of brownfield sites.

  • Demonstrated client relationship management experience and the ability to build new clients.

  • Expertise in water infrastructure designs.

Why Jacobs

At Jacobs we offer rewarding careers with ongoing development opportunities, flexible working arrangements and a culture that is collaborative and inclusive. As part of the Jacob’s APAC team you will have access to a wide range of lifestyle benefits and corporate discounts. We believe in collaboration and knowledge sharing, from global virtual teams to local work sharing options.

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Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.

Primary Location Australia-Australia Countrywide-North Sydney

Req ID: EAS0000OX