Senior Water Technician

Marietta, Georgia
23 Nov 2016
14 Dec 2016
BI 00018F
Contract Type
Full Time
The Buildings & Infrastructure (B&I) Line of Business is a global network of approximately 11,500 employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client's local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Our team is experiencing exciting growth within our established practice and we have a need for a new Senior Technician to join our team. This position performs a wide variety of duties in the collection and assessment of field information related to the operation and maintenance of water, sewer and stormwater facilities.

This position covers multiple disciplines of work and complexity, and generally works independently on assignments. Responsibilities may include the mapping, inventory and condition assessment of facilities, water distribution system leak detection, field investigations, sampling, data collection, and monitoring of construction activities.

Specific duties may include:

  • Operates related equipment; conducts tests and reports data in prescribed format;
  • Uses predetermined methods, sequences and setups to perform data collection,
  • inspections or tests;
  • Collects and prepares data for evaluation and field verification;
  • Observe and inspect ongoing construction work;
  • Review plans and specifications to ensure that work is in compliance with plans and specifications;
  • Investigates damages to buried infrastructure;
  • Prepares reports on investigations performed and findings;

  • Requires at least 10 years of work experience preferably working for a water/sewer utility environment. A minimum of 2 years of technical education is preferred but not required;
  • Ability to read maps and drawings is required;
  • Proficiency in using various types of equipment for testing and the collection and recording of data is required;
  • Ability to read and interpret water and sewer pipeline construction drawings required;
  • Must be computer literate and work with documentation programs and spreadsheets and word processing software;
  • Must understand federal, state and local regulations.
  • Required to have and maintain a satisfactory driving record
  • Ability to move up to 50 pounds is required
  • Ability to work independently and deal effectively with contractors and public.
  • Ability to read and interpret water and sewer pipeline construction drawings with some knowledge of construction including materials, methods, plans and specifications; traffic control; and associated safety requirements preferred.
  • Work under exposure to inclement weather conditions required.
At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.