Principal Water Engineer

North Sydney, Australia Countrywide
18 Sep 2018
19 Oct 2018
Hydro, Skilled Trades
Contract Type
Full Time
Jacobs is a global provider of technical, professional and scientific services including engineering, architecture, construction, operations and project management. Our portfolio spans industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

About the opportunity

Due to the ongoing success of our Water and Waste Water design and consulting business, we are looking for a passionate Principal Water/Wastewater Treatment Engineer to join our highly respected team in Sydney.

You will bring technical expertise in the area of waste water strategy and design, assist with expanding the Jacobs wastewater treatment team, and service key clients.

Your strategic thinking and communication skills will see you influencing project delivery outcomes, providing clear and effective technical leadership and delivering successful projects.

You will also be expected, as a senior member to take a key role in growing the water and waste water treatment business in the region, manage bid processes, win and deliver work and take a primary role in coaching, mentoring and developing team members, including knowledge transfer.

About you

To be considered for the role, you will have the following attributes:

  • Graduate degree qualified, or equivalent, in a field relevant to Water Engineering (Masters' degree preferred)
  • Be an experienced professional practitioner in the field of water engineering
  • Previous experience with leading and contributing to the identification of, sourcing and winning of opportunities through strong relationships with clients, and by leading and/ or writing proposals.
  • Experienced with providing technical leadership and support to the delivery of water engineering designs and projects, including the development of innovative solutions to complex technical problems.
  • The ability to work collaboratively with a range of disciplines and provide mentoring and leadership.

Why Jacobs

At Jacobs we value people . Having the right balance of diversity, career and lifestyle enables us to consistently deliver and exceed clients' expectations.

Working alongside industry leaders, you will have the opportunity to develop your career working on key projects in an environment which encourages collaboration, knowledge sharing and innovation. To support your professional growth, Jacobs flexible working arrangements, extended leave options and a host of social, health and wellbeing events and initiatives will underpin our commitment to you. Rethinking how you work, our culture at Jacobs means it's all about what you do, not where you are, which counts!

It's a great time to join Jacobs. Achieve more with a global brand. Apply online by clicking on the link below.

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.