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Associate Director Civil Engineering - Rivers

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
Peterborough, England
Closing date
Jun 12, 2023

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Position Type
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Associate Director Civil Engineering - Rivers
Location: Peterborough, England
Category: Civil/Structural
Job ID: BIE0001N2

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed - today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs' greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent. In addition to the benefits you'd expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships. We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We're happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.

About the Opportunity

Jacobs are looking for a Civil Engineer with extensive experience in the development and design of flood risk management and river engineering solutions to join our team in Peterborough. The role will also involve managing and leading FCERM appraisals.

As part of our Water and Catchment Management team, you will play an important role in supporting our diverse client base through leading delivery of outline, planning, tender and detailed design projects and in mentoring and developing more junior staff.

Your role will be to lead the technical delivery of projects for clients including the Environment Agency, Lead Local Flood Authorities and other public and private clients including Water and Sewerage Companies, Highways England, Network Rail, HS2 and Major Airports.

This will include tasks such as: Design of Earthwork embankments and conveyance channels; Reinforced concrete structures and foundations; Steelwork structures including piling; Flow control structures; Flood gates and demountable defences; Surface water drainage and Natural Flood Management solutions.

Here's What You'll Need:

You will be a Chartered Engineer (ICE or CIWEM) with experience in the development of outline and detailed design solutions for flood risk management schemes. In addition, you'll need:
  • BEng / MEng Civil Engineering
  • Experience of Safety in Design and Designers responsibilities under CDM
  • Extensive experience of quality assurance and technical direction
  • Experienced in technical coordination of multi-disciplinary teams
  • Effective mentoring and training skills
  • Understanding of the principles of FCERM appraisal guidance

Our Culture

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity.Weput people at the heart of our businessand we truly believe thatby supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed.We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs.

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do.Weknow that if we are inclusive, we're more connected, and if we are diverse, we're more creative.We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you're pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity - ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women's - find out more about our employee networks here.

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit to view and access our roles. 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

If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format),please contact the team .

Your application experience is important to us and we're keen to adapt to make every interaction even better. We welcome feedback on our recruitment process and if you need more from us before deciding to join Jacobs then please let us know.



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