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Principal Civil Engineer

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
Birmingham, England
Closing date
Oct 13, 2023

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Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Location: Birmingham, England
Category: Water
Job ID: BIE0001V9

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

Our Water and Environment Operating Unit provides a focus for advising our clients on the sustainable management of the natural water environment using scientific/engineering analysis and design expertise. Our mission is to be a global leader that puts water at the heart of a sustainable society.

To meet our growing UK business needs and future development aspirations we are looking for experienced civil engineers to join our multi-disciplinary team and provide technical consultancy services to develop successful projects including Strategic Resource Options up to £3 million in value from conception through to delivery, solving problems that matter to our clients and their customers.

It is intended that this post be based in Birmingham and we encourage applications from candidates seeking flexible working, job share or reduced hours' contracts.

About you

Successful candidates will join a team of over 400 Water Professionals, working on a range of high-profile projects and become a part of a World Leading Company with excellent career prospects. You will be delivering project tasks, designs and working with clients on water and wastewater non-infrastructure and infrastructure at various stages in the project life cycle, working within our multi-disciplinary teams to deliver projects within agreed timeframes and budget.

Here's What You'll Need:
  • Achieved Incorporated or Chartered Status (CEng) with a recognised Professional Institution
  • Strong technical design experience on multi-disciplinary projects with a focus in one or more of the following technical areas: Pipelines; Open Channel Hydraulics Water and/or wastewater networks or treatment works; infrastructure civil engineering including infrastructure developments; drainage and site layout and multi-disciplinary design leadership. Knowledge and experience in leakage will be a plus.
  • Good motivation, influencing and people management skills so that you can lead a team and provide support for developing engineers whilst continuing to develop your own career.
  • Enthusiasm to solve problems and enjoy working as part of a committed project team with the benefits of working in a large multi-national company.
  • Proactive and keens to take ownership of client relationships and contribute to the growth of our business.
  • Good understanding of the CDM requirements.

Our Culture

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by 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 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),pleasecontact 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 thenplease let us know.


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