Entry Level Water Resource Engineer


Sacramento, CA, USA 🇺🇸

Location: Sacramento, CA
Category: Water
Job ID: WES0002M9

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the “why” of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we’re integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we don’t settle – we’re always looking beyond to raise the bar and deliver with excellence. We apply our expertise and knowledge as we look into the future with great optimism and focus. We don’t settle until we give our best and know that we’re making a difference.   

We’re seeking a Water Resources Engineer to support the delivery of cutting-edge water resources management projects for our federal, state, regional, and local clients. Work will include development and application of environmental and water resources analyses to support local, regional, state, and federal water management planning and design studies.

Here’s What You’ll Do:

  • Support our clients with proactive planning and design for water storage, conveyance, and distribution projects.
  • Perform research, technical writing, and development of documentation and studies to support water resources planning activities.
  • Conduct data collection, processing, and analysis.
  • Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary water resources planning, permitting, and design team to support the development and implementation of water management projects.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 0-2 years of engineering experience as a water resources engineer.
  • E.I.T. with the intention of obtaining California PE in future is preferred.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong problem solving, analytical skills, and computer skills.
  • Ability to function well in a team-oriented environment.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.




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