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Join our 2021 Graduate Program!
On Jacobs’ Graduate Program you will work on real projects, bids and tenders from the get-go. Gaining valuable experience to build on your theoretical knowledge, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with a range of experts and industry leaders to help guide, mentor and shape your career.
Our Graduates are well supported with professional and personal development programs in place to help guide you to be the best you can be. You will be part of the Jacobs Careers Network which is a global program dedicated to empowering employees to maximise their potential through engagement and development opportunities across all career stages. The employee-led network helps members see the opportunities available at Jacobs, feel connected to the company and their global colleagues, gain exposure to leaders, and helps you to shape and fulfil your career aspirations.
About the Opportunity: Graduate Water Resources Engineer (Sydney & Newcastle)
As global supply and demand for water increases, Jacobs delivers projects across the entire water cycle to solve our clients’ most complex water challenges with exceptional service and integrated, sustainable solutions. Market priorities range from global urbanisation, aging/failing infrastructure, safety & reliability of drinking water, climate change and resiliency to regulatory pressure.
An exciting opportunity exists for Graduate Engineers with a focus on water resources engineering to join our Water Engineering team in Sydney or Newcastle in 2021. Jacobs’ Water group delivers complex water infrastructure projects across drinking water, wastewater, recycled water and pumped hydro. This includes desalination, treatment, storage, and transfer engineering, from planning through concept and detailed design to delivery. In this role you will join our diverse team to gain hands-on exposure to engineering planning and design in the water sector as well as multi-disciplinary project delivery.
At Jacobs we value people. Having the right balance of diversity, career and lifestyle enables us to consistently deliver and exceed clients’ expectations. Our global culture of caring fosters a workplace where we value the safety, positive mental health, inclusion and belonging of all our employees.
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.
The successful candidate will:
- Have completed your degree by January 2021 (Mechanical, Civil, Process or Environmental Engineering)
- Be technically inquisitive
- Possess strong leadership skills
- Have the ability to work independently and in a team to learn from another perspective
- Communicate exceptionally well
- Ask questions and challenge the norm
- Be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident
Does this sound like you? To become a Graduate at Jacobs, apply today! Please include the following documents so we are able to make an informed decision. Incomplete applications cannot be considered;
- Cover letter – tell us about yourself, which specific discipline you have a passion for and where you see your career developing
- Academic record
- Working rights – Scan/Copy of your Birth Certificate or Passport (VEVO check if applicable)
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.