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Project Engineer- Stormwater

Company: Jacobs
Location: Richmond
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

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 challenge- what's accepted, so we can shape innovative and lasting solutions for tomorrow. If you're interested in a long and rewarding career working with one of the highest ranked design firms in ENR's list of Top 500 Design Firms, and with the industry's best and most innovative engineers, then Jacobs is where you belong. We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly-motivated team member to work on storm water assignments to include storm drainage analysis and design, cross drainage hydraulic analysis and design, storm water management and BMP's designs and requirements, H&H watershed flood studies, erosion control, quantity and cost estimates, preparation of technical reports and memorandum, and preparation of construction plans, estimates, and specifications as required.
You'll work in a team environment with other project engineers on the detailed enclosed storm drainage analysis and design for urban and rural water resource projects. You'll conduct drainage analysis and design per the requirements of the project and various public agencies such as VDOT, DEQ, and local counties and cities. You'll lead the efforts in the preparation of contract drainage/ BMP's drawings, specifications, and estimates along with preparing projects specific drainage /BMP's hydraulic reports and technical memorandum. Share your expertise in hydraulic analysis for cross drainage structures and incorporate the results in the design with other disciplines.
At Jacobs, we don't settle - join us as we look beyond to raise the bar and deliver with excellence.
Your most impactful mission in this role is to embrace living inclusion every day and enabling diversity and equality globally. For us, this means creating a culture of belonging where we all thrive by embracing all perspectives. An inclusive culture with many perspectives through diverse backgrounds allows us to leverage knowledge, leadership and connection to bring forth opportunity, creativity and growth.
At Jacobs, we're partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you'll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.
Here's what you'll be doing:
--- Lead, manage or participate in all phases of the design and tendering of Water Resources projects, including, conventional stormwater management, infrastructure, roadway/highway surface drainage systems, municipal storm sewers, stormwater management/ BMP's facilities.
--- Support and collaborate with other teams on multi-disciplinary projects and pursuits with water resources components.
--- Conduct preliminary engineering by analyzing data, performing calculations, and evaluating options to develop the best solution and make recommendation.
--- Plan and design projects, following company, construction, and government standards, using design software, and drawing resources.
--- Autonomously evaluate and improve the selection and/or modification of standard techniques, procedures, criteria and systems to efficiently meet project goals.
--- Technical writing, reviewing, and providing clear, concise input to investigations, memorandums, or solutions reports.
--- Prepare drawings and specifications as well as changes to drawings based on engineering staff and supervisor markups, edits, QA/QC comments and/or suggestions.
--- Communicate and coordinate information with other engineering disciplines and company offices.
--- Review work performed by others for adequacy on completion.
--- Attend project meetings, coordinate work with project team members, supervisor/client.
--- Interface directly with our clients.
--- Mentor and support junior staff in the local and regional water group.
--- Participate in professional organizations for marketing, industry recognition, networking, and building the Jacobs brand.
--- Position may include supervision of one or more project engineers as a task manager on a large project, or as a project manager of small projects.
Here's What You'll Need:
--- Bachelors Degree in Civil, Water Resources, or Environmental Engineering.
--- Several years of design experience
--- Proficient in the full range of design activities including preparation of functional and detailed design drawings and reports, contract documents preparation and tendering.
--- Design of surface drainage systems, storm water management measures, including, but not limited to hydrology, hydraulics and water quality treatment performance.
--- Design and specifications for drainage and stormwater management infrastructures.
Ideally, You'll Also Have:
--- PE license, or have the ability obtain within six months of hire.
--- Ability to efficiently utilize time in executing assigned tasks accurately and within schedule.
--- Project Management experience
--- Demonstrable experience with technical report writing. Experience with Environmental Assessment
--- Thorough knowledge of localities and state review process and standards for permitting and approvals, including legislation, design standards and criteria, regulations, and guidelines pertaining to storm water services.
--- Experience with industry standard hydraulic/ hydrologic tools/ models, including, but not limited to OpenRoads, PCSWMM, GeoPAK, HEC-RAS, AutoCAD, MicroStation, and HY-8.
--- Proficient knowledge in common desktop applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Teams,etc.).
--- Analytical and technical problem-solving skills
--- Self-motivation, team-oriented work practices, top-notch organizational skills, and the ability to effectively multi-task in a fast-paced 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.

Keywords: Jacobs, Richmond , Project Engineer- Stormwater, Engineering , Richmond, Virginia

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