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Jacobs Site Civil Design Engineer - Remote in Topeka, Kansas

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:

As a Site Civil Engineer in any of our design offices you get to work with the #1 ranked wastewater treatment engineering design firm in the world. You will be part of a talented team for conventional design and design/build projects for multiple clients. You will work on Civil design of site facility infrastructure, roadway design, engineering calculations, technical writing, and construction drawing and specification production within the water and transportation market sectors. The successful candidate will need experience delivering Civil design for wide ranging client projects. Candidate will need to have excellent communication skills, ability to work with multidisciplinary teams, and work within 3D BIM environment.

During your time with us, you will have the opportunity to grow professionally through your participation with project teams delivering challenging projects and innovative solutions to our clients’ challenges locally and worldwide.

This opportunity will primarily support water and wastewater design projects and occasional support of our transportation design group.

Duties will include but are not limited to site civil layout, grading and drainage (hydrology and hydraulics) design, geometric design of roadways including design of horizontal and vertical alignments, superelevation design, signing, striping, erosion control, maintenance of traffic during construction, quantity take-offs, and design review. You will work closely with our talented project teams through all phases of plan production as we carry projects from concept design to bid ready documents. Typical water projects range from small facility upgrades to large scale green field treatment plant facilities. Typical transportation projects range from small recreational multi-use trails to billion-dollar interstate programs. Jacobs has industry leading technical professionals providing limitless career growth opportunities.

Our Civil Engineers:

  • Lead the civil discipline effort and tasks on projects

  • Design of site infrastructure for projects like municipal water and wastewater treatment, environmental water treatment (Industrial and Government), yard piping and conveyance utilizing 3D software

  • Roadway design projects like pavement design, geometric alignment design, traffic control systems, signage, and stripping

  • Produce detailed construction documents and specifications

  • Engineering calculations for pavement and drainage

  • Technical writing of reports for basis of design, design criteria, drainage, and grading erosion and sediment control

  • Provide leadership and mentoring to junior engineers and CAD staff

  • Manage work to a scope, schedule, quality and budget

  • Have effective communication between team members


Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • BS Degree in Civil Engineering

  • At least 5 years engineering experience in site layout, grading and drainage design

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 plus years of Microstation and Inroads/Openroads design experience. Civil 3D experience a plus

  • Familiarity with Geopak and AutoTurn

  • Familiar with drainage programs such as HY-8, Culvertmaster, Flowmaster, Inroads Storm and Sanitary, TR-55

  • Experience with Design-Build, CMAR/CM-GC and/or EPC projects

  • Adept at interpersonal relationship building, conflict resolution, and participating in diverse team

  • Construction support services for projects

  • E.I.T. certification

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Eligible employees and their dependents may elect medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are able to enroll in our company’s 401k plan, and if eligible, a deferred compensation plan, and Executive Deferral Plan. We have an unlimited U.S. Personalized Paid Time Off (PPTO) policy for eligible full-time exempt employees, seven paid holidays, one floating holiday, and caregiver leave. Hired applicants will be able to purchase company stock and have the opportunity to receive a performance discretionary bonus.

The base salary range for this position is $89,100 to $139,150. This range reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.

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 $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.