Jacobs Graduate Water Engineer in Christchurch, New Zealand

Graduate Water Engineer


Jacobs is one of the world’s leading providers in technical, professional and construction services. We specialise in architecture, engineering and construction, operations and maintenance, as well as scientific and consulting. Our client portfolio includes industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

About the opportunity

We are currently recruiting a Graduate Water Engineer to join our growing team in Christchurch. This is your opportunity to not only grow your career but undertake water engineering projects under guidance of senior practitioners and work collaboratively with the wider Christchurch water team. In this role, you will bring your civil engineering discipline to contribute to projects associated with the three waters infrastructure network. This role will give you the opportunity to work both in our office but also visit client sites in the region. We are a rapidly growing team of civil engineers who work closely with our planning, environmental, geotechnical and natural hazards specialists to deliver multi-disciplinary projects for local government and private sector clients across New Zealand.

Along with working collaboratively in a strong team environment, this career step will help you to grow your skills and capability going forward.

About you

For this role you will need the following skills and experience:

  • Minimum of honours degree or similar in Civil Engineering

  • Are a recent graduate or have a few years’ experience working in a collaborative environment as a professional practitioner in the field of water engineering

  • Understanding or ability to use CAD and knowledge of NZ specifications and procedures

  • Be proficient in verbal and written communication skills and have the ability to connect and engage with clients and project teams alike

  • Collaborates well in a strong team orientated environment

Why Jacobs

At Jacobs we offer rewarding careers with ongoing development opportunities, flexible working arrangements and a culture that is collaborative and inclusive. As part of the Jacob’s APAC team you will have access to a wide range of lifestyle benefits and corporate discounts. We believe in collaboration and knowledge sharing, from global virtual teams to local work sharing options.

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Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.

Applications for this role close on 3 July 2017.

Primary Location New Zealand-New Zealand Countrywide-Christchurch

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: NEW0000AX