Jacobs Senior Civil Engineer (Energy, Waste and Water) in Dublin, Ireland

Senior Civil Engineer (Energy, Waste and Water)


Our Infrastructure teams at Jacobs in Dublin, Cork and Belfast, boasts an extensive portfolio working on high profile, challenging projects, providing multidisciplinary solutions to water, wastewater, highways, transport, environment, waste and energy clients. From feasibility studies and planning, to design, construction management and operations and maintenance, we bring together the talent and expertise necessary to deliver success.

Our well established Ireland Water & Energy team delivers projects in Water, Wastewater and Flood Management for clients across Ireland and the UK. We are growing to meet our clients’ needs and are actively recruiting at various levels.

Position Summary

We currently have opportunities for a Senior Civil Engineer with water/wastewater engineering experience to join our Water & Energy team, based in our Dublin office. The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.

Working on projects throughout Ireland, with possible travel to the UK, your responsibilities may include:

  • Leading or undertaking project tasks and engineering design on water and wastewater projects at various stages in the project life cycles, while ensuring technical excellence and best practice to specification.

  • Working with multi-disciplinary teams to deliver projects within agreed timeframes and budgets and to exceed our clients’ expectations.

  • Ensuring project financial and schedule performance.

  • Driving health and safety in all aspects of our projects.

  • Supervising and visiting contractors on site and advising on engineering issues.

  • Communicating and liaising effectively with colleagues, contracting engineers, subcontractors, sub-consultants and clients.

  • Supporting tendering procedures and putting together proposals.

  • Providing guidance and support to less experienced graduate engineers or technicians.



  • Minimum of an accredited Honors Civil Engineering Degree (NFQ Level 8).

  • Experience in the water or wastewater engineering industry.

  • Proven ability to work as part of a team, liaising directly with client and other project team members.

  • Excellent communication skills, including written work.


  • Chartered engineer

  • Experience in the design of water or wastewater schemes; clean water and sewage transfer systems and pumping systems.

  • Working knowledge of contract types and procurement options.

  • Experience with construction management and/or the site supervision of a contractor during construction.

  • Experience of budget management, financial performance and familiar with current industry best practice.

  • Experience of leading, or be able to demonstrate potential to do so, a successful team of engineers.

Primary Location Ireland-Ireland Countrywide-Dublin

Req ID: EU/00022D