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Graduate Water Engineer

Unlock your purpose - Join our 2021 Graduate Program!

It’s one thing to dream up new solutions. At Jacobs, we also deliver them.

What drives you drives us as we work to build a better world – together. At Jacobs, every day is an opportunity to make the world better, more connected, more sustainable. We’re powered by more than 50,000 people across the globe who deliver innovative scientific, technical, professional and program-management solutions for public and private clients around the world.

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.

About the Opportunity: Graduate Water Engineer (Tatura)

Our Water Infrastructure group provides specialist consulting services across a diverse range of water engineering, water resources, applications and markets. An exciting opportunity exists for a Graduate Engineer to join our Rural Water Team in 2021. You will work on key water infrastructure projects within irrigation, water and wastewater, including planning, design, and construction supervision.

About the Location

Jacobs’ Rural Water Team is located in Tatura, Victoria which is a thriving regional centre close to Shepparton and Bendigo and within 2 hours’ drive to Melbourne. We specialise in irrigation infrastructure and work with our clients in Victoria, NSW and Queensland. We are part of a larger Global Irrigation Services Group and we work closely with and have regular technical exchange with our colleagues around the globe.

We also provide a range of water and wastewater planning, engineering, asset management and other services in our region and in support of urban water clients served jointly by our Tatura Melbourne teams.

Tatura is an energetic regional town of around 4500 people with historical significance in the irrigation industry, often known as the Water Wheel Country. It is a major employer within the Goulburn Valley region, being home to dairy industry organisations such as Tatura Milk Industries, Unilever and Snow Brand, and the headquarters for irrigation water authority, Goulburn Murray Water. Tatura has two primary schools, a busy main street with local food stores, bakeries, cafes, restaurants, banks, pubs, hair dressers, and other amenities. It has many sporting facilities and clubs located within the town, including Australian Rules Football, Soccer, Cricket, Tennis, Lawn Bowls and an 18-hole golf course. There are also local secondary schools, La Trobe University and a major General Hospital in Shepparton, 20 minutes’ drive away.

About You

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 (Civil, Environmental, Structural or Mechanical Engineering with an interest in water)
  • 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;

  • Resume
  • 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.

Primary Location: Australia-Australia Countrywide-Tatura-AU Tatura

Job Posting: Feb 27, 2020, 12:31:21 PM

Job: Water

Job Type: Graduate Job

Job Classification: Full-Time Regular

Work Locations: AU Tatura 33 Kerferd Street Tatura 3616

Closed 10 months ago
Closed 10 months ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Engineering Civil Structural, Engineering Environmental, Engineering

  • Work rights:

    New Zealand Citizen, Australian Citizen,

  • Locations:


  • Closing Date:22nd Mar 2020, 12:59 pm


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