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Job - Principal Process Engineer - Water in United Kingdom

United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Job type
Engineering Jobs
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Posted on
4 Oct 2016
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About the Role:

JACOBS is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of professional, technical and construction services. We offer career opportunities across the world and across the spectrum - from planning & design to construction & operation.

Within water/wastewater, we are one of the leading companies where we deliver end - to - end services from strategic consultancy to construction and maintenance for our core clients. Due to our recent wins across a number of key Water Utility clients to provide engineering services in AMP6, we have fantastic opportunities for more ambitious people to join our team and make a real difference.

Position Summary

Within our teams, we have a number of water related roles. These roles could comprise working on any or all of the following project stages:

  • Concept stage design
  • Front End Engineering Design
  • Detailed design and/or review as required
  • Technical support and construction supervision
  • Commissioning and handover

We are looking for the right calibre of Engineer to get involved in these interesting and challenging projects. You may be working on clean water and/or wastewater treatment (municipal and industrial), clean water and sewage transfer systems and seawater cooling system projects. Responsibilities are likely to include:

  • Assist relevant staff/teams on process issues
  • Process Lead for the design for small/medium/large projects
  • Leading a process design team to complete scopes of work within agreed time frames
  • Liaising with the Project Engineer and other design team members
  • Working with the programme Quality Manager and Project Manager to meet Health and Safety and overall project quality objectives
  • Ensuring project financial performance within process discipline budget on projects
  • Developing and maintaining excellent relationships with other discipline leads on projects


  • Chartered engineer (ideally IChemE/CIWEM)
  • Significant experience in the design of water infrastructure
  • Significant experience playing a lead role in process design teams on medium or large projects to complete scopes of work within agreed time frames and guidelines
  • Minimum of a Degree or Honours Degree in a process engineering related discipline
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team, liaising directly with client and other project team members
  • Experience of budget management and financial performance


  • Experience in construction/installation and commissioning of plant
  • Experience in operation of plant
  • Experience in treatment plant and pump station instrumentation and control systems
  • Good working knowledge of different contract types and procurement options

Other Essential Functions:

  • Flexibility in terms of occasional UK travel
  • This position could be based in Salford, Leeds or Warrington

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to the safety and well-being of all.



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