Jacobs Electrical Engineer - Water/Wastewater in Warrington, United Kingdom

Electrical Engineer - Water/Wastewater


Jacobs employ some of the UK's most experienced and skilled technical services professionals and has grown to over 7,000 people in locations across the UK.

At Jacobs we provide the resources to turn great ideas into reality, and we’re looking for the most talented and passionate individuals out there to be our next generation of leaders.

Within our Energy, Waste & Water (EWW) Business Unit team we have a vacancy for an Electrical Engineer working within a matrix engineering environment reporting to a Principal Engineer and to project specific Project Manager(s).

Within EWW our teams have a number of water & wastewater related roles working on any or all of the following project stages:

  • Concept stage design

  • Front End Engineering Design

  • Detailed design

  • Technical support and construction supervision

  • Commissioning and handover

We are looking to engage the right calibre of Electrical Engineer to be part of a multi-disciplinary team and help drive interesting and challenging projects to completion. You would be based in Warrington.

Primary Job Responsibilities

As an Electrical Engineer you could be working on water and/or wastewater treatment projects as well as clean water and sewage transfer systems.

Responsibilities likely to include:

  • Acting as Electrical Engineer for the design for small/medium/large projects including feasibility work and site visits.

  • Reviewing and supervising contractors works.

  • Working as part of a multidisciplinary team, ensuring the delivery of high quality design projects within agreed time frames and to budget

  • Developing and maintaining excellent relationships with the other discipline engineers and leads on the projects

  • Contributing to maintaining technical quality ensuring designs meet client specification

  • Working to meet Health and Safety and overall project quality objectives

  • Helping develop our electrical apprentices and graduates

  • Liaising with our Clients and other design team members



  • Minimum of a HNC or equivalent in an engineering related discipline

  • Working towards Professional registration of a relevant engineering Institution

  • Demonstrable and relevant experience in the electrical design of medium or large projects, including ICA experience

  • Experience in the design of clean and/or dirty water treatment plant and/or conveyance systems and pumping systems

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

  • Sound technical background developed within the UK water sector

  • Be familiar with current industry best practice


  • Experience across feasibility, outline and detailed design stages

  • Experience of Design and Build Projects

  • Knowledge of NEC Engineering and Construction Contract and Professional Services Contracts

  • A confident driver with full license

  • Flexibility in terms of travel (UK and international)

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline PersonnelSecurity Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo variouschecks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History andCriminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria,then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Warrington

Req ID: EU/00017N