Associate Environmental Scientist
Flood Modeller
Wellington, New Zealand Countrywide,New Zealand
3d ago

Your Impact :

Our bodies and environment all depend on water, it is the building block that supports all life. Water issues are becoming increasingly prominent as we struggle with disparity between water availability and demands, water pollution, and competition for limited water resources.

At Jacobs, we recognize these challenges and our engineers, scientists, and planners are working together with clients to find the right solutions to their water challenges.

A career at Jacobs provides you with the opportunity to make a positive impact and deliver solutions that bring value to our communities and society as a whole.

With a huge and growing focus on digital solutions and delivery, our water business provides the full spectrum of consulting services from advisory and engineering through to operations and asset management.

With a workforce of 55,000 operating across much of the globe, we leverage our Solutions and Technology framework for the technical development of our staff and to bring globally innovative ideas to solve our client’s challenges.

On top of the exposure to challenging projects and career development opportunities, we offer competitive remuneration packages and multiple staff benefits such as paid parental and partner leave, purchase leave, and mental health & wellbeing programs, to name a few.

Here at Jacobs we also support a plethora of flexible working practices such as flexible start / end times, job share arrangements, working from home, and part-time arrangements.

About the team

We are looking for an Associate Environmental Scientist to help us deliver a strong pipeline of work on high profile and challenging projects for our Council clients.

There are also lots of opportunities to support colleagues in our infrastructure groups in delivering water, road, rail and energy infrastructure projects across New Zealand.

The purpose of this role is to be the project manager on water resources projects, as well as lead the technical input into projects that are being led by other teams within Jacobs.

Your technical background may be in water quality, ecohydrology, aquatic ecology or other technical area associated with water resource management.

You will be required to write proposals for, win and manage both complex and smaller projects within the area of your technical expertise.

You will work with a team of passionate scientists and engineers who truly value diversity and technical excellence. Our wider team includes Jacobs’ global leader in floodplain restoration and ecohydrology, as well as a range of professionals who have experience in the private sector, public sector and academia.

We will support you with your career ambitions through mentoring, formal and informal training, and attendance at conferences.

A career at Jacobs provides you with the opportunity to make a positive impact and deliver solutions that bring value to our communities and society.

Here's What You'll Need :

You will be responsible for :

  • Undertaking and leading a range of aquatic ecology and natural resource management projects, including both office-based and field-based activities.
  • Preparation of risk assessments and method statements, data collation and analysis.
  • Providing specialist support to other technical disciplines within Jacobs, including for infrastructure projects.
  • Liaison with clients, stakeholders and regulators, and with the wider Jacobs teams across the globe
  • Presenting information to clients and stakeholders at meetings in a concise and effective manner.
  • Authoring complex assessments / reports.
  • Managing projects so that they are delivered on time, within budget, and to the agreed quality.
  • Jacobs. A world where you can.

    From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you.

    Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength.

    By supporting one another, we all succeed.

    With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential.

    You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place.

    No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals all at a single global company.

    At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good.

    With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

    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.


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