Principal/Lead Coastal Engineer

Posted 12 January 2023
Job type Permanent
ReferenceBI 000GDX

Company's Benefits

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

    Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Equal Pay Initiatives

    Equal Pay Initiatives

  • Mentorship Program

    Mentorship Program

  • Leadership Development Program

    Leadership Development Program

  • Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Parental Leave

  • Return to Work Policy

    Return to Work Policy

  • Breastfeeding Rooms

    Breastfeeding Rooms

  • Sponsorship Program

    Sponsorship Program

  • Coaching Program

    Coaching Program

  • Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

    Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

  • Internal Women's Networking Group

    Internal Women's Networking Group

Job Description

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the “why” of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we’re integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

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.

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we’re helping our clients innovate and grow by designing, engineering, and executing the construction of their various facilities that are changing our world. Our talented experts create exceptional spaces across the world through our creative blending of human need, environmental stewardship, value creation, science and art. We believe that built environments should reflect the context, history, cultures, communities, and the natural environment while incorporating advances in technology. 

We would like to welcome a Principal/Lead Coastal Engineer to join our Water business in Singapore, as part of our commitment to dealing with climate change. The role will be mainly responsible for carrying out the study and design of coastal protection measures including coordination, consultation, and liaison with the relevant authorities to obtain all necessary statutory approvals for the study.

  • Technical leadership and quality and excellence of project deliverables

  • Technical and professional guidance, support, and development of more junior engineers and technicians

  • Communication with clients and other design team members

  • Inter-discipline and inter-office project planning, delivery, and financial performance

  • Liaison with internal clients to develop relationships across the business, and with external clients where required

  • Work within established quality management systems, in particular ensuring compliance with technical governance arrangements

Here’s What You’ll Need:

To be a successful candidate you shall possess: 

  • Degree in Civil Engineering or a Coastal related discipline recognized by Singapore Professional Engineers Board

  • A registered Professional Engineer or Chartered Engineer of the Civil or Coastal Engineering

  • Relevant experience in Coastal projects with ability in coastal engineering design such as sea walls, earth bunds, revetments, etc

  • Knowledge of issues related to climate change, related to extreme rainfall, sea level rise, and storm surges arising from climate change

  • Familiarity with the design principles of multi-functional flood protections structure, design with nature/hybrid measures, and other innovative coastal protection strategies

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. We collaborate and share! 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. 

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. Jacobs complies with the Tripartite Guidelines on Fair Employment Practices (TGFEP), including the prevailing guidelines on recruitment. All qualified applicants will be considered for the position regardless of age, race, religion, language, nationality, marital status, or family responsibilities.