Project Assistant Engineer

Posted 12 January 2023
Job type Permanent
DisciplineCivil Engineering
ReferenceBI 000GU6

Company's Benefits

  • Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Parental Leave

  • Return to Work Policy

    Return to Work Policy

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

    Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Mentorship Program

    Mentorship Program

  • Breastfeeding Rooms

    Breastfeeding Rooms

  • Sponsorship Program

    Sponsorship Program

  • Leadership Development Program

    Leadership Development 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

  • Equal Pay Initiatives

    Equal Pay Initiatives

Job Description

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.

Our Water business is looking to hire a Project Assistant Engineer to help Singapore’s public water utility coordinate the diversion and replacement of water pipes. These diversion projects are typically done in support of infrastructure or housing development projects. The aim of the role is to facilitate the provision of safe and reliable drinking water to customers whilst minimizing service interruptions. The successful candidate will develop a good understanding of water distribution networks. This role is open for local candidates; fresh graduates from University, Polytechnic, and NITEC are welcome to apply!    


  • Working in a team acting as The Client’s Representative to coordinate and ensure water mains diversion works are carried out in accordance with specifications

  • Monitor progress of work across multiple sites, including using remote inspection and digital technologies, video calls/Whatsapp

  • Arrange and undertake physical inspections with the contractor for events such as pressure testing and water quality sampling

  • Prepare daily reports and take photographic records of works undertaken by contractors

Working hours/conditions:

  • 44 hours per week (5 days) or off in-lieu if work beyond that

  • Flexible, hybrid work from home (WFH) and site supervision role

  • Training will be provided

Here’s What You’ll Need:

To be a successful candidate, you shall possess: 

  • Minimum Diploma or NITEC Graduates

  • Demonstrate a willingness and passion to learn new skills and acquire knowledge within the water industry

  • Microsoft Office suites (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

  • Right to work in Singapore

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