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Entry Level Project Engineer - Richmond

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23d ago

💼 Graduate Job


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  • You need an associate's degree in engineering, strong communication skills, time management abilities, and a collaborative mindset. Experience with MS Office, AutoCAD, and GIS is a plus.
  • You will work on water and wastewater projects, assisting in construction management, inspection, and program management tasks. This includes drafting work orders, reviewing plans, coordinating with stakeholders, and ensuring project quality standards are met.

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  • 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.


  • Associates Degree in engineering or related technical field
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Collaborative, team oriented perspective
  • Disciplined time management skills
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks concurrently and to react to change in a fast-paced environment
  • Ideally, you’ll also have:
  • Prior experience with MS Office Suite of tools
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD and GIS software

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • Start your career with a company that challenges you to deliver your best work and empowers you to grow, evolve, and succeed. At Jacobs, we challenge what is currently accepted, so we can shape innovative and lasting solutions for tomorrow. If you’re interested in a rewarding career tackling today’s biggest engineering problems with the industry’s best engineers, then Jacobs is where you belong.
  • We are seeking an entry level project engineer to join our team of water and wastewater construction management professionals based out of our Richmond, Virginia office. This is an exciting opportunity to start your career and to learn how the engineering and construction industry works through hands on experience in construction project management, inspection, and program management for public utility projects.
  • This position reports directly to the Jacobs Project Manager, and is based in our Richmond, Virginia office. In this role, your primary responsibility will be serving as a project engineer for an established public utility Capital Improvements Program. Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Draft construction work orders
  • review sewer inspection videos and assess existing site conditions to identify necessary sewer main, manhole and lateral repair and rehabilitation requirements,
  • review of construction plans for quantity takeoffs,
  • field investigation in support of construction project development,
  • construction plan development on ArcGIS and cost estimates with established unit price bid schedules using the Microsoft Office suite,
  • coordinate with City agencies, contractors, and third parties in the preparation of construction assignments,
  • support the construction team to ensure that all work is performed in accordance with approved specifications and client quality standards,
  • prepare meeting agendas and meeting minutes, and
  • perform warranty inspections for completed projects.


Work type

Full time

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