Entry Level Hydraulic Modeler - (WES0000NW)

  • Jacobs
  • Primary Location: United States-Oregon-Portland-US OR Portland - Fourth Ave Rd Flr
  • Nov 26, 2020
Full time Construction

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.


Water is playing an essential role in our health and well-being, now more than ever.  At Jacobs, we believe in dreaming big while keeping our feet planted firmly on the ground. If you are interested in bringing a different way of thinking to everything you do, then Jacobs is where you belong.  We are looking for a passionate and dedicated Hydrodynamic Modeler in Portland, OR, who will support local and regional water management planning, hydrodynamic and water quality modeling of estuaries, scripting/programming and facilities operations and design studies.


As a key member of our Portland team, you'll be involved in data collection and analysis, development of database and GIS applications, development and application of a wide range of water resources management models as well as hydrologic, hydrodynamic, and other physically-based models. Using our cutting-edge, proprietary tools and modeling software, you'll assist with delivering projects and serving and developing clients. 


Join us and we will assist in continuing the development of your skills and exploring all that you can do across our global company, with opportunities to share your knowledge along the way.






Here’s What You’ll Need:


·        Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering with emphasis on water resources 

·        Knowledge of hydrodynamic models (DSM2, HEC-RAS 5.0.1 or above, UnTRIM, SCHISM, etc.) 

·        Knowledge of programming and scripting languages (python, R, matlab, etc.) 

·        Strong self-motivation, team-oriented work practices, data analysis & technical problem solving, organizational skills, multitasking ability and computer skills. 


Ideally, here’s what you’ll also have:


·        A 3.0 GPA

·        A master's degree in environmental or civil engineering or a related engineering discipline.

·        Experience with ArcGIS and graphics/CAD software, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling software, and advance capabilities with MS Excel and databases.

·        Experience with project controls software.

 Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language. 

Primary Location

: United States-Oregon-Portland-US OR Portland - Fourth Ave Rd Flr

Job Posting

: Nov 19, 2020, 2:37:25 AM


: Water



Job Type

: Graduate Job

Job Classification: Full-Time Regular

Work Locations

US OR Portland - Fourth Ave Rd Flr 

2020 SW 4th Avenue, 3rd Floor  

 Portland 97201

Capabilities: Conveyance and Storage