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Jacobs Wastewater Project Manager in Coos Bay, Oregon

Wastewater Project Manager


At Jacobs, we don’t settle – always looking beyond to raise the bar and deliver with excellence. We apply our expertise and knowledge as we look into the future with great optimism and focus. We don’t settle until we give our best and know that we’re making a difference. 

Are you a Licensed Wastewater Operator with Project Manager experience and would like to join our collaborative team in Coos Bay, OR? You’ll be responsible for the overall management and leadership of the project including profit and loss, permit compliance, safety, quality, and employee supervision and management including staffing, compensation, training and development. Working with other members of our team and the client you’ll build and maintain positive business and customer relationships, and lead the planning, organization, operations, maintenance and improvement of the facility. You’ll also be responsible for implementing safety policy and procedures and maintaining the operation process control including compliance with regulatory agencies.

Bring your team-focus, adaptability, and commitment to excellence, and we’ll help you grow what drives you – and deliver the world’s most challenging Operations Management projects, together.


  • High school diploma or equivalent and advanced experience in operating wastewater plants with increasing levels of responsibility

  • State of Oregon level 4 Wastewater Certification, or ability to obtain through reciprocity within 6 months of hire

  • Excellent oral and written communications, self-motivation, team-oriented work practices, strong leadership and problem-solving skills

  • Experience working with and overseeing other supervisors

  • Capital improvement project and treatment plant upgrade experience

  • Working knowledge of NPDES, Air Quality, and Stormwater Permits and successful permit compliance

  • Experience developing treatment plant budget and successfully reaching financial goals

  • Proficient performing mathematical and algebraic calculations associated with wastewater treatment

  • Experience with collections systems

  • Experience with CMMS

  • Experience with IPP programs

  • Candidate must be able to relocate and live within 40 minutes of the Coos Bay, OR project.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Valid driver’s license with no major infractions

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Post high school education or degree

  • Capable of working independently and maintaining an orderly schedule

  • Understanding of the technical aspects of the facility to be managed

  • Experience with public works operations a plus

  • Maintenance experience

  • Belt press operation experience

  • Demonstrated interpersonal relations and personnel management skills

  • Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the client, the general public, coworkers, elected and appointed officials

  • Ability to travel/walk to job sites to review project team work and environment

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.

Job Operations & Maintenance

Primary Location United States-Oregon-Coos Bay-US OR Coos Bay - Ivy Ave

Job Type Experienced

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: BI 000ATV