Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Water Modeler


Corvallis, OR

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At Jacobs, we’re not just building infrastructure, we’re helping our clients innovate and grow by designing, engineering, and executing the construction of their state-of-the-art facilities that are changing our world. We push the limits of what’s possible to make the world smarter, more connected, and more sustainable.  

We are looking for a passionate and dedicated Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Water Modeler to join our Corvallis, Oregon office. As a member of our team, you’ll have the chance to work on water and wastewater projects where you will play a crucial role in planning, design and real-world problem resolution. Come be a part of a vibrant, dynamic team that delivers world class designs for well-known clients around the globe, while living in a small community with a family atmosphere.

We’ll ask you to:

  • Assist and lead the design, planning and testing of numerical hydraulic models
  • Interpret model results and prepare written reports.
  • Contribute to project proposals and weekly progress reports
  • Support senior engineers in the preparation of presentations for both internal and external audiences.
  • Infrequent travel may be required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical, Mechanical, Civil, Environmental Engineering, or a related Engineering discipline
  • Master of Science degree in Chemical, Mechanical, Civil, or Environmental Engineering or a related Engineering discipline with a concentration in fluid dynamics.
  • Proficient in the MS Office Suite (Teams, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Willingness to work with a diverse team and commitment to excellent oral and written communication


Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD with emphasis in fluid mechanics
  • Experience using CFD water modeling software (CFX, Fluent, OpenFOAM, Flow3D)
  • Experience with scripting and data processing including the use of Python
  • Experience using Linux OS and command line
  • Self-motivation
  • Strong data analysis & technical problem solving
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Be willing to grow personally and professionally with each career opportunity