Aquatics Project Engineer

Full Time
JEO Consulting Group
Mid Level

Is improving communities your passion? Do you enjoy partnering with others to develop solutions to complex problems and successfully managing projects as if they were your own? If so, be a part of a company whose mission is to strengthen the communities we serve. JEO isn’t just any company. We are a relationship-based company, who cares about people. We believe quality products and services are important, but people are the cornerstone of who we are. This exciting opportunity will directly contribute to the continued success of JEO.

JEO is a growing engineering consulting firm with multiple offices located in Nebraska, Iowa, and Kansas. We offer a variety of services and disciplines focused on regional infrastructure and community development projects. Our roots in midwestern communities influence our work and propel our passions. However, we thrive on maintaining our great culture with a variety of team and company events throughout the year, as well as multiple opportunities for career development peer support, and great benefits.

What We Are Looking For: Aquatic Engineer

  • Our Water Infrastructure Group is seeking a full-time aquatics engineer with experience in aquatic, water infrastructure, mechanical and/or civil engineering. Ideal candidates are detail oriented, seek ownership of their projects, and are comfortable working in a team environment.
  • An individual who is looking for career growth, has past project management and construction administration experience in a similar field.
  • Someone who is passionate about engineering, enjoys working with water recreation projects, while also making a difference in local and regional communities.
  • Project types will include waterparks, aquatic centers, splashpads, fountains, park planning, hospitality, and recreational facilities.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical knowledge and support for developing design plans and documents, including but not limited to engineering analysis, standards, calculations, technical reports, cost analysis and written specifications for a variety of aquatic recreational projects.
  • Coordinate and communicate with a variety of internal staff and regional regulatory agencies for project needs including presenting reports, studies, review and determine critical elements of aquatic safety and design standards.
  • Ability to work independently on project deliverables and collaborate with internal aquatic staff at appropriate design process milestones.
  • Experience with hydraulic analysis, pump sizing, chemical feed systems, water filtration, and coordinating with structural, electrical, and architectural disciplines for aquatic project needs. 
  • Ability and willingness to travel for observational site visits as needed for project success.


  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or a related engineering field
  • Professional Engineering License or ability to obtain licensure within at least one of the following states: Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois and/or Wisconsin.
  • Preferred 8+ years experience working in aquatics; CPO/AFO/CPT certifications a plus.


JEO Consulting Group, Inc. is a consulting firm with thirteen offices (8 in Nebraska, 2 in Iowa, and 3 in Kansas). JEO offers competitive salaries and benefits including sick and vacation time, flex time, health insurance, an employer contributed 401k, wellness incentives, paid professional licensure fees and memberships, and an annual bonus program.


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