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Jacobs Mechanical\Vehicle EIT in Arlington, Virginia

Mechanical\Vehicle EIT


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Must be able to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally. Ability to work in fast paced environment where multiple tasks need to be performed over a short period of time. Must be organized and able to lead clients through complex task management issues. Requires understanding of engineering processes and transit best practices. Work on complex client tasks related to transit vehicle rolling stock, support systems and asset management.

  • Provide task support for vehicle engineering with contracts and tasks associated with the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. Primary support is expected to be in Washington D.C. area; however, some similar work for other transit agencies is expected and may occasionally require travel.

  • Qualified individual will possess proven background associated with mechanical engineering.

  • Experience preferred with public transit vehicles, vehicle engineering related to bus, commuter bus, new and overhaul, state of good repair initiatives, value engineering studies, systems, safety, engineering, and procurements.

  • Achieves operational objectives by contributing information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; determining system improvements; implementing change.

  • Enhances Jacobs reputation by accepting ownership of work and accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

  • Communicates with client stakeholders to align on plan and expectations. Works with internal teams to execute on plan.

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in training opportunities; identifying strengths and weakness in team and making appropriate changes.

  • Ability to work effectively with others: Subcontractors, vendors, client staff, and internal Jacobs staff.




  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • Preferred professional transit project experience

  • Experience with Maryland Transit Administration desired

  • EIT preferred

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Note to Virginia Job Seekers: Jacobs ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you need more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact the Human Resources Director at our Arlington, VA office at 571-218-1000. Persons with hearing-and speech-impairments can contact Jacobs by using the Virginia Relay Service, a toll-free telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD). Call 711 for TTY/TDD.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Virginia-Arlington

Req ID: BI 0005J1