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Jacobs Senior Mechanical Engineer (Federal Buildings Design) in Atlanta, Georgia

Senior Mechanical Engineer (Federal Buildings Design)


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.

Position Summary:

This position reports to the Director of Engineering, and has supervisory responsibility for the assigned Mechanical Engineering staff to include designers and engineers. Primary responsibilities for this highly billable position include overseeing the engineering design function to ensure compliance with company standards and guidelines, the day-to-day resourcing and professional development of those in the group, the quality of the work performed, and engagement in business development activities.

Through delegation and collaboration; candidate will direct activities of engineers and design staff engaged in planning, designing, coordinating, and supervising design and construction of building projects for clients according to their desires, needs, and financial resources.

  • Responsible for all projects assigned to group

  • Manage and leverage group's resources and capabilities on a consistent basis, meeting company goals and objectives for quality and billability

  • May prepare client project presentations studies, and reports

  • Manage weekly design general and administrative (G&A) labor

  • Assist in developing project staffing plans and work forecasting

  • Have frequent contacts with equivalent level managers concerning projects, operational decisions or scheduling requirements

  • Works to develop technical strategies and procedures for the practice, including innovative tools and protocols associated with building performance and sustainability.

  • Project management, team leadership, and mentoring junior-level staff



  • 10 years related experience in building design as an engineering professional is required

  • BS or MS in Engineering is required

  • Professional Registration (P.E.) is required

  • Previous experience in managing staff and workflow is required

  • Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written, is required

  • U.S. Citizenship is required

Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance is required

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.

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-Georgia-Atlanta

Req ID: BIA00065N