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Jacobs Electrical Engineer - Building Design in Austin, Texas

Your Impact:

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

We're seeking an Electrical Engineer to be an important part of our San Antonio / Austin team! Join us and you’ll support projects such as: Commercial, Water Treatment, Federal, Data Centers, and other state of the art facilities. Come be a part of a vibrant, dynamic team that delivers world class designs for well-known clients around the world. Our engineers are responsible for delivery of complex packages. Bring your curiosity, talent for multi-tasking and collaboration, and eye for design and we’ll help you grow, pursue, and fulfill what drives you – so we can make big impacts on the world, together.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Leads electrical design activities

  • Supports project managers in developing scope, schedule, and meeting client expectations

  • Accountable for schedule and technical quality of engineering tasks

  • Effectively recognizes and communicates scope and design changes

  • Produces single-line diagrams, installation details, electric room layouts, connection diagrams, cable schedules, control panel layouts and grounding, lighting designs, power plans, breaker coordination studies, and Arc Flash / Short-Circuit Current studies

  • Provides local, on-site field investigations and construction reviews

Your most impactful mission in this role is to embrace living inclusion every day and enabling diversity and equality globally. For us, this means creating a culture of belonging where we all thrive by embracing all perspectives. An inclusive culture with many perspectives through diverse backgrounds allows us to leverage knowledge, leadership and connection to bring forth opportunity, creativity and growth.


Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Professional Engineer License (PE)

  • Seven years Experience in Electrical Engineering (power)

  • Knowledge and application of the National Electrical Code (NEC)

  • Knowledge and application of other NFPA codes and industry standards

  • Familiarity of design and construction specifications

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Working knowledge of Revit or other 3D BIM software

  • Water, Commercial, higher education, and federal experience

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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.