Jacobs Energy & Power Electrical Engineer in Austin, Texas

Energy & Power Electrical Engineer


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.

Position Summary

At Jacobs our Electrical Buildings Engineer have exceptional design and analysis skills, to plan and design electrical systems for buildings and facilities, including airports, Data Centers, hospitals, laboratories, high rise offices, educational facilities and other commercial and institutional projects.

  • Design full electrical systems, including power, lighting, grounding, and control systems

  • Design and perform calculations for low and medium voltage distribution systems

  • Ability to perform power system studies including short circuit, load flow, and protective coordination using SKM or ETAP software

  • Prepare drawings, specifications, and construction administration

  • Prepare and document Energy compliance calculations and forms

  • Size and select electrical equipment for use in commercial projects

  • Coordinate work with engineers of other disciplines and architects

  • Monitor quality of work by EITs, and interface with clients

  • May supervise electrical engineering and support personnel: evaluate performance; assign and schedule work; establish project priorities and standards; provides technical support of project work



  • Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) required

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer required

  • 6 plus years working for a MEP firm required with an emphasis on energy and power programs

  • Previous experience in the following types of projects: Utility Distribution Systems, Central Utility Plants, Power Plants, Data Centers, and Commercial Buildings

  • Proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD 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-Texas-Austin

Req ID: BIA00006L