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Jacobs Structural Engineer 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.

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 our global society. We deliver fully integrated, interdisciplinary solutions to create resilient infrastructure to serve current and future generations.

At Jacobs, we’re helping our clients innovate and grow by designing, engineering, and executing construction of state-of-the-art facilities that are changing the world.

We are seeking a Structural Engineer (Buildings) to join Jacobs’ Federal & Environmental Solutions business group. Collaborating with our diverse team of architects and engineers, you’ll design structural systems for a variety of building types including government and mission-critical facilities, laboratories, manufacturing complexes, and historic building renovations. You’ll be accountable for schedule, scope, budget, and technical quality of engineering tasks and construction documents. You’ll lead teams through the design process and actively mentor junior staff.

Jacobs offers competitive pay and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications; flexible schedules and remote work opportunities; the ability to shape your career path; and a team dynamic that encourages knowledge sharing and growth.

Bring your technical expertise, creativity, and curiosity to our team and we’ll help you evolve and succeed in your career.


Here’s what you’ll need :

Here is what you’ll need:

  • Master’s degree in civil or architectural engineering with a structural emphasis

  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) license

  • 5 years of relevant buildings-related structural design experience

  • Proficiency with structural design and analysis software (e.g., ETABS, RISA, RAM)

  • Thorough knowledge of building codes and standards (e.g., IBC, ASCE) including lateral load (e.g., seismic, wind) development

  • Experience with construction support services for building projects

  • Desire to take independent initiative and ownership of work, and an eagerness to learn

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • United States Citizenship

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Structural Engineer (S.E.) license

  • Experience with Revit and BIM 360

  • Experience leading project teams

  • Experience with Federal (DoD, Federal Civilian, or Defense Contractor) projects

  • Familiarity with Design-Build or Early Contractor Involvement project delivery

  • United States Security Clearance, or the ability to obtain

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.

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