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Jacobs Senior Electrical Engineer in Baltimore, Maryland

Senior 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.

Jacobs Engineering is seeking a senior Electrical Engineer in our Baltimore, MD location to join our growing Electrical/Systems design group providing public infrastructure governmental clients with technical, professional, and construction related services.

Position Summary:

Project support in the delivery of technical and analytical services related to electrical design including field inspection and analysis, studies, technology and alternatives analysis, planning, design, contract documentation preparation (plans, specifications and cost estimates) and construction management for public infrastructure agencies with a focus on transportation facilities. This position allows for considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignments. Effective written and oral communication with project team members and with the customer is a key component of this position. May direct and coordinate various engineering disciplines for large scale engineering projects. Some domestic travel may be required.

  • Responsible for performing all aspects of engineering and design and has comprehensive understanding of principles, theories, concepts, and industry practices and standards and their application

  • Performs calculations and evaluations in the design of solutions and systems for public infrastructure applications.

  • Maintains effective communication with project team members across disciplines and with the customer through all phases of project execution.

  • Evaluate project goals and develop plans, specifications, cost estimates and schedules for use during project construction.

  • Perform detailed drafting of low/medium voltage drawings (power, grounding, lighting, and communications) and associated single lines & schematics/wiring diagrams; perform cable sizing, power and voltage drop calculations; perform lighting design calculations; perform arc-flash, short-circuit and coordination studies.

  • Directs activities to ensure that construction, installation, and operational testing conform to functional specifications, recognized codes and standards, and customer requirements.

  • May direct and coordinate operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment and systems in field installations.

  • Perform as-built activities for retrofit or upgrade electrical design projects, drafting of field mark-ups for as-built drawings, and construction support for electrical systems at job site.



  • Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering required

  • Masters degree preferred

  • Maryland Professional Engineering (PE) license is required

  • At least 7 years related experience is required

  • Knowledge of NEC, NFPA codes and standards required. Familiarity with SHA, MDTA, and VDOT electrical design standards desired.

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Software, CADD software (MicroStation, AutoCAD), design tools such as SKM, Agi32 or equivalent lighting design software. Experience with ArcGIS a plus.

  • Strong written/verbal communication and presentation skills, time management, attention to detail, and ability to work independently or in project teams. A self-starter requiring minimal supervisory oversight.

  • Valid driver’s license

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-Maryland-Baltimore

Req ID: BI 0006LS