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Jacobs Junior Electrical Engineer in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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.

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we’re not just building structures, we’re powering them, too. We’re transforming intangible ideas into innovative solutions designing the future – today.

As an Entry Level Electrical Engineering Professional on our design team in Baton Rouge or New Orleans, LA, you will actively collaborate in creating documents to build systems for power generation applications. You’ll work with a knowledgeable and supportive team as you prepare equipment specifications including drawing review and acceptance testing of switchgear, high voltage breakers, GIS, transformers, and generation control systems. Design teams will also collaborate with you on system modeling and calculations surrounding lightening protection, grounding, load flow, short-circuit, and arc flash analysis. You’ll tap into both your creative and analytical sides in this role as you prepare protective relay setting development, calculations, and coordination studies, including SCADA and SEL TRAC systems.

You’ll be surrounded by expert mentorship opportunities to help you thrive in your new career.  Working together, we’ll help you grow and pursue what fulfills you so that we can make impacts on the future – big and small, global and local.   

Bring your creativity, ambitious spirit and extreme attention to detail, and we’ll help you grow, pursue and fulfill what drives you – so we can deliver extraordinary solutions for a better tomorrow, together.   

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  •  Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering

  •  Basic knowledge of Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp, basic rendering and publishing programs, and Microsoft Office suite

  • Some experience working in a corporate engineering environment, Internship or CO-OP

  • Attitude of taking independent initiative, exhibiting creative problem-solving, eagerness to learn, while remaining dedicated to teamwork

  • Ability to communicate thoughts and technical ideas in an accessible way, both in person and in writing

Ideally * * You’ll Also Have:

  •  Engineer In Training (EIT) Certificate

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 (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language. (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf)

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 $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, 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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