Jacobs Project Engineer in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Project Engineer


Recognized as a leader in the EPC industry and ranked as the #2 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine, we primarily serve the oil & gas, refining & petrochemical and chemicals industries providing engineering and construction of some of the world's largest refinery and petrochemical complexes. Our services include execution of major revamps and grassroots projects across petroleum refining, gas processing, liquefied natural gas, and associated offsite and environmental facilities worldwide.

Position Summary

Researches, develops, designs, and tests a variety of equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems for commercial and industrial purposes.

  • Evaluates the desired goal of the system and develops, designs, or selects the required equipment, power controls, piping, structures and earthwork to achieve the goal.

  • Performs calculations and evaluations in the design of equipment and systems for industrial and commercial applications.

  • Participates in planning, cost development and management, and scheduling for assigned projects.

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

  • Maintains effective communication with project team members and with the customer.

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

  • May use computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks.

  • Has comprehensive understanding of principles, theories, concepts, and industry practices and standards and their application.

  • Responsible for performing all aspects of engineering and design.

  • Works under minimal supervision, work is reviewed for adequacy on completion.

  • May provide some technical guidance to less experienced design and engineering personnel.


  • Bachelors of Science in engineering discipline required.

  • 4 years of project experience required.

  • PE Certification preferred.

  • Background in Process or Mechanical Engineering preferred.

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-Louisiana-Baton Rouge

Req ID: ECR00009P