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Jacobs Electrical Engineer in Belfast, United Kingdom

Your Impact:

Joining the Jacobs Advanced Facilities team means being part of a team that have delivered innovative solutions for diverse technically demanding projects for over 20 years. Our multi professional design team are involved from initial concept stages, through design and tendering, to commissioning and handover of advanced technology projects including data centers, electronics, life sciences, nanotechnology, and research laboratories.

JACOBS continue to support our clients and communities navigate both the seen and surprising ways that things are changing, we’re thinking differently about the changing road ahead, what to expect and how to plan, and how to adapt and thrive – both today and into tomorrow as the world changes.

You will be part of a highly collaborative and agile team, delivering cutting edge solutions to world leading clients. Due to continued growth, we are seeking experienced engineers who will contribute specialist knowledge and leadership.

Working in a project-based environment you will bring building services and industrial design experience as well as drive, enthusiasm, and the ability to work on your own initiative. The role will involve a mixture of office and site-based responsibilities. As a project-based organisation, the ability to be flexible about location will be of benefit.

There is scope to agree flexible working arrangements for the right candidate.


  • Liaise with local and remote electrical design teams and other disciplines throughout the design, construction, and commissioning process.

  • Design of various electrical building services systems within advanced facilities, e.g. power distribution, small power, data, containment, lighting, fire detection and alarms, intruder detection etc.

  • Communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders. This includes verbal and written communication as well as visual presentation.

  • Engage with junior staff to provide on the job training and mentoring.

  • Use, modify, and develop digital tools to undertake engineering design, and to improve on existing design, troubleshooting and validation methods.

  • Understand and implement best practice in all aspects of design.

  • Identify client needs and exceed expectations in order to capture repeat work.

  • Undertake site-based inspections and surveys at client sites, including undergoing any necessary training e.g. CSCS or client specific training.

  • Strive to meet stringent deadlines, maintaining desired quality levels of output.

  • Understand and implement Jacobs Environmental, Health and Safety, and Commercial policies and standards.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 4+ years related industry experience.

  • MEng, BEng (Honours), or MSc in Electrical/Building Services Engineering or a related field.

  • Engineering Council chartered engineer with a recognised professional institution (e.g. CIBSE, IET) or equivalent.

  • Right to work in the UK.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Engineering and BIM software proficiency (Revit, AutoCAD, Amtech, SKM, ETAP, Dialux, Excel etc.).

Why Jacobs?

We clear the way for inventive thinking so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can.

Our Culture:

We’re invested in you and your success. Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees.

We aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of our identity, embedded in all our employment and business practices in all locations. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative.

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As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role.

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact the team here (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2)