Jacobs Maintenance Engineer in Bingham Farms, Michigan

Maintenance Engineer


(Position is located in Chelsea, MI). This position is responsible for assisting a major client with the management and execution of their maintenance program. This individual will be an active and integral member of the maintenance engineering team and will participate in the daily work routine as necessary. The engineer’s role will be to plan equipment maintenance within the assigned area of responsibility in a state of readinesss to support test production. Will also be responsible to assist in determining the appropriate preventive maintenance (PM) frequencies, ensuring PM content is accurate and appropriate, evaluating consumables selection for cost reduction, and estimating task duration, to name a few. There will also be procedural and equipment issues that arise from the skilled trades comments requiring engineering evaluation and direction to improve specific maintenance procedures. The engineer will also screen the corrective maintenance (CM) work orders for opportunities to perform root cause failure analysis and modify equipment to prevent future failures.

Provide maintenance engineering support for vehicle test and development equipment to include: equipment failure troubleshooting, corrective action analysis, repair parts specifications and ordering, repair work planning, scheduling, and coordination. Must be able to use stairs, ladders, and work in and around equipment in a plant environment; Attendance is critical - normal 40 hour work week, some overtime may be required; Must be proficient at using a computer to perform word processing, develop spreadsheets, and manage maintenance activities via a computerized maintenance management system.


Position requires an engineer with 4 to 8 years experience. Experience with the maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of refrigeration systems, large fans, dynamometers, boilers, air handling units including dessicant air dryers, and miscellaneous facility equipment associated with complex test systems is essential. Knowledge and experience with the implementation of new and advanced maintenance management techniques a plus. Must be familiar with all skilled trade areas of responsibility and be an excellent communicator both written and oral. Experience in analyzing trends in performance parameters (vibration, temperature, wra metals, etc. a plus. Ability to use a computer to perform word processing, use spreadsheets and project planning tools, as well as operate a computerized work management system is essential. Strong organizational skills and a proven ability to multi-task is required. Degree in maintenance management or other similar training a plus.

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-Michigan-Bingham Farms

Req ID: PFO00017Y