Jacobs Mechanical Engineer in Boise, Idaho
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We're looking for a Mechanical Engineer in Boise ID who is excited about working on projects that enable the heart of our clients’ business. Join us and you’ll have the chance to work on projects at some of the world’s most state of the art industrial and commercial facilities. You’ll be accountable for schedule and technical quality of challenging engineering tasks, as you gain familiarity with the client’s expectations, scope, budget and schedule. You’ll also provide on-site assistance during startup, coordinating work activities with other staff members and the discipline lead. Your multi-discipline, highly interactive team will successfully deliver on the design, development, application, evaluation, recommendation, and specification of engineered systems and products for building HVAC, Plumbing, and Fire Protection Systems.
Your role keeps our company connected and we’ll support you with what you need to be successful. 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.
Responsible for performing all aspects of mechanical engineering and design; independently applies advanced engineering techniques and analysis within the discipline. Develops designs that require innovation and ingenuity. Performs work with little to no supervision, reviews work of discipline team for adequacy on completion. Provides technical guidance to drafters/designers and engineers.
General Tasks Performed:
•Plans and conducts work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, and adaptation of advanced engineering techniques, procedures, analyses, and criteria for problems and methods.
•Performs a variety of engineering work in the initial planning and design phase of equipment, systems, or processes.
•Establishes design criteria in accordance with industry standards
•Writes scopes of work, estimates time and effort required to perform work, predicts staffing needs, completes staffing matrices, plans the execution of the project from kickoff through construction, completes equipment matrices, drawing list(s), etc.
•Prepares specifications and provides input to define necessary subcontracts and requisitions.
•Has deep knowledge of multiple subject areas or disciplines as well as a thorough understanding of business objectives, priorities and strategy for own area, and understands industry practices and competitors.
•Requires extensive progressive experience in general engineering.
•Demonstrated ability to identify various options to solve technical problems, describe pros and cons of each option, present options/findings to entire internal design team as well as client technical staff (engineers, architects, operations, etc.)
•Has successfully acted as design engineer in all areas of discipline
•Successfully acts (or acting) as discipline lead on large multi-discipline project
•Reports to project manager at the project level. Reports to discipline coordinator and discipline manager at the discipline level.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
•Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering
•At least 5 years of practical application of mechanical engineering, including HVAC, fire protection, plumbing, and related mechanical building systems
•Strong communication skills both verbal and written
•Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
•Forward thinking, eager to learn best practices, and contribute with innovative ideas
•Displayed ability to learn quickly and driven to broaden knowledge base
•Ability to collaborate and work effectively in a variety of teams, including multi-disciplinary teams
•Passion for buildings and construction
•Professional Engineer Registration (PE) – able to obtain registration in ID within 6 months
Ideally, you’ll also have:
•Working knowledge of Revit software preferred
•5-10 years of building mechanical design and construction experience
•Experience leading team of junior engineers and designers on complex multi-discipline design project from concept development through detail design and construction.
•History of excellent client and contractor interaction and support
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.