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Jacobs Electrical EIT/PE in Boston, Massachusetts

Electrical EIT/PE


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

We are currently seeking a mid-level Electrical Engineer to be based in our Boston, MA office. The projects associated with this position will focus on low and medium voltage distribution systems for building and infrastructure facilities, with a focus on water treatment plants. The applicant should be able to work independently and be able to apply advanced engineering techniques and analysis within the discipline. This position allows for considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignments. Effective written and oral communication with project team members and with the customer is a key component of this position. May direct and coordinate various engineering disciplines for large scale engineering projects. Some domestic travel is required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate project goals then develop plans and specifications for use during project construction

  • Coordinate project electrical activities with a utility and other disciplines for their area of responsibility

  • Develop detailed electrical specifications for the project

  • Perform Short Circuit and Coordination Studies

  • Perform lighting calculations

  • Perform site visits to properly identify project scope and during construction

  • Assist in technical write ups for project proposals



  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or related discipline is required

  • At least 7 years experience in Low/Medium Voltage Power Distribution is required

  • At least 7 years of specialized work experience in a comparable consulting or A/E design firm

  • At least 7 years AutoCAD and/or Revit experience

  • Eligibility for a Professional Engineering certification is required

  • At least 3 years experience in Construction Management/Administration

  • Professional Engineering License is preferred.

  • Experience using SKM and/or eTap Power Tools

  • Experience using Bentley BIM

  • Experience with Agi32 or equivalent lighting design software

  • Aviation electrical design background is a plus

  • Knowledge of NFPA Codes and Standards, i.e.; 70,70E,130,502,101,110, etc.

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-Massachusetts-Boston

Req ID: BI 0004IO