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Jacobs Overhead Contact System (OCS) Engineer/Catenary Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

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Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we are using our solutions in rail and track to create a more connected and sustainable world- environmentally and socially. Would you be intrigued to join our team of innovators?

If so, we’re seeking an Overhead Contact System (OCS) Engineer who will be responsible for the design of catenary systems for high-speed rail, commuter rail, light rail, and streetcar systems throughout the United States.

We’ll help you to grow professionally by asking you to prepare catenary reports, plans, calculations, specifications, and estimates of OCS projects. You will perform design calculations and develop specifications to fulfill our clients’ needs. You will be asked to design layout plans, wire profiles, and catenary support structures, including cantilevers, portals, head spans, OCS hardware and grounding and bonding.

We’d look to you to work independently on catenary projects, as well as work within a team environment as you design new catenary systems and modifications to existing catenary systems. By working on a team, you’ll interact with other Jacobs’ engineers throughout the company, engineers from other firms, and project staff from various rail agencies on OCS designs.

You’d be able to showcase your business acumen by assisting the development of initial design concepts and labor estimates for proposals.

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Eligible employees and their dependents may elect medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are able to enroll in our company’s 401k plan, and if eligible, a deferred compensation plan, and Executive Deferral Plan. We have an unlimited U.S. Personalized Paid Time Off (PPTO) policy for eligible full-time exempt employees, seven paid holidays, one floating holiday, and caregiver leave. Hired applicants will be able to purchase discount company stock and have the opportunity to receive a performance discretionary bonus.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

• Bachelor of Science degree in Civil/Structural Engineering

• Substantial professional experience in the design of catenary systems

• Professional Engineer (PE) license (Preferable)

• Able to travel to work locations

• AutoCAD/MicroStation experience

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

• Master of Science degree in Civil/Structural Engineering

• Extensive professional experience in the design of catenary systems

• STAAD experience

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 $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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