Jacobs Electrical Engineer - Energy and Power in Burnaby, British Columbia
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The energy industry is undergoing rapid and dramatic changes, transforming the utility landscape to enhance reliability and sustainability. In response, Jacobs is expanding its Energy & Power Solutions team to tackle the complexities of energy resiliency and decarbonization to deliver a cleaner and more secure energy future. We have multiple positions available for electrical engineers seeking to develop their skills working closely with our clients and operations teams as we expand our energy transition portfolio.
These openings provide the opportunity to engage with our clients, evaluate their energy needs, develop concept-level plans and solutions, then take these through detailed design to provide for full execution of the solution. We offer and deliver a true “end to end” life-cycle service from exploration, development, operation, and repowering/retirement. Demonstrated abilities include a basic understanding of electrical engineering sciences. Prior experience in consulting and design will be highly regarded.
Your primary responsibilities will focus upon providing feasibility studies, construction documents and construction oversight for energy projects. You’ll be expected to possess strong communication and problem-solving skills. Successful candidates will have a strong grasp of engineering fundamentals and the confidence to explore innovative solutions.
If you are passionate about developing reliable and sustainable energy projects, motivated by a challenge, and enjoy working with a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team to develop innovative solutions, Jacobs is the place for you. Come join our growing team to realize the future of energy!
Here’s What You’ll Need:
· Bachelor's or Advanced Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Power Engineering or related engineering discipline
· At least 4 years of design/consulting experience
· Demonstrated ability for developing design calculations, construction drawings and specifications.
· Strong communication and technical writing skills
· Ability to work independently with minor supervision once given guidance by lead engineer
Other highly regarded qualifications include Professional Registration as well as experience with:
· 3D modeling software such as Revit, AutoCAD, CADWorx and NavisWorks
· Power system modeling experience using SKM Power Tools, ETAP or similar modeling software
· Power distribution systems and microgrids
· Power generation projects exceeding 10MW capacity
· HV or MV Substations
· Renewable energy projects including wind, solar, hydro, geothermal and other technologies
· Energy storage systems
· Protection and Control, SCADA or power system automation
· Campus utility master planning or decarbonization/climate response planning
· Cogeneration or combined heat and power systems
· Thermal utility plants and distribution systems (steam, hot water, chilled water)
The base salary range for this position is $ 69,100 to $90,750. This range reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across British Columbia, Canada locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.
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.
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