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Jacobs Energy & Power Electrical Engineer - Remote in Charleston, West Virginia

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.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we’re not just building structures, we’re powering them, too. We’re transforming intangible ideas into innovative solutions designing the future – today.

As an Electrical Engineering Professional-Associate Level on our Energy and Power design team, you will lead production staff in creating documents to build power generation, substation, and distribution systems across the globe. You’ll utilize both your creative and analytical skills in this role as you plan and design power generation systems, central utility plants, power distribution systems and microgrids.

Responsibilities will include system modeling and calculations including lightning protection, grounding, load flow, short-circuit analyses and arc-flash analysis, coordination studies, protective relay setting development and coordination of electrical interconnection of new generation to the utility power grid.

By driving collaboration and innovation across Energy & Power projects, you’ll grow your consulting career as you develop and implement project plans and designs, ensuring product quality, safety and on-schedule and on-budget completion.

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.

Working together, we’ll help you grow and pursue what fulfills you so that we can make impacts on the future – big and small, global and local.

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Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Engineering design experience related to power systems

  • Strong communication and technical writing skills

  • Ability to efficiently utilize time in executing tasks accurately and on time

  • Attitude of taking independent initiative, exhibiting creative problem-solving, eagerness to learn, while remaining dedicated to teamwork

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

  • Previous MEP design firm and/or consulting experience

  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) License, or ability to obtain within 1 year

  • Power System Modelling Experience using SKM Power Tools, ETAP or similar modelling software

  • Experience with power system controls using SEL RTAC or similar automation platforms

  • Experience with 3D modeling and viewing software such as AutoCAD, CADWorx, Revit, and NavisWorks

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.

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