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Jacobs Mechanical Engineer - Plumbing in Chattanooga, Tennessee

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 don’t settle – always looking beyond to raise the bar and deliver with excellence. We apply our expertise and knowledge as we look into the future with great optimism and focus. We don’t settle until we give our best and know that we’re making a difference. As a Senior Plumbing Designer in Philadelphia, PA you will too.


As a Senior Plumbing Designer in our Philadelphia, PA office, you’ll have the opportunity to grow your skill level as you work among a collaborative and innovative team of Designers to perform plumbing design assignments, using prescribed methods and standards. You’ll help us engage with clients and subcontractors as you design space layouts and exterior appearance and detailing of our client’s advanced facilities.  Working with the other members of our team, you will further develop your design capabilities, communication skills, hand sketches, and computer based 3D and illustration knowledge.  You’ll be surrounded by expert mentorship opportunities to help you thrive in your new career.   

You’ll have the opportunity to play a role in the entire design process including but not limited to preliminary assessments, concept creation, design, problem resolution, drawing and specification production, and customer and vendor accessibility.   

As a passionate leader, you’ll leverage your people management skills to help your team members discover what drives them, nurturing their purpose and guiding them forward.

Most importantly, you’ll take action to ensure the safety, health and well-being of your team and our planet.

Design your 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.   

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Knowledge of all aspects of plumbing systems

  • At least 15 years of experience in a MEP Design Environment

  • Proficiency with Revit, AutoCAD or other plumbing/HVAC software

  • A demonstrated ability to solve problems, communicate effectively to all key personnel, manage time efficiently, and produce correct designs within budgeted time

Ideally, you’ll also have: *  *

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering 

  • Lab system experience

  • Experience with LEED-certified buildings

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.