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Jacobs Entry Level Electrical Engineering Graduate in Chicago, Illinois

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.

The Electrical Co-op will play an active role in the development of plans, specifications and estimates for intelligent transportation systems, highway lighting, traffic signal design, and electrical systems supporting transportation assets (movable bridges, pump stations, toll gates, reversible lanes, etc.), construction inspection, field data collection, and report writing. First term start dates include May 2024 (Summer) or August 2024 (Fall). Anticipation that a co-op is a partnership with the student’s university and that multiple work terms would be scheduled prior to the student’s graduation.

Your Impact:

Thriving communities. Smarter cities. A brighter future. What we do is more than designing roads and lighting systems, our Advanced Mobility team leads designs to improve mobility in the public space. If you want to join a company invested in you and your success, join us as an Electrical Co Op.

The first work term will be based in Chicago. Subsequent work terms may be in Chicago or Milwaukee. You will have the chance to work on exciting and engaging large-scale infrastructure projects and utilize your electrical design expertise learned at school and working on related projects. You’ll work with a group of Engineers, technical experts, and Project Managers in the business. We want you to be empowered to deliver the boldest solutions for everyday living.

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering program.

  • Past/Current/Anticipated course work related to electrical engineering, electrical systems, or low voltage communication systems.

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills

  • Knowledge of and experience using CADD/Design software preferred.

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Strong oral and written communications skills

  • Strong time management and attention to detail

Other Essential Functions:

  • Candidate should be eager to learn, willing to take on new tasks, and grow professionally with Jacobs.

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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