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Jacobs RETURNSHIP! Electrical Engineer - Advanced Mobility 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.

Your Impact:

The Jacobs Returnship program has been designed for talented professionals looking to REFRESH SKILLS, REBUILD CONFIDENCE and REIGNITE CAREERS after an extended career break and absence from the workforce. Jacobs is an employer of choice for diverse talent, and we see inclusion and diversity as differentiators that enable us to bring more innovative thought and solutions to our people and clients alike.

This is paid, 16-week initiative with intent to transition our returners to permanent placement. As diverse as our business is, as are the opportunities we have available. Our cohort of Returnship participants will join multidisciplinary teams across a variety of divisions.

Your Impact:

  • Task Leader. Ability to prepare a scope of work, estimate of time and budgets outlining electrical engineering tasks with a multidiscipline project

  • Task Leader. Ability to manage a task scope, budget, and deliverables, within a larger multidiscipline project

  • Development of electrical drawings, control systems, roadway lighting plans, pump station plans using MicroStation, AutoCAD, or Revit software

  • Coordination with technical and non-technical disciplines to convey designs

  • Development of electrical power and distribution design concept reports

  • Design of lighting, power, grounding, and communication systems

As a participant, you will:

  • Experience 16 weeks of on the job learning and exploration with a diverse community of professionals from a wide range of backgrounds

  • Access the vast network of resources at Jacobs through continual leadership development, support and mentorship from our dedicated Returnship program team

  • Be confident that you will receive ongoing support and mentorship and support as you navigate the transition with us to permanent employment

  • Be a part of our Returnship cohort community participating in regular focus group feedback session and social events to facilitate a seamless transition as you return to the workforce

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 8+ years related experience required

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering required, Major: Electrical Engineering or a related field

  • Familiarity with the National Electric Code

  • Electrical design experience in buildings and facilities engineering

  • Illinois Professional Engineering license

  • Experience with the design of modifications to low voltage (480 V and below) electrical systems

  • You have had a career break of at least 1 year

  • You are interested in returning to work on a permanent basis (both part time and full-time options available)

Jacobs has shown you how we're solving the world’s greatest challenges by transforming intangible ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world?

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you, can be you. With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working which will help you uncover a flexible working arrangement that delivers the support, means and space to maximise your potential.

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and our Women’s Network – find out more about our Jacobs Employee Networks here (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity) .

Restart 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.

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.