Jacobs CQV Utility Start-Up Engineer in Cleveland, Ohio

CQV Utility Start-Up Engineer


Jacobs serves the PharmaBio, Chemicals, Refining, Pulp & Paper, Power & Utilities, High Tech and Consumer Products Industries. Our core life sciences network has contributed to becoming the largest provider of engineering and construction services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients and we have established ourselves as the center of excellence for Pulp and Paper facilities. Jacobs provides full-service engineering, procurement, and construction management services for both new and existing facilities, offering environmental and water / wastewater support, energy audits, and hygienic / sanitary assessments. For projects of every scale we provide design, engineering, construction, commissioning, and maintenance services that support a facility's entire life cycle.

Job Description

The Commissioning,Qualification and Validation (CQV) Utility Start-Up Engineer will provide Commissioningand Start-Up services to clients in the Life Sciences Industry. The positionprovides an excellent opportunity to work for a Global Engineering Firm andsupport clients that manufacture life changing products. This position shall beresponsible for the development of start-up and commissioning plans,commissioning documentation and hands-on execution of these plans for a varietyof facilities, systems and equipment for a diverse client base ofbiotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device, gene therapy and cell therapymanufacturers.

Position Summary:

Oversee, coordinateand execute the start-up and commissioning and visual inspection of both cleanand dirty process utilities. Process utility systems to include: watersofteners, water filtration, vapor compression still, chemical addition skids,process air, clean steam generators, heat exchangers, water storage tanks,boilers and related equipment, generators and air handlers.

  • Develop Start-Up andCommissioning Plans for both Clean and Dirty Process Utilities

  • Generate and execute Start-Upand Commissioning documents according to Good Documentation Practices (GDPs)

  • Startup equipment in asafe and effective manner

  • Facilitate meetingsof the Utilities Team

  • Maintain action itemlists

  • Maintain engineeringchange control logs

  • Provide technicalassistance and input

  • Coordination of OEMService technicians as needed

  • Apply engineeringknowledge of, and experience with, manufacturing equipment, process equipment,HVAC, utilities, instrumentation, controls, and automation to support clients


Theideal candidate for this position will possess the following:

  • BS in Mechanical, Chemical or Electrical Engineering or equivalent

  • 8-14 years of Start-Up and Commissioning experience in the life sciences industry

  • Understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)

  • Understanding of Good Documentation Practices (GDPs)

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office – Word, Excel

  • Flexibility and willingness to travel and work at various clients’ locations

  • Ability to work well with diverse, multi-disciplined groups

  • Ability to effectively communicate with management and fellow project team members

  • Ability to negotiate/compromise with other project team members to achieve project goals

  • Ability to listen and respect fellow project team member’s ideas and opinions and work through conflicts or disagreements

Candidatesmust have unrestricted rights to work in the U.S.

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Ohio-Cleveland

Other Locations United States-Indiana-Indianapolis, United States-Ohio-Cincinnati

Req ID: LIF000038