Jacobs Process Engineer in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania

Process 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.

Position Summary

On a high-level, you will be joining us todevelop life-changing and in many cases life-saving processsolutions for our clients. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Developing process flow diagrams todefine heat and material balance

  • Establishing a process design basis,developing process options and optimization of selected design

  • Designing and creating Process &Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs)

  • Preparing bid and purchase specifications for processing equipment (e.g. chromatography columns, pressure vessels, bioreactors, filtration skids)

  • Calculating loads for Clean Utilities, line sizing, and distribution design (e.g. water for injection, clean steam, process gases)

  • Participating in planning, cost development, and scheduling for assigned project

  • Maintaining effective communication with project team members and with the customer

  • Calculating and organizing data for other Jacobs disciplines, such as instrument data for I&C or electrical loadings

  • Performing routine aspects of engineering requiring knowledge and application of basic engineering principles under supervision

  • Work is reviewed for adequacy and accuracyby a Senior Engineer


  • Candidate should be a self-motivated professional or a Senior pursuing an applicable engineering major from an accredited university

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, decision making capabilities, problem resolution skills, and a sense of initiative are important for this industry

  • Microsoft Office experience required; AutoCAD and Revit experience a plus

  • 0-2 years of experience required

  • BS or MS in chemical/mechanical/bio engineering required

  • EIT certificate is preferred

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-Pennsylvania-Conshohocken

Req ID: LIF0000BF