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Jacobs Senior Electrical Engineer in Copenhagen, Denmark

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and the heart and core of our company. We offer a competitive package to attract and retain the best talent. Work-life balance and flexibility is a key consideration at Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.

As a Senior Electrical Engineer in Denmark, you’ll have a passion for contributing to projects that enable the heart of our clients’ manufacturing and pair up with their project delivery teams. Join us and you will have the chance to work on state-of-the-art manufacturing facility projects. You’ll oversee design and engineering work, provide team technical leadership, perform quality reviews of our engineering packages delivering to the User Requirements and assist directly with the more complex portions of the design process. You’ll also interact directly with the client project teams, facility electrical owners, and contractors to assist construction on site. You and the other members of your team will work closely with client owners in a fast paced, dynamic and collaborative environment to establish design requirements and produce construction documents.

Your responsibilities will include engineering and design oversight for facility power distribution & electrical systems, grounding, lighting, low and medium voltage power distribution and IT communications systems in some of the most complex industrial facilities. Design will also occasionally include retrofit of existing building systems to accommodate new energy and sustainability objectives with optimization of the electrical infrastructure.

With your solid understanding of all phases of construction document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications, you will prepare technical specifications and documents for bidding and construction and will be our Electrical discipline lead or Quality Control reviewer in project meetings representing Jacobs. You will participate in project proposals and will be a proactive problem solver.

Here’s What You’ll Need:


  • Bachelor's or Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering.

  • Chartered Engineer or in the process of applying for Chartership.

  • At least 10 years of experience in engineering design of building electrical systems.

  • Solid working knowledge of Danish and EU laws and regulations in the electrical field.

  • Project Delivery Experience in the field of Life Sciences or Advanced Industrial Facilities.

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Electrical design experience within Life Science manufacturing facilities

  • Working knowledge of Revit or BIM software

  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written in both Danish & English

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Forward thinking, eager to learn best practices, and contribute with innovative ideas

  • Displayed ability to learn quickly and driven to broaden knowledge base

  • Ability to collaborate and work effectively in a variety of teams, including multi-disciplinary teams

  • Passionate about Engineering and Construction

  • Field and Electrical Installation start-up experience as a component of engineering delivery.

  • Be a mentor for others in your field of expertise

  • Be proactive and enthusiastic in solving day to day challenges .

Why Jacobs?

We clear the way for inventive thinking so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions to our clients.

Our Culture:

We’re invested in you and your success. Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees.

We aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of our identity, embedded in all our employment and business practices in all locations. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative.

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.co.uk to view and access our roles.

As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role.

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact the team here (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2)