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Jacobs Senior Electrical Engineer - Building Design/Client Facing in Dallas, Texas

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:

At Jacobs, we’re not just building structures, we’re powering them, too. We’re transforming intangible ideas into innovative solutions designing the future – today.

As a Senior Electrical Engineer working with our Dallas/Fort Worth building design Team, you’ll support highly confidential clients across the world to design buildings that span from the Mission Critical Market, Data Centers, Advanced Facilities, Campus Planning and more. Our clients are unique in that they foster a peer development approach by working with the multi discipline teams as one cohesive team. You will be most successful if you embrace their team and our team of Architects and Engineers as a collaborative team. They will face a myriad of issues and lean on you for expert advice as you steer them through providing sound solutions and strategy.

It is a natural progression because of the high visibility and contact with confidential projects and clients to have the opportunity to develop existing relationships and identify new clients to secure new business opportunity.

Your project leadership will be focused on developing electrical systems for power generation, distribution and microgrid applications. Technical expertise includes power generation and distribution systems, substations, protective relaying schemes, coordination and development of relay settings to interface with advanced SEL systems, preparation of electrical equipment specifications, participation at factory acceptance testing for electrical equipment including switchgear, high voltage breakers, GIS, transformers, and generation control equipment. Coordination and planning for electrical interconnection of new generation assets and associated equipment to the utility power grid. System modeling and calculations include lightening protection, grounding, load flow, short-circuit, and arc-flash analyses. Protective relay setting development, calculation, and coordination studies, including SCADA and SEL RTAC systems. Development of construction document packages including required specifications and drawings that will be utilized for bidding and construction.

Working together, we’ll help you grow and pursue what fulfills you so that we can make impacts on the future – big and small, global and local.



This is a remote position, with the option to go into the office

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Professional Registration (P.E.)

  • At least 10 years detailed experience in the development and implementation of power process electrical systems for building and design

  • Successful track record of technical quality management while meeting established project schedule and budget requirements

  • Travel ability

Ideally, you'll also have:

  • At least 5 years project management experience, including scope and fee development, for power generation, distribution and microgrid projects in various market segments such as district energy, mission critical, federal, rail, or water

  • Production of design packages using 3D AutoCAD, Revit, SmartPlant, or equivalent

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language. (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf)

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 $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.