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Jacobs Structural Engineer and Blast Specialist -Remote 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 helping our clients innovate and grow by designing, engineering, and executing the construction of state-of-the-art facilities that are changing our world. We push the limits of what’s possible to make the world smarter, more connected, and more sustainable.

Become part of our team as a Structural Engineer and Blast Specialist who is excited about enabling the heart of our clients’ business and executing designs ranging from new, multi-building complexes to full-scale renovations of historic structures. In this role, you will be executing the Structural design of various types of projects with an emphasis on specialized facilities that contain a threat of accidental or malicious explosions. You’ll interact directly with clients, owners and contractors and lead project teams through the design process.  You’ll be accountable for schedule, scope, budget, and technical quality of engineering tasks and construction documents.

This position is an opportunity to be a part of a growing team focused primarily on Federal delivery yet expanding into private sector client space. Bring your curiosity, talent for multi-tasking, and drive and we’ll help you grow to make big impacts on the world, together.

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.


Here’s What You’ll Need:

Qualifications - External

  • Master’s Degree in Structural Engineering or Civil Engineering with a Structural emphasis 

  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) license 

  • At least 7 years of relevant professional experience for buildings-related design projects

  • Experience performing blast risk assessment and blast analysis & design

  • Experience with explosive safety design and disproportionate collapse prevention

  • Experience with design of explosives and ammunitions storage and manufacturing facilities

  • Experience with design of facilities containing hazardous materials that pose a threat of accidental explosion

  • Experience with federal and industry design standards UFC 4-020-01, UFC 3-340-02 and ASCE 59

  • Strong background in static dynamic analysis techniques for seismic and blast design

  • Proficiency with SBEDS, CONBLAST and related blast software

  • Federal including DoD, Federal Civilian and/or Defense Contractor project experience

  • Experience working in a multi-discipline environment 

  • Construction support services for building projects 

  • Experience with BIM 360 and Revit

  • Proficiency in structural finite element analysis software (e.g., STAAD, ETABS, RISA, RAM)

  • Experience with wind and seismic loading

  • United States Citizenship

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Structural Engineer (S.E.) license

  • Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) project experience

  • Experience with Navisworks and Bluebeam

  • Experience with progressive collapse standards UFC 4-023-03 and ASCE 76

  • United States Security Clearance, or the ability to obtain

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.

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