Jacobs Instrumentation Engineer in Englewood, Colorado

Instrumentation Engineer


Recognized as a leader in the EPC industry and ranked as the #2 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine for the second consecutive year, we provide planning, design, build, and maintenance of upstream and midstream oil and gas facilities and infrastructure. With over 5,000 employees across North America, we service exploration, production, storage, and transportation of crude oil and natural gas to end users, both offshore and onshore. We bring together many different aspects including Pipeline and Facilities groups, onshore and offshore offices, and engineering services to help meet the demands of our clients.

Position Summary

Researches, develops, designs, and tests a variety of equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems for commercial and industrial purposes. Independently applies advanced engineering techniques and analysis within the discipline. Develops designs that require innovation and ingenuity. Work performed with minimal supervision; has considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignments.

  • Support P&ID development; help maintain the P&ID's through the course of each project phase

  • Support development of the Instrument Index and I/0 List; help maintain the Instrument Index and I/0 List through the course of each project phase

  • Support development of material / labor TIC cost estimates

  • Support development of engineering / design effort hour estimates

  • Support incorporation of control systems content into mechanical equipment vendor packages

  • Coordinate with process engineers to obtain process data for use in specifying tagged field instruments

  • Coordinate with HVC workshare office to ensure work packages are being prepared in compliance with home office requirements

  • Ensure specified or purchased items are in compliance with client requirements and standards, check specifications and requisition packages prepared by others

  • Prepare engineering calculations, specifications and requisition packages for inquiry and purchase

  • Prepare technical bid evaluations and make recommendations for purchase

  • Interface with suppliers to ensure compliance with specifications

  • Review vendor data to assure specifications and project requirements are met


  • Recognized Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in engineering or technical field from an accredited college or University required

  • 7 years' of experience designing onshore facilities required

  • Current knowledge of EPC work processes as well as familiarity with the various project phases and the scope/deliverables required

  • Knowledge of the application, specification and installation of tagged field instruments required

  • Thorough understanding of P&ID symbology and presentation techniques required

  • Experience in engineering and/or construction work process required

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required

  • Advanced MS Office skills (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) required

  • Experience in inspection and testing of instrumentation items preferred

  • Experience in instrument installation requirements preferred

  • Experience in Control System Programming (PLC/DCS) preferred

  • Registered P.E. License 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-Colorado-Englewood

Req ID: ECR00004R