Jacobs Instrumentation and Controls Engineer in Gainesville, Florida

Instrumentation and Controls Engineer


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery.The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.


As an Instrumentation & Controls Engineer, you will have the opportunity to help our clients accomplish their automation projects cost effectively, on time and with the top quality they expect from us. Working with other members of our team, your will have the opportunity to assist in delivering cutting edge automation services for our client’s municipal water/wastewater treatment processes and facilities. During our time with us, you will provide full life cycle of SCADA implementation, from conceptual planning, design, and configuration, through installation, testing, start-up, and post commissioning services. If you are up for the challenge, we’ve been looking for someone just like you to join our team to help us transform tomorrow.


  • B.S. degree in an engineering discipline required

  • E.I. T. Certified and the ability to obtain a Professional (PE) License within a reasonable period of time is required

  • 6 to 10 years of experience in instrumentation and control system related tasks including instrument selection, control system design, specifications and drawing development, start up and commissioning required

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite is required

  • Fluent in Spoken English required

  • Professional Engineer (PE) License preferred

  • Experience with configuration, troubleshooting and startup of PLC control systems, Human Machine Interface (HMI) software and communication networks preferred

  • Radio Telemetry system design experience preferred

  • Adept at interpersonal relationship building, conflict resolution and participating in diverse team preferred

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, self-motivation, team-oriented work practices, and strong data analysis & technical problem-solving skills

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-Florida-Gainesville

Travel No

Req ID: BIA0002YP