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Jacobs Start-Up/Commissioning Engineer in Gainesville, Florida

Your Impact:

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.

Here at Jacobs, we apply our expertise and knowledge as we look into the future with great optimism and focus. We don’t settle until we give our best and know that we’re making a difference.

As a Start-Up/Commissioning Engineer, you’ll join our collaborative team providing Commissioning and Start-Up services to our clients. The position provides an excellent opportunity to work for a Global Engineering Firm and support clients that manufacture life changing products. This position shall be responsible for the development of start-up and commissioning plans, commissioning documentation, and execution of these documents for a variety of facilities, utility systems, and equipment. This role serves a diverse client base within life sciences, specialty manufacturing, food, and advanced facilities.

You’ll be accountable for overseeing, coordinating, and executing the start-up, energization, commissioning and visual inspection of facilities, utility systems (black and clean), HVAC, and manufacturing equipment. You will also develop Project Start-Up and Commissioning Plan and execution strategies, develop System Start-Up and Commissioning Plans for all systems, generate and execute Start-Up and Commissioning documents according to Good Documentation Practices (GDPs), startup equipment in a safe and effective manner, facilitate meetings for the start-up Team. Additional responsibilities include maintaining action item lists, maintaining engineering change control logs, providing technical assistance and input, coordinating of OEM Service technicians as needed, coordinating with construction management firm as needed, and applying engineering knowledge of, and experience with, manufacturing equipment, process equipment, HVAC, clean utilities, black utilities, instrumentation, controls, and automation to support clients.

Bring your curiosity, talent for multi-tasking and collaboration, and extreme organizational skills and we’ll help you grow, pursue and fulfill what drives you – so we can make big impacts on the world, together.

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Electrical Engineering or equivalent years of experience in lieu of degree

  • Start-Up and Commissioning experience

  • Understanding of Good Documentation Practices (GDPs)

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office – Word, Excel

  • Flexibility and willingness to travel and work at various clients’ locations

  • Ability to work well with diverse, multi-disciplined groups

  • Ability to effectively communicate with management and fellow project team members

  • Ability to negotiate/compromise with other project team members to achieve project goals

  • Ability to listen and respect fellow project team member’s ideas and opinions and work through conflicts or disagreements

Ideally you'll have:

  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written 

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills  

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

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

*This position requires 100% travel to Holly Springs, NC. Per diem is included.

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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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