Jacobs Senior Electrical Engineer- Highway/Tunnel/ITS/Facilities in Herndon, Virginia
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At Jacobs, we have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Electrical Engineer to join our growing Electrical / Systems design group providing public infrastructure governmental clients with technical, professional, and construction related services.
By joining us, you’ll provide project support in the delivery of technical and analytical services related to electrical design including field inspection and analysis, studies, technology and alternatives analysis, planning, design, contract documentation preparation (plans, specifications and cost estimates) and construction management for public infrastructure agencies with a focus on transportation infrastructure facilities. Your engineering expertise will be utilized when you perform all aspects of engineering and design using your comprehensive understanding of principles, theories, concepts, and industry practices and standards and their application. Tasks may include engineering of low / medium voltage drawings (power, grounding, lighting, and communications) and associated single lines & schematics / wiring diagrams; perform cable sizing, power and voltage drop calculations; perform lighting design calculations; perform arc-flash, short-circuit and coordination studies.
We’ll provide you professional growth opportunities as the position allows for considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignments. You’ll showcase your business acumen and continue development of rapport through your communication with project team members and with the customer throughout the project life cycle.
Working in multi-disciplinary engineering teams and drawing upon your previous expertise, you’ll be asked to evaluate project goals and develop plans, specifications, cost estimates and schedules for use during project construction to provide the best solution for our clients. Also, you’ll direct activities to ensure that construction, installation, and operational testing conform to functional specifications, recognized codes and standards, and customer requirements.
You may also direct and coordinate operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment and systems in field installations and / or perform as-built activities for retrofit or upgrade electrical design projects, drafting of field mark-ups for as-built drawings, and construction support for electrical systems at job site. Work may require travel to job sites during and / or outside of normal working hours.
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 (GID) 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:
• Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering
• Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a Maryland Professional Engineering (PE) license
• Several years of professional experience on related projects
• Knowledge of NEC, NFPA codes and standards.
• Familiarity with SHA, MDTA, and VDOT electrical design standards
• Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Software, CADD software (MicroStation, AutoCAD), design tools such as SKM, Agi32 or equivalent lighting design software. Experience with ArcGIS a plus.
• Valid driver’s license
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