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Jacobs Electrical Engineer in Hillsboro, Oregon

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.

At Jacobs, we do not settle – always looking beyond to raise the bar and deliver with excellence. 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.

We’re looking for an Electrical Engineer in Hillsboro, Oregon with team leader skills who is excited about working on projects that enable the heart of our clients’ business. Join us and you’ll have the chance to work on projects involving semiconductor manufacturing within a state of the art manufacturing facility. Additionally, opportunities may include data center facilities and other high-tech manufacturing. You’ll be accountable for schedule and technical quality of challenging engineering tasks, to include scope, budget and schedule. You’ll also provide engineering leadership to the electrical team. Including client assistance during startup, and coordination of work activities with other staff members and the discipline lead. You will be part of a multi-discipline, highly collaborative and interactive team producing construction installation drawings for highly complex customer tools. Project activities may include schematics, plans, cable tray routing, cable and cable tray sizing, grounding, fault current review, short circuit review are among a few of the tasks.

You’ll also assist directly with the more complex portions of the design process, interacting directly with the client, owner, and contractors to assist construction on site. You and your team will work closely with client owners in a fast paced, dynamic environment to establish design requirements and produce construction documents.

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. You’ll be able to work a flexible hybrid schedule with days on-site.

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Renewable Energy Engineering

  • Professional Engineer license in State of Oregon, or an ability to obtain

  • At least 10 years of experience in engineering design of building electrical systems

  • Solid working knowledge of NFPA 70 (NEC), and IEEE standards

  • Experience with Distribution and Branch panel breaker selection and proper settings

  • Experience with Transformer sizing/selection (including Secondary protection selection)

  • Solid working knowledge of Electrical one-line modeling programs

  • Experience leading a diverse team of engineering associates

  • Strong focus for quality procedures and adherence

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or Renewable Energy Engineering

  • Semiconductor and/or Data Center/Mission Critical facilities electrical design experience

  • Working knowledge of Revit or BIM software

  • 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

  • Displayed ability to learn quickly and driven to broaden knowledge base

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

  • Passionate about buildings and construction


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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