Jacobs Residential Engineer - Electrical in Idaho Falls, Idaho

Residential Engineer - Electrical


Position Summary

Under direction, performs a variety of duties supporting the Resident Engineer and project staff during design and construction.


Support the review construction documents including plans and specifications relative to contractual compliance with plans, specifications, codes and safety requirements; assist in verification that materials being incorporated into project are per specification and with approved construction practices.

  • Evaluates a variety of engineering drawings, systems, and processes for the improvement of wastewater treatment facilities; participates in project design and prepares engineering plans.

  • Participates in construction management functions to ensure projects are constructed in accordance with contract documents, permits, and applicable building codes.

  • Participates in design and construction engineering services on engineering projects, systems, and processes, the design of engineering plans, startup and commissioning support services.

  • Provides technical assistance during the shop drawing submittal process and during the RFI review and response process.

  • Performs utility searches and resolves difficult utility location conflicts during the construction of facilities.

  • Prepares engineering plan clarifications and changes in response to contractor’s request for information during construction of facility and verifies that equipment meets design specifications and regulatory requirements.

  • Evaluates contract changes, prepares cost estimates, supports cost negotiations for change resolution and prepares change order documentation for District approval.

  • Attends and participates in construction project meetings, prepares agenda and meeting minutes.


  • Bachelors of Science in Civil, Structural, Electrical, Mechanical Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture, or other related discipline required

  • 5 Years of project experience required

  • EIT certification preferred

  • Experience with large manufacturing facilities construction sites preferred

  • Five (5) years of engineering experience, including three (3) years at a level comparable to an Assistant Engineer.

Proficient with MS Office Suite of tools, exposure to schedule software, preferably Primavera (P6) preferred methods and techniques of engineering plan

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-Idaho-Idaho Falls

Req ID: PFO00019C