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Jacobs Mechanical Engineer in Irvine, California

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.

Your Impact:

We share a common purpose – to make the world more connected and sustainable. And we’re excited about the innovative ways we can change the world.  If you are also interested in turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good, then Jacobs is where you belong.  We are looking for a passionate and dedicated Building Mechanical Engineer in California.

As a member of our team, you will take part in a team of mechanical engineers responsible designing HVAC and plumbing system for plant design projects.

We'll Ask you to:

Help lead building and facility mechanical systems designs as part of a multidisciplinary engineering design team design.

Assist other mid and senior level engineers with designing building heating and cooling system, building plumbing, hot water/cold water systems, potable water systems, fire protection, and building code analysis for water and wastewater treatment facilities and pump stations under. 

Completion of calculations, production of construction drawings and specifications, condition assessment reports, basis of design reports, and building management studies.  

Coordination with other engineering trades including process, structural, architectural, and electrical engineers to produce fully functioning facility designs.

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’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering 

  • At least 3 years of experience

  • Experience working in a multi-discipline project teams 

  • Experience with engineered HVAC systems includes but is not limited to: overhead air distribution (VAV and CV),  displacement ventilation, piping/pumping systems and controls, central cooling and heating plants, package HVAC unit systems, and central/built-up air handling systems.

  • Experience with engineered plumbing systems includes but is not limited to: potable and non-potable water distribution, sanitary waste systems, storm water drainage systems.

*Ideally, You'll Also Have: *

  • Professional Engineer, (P.E.) license 

  • Master’s degree in mechanical engineering

  • High proficiency with AutoCAD and Revit

  • Energy Modeling Experience Trace 700 or Trace 3D

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

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 $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.