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Jacobs Instrumentation & Controls Technician - Jackson, MS in Jackson, Mississippi

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.

Jacobs is seeking an Instrumentation & Controls Technician to support our OMFS facilities in Jackson, MS. Your role at Jacobs enables our regional ICS team to better serve and maintain our operational facilities. As a member of our team, you'll support the ICS Solutions Manager & be part of the Regional Services Group as we work with our facilities to provide world-class Control Systems & OT services that enable the daily treatment of water and wastewater throughout the region.

As an Instrumentation & Controls Technician, you'll be involved in all parts of the projects solving complex problems, taking a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions, identifying applications of functional knowledge, and applying existing methodologies to complex problems.  You'll assist with maintaining a diverse deployment of motor controls, process instrumentation, and PLC Control systems while being service-oriented and proactive in anticipating and resolving problems while maximizing the efficient use of resources. You'll also be responsible for developing and implementing upgrades across projects of differing sizes and budgets. You’ll work with the best Engineers and Project Managers in the business, as well as gain experience working directly with our clients. We want you to be empowered to deliver the boldest solutions for every day. Ideal candidates will be eager to learn more and develop skills in primary and secondary areas, such as networking, Industrial Cyber Security, instrumentation.

Typical Duties:

  • Traveling to facilities between both Jackson MS WTPs with the primary location at O B Curtis WTP

  • Configuring, wiring, commissioning of Process Instruments & Motor Controls

  • Supporting the installation of Control Panels, PLCs, & SCADA Servers, and Workstations

  • Troubleshooting process control instrumentation issues including wiring, calibration and configuration.

  • Assist with troubleshooting process control issues

  • Work with facility managers to identify instrumentation needs

  • Collaborate with other disciplines on equipment functional testing, installation & startup

  • Day to day direction from the plant maintenance department.

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

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Eligible employees and their dependents may elect medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are able to enroll in our company’s 401k plan, and if eligible, a deferred compensation plan, and Executive Deferral Plan. We have an unlimited U.S. Personalized Paid Time Off (PPTO) policy for eligible full-time exempt employees, seven paid holidays, one floating holiday, and caregiver leave. Hired applicants will be able to purchase discounted company stock and have the opportunity to receive a performance discretionary bonus.

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Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Solid technical training in Electrical Fundamentals, Electrical Maintenance and practical training in instrumentation and controls.

  • Experience with test equipment tools such as digital voltage/current meters and electrical test bench equipment.

  • Fundamental knowledge of instrumentation, electrical, radio telemetry and control systems.

  • Knowledge of IT or OT networking and virtual machine (VM) implementation.

  • Team player, ability to work independently.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Background in networking or information systems management.

  • Possess a knowledge of municipal water/wastewater treatment processes and control systems, and information solution products.

  • Experience with SCADA Network design and build.

  • Experience with Radio telemetry design and build.

  • Experience with SCADA System Integration including panel building, field wiring, testing, and commissioning of systems

  • Certifications/Training: Relevant SCADA & PLC OEM certifications

  • Experience with reviewing and creating designs for control systems, panel layouts, network architectures, and instrument location plans.

Physical Requirements:

  • Sitting at desk. Phone use and PC or laptop. It may require lifting and carrying boxes of supplies or files up to 25 lbs. Extended periods of sitting while on PC/laptop or phone.

  • Extended periods of walking throughout industrial facilities both inside and outside.

  • May require climbing, working at heights, and in small, confined spaces such as under raised floors, inside closets, and server racks. Must be able to sit, stoop, kneel, or crouch for long periods. Work in loud areas with hotter and colder temperatures than standard office environmental conditions. Lift and transport equipment up to 50 pounds.

Other Requirements:

  • Extended periods of walking throughout industrial facilities both inside and outside.

  • May require climbing, working at heights, and in small, confined spaces such as under raised floors, inside closets, and server racks. Must be able to sit, stoop, kneel, or crouch for long periods. Work in loud areas with hotter and colder temperatures than standard office environmental conditions. Lift and transport equipment up to 50 pounds.

  • Experience with general office equipment, which includes telephone, copier, PC/laptop, and other miscellaneous office equipment.

  • Servers, switches, routers, and other computer equipment that supports the commercial and industrial network environment.

  • Industrial Control Equipment: VFDs, PLCs, HMIs, Embedded devices, Radios, etc.

  • Operating hand tools, power tools, ladders, and test equipment.

Location and Travel:

  • Lives within an hour of a major airport.

  • Lives within close proximity to Jackson MS.

  • Candidate must maintain a valid driver's license with no major infractions.

  • Candidate must maintain a valid ‘REAL ID’ driver’s license or other TSA-approved identification.

  • Reliable transportation for commuting to local project sites that don’t require rental vehicles.

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.

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 and supplemental language.

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