Jacobs Electrical Engineer in Knoxville, Tennessee

Electrical Engineer


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

As an Electrical Design Engineer, you’ll have the chance to work with an internal network of architects and engineers designing facilities for the Federal Government and related institutions. Working with other members of the team, you’ll develop design packages using Revit and other software. During your time with us, you will generate calculations, design analyses, construction drawings, and specifications. Additionally, you’ll perform field work, both prior to design and as a follow up during construction period activities. If you’re up for the challenge, we’ve been looking for someone just like you. Join our team and help us lay the foundation for human progress.



The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • US Citizenship and Valid U.S. Driver’s License per contract requirements.

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from ABET-accredited college or university

  • Professional Engineering license

  • Minimum of 6 years of experience designing building electrical systems

  • Working knowledge of codes and standards, including National Electrical Code

  • Ability to travel internationally on at least a limited basis

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

  • Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited college or university

  • Ability to produce facility electrical design packages using Revit

  • Experience in construction period services, including answering RFIs, review of submittals, and field assessments

  • Active or recent Department of Defense Security Clearance

  • Experience performing federal design to Unified Facilities Criteria requirements

  • Ability to generate project specific construction specifications using CSI-based templates

  • Experience estimating engineering effort for building design projects

  • Please note that we will not sponsor an employment visa, such as an H1-B or related visa, to fill this position.

  • Duties will typically be performed in an office environment, at construction sites for new facilities, or at existing facilities undergoing renovation. Periodic travel will be required for site visits and client meetings.

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-Tennessee-Knoxville

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: BIA00022T