Jacobs Jobs

Job Information

Jacobs Electrical Design Engineer - Cable Systems in London, United Kingdom

Your Impact:

A career at Jacobs means working on some of the world’s most exciting projects, solving complex challenges and undertaking meaningful work that benefits our communities and the world.

Our Energy Transition team is focused on providing a whole system approach, offering end-to-end service to support our clients in energy networks, thermal generation, renewable generation and storage solutions. We are helping our clients meet the challenges faced in countries and cities across the globe, providing innovative solutions to address the task of replacing conventional thermal power plants with renewable generation.

About the Opportunity

Have you ever considered a role working in the Energy and Power market? Wondering how you can develop and deploy your skills in a new and exciting sector?

Given the demand for talent in the energy market, we are looking to develop talent from aligned sectors and want to offer electrical design engineers the opportunity to move into the Energy Transition sector – you will be offered support and development if this is not a sector you have experience in, or just hit the ground running on exciting projects if you already know this market well!

Our UK and Continental Europe team is growing and we’re looking for an Electrical Engineer who can progress in a cable systems design role to provide support to projects across Jacobs’ markets. This includes work on transmission system assets, HVDC interconnectors, energy storage systems, inertia systems, wind farms and advanced facilities for mission critical industries in the technology and process sectors.

We will consider technical professionals from most backgrounds, but we are especially keen to seek experience within rail, cable manufacturing, low voltage and/or medium voltage power.

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • A degree in Electrical Engineering or another relevant engineering discipline and Chartered Engineer status with a relevant institution or working towards chartered status

  • Experience within an electrical discipline and experience in delivering complex multi-disciplinary projects e.g. Rail or Energy & Power

  • Relevant, professional experience in HV and LV and knowledge of power systems, such as 25kV AC, 1500V DC, 750V DC

  • Experience preparing design calculations, reports, and detailed drawings. CAD (AutoCAD or Microstation) preferred but not essential.

If you want to learn more about this opportunity and you are interested to see a copy of the full role description, please contact us at energyopportunities@jacobs.com .

What can you expect?

We aim higher. Jacobs want to play a leadership role in Global Energy Transition, making a difference and creating a change. We will support your entrepreneurial mindset to help challenge and bring different, innovative approaches to the way we deliver solutions for our clients. Challenging today. Reinventing tomorrow.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent. In addition, we offer a very exciting benefits package.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. With offices throughout the UK, we can be flexible about location and are happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours to suit you and our business.

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.

Our Culture

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs.

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity - find out more about our employee networks here.

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.com to view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role.

If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team.

Your application experience is important to us and we are keen to adapt to make every interaction even better. We welcome feedback on our recruitment process and if you need more from us before deciding to join Jacobs then please let us know.

#energypowerjobs #energytransition #energyeurope #ourjacobs #overheadlines #career #opportunity #hybrid #london #manchester #birmingham #glasgow #bristol


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.