Jacobs Lead Electrical Engineer in Long Beach, California

Lead Electrical Engineer


With 2017 revenues of approximately $15 billion, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (Jacobs) is one of the largest publicly traded (NYSE: JEC) and diverse providers of professional technical services in the world. Founded in 1947, the company now has nearly 74,000 employees that help us prosper in diverse industries by holding true to our values and culture. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, our global network spans more than 230 offices in countries across North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Australia, Africa and Asia.

The company’s service portfolio consists of a comprehensive range of business solutions related to engineering, architecture, construction, operations and maintenance and scientific and specialty consulting.

Position Summary

Researches, develops, designs, and tests a variety of equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems for commercial and industrial purposes. Supervisory and administrative responsibility over a group of engineers or functions as a technical specialist formulating and developing advanced concepts, techniques, and standards. Responsibilities include assuring effective utilization of engineering personnel, and technical quality

  • Performs as Lead Engineer on small, mid, or large capital projects (TIC 50MM-500MM), develops and maintains man-hour budgets, manpower requirements and project schedules

  • Develops a full understanding of the project scope and procedures

  • Supervises the Electrical engineering and design personnel assigned to the project

  • Assigns work to Electrical personnel, ensuring the best utilization of their knowledge and capabilities

  • Monitors the engineering and design efforts on his project to assure compliance with Client, Jacobs' and industry standards

  • Assists the Section and Department Managers in performance evaluation of Electrical personnel under his supervision

  • Establishes drawing requirements, project procedures and controls, stressing continuity within all disciplines

  • Completes the Electrical Survey form and develops the Design Basis document

  • Forecasts manpower requirements to maintain the job schedule

  • Continues development of his personal knowledge, skills and potential, both technical and supervisory


  • Recognized Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in engineering or technical field from an accredited college or University required

  • 15 years of experience designing refinery or heavy industrial facilities required

  • Current knowledge of EPC work processes as well as familiarity with the various project phases and the scope/deliverables required

  • Strong working knowledge in selection, specification and design of typical LV & MV (up to 35kV) electrical distribution equipment required

  • Experience in overall project execution, including engineering, procurement, shipping, installation, start-up, and project management required

  • Advanced MS Office skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) required

  • Strong working knowledge and practical application of typical power system configurations and operation required

  • Strong working knowledge in power system analysis tools (ETAP and/or SKM)

  • P.E. License required

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-California-Long Beach

Req ID: ECR00010T