Jacobs Lead Electrical Engineer in Martinez, 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

Senior engineer position that independently applies advanced engineering techniques and analysis within the discipline. Develops designs that require innovation and ingenuity. Work is performed with minimal supervision and has considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignments.

  • Performs as Lead Engineer on an industrial facility electrical infrastructure upgrade project, involving life cycle evaluation and upgrade of facility power generation and distribution equipment

  • 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 his/her project as needed

  • 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/her supervision

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

  • Develops the Design Basis document and Construction Work Package

  • Forecasts manpower requirements to maintain the job schedule

  • Continues development of his/her 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

  • Minimum 10 years of experience designing refineries, power plants, 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

  • Working knowledge of the application, specification and installation of power generation and LV & MV (up to 35kV) power distribution equipment required

  • Experience in various phases of vendor selection and technical evaluation is required

  • Experience in electrical installation requirements required

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

  • Familiar with AutoCAD and/or Microstation design tools, hands on experience is a plus

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

  • P.E. License required (any state is okay)

  • TWIC Card 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-Martinez

Req ID: ECR0001FX