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Jacobs Principal Design Manager Lines in Melbourne, Australia

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.

Your Impact:

The world needs innovators and problem solvers who turn challenges into greater opportunities. We have an insatiable curiosity about solutions to move people and goods safely and efficiently across the globe. From rail systems mobilising accessible transit, to ports linking land and sea – when it comes to connecting the people and places of tomorrow, the future of transport depends on us.

Jacobs has a significant Power Sector group. We provide technical consultancy, engineering design and management services for all stages of power project development and operation. Additionally, we have experience in resource development disciplines such as mining and oil and gas, allowing us to provide clients, with a fully integrated project service. Jacobs’ Power business covers the full range of power generation and transmission projects, covering all aspects of services from pre-feasibility, bankable feasibility, front end engineering, tendering and contract award, owner’s engineer services during construction, site supervision, and commissioning and defects liability period support. We are seeking a Principal Lines Design Manager who can undertake activities associated with the planning, design and construction of overhead Transmission Lines. Our ideal candidate will have expert knowledge of engineering standards, codes, and systems and will be familiar with company standards, and our client’s expectations.

This role can be based in either Melbourne or Sydney. If you are seeking an exciting a new challenge, we’ll provide you the means and tools to work on a wide variety of interesting projects to grow your career. #LI-LM1234 #ANZPower

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil, structural or electrical engineering and accredited with Engineers Australia

  • Significant experience in the key areas of overhead transmission line design (15+ years)

  • Advanced user of PLS CADD, TOWER and POLE  Understand the market and industry.

  • The ability to develop new business with existing and new clients; and fosters and maintain professional relationships with clients both internally and externally

  • Knowledge and experience on AS/NZS, Client SDMs, ASCE, IEEE and IEC guidelines

  • An ability to provide technical leadership and support to Clients and mentoring to less experienced engineers at Jacobs

  • An ability to compile regular reports of structural standards within projects

  • Able to support the team leader on proposal development, leading projects effectively and efficiently, and be responsible for the entire scope of delivery for Jacobs

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed. With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential.

You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.

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 $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.