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Jacobs Electrical Engineer in New York, New York

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:

At Jacobs, we challenge what is currently accepted, so we can shape innovative and lasting solutions for tomorrow. If you’re interested in a long and rewarding career working with the industry’s best and most innovative engineers, then Jacobs is where you belong.

Jacobs is looking for Electrical Engineers for a (VA Medical Center project) position contingent upon award.

Primary Skills:

  • Knowledge of all aspects of commercial electrical construction including but not limited to underground electrical installation, high and low voltage power distribution, emergency engine generators and transfer switches, grounding, lightning protection, lightning, and installation of special medical equipment.

  • Knowledge of low voltage systems including but not limited to fire alarm, telecommunication and data distribution, nurse call and code blue, motion intrusion detection, two way radio, security management and access control, public address, master antenna TV, and HVAC direct digital controls.

  • Knowledge of conveying systems including electric dumbwaiters and materials lifts, electric traction elevators, hydraulic elevators, pneumatic tube systems, and uniform dispensing equipment.

  • Ability to provide cost estimates and take-offs for the structural contract modifications.

  • Ability to determine compliance of workmanship, materials, equipment and installed work with contract requirements and industry standards.

  • Working knowledge and understanding of building, safety, and environmental codes.

  • Working knowledge of environmental, civil, safety, architectural and structural fields.

  • Ability to utilize a variety of software programs to monitor, update, and produce work products by applying knowledge of computer literacy.

  • Ability to exercise good interpersonal skills.

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.


Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field from an accredited institution of higher learning.

  • A minimum 5 years’ experience practicing Electrical engineering.

  • 5 years’ experience inspecting electrical construction.

  • Experience reviewing design and construction plans against existing site conditions.

  • Experience in the resolution of unforeseen site and design conditions/problems and propose cost effective technical solutions.

  • Experience conducting inspections and inventories of such structures to identify and note deficiencies, problems, or the general physical condition of such structures.

  • US Citizenship.

Ideally, you'll have:

  • 10 years experience practicing Electrical engineering.

  • Knowledge of electrical design and installation for specialized medical and laboratory equipment including but not limited to MRI, PET, CT, audiometric booths, fume hoods, and sterilization equipment.

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 (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

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.