Jacobs Mechanical EIT/PE in New York, New York

Mechanical EIT/PE


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Duties include:

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and other Mechanical Engineering computer modeling

  • Analysis of subway networks using Subway Environment Simulation (SES) software

  • Develop CFD modelling and perform simulations to size, evaluate and optimize tunnel ventilation strategies for enclosed mass transit, rail and road tunnels

  • Analyze and assess the physical meaning, consistency and accuracy of the CFD results. Generate detailed reports of findings

  • Participate in meetings with client to present the results of CFD modeling

  • Design tunnel ventilation systems including fans, dampers, and ductwork

  • Code and Life Safety Analysis and reviews

  • Maintain a working knowledge and understanding of the relevant codes, regulations and client specific requirements

  • Conduct facility evaluations for compliance with procedures and fire protection codes and standards, identify deficiencies, recommend corrective actions and provide the necessary technical support to resolve issues. Evaluate alternate means and methods for achieving code compliance.

  • Work directly with other CFD modelers, mechanical team members, other engineering disciplines and project managers to help complete assigned tasks and projects



  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering discipline is required

  • FE/EIT certification is required

  • At least 3 years of professional experience is required

  • Knowledgeable on Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Advance Fluid Dynamics, Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer

  • Knowledge in CFD analysis software (ANSYS Fluent, Star-CCM , FDS)

  • Relevant experience in using CFD and SES software for smoke control and fire modeling

  • Excellent oral communication and written skills

  • Ability to work under pressure on multiple tasks

  • Excellent planning and organization skills required for our fast-paced environment

  • Highly motivated, proactive and willing to take on new challenges.

  • Travel as needed


  • Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering discipline

  • PE License

  • Experience in design of HVAC systems, plumbing systems, and fire protection systems

  • Experience in fire engineering analysis and reports

  • Experience in tunnel inspection

  • CAD Design using AutoCAD, Microstation, BIM

  • Skills in technical presentations and technical writing

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 drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-New York-New York

Req ID: BIA00010K