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Jacobs Junior Instrumentation & Controls CAD Designer in Ottawa, Ontario

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’re transforming intangible ideas into innovative solutions designing the future - today. As an Instrumentation & Controls Designer in Ottawa, you will too.   

Our team of multi-disciplinary experts is seeking a motivated new graduate who will utilize their design knowledge to dream big ideas on various and complex projects. We’d rely on your collaboration skills to coordinate interdisciplinary work as well as encourage to bring your fresh ideas to work everyday.

You’ll work with a knowledgeable and supportive team as you prepare design drawings using CAD software (AutoCAD and MicroStation) and also design documentation using Microsoft Office, through the application of appropriate design criteria, technical manuals and standards of which you will be responsible for preparing. You will work closely with engineers and other team members to coordinate and complete project assignments and to efficiently deliver control system design documentation.

You will support our instrumentation and control design team, providing startup and field commissioning, troubleshooting, and control system architecture and network designs. This role will give you the opportunity to communicate and interface with internal and external clients and contacts while ensuring design budgets and timelines are met.

At Jacobs, we’re expanding the limits of what’s possible today and creating a brighter future for everyone. Let's see the big impacts we can make, together.

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:

  • College education in instrumentation, mechanical, or electrical discipline

  • 0-5 years relevant experience

  • Proficient with Microsoft Windows based operating systems and software including Microsoft Office, AutoCAD and MicroStation.

  • Experience working with PLCs, computer hardware, networking, and enterprise systems.

  • Experience in the selection and application of instrumentation and control equipment

  • Sound knowledge of procedures and technical concepts within the instrumentation and controls field and understand the purpose and application of applicable code, regulations and standards to your work.

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • CET

  • Demonstrated knowledge of industrial control systems, low voltage electrical systems, PLC system design and programming, communications systems, and network design.

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.