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Jacobs Entry-Level Structural Engineer - Summer 2023 Start in Portland, Oregon

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 not just building structures, we’re helping our clients innovate and grow by designing, engineering, and executing the construction of their state-of-the-art facilities that are changing our world.

Join our team in Portland, OR team as an Entry-Level Structural Engineer and work on projects that enable the heart of our clients’ business! You’ll have the chance to work on projects including the design of new structures as well as existing structural upgrades. With mentorship and guidance from our technical experts, you’ll be accountable for the schedule and technical quality of engineering tasks, as you gain familiarity with the client’s expectations, scope, budget, and schedule for assigned tasks.

If you are a forward thinker, eager to learn best practices, and contribute with innovative ideas this position might be perfect for you! Bring your curiosity, collaborative spirit, and problem-solving skills and we’ll help you grow, pursue and fulfill what drives you – so we can make big impacts on the world, together.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor's or Master of Science degree in Structural Engineering or Civil Engineering

  • Engineer in Training (EIT) or ability to obtain soon after hire

  • Familiarity with US building codes including IBC, ASCE 7, ACI, and AISC

  • AutoCAD, Excel, and Word experience

Ideally, you’ll also have: 

  • MS degree in Civil or Structural Engineering

  • Previous experience or coursework which utilized programs such as STAAD, Navisworks, RISA-3D, REVIT, and/or Bluebeam

  • Familiarity with US building codes including IBC, ASCE 7, ACI, and AISC

  • Previous internship experience designing and analyzing traditional steel and concrete structures

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.

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.