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Jacobs Northwest Regional Maintenance Specialist 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 don’t settle – always looking beyond to raise the bar and deliver with excellence. We apply our expertise and knowledge as we look into the future with great optimism and focus. We don’t settle until we give our best and know that we’re making a difference. 

As part of Jacob’s Operations Management & Facilities Services (OMFS) Group the Regional Maintenance Specialist will assume a leading role supporting maintenance and asset management efforts at all treatment facilities within the Northwest geographic region including industrial projects. This position has the flexibility to reside in any Jacobs office in the Northwestern U.S. with access to a major airport. Candidate must live near a major airport. Position will require 75% travel.

You’ll facilitate maintenance knowledge sharing between projects in the region and the company as a whole, related to technical support for mechanical, electrical, I&C and PdM support; Support optimization of treatment facilities maintenance within the region through benchmarking and key performance indicator analysis; Evaluate the projects’ maintenance programs on an ongoing basis and provide input for possible improvements; Read, interpret, and work from blueprints, drawings, sketches, plans, specifications, and mechanical illustrations; Perform skilled mechanical repair work on industrial water/wastewater treatment plant and related equipment; and perform preventive and corrective maintenance on mechanical and electrical machinery or equipment. You’ll also assist projects in set-up and training for predictive maintenance programs (vibration, thermography, oil analysis, ultrasound, etc.); Conduct condition assessments on project vertical assets and document assessments in the ACES software program; Prepare, consult on, or review maintenance cost estimates and level of effort; and perform ongoing project reviews to determine client satisfaction with past service and develop recommendations on the need for future service.

Bring your team-focus, adaptability, and commitment to excellence, and we’ll help you grow what drives you – and deliver the world’s most challenging Operations Management projects, together.

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This is a remote position

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Ten (10) years of complex and/or industrial maintenance experience. US Military training is acceptable

  • Proficient in the use of CMMS software (example, Maximo, Maintenance Connection, SAP)

  • Highly proficient in the use of spreadsheet and/or database computer programs

  • Experience and understanding of budget preparation and financial accountability

  • Ability to travel approximately 75%

  • Physical ability to walk project sites and work outdoors under varying weather conditions

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

  • Valid US driver’s license

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

  • Comprehensive understanding of the technical aspects of industrial equipment maintenance and extensive knowledge of methods to reduce operating costs, improve reliability, and ensure permit compliance

  • Water and/or wastewater equipment maintenance experience is a plus

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.

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