Jacobs Electrical Engineer (Utilities) in Sacramento, California

Electrical Engineer (Utilities)


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.

Position Summary

This is a client support position in the Electrical Vehicle Charging Network (EVCN) group. Experience with major utility circuiting is a plus. The EVCN Project/Owner Electrical Engineer reports to the Chief Engineer of EVCN at PG&E and is responsible for providing engineering, quality, and technology aspects of the EVCN deployment, including but not limiting to, reviewing and approving all project drawings by EPC contractors, creating and reviewing EVCN engineering and construction standards, assisting to create standardize major equipment, etc. The candidate should have practicable engineering knowledge and experience with an equivalent of a journey or senior level engineer.

The candidate should have some understanding of how the EV charging stations will impact the electric grid in distribution and transmission level. The candidate may assist Chief Engineer to provide technical advices to other organizations, such as Grid Integration & Innovation (GII), Customer Care and Energy Procurement, on all EV related activities


  • Master’s Degree in Engineering and/or MBA Degree

  • Current California PE license

  • Minimum 5 years industry experience

  • Some renewable, EV charger, and other technology knowledge

  • Utility experience in electric transmission, substation, and distribution system is a plus

  • Knowledge in NEC codes, building codes, and ADA codes

  • Knowledge in permitting implication under various Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ)

  • Some knowledge in transmission and distribution grid integration plan and strategy

  • Knowledge in renewable and frontier EV technology trends

  • Knowledge in state and federal regulatory and policy trends

  • Good communication and interpersonal skill


At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

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.

Primary Location United States-California-Sacramento

Req ID: BIA0003V9