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Jacobs Senior Electrical Engineer in Sacramento, California

Your Impact:

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.

At Jacobs, we’re transforming intangible ideas into innovative solutions designing the future - today. As a Senior Electrical Engineer in Sacramento, CA, you will too.  

Our team of multi-disciplinary experts is seeking a driven professional who will utilize their design expertise 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 every day.

Lead designs for water and wastewater treatment facility expansions, pump station rehabilitation, greenfield projects, and electrical equipment replacement projects. You will work with project managers, support staff including electrical engineers, cost estimators, designers, drafters, and other engineering disciplines to provide quality work on schedule and within budget. This role offers career growth opportunities for managing electrical specific projects as well as participating in projects utilizing various delivery methods to create world class designs meeting our clients' needs. 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.

We'll Expect You To:

  • Be responsible for design and specification of electrical systems for water and wastewater conveyance and treatment facilities

  • From planning studies to final design, the senior electrical engineer will lead in preparing contract documents for plans, specifications, and cost estimates for complex projects

  • Electrical systems include low- and medium-voltage power distribution, lighting, emergency power systems, UPS, and batteries

  • Expertly apply knowledge of commonly used electrical engineering and design concepts, principles, best practices, codes, and guidelines related to electrical engineering industry

  • Manages several different assignments simultaneously

  • Provide quality control and quality assurance of electrical engineering plans, specifications, and estimates in the water market

  • Perform power system studies for electrical systems including load flow, short circuit, coordination and arc flash and competent in equipment sizing, grounding, and relay coordination preferred.

  • Perform field visits and conduct site investigations for public and private clients

  • Provide services during construction including submittal reviews, response to Contractor’s request for information, review and approval of change orders, and preparation of record drawings

  • Collaborate with multi-discipline teams across multiple office locations

  • Develop basis of design reports

  • Prepare proposals and interview with clients

  • Mentor junior staff

  • All other duties as assigned

Jacobs’ health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Employees have access to medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance, a 401(k) plan, and the ability to purchase company stock at a discount. Eligible employees may also enroll in a deferred compensation plan or the Executive Deferral Plan. Jacobs has an unlimited U.S. Personalized Paid Time Off (PPTO) policy for full-time salaried/exempt employees, seven paid holidays, one floating holiday, and caregiver leave. And certain roles may be eligible for additional rewards, including merit increases, performance discretionary bonus, and stock.

The base salary range for this position is $125,100 to $195,450. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Registered California professional electrical engineer with ability to reciprocate as needed

  • 12 years of experience related to water industry in electrical engineering role

  • Working knowledge of Word and Excel is required

  • Experience working with Permitting review agencies

  • Experience leading electrical discipline design for large projects and delegating work tasks to team members

  • Strong time management skills

  • Strong understanding of NEC and NFPA 820

  • Familiarity with IEEE color book series

  • Ability to effectively interface with all levels of personnel and management

  • Ability to work and thrive in a team environment

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Ability to self-motivate and work independently with minimal supervision

Ideally, You'll Also Have:

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Experience in designing and delivering municipal water and wastewater treatment projects via different delivery methods (design-bid-build, design-build, or other alternatives)

  • Knowledge of Bluebeam Revu

  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and/or Microstation

  • Knowledge of Revit MEP

  • Knowledge of AGi32 or Visual Lighting Software

  • Knowledge of SKM or ETAP

  • Knowledge of Title 24 compliance for electrical distribution and lighting

  • Field investigative and startup experience

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.

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 $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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 and supplemental language.