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Jacobs Transit Vehicle Engineer in Sacramento, California

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:

Thriving communities. Healthy cities. A brighter future. What we do is more than building roads, we work every day to make the world better for everyone. If you want to join a company invested in you and your success, join us as a Rolling Stock Engineer.  

As a Transit Vehicle Engineer, you’ll be a part of diverse multi-discipline teams allowing you to both share what you know and learn so you can grow. Join us and we will assist you in continued development of your skills and exploring all that you can do across our global company.  You’ll Support facility design related to the maintenance of and repair focused on transportation vehicles including electrification, layout and necessary upgrades. You’ll oversee the design, manufacturing process and installation of transportation vehicles as well as infrastructure, including locomotives, carriages, wagons, multiple units, buses, trolleys and facilities. You’ll monitor and manage the design new trains and electrical or mechanical parts, supervise modifications and resolve technical problems. We’ll ask you to also oversee routine maintenance duties to ensure that trains are in good condition and meet quality and safety standards

You’ll be tasked with answering technical and commercial questions from clients as well lead junior team members with day to day functions related to rolling stock engineering.

We’ll rely on you to analyze and prepare reports on complex technical equipment problems, failure trends and fleet reliability issues, as well as investigate any part failures or maintenance issues.

As a critical member of ongoing projects, you’ll communicate and interact with Rail and Bus Manufacturers – Siemens, Alstom, Bombardier & New Flyer and NABI; and OEMs – Cummins, Allison, Thermo-King, Meritor, EMP, MAN and local contractors to resolve technical issues and also provide engineering support.

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:

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Experience with vehicle engineering

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, Masters Preferred

Experience should include engineering, manufacturing, testing, commissioning, vendor management and direct customer engagement.

Experience as manufacture/supplier as well as customer side.

Emerging knowledge of transit vehicle industry standards, systems, and practices is preferred Member of the American Society of Electrical Engineers or American Society of Mechanical Engineers

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.