Jacobs Lead Electrical Engineer / Project Engineer in Salt Lake City, Utah

Lead Electrical Engineer / Project Engineer


Mining and Minerals Americas is a leader in providing innovative solutions to resolve today's complex mining, minerals, and associated infrastructure issues. With over 2,000 employees across the Americas we offer services including EPC/CM, modularization/fabrication, commissioning and start-up/decommissioning and removal, maintenance, asset management, project planning, and project management.

Position Summary

Researches, develops, designs, and tests a variety of equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems for commercial and industrial purposes. Supervisory and administrative responsibility over a group of engineers or functions as a technical specialist formulating and developing advanced concepts, techniques, and standards. Responsibilities include assuring effective utilization of engineering personnel, and technical quality.

  • Performs as Lead Electrical Engineer/Project Engineer on large capital projects, develops and maintains man- hour budgets, manpower requirements and project schedules

  • Develops a full understanding of the project scope and procedures

  • Supervises the Electrical engineering and design personnel assigned to his project

  • Assigns work to Electrical personnel, ensuring the best utilization of their knowledge and capabilities

  • Monitors the engineering and design efforts on his project to assure compliance with Client, Jacobs' and industry standards

  • Assists the Section and Department Managers in performance evaluation of Electrical personnel under his supervision

  • Establishes drawing requirements, project procedures and controls, stressing continuity within all disciplines.

  • Completes the Electrical Survey form and develops the Design Basis document

  • Forecasts manpower requirements to maintain the job schedule

  • Continues development of his personal knowledge, skills and potential, both technical and supervisory


  • Recognized Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in engineering or technical field from an accredited college or University required

  • PE in Electrical Engineering with 7-15 years’ experience

  • Candidate must be comfortable in heavy industrial environments (mining, oil and gas, etc) – project engineering/project management experience

  • Candidate should be familiar with MSHA and OSHA safety standards

  • Candidate should be experienced with planning/directing electrical field work, industrial electrical layout, and electrical design is a plus

  • Experienced with P&IDs, Loops, Interconnection, etc

  • Current knowledge of EPC work processes as well as familiarity with the various project phases and the scope/deliverables required

  • Working experience in selection, specification and design of major electrical equipment required

  • Experience in vendor selection, including technical evaluations required

  • Experience in overall project execution, including engineering, procurement, shipping, installation, start-up, and project management required

  • Functional MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) required

  • AutoCAD experience is a plus

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required

  • Strong working knowledge and practical application of typical power system configurations and operation preferred

  • P.E. License required

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-Utah-Salt Lake City

Req ID: MIN00020M