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Jacobs Mechanical HVAC Engineer Lead in San Francisco, 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:

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.

We're looking for a Lead Mechanical / HVAC Engineer in San Francisco or Irvine, CA location who is excited about working on projects that enable the heart of our clients’ business. Join us and you’ll have the chance to work on projects including state of the art life sciences facilities. The individual will be part of Strategic Growth group to deliver efficient ways to deliver projects to clients in the western region. The individual will be leading technical development for young engineers along with a drive to expand automation/ instrumentation and controls business for the group. You’ll be accountable for the coordination of projects including, guidance of all technical design, scheduling and budgetary performance, design quality, and safety. Your multi-discipline, highly interactive team will develop and deliver small-, mid- and large-scale capital projects. You’ll also have the chance to utilize your technical expertise to mentor other professionals, and build a team for project executions, helping your team discover what drives them, nurturing their purpose and guiding them forward. You’ll design cGMP facility systems and lead projects for pharmaceutical and food clients.

Working together, we’ll help you grow and pursue what fulfills you so that we can make impacts on the future – big and small, global and local. If you are ready to challenge yourself today, we will help you reinvent your tomorrow.

You will:

Developing overall Conceptual and Basis of Design level design approaches and documentation. Developing HVAC and plant utility systems philosophies including plumbing systems with sustainability in design approach. Developing mechanical / utility equipment and construction specifications. Performing temperature / humidity control / utility load calculations. Developing airflow diagrams, pressurization plans, and classification, as well as ductwork and piping plans. Developing P&ID’s, equipment plans, plant utility distribution plans, and system details. Developing building management system (BMS) control philosophy, details, Sequence of Operations.

Performing construction assistance in the form of submittal reviews, RFI responses, and field visits to verify construction of Mechanical / Utilities scope is executed per the intent of the design and assisting in start-up of systems when required. Directing activities of CAD/REVIT Designers as well as use CAD/REVIT when necessary. Managing and developing mechanical / utilities scope for project budgets and schedules. Traveling as required for client development and project implementation.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

• Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering

• Professional Engineer License required

• 15+ years of HVAC/mechanical utility design experience in Life Sciences Market Sector (Pharmaceutical facility and cleanroom design expertise)

• Knowledge of building load calculation software (Trane Trace, Carrier HAP, CFD calculations, etc.)

• Knowledge of building code and industry standards

• Understanding of or experience using AUTOCAD/REVIT and other 3D design tools.

Ideally, you’ll also have:

• LEED Certification Preferred

• Master’s Degree preferred

• Business Development experience

• Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

• Forward thinking, eager to learn best practices, and contribute with innovative ideas

• Ability to learn quickly and driven to broaden knowledge base

• Ability to collaborate and work effectively in a variety of teams, including multi-disciplinary teams

• Passion for buildings and construction with sustainability in mind.

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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.