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Jacobs Senior Mechanical Engineer (Buildings Design) in San Francisco, California

Senior Mechanical Engineer (Buildings Design)


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

Jacobs is seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer for our San Francisco office. Our Senior Mechanical Engineers lead a range of skills as part of an integrated building services design. The senior engineer will be responsible for leading system design: calculations and other related design services including coordination with the designs of other trades (architectural and engineering / internal and external). The Senior Engineer will take ownership of the completeness, accuracy and timeliness of the work assigned to you. Individuals in this position must demonstrate the ability to progress from basic design work assignments to more complicated and involved projects working in conjunction with a technical team.

  • Lead design and engineering project staff personal

  • Lead project scheduling requirements, manpower requirements, and project budgets

  • Performs construction administration and field investigation tasks for assigned projects including conducting field inspections and subsequent detailed inspection reports

  • Processing RFI's, Change Orders

  • Prepare and document Energy compliance calculations and forms

  • Lead work with engineers of other disciplines and architects



  • Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) or Bachelor Degree in Architectural Engineering (BSAE) required

  • Ten plus years of experience working in a corporate engineering environment required

  • PE required

  • Proficient in Revit, 3D CADD required

  • Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering preferred

  • Previous leadership experience in an MEP environment preferred

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 will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


Job Mechanical

Primary Location United States-California-San Francisco-US CA San Francisco - Civil - San Francisco

Other Locations United States-California-Sacramento-US CA Sacramento - Jacobs Office

Job Type Experienced

Req ID: BI 0006N7