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Jacobs Mechanical Design Technician in San Jose, 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’re transforming intangible ideas into innovative solutions designing the future - today. As a Mechanical Design Professional in Santa Clara, CA, you will too.

Collaborating with a team of designers and engineers as Subject Matter Expert (SME), you’ll help us engage with clients and subcontractors, designing some of the world’s most advanced facilities. You’ll design and draft mechanical systems for construction, including HVAC, Utilities, Plumbing and Fire Protection. Your role keeps our company connected and we’ll support you with what you need to be successful.

Design your 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 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:

•High school graduate or equivalent

•At least 3 years of AutoCAD design experience

•At least 2 years of work with building mechanical systems and equipment

•At least 1 year of Revit design experience

Ideally, you’ll also have:

•Technical or Associate degree in relevant field

•SmartPlant or NavisWorks

•Strong communication skills both verbal and written 

•Strong problem-solving skills

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

•Displayed 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 

•Industrial design experience including high-tech manufacturing, semiconductor facilities, data centers, or similar


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.