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Jacobs Electrification Specialist in Seattle, Washington

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:

Jacobs is looking for a motivated, multidisciplined individual to join our transit group as an Electrification Specialist. In this role you’ll contribute to on-going vehicle electrification work, while developing an expertise that will be used to secure additional work moving forward.

As an Electrification Specialist you’ll keep up to date on the latest electric vehicle battery and charging technology trends, develop a full understanding of current electric vehicle vendors and offerings, and communicate this knowledge to management or clients as required.


  • Author technical specifications for electric vehicles and charging equipment

  • Author White Papers on various topics surrounding electric vehicles and supporting infrastructure

  • Represent Jacobs as a battery electric vehicle and charging infrastructure subject matter expert

  • Project management and report writing as needed

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:

  • BS or higher in engineering or science

  • 3+ years industry

  • Knowledge of electric vehicles and charging technology

  • Knowledge of different zero emission propulsion types such as battery and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles

  • Experience working with large vehicle fleets

  • Working knowledge of batteries, including fabrication, degradation, and recycling

  • Ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects simultaneously

  • Experience maintaining effective technical relationships with suppliers, customer and internal (and external) departments

Ideally, you'll also have:

  • Experience working with electric vehicles, mass transit, or both

  • Experience with SAE standard related to electric vehicles and charging infrastructure

  • Knowledge of battery bus and charger vendors

  • Knowledge of electrical power generation and transmission

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.