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Jacobs Lead Mechanical Engineer in Singapore, Singapore

Your Impact:

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.

At Jacobs, we’re helping our clients innovate and grow by designing, engineering, and executing the construction of their various facilities that are changing our world.

Our talented experts create exceptional spaces across the world through our creative blending of human need, environmental stewardship, value creation, science and art. We believe that built environments should reflect the context, history, cultures, communities, and natural environment while incorporating advances in technology.

Jacobs Singapore would like to welcome a Lead Mechanical Engineer to be part of our Advanced Facilities Electronics and Data Centre team. In general, the position will be working on engineering calculations, design, submission and coordination with authorities.

Main duties

  • Mechanical engineering calculations (ACMV, FP, P&S and some process utility mechanical systems, e.g. PCW, vacuum, process exhaust). Stamp authority submission drawing document if you are a registered PE

  • Lead Mechanical design (drawings, 3D model, Specification) and client/contractor interface

  • Lead mechanical team, provide guidance and mentoring

  • Responsible for deliverables (drawings, Specifications, datasheet, calculations) produced by the mechanical team for quality, schedule and code compliances.

  • Coordination with other disciplines

  • Authority submissions for clearances

  • Technical bid analysis

  • Review contractor’s submittals (drawings, calculations, schedule, RFI, submittal, procedures, etc.) during the construction stage.

  • Testing and commissioning mechanical systems

Here’s what you’ll need :

To be a successful candidate, you shall possess:

  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree from a university recognized by Professional Engineer Board Singapore.

  • Minimum 15 years of experience in a design consultancy company on industrial buildings, data center, microelectronic manufacturing (wafer fab), chemical plants; Multi-project phases experience

  • Knowledge in engineering calculations (ACMV, Fire Protection, Plumbing & Sanitary and process mechanical systems, e.g. PCW, vacuum, process exhaust)

  • Familiarity with code and regulation, such as Authority submission requirements (SCDF, PUB-Water, PUB-Sew/San, NEA, GreenMark); CP and SS (Fire Code, SS532, SS553, SS636, SS645, COPSSW); International standards (ASHRAE, NFPA, IEC)

  • Ability to communicate and work well with the team

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs. Jacobs complies with the Tripartite Guidelines on Fair Employment Practices (TGFEP), including the prevailing guidelines on recruitment. All qualified applicants will be considered for the position regardless of age, race, religion, language, nationality, marital status, or family responsibilities.


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