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Jacobs Electrical Engineer - Client Facing in Tempe, Arizona

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 an Electrical Engineer in Tempe, AZ, you will too.  

Our team of multi-disciplinary experts is seeking a driven professional who will utilize their design expertise to dream big ideas on various and complex projects needing electrical design and construction support. We’d rely on your collaboration skills to coordinate interdisciplinary work for overall project success as well as encourage you to bring your fresh ideas to work every day. We will ask you to be client facing and able to travel as needed (up to 50% of the time) to project sites locally within the Greater Phoenix / Tucson area.

You will prepare detailed electrical power systems design for water and wastewater treatment facilities with minimum supervision as a mid-level Electrical Engineer.

You’ll work with a knowledgeable and supportive team as you develop One-Line Diagrams, Motor Control Diagrams, Panel Schedules, Conduit Routing, Load Calculations, and Voltage Drop Calculations as well coordinate with the Electric Utility Company for new services as needed. As a supporter of various clients, you’ll use AGi32 lighting software to perform calculations and provide photometrics. In addition to preparation of contract drawings during the design phase, the role will require writing and editing electrical specifications, selecting equipment, electrical systems and devices. In the construction phase, the role will require reviewing submittals, RFIs, change orders, preparation of record drawings, conduct site visits, inspections and participate in start-up activities. You will be a part and parcel of electrical safety in design and conducting arc flash analyses and other electrical studies for our clients.

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:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Registered Professional Engineer in Arizona preferred

  • Minimum Engineer in Training certification, ready to work towards Professional Engineering certification

  • Working experience in the water/wastewater industry

  • Experienced in phased project deliverables such as design reports, drawings and specifications for power distribution applications, including calculation of available short circuit current, voltage drop, harmonic distortion, load calculations, power factor, equipment, conduit, conductor sizing, electrical plans, schematics and schedules

  • Strong understanding of NEC

  • Strong commitment to quality of deliverables

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Teams, Powerpoint, Word and Excel

  • Strong analytical, conceptual, communication and organizational skills

  • Ability to effectively interface with all levels of personnel and management

  • Ability to mentor junior staff

  • Ability to work and thrive in a team environment

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Ability to self-motivate and work productively without supervision

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Ideally you'll also have:

  • Working knowledge of SKM or ETAP for modeling electrical systems

  • Field investigation, construction site inspection and startup experience

  • Working knowledge of NFPA 70E, NFPA 820Familiarity with IEEE color book series

  • Working knowledge of AGi32 or Visual Lighting Software

  • Knowledge of Bluebeam Revu

  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and/or Microstation

Ability to travel to project sites and interact with clients.

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.

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