Jacobs Mechanical HVAC Engineer in Topeka, Kansas
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 not just building structures, we’re helping our clients innovate and grow by designing, engineering, and executing the construction of state-of-the-art facilities that are changing our world. We push the limits of what’s possible to make the world smarter, more connected, and more sustainable.
Bring your curiosity, talent for multi-tasking and collaboration, and extreme organizational skill and we’ll help you grow, pursue, and fulfill what drives you – so we can make big impacts on the world, together.
Your role will include:
Developing overall Conceptual and Basis of Design level design approaches and documentation.
Developing HVAC and plant utility systems philosophies.
Developing mechanical / utility equipment and construction specifications.
Performing temperature / humidity control / utility load calculations.
Developing airflow diagrams, pressurization plans, and classification, as well as ductwork and piping plans.
Developing equipment plans, plant utility distribution plans, and system details.
Developing building management system (BMS) control philosophy, details, Sequence of Operations.
Performing construction assistance in the form of submittal reviews, RFI responses, and field visits to verify construction of Mechanical / Utilities scope is executed per the intent of the design and assisting in start-up of systems when required.
Directing activities of Revit Designers as well as use Revit when necessary.
Managing and developing mechanical / utilities scope for project budgets and schedules. Traveling as required for client development and project implementation.
This position is open to remote flexibility.
Jacobs offers competitive pay and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications; flexible schedules and remote work opportunities; and a team dynamic that encourages knowledge sharing and growth. Bring your technical expertise, creativity, and curiosity and we’ll help you evolve and succeed in your career
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Architectural Engineering
Professional Engineer (P.E.) license (or ability to obtain within 1 year of employment)
At least 4 years relevant professional experience for HVAC/Mechanical buildings-related design projects (Federal including DoD, Federal Civilian and/or Defense Contractor project experience preferred).
Experience working in a multi-discipline environment
Experience with Revit
Proficiency in load calculation / energy modeling software such as Trane Trace 700, Trace 3D Plus, Carrier HAP, etc.
Knowledge of building codes & standards (International Mechanical Code, UFC’s etc.)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
United States Citizenship
Ideally, you’ll also have:
Experience leading project teams and mentoring junior staff
Interest in utilizing graphical programming and scripting (e.g. Dynamo, Python, etc.)
Experience with Navisworks and Bluebeam
United States Security Clearance, or the ability to obtain
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.