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Jacobs Senior Electrical Engineer in Toronto, Ontario

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 do not settle – always looking beyond to raise the bar and deliver with excellence. We apply our expertise and knowledge as we look into the future with great optimism and focus. We don’t settle until we give our best and know that we’re making a difference.

We are looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer to join our Toronto or Kitchener teams who is excited about solving the most complex building electrical systems issues for our clients. Join us and you will be technical support, with some opportunities to lead, in the design development, application, evaluation, recommendation, and specification of engineered systems or products for building electrical systems, such as electrical power distribution up to 26.7kV and low voltage for controls, emergency and standby generation systems, lighting and lighting controls, telecommunications and security infrastructure, life safety systems, and fire alarm and detection systems. Building types will include water /wastewater treatment, transportation, industrial, commercial, institutional, educational, etc. We offer full flexibility around your schedule and work from home /office arrangements post-Covid (currently we work from home). Candidates outside the GTA or KWO will be considered.

You will continue to gain an understanding of all phases of construction document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications, as you help to prepare technical specifications and documents for bidding and construction and while supporting and mentoring under Electrical discipline leads or Quality Control reviewers on various projects. You will participate in project proposals and contribute to solutions to our clients to problems they didn’t even knew they had.

Bring your curiosity, talent for multi-tasking and collaboration, and extreme organizational skills and we’ll help you grow, pursue and fulfill what drives you – so we can make big impacts on the world, together.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

• Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering

• Professional Engineer license in Ontario or another province (or eligible to receive it within 6 months of employment)

• At least 12 years of related working experience in a design /consulting environment in Electrical engineering

• At least 8 years of design experience in infrastructure (water/wastewater) electrical systems

• Solid knowledge and application of the building electrical requirements per building codes, energy codes, and other related standards such as NFPA standards and IEEE & CSA standards

• Experience in building electrical systems design for commercial, water/wastewater treatment, transportation, office, retail, hospitality, educational, institutional, industrial, and other similar building types preferred

• Strong analytical and 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

• Passionate about buildings and construction

• Any experience in healthcare /long term care would be an asset




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.