Electrical Engineer - Senior Level (Buildings team)

Irvine, California
14 Oct 2016
18 Nov 2016
BI 00011K
Contract Type
Full Time
The Buildings & Infrastructure (B&I) Line of Business is a global network of approximately 11,500 employees, which serves both the private and public sector. We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Position Summary

At Jacobs our Senior Electrical Buildings Engineer have exceptional design and analysis skills, to plan and design electrical systems for buildings and facilities, including: Airports, Data Centers, Hospitals, Laboratories, High rise offices, Educational facilities and other commercial and institutional projects.

Candidates must be able to apply intensive and diversified knowledge of electrical engineering principles and practices to prepare construction drawings and specifications for submission to jurisdictional plan check and permitting. Engineered systems include, but are not limited to, low-voltage power distribution, lighting systems and controls, branch circuiting, and fire alarms systems. Knowledge of security and IT systems is desirable.

  • Design full electrical systems, including power, lighting, fire alarm and signaling systems
  • Design and perform calculations for lighting systems and associated controls
  • Prepare load analysis for different stages of design
  • Prepare drawings detailing the system designed
  • Prepare basis of design report for the project
  • Prepare and document Energy compliance calculations and forms
  • Select equipment and fixtures for use in the building
  • Manage work with engineers of other disciplines and architects
  • Lead meetings and communicate with clients to establish their needs and discuss design issues with them
  • Manage quality of work, and interface with clients
  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) or Bachelor Degree in Architectural Engineering (BSAE) required
  • 10 years experience in Electrical Engineering / design of buildings & facility electrical systems required
  • Proficient in Revit, 3D CADD required
  • Experience working on data center, power, VPS systems, generator systems and medium voltage distribution projects preferred
  • Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering preferred
  • PE, LEED AP preferred

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.