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Jacobs Electrical Engineer in Englewood, Colorado

Electrical Engineer


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

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.

Job Summary:

The engineer will take ownership of the completeness, accuracy and timeliness of the work assigned to them. Individuals in this position must demonstrate the ability to progress from basic design work assignments to more complicated and involved projects working in conjunction with a technical team.


  • Work in a fast-paced environment and work under tight deadlines, while maintaining high quality standards

  • Prepare drawings and specification detailing the Electrical System designed

  • Prepare construction inspection and design reports and presentation materials

  • Perform construction administration and field investigation tasks for assigned projects including document management and processing Submittals, RFI's and Change Orders

  • Support PM, senior designer and/or senior engineer in the on-going determination of project scheduling requirements, manpower requirements, and project budgets

  • Participate in internal and external meetings and document discussions

  • Gather information, interview stakeholders, makes studies, performs calculations, and prepare original rough layouts and sketches as required

  • Perform routine tasks under general supervision using well-defined standards, procedures and codes

  • Coordinate work with engineers of other disciplines and architects

  • Perform product research; assist project team members with equipment selection and system research

  • Design new electrical systems or modifications to existing electrical systems to develop or improve them

  • Prepare and document Energy compliance calculations and forms

  • Select equipment and lighting systems for interior and exterior applications

  • Design and perform calculations for lighting systems and associated controls

  • Prepare electrical system analysis including load flow, short circuit, overcurrent coordination and arc flash hazard


  • Candidates fluent in written and spoken English required

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) is required

  • 7 years' Electrical design experience is required

  • Candidates must be a P.E., registered in Colorado

  • Ability to communicate thoughts and technical ideas in an accessible way, both in person and in writing is required

  • Basic knowledge of electrical building systems is required

  • Basic knowledge of sustainability, integrated design and LEED guidelines is required

  • Self-motivated personality with the ability to work collaboratively and independently as appropriate

  • Ability to work in a multi-discipline team environment is required

  • Ability to effectively meet deadlines is required

  • Proficiency in power system analysis software (ETAP, PTW, etc.) is required

  • Experience in data center, power, UPS systems, generator systems and medium voltage distribution projects is preferred

Essential Functions:

Intermittent sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, and lifting. Lifting requirements limited to 20 lbs. in the form of supplies, drawings, etc. Longest distance carried of 50 feet. Hand manipulation is required for simple grasping, pushing and pulling, and fine manipulation. Right and/or left hands utilized. Occasional need to reach and/or work above the shoulder, for supplies, as well as below the shoulder for same. No foot controls necessary. Must be alert to equipment in the field, there will be occasional travel, will work near construction job site equipment when in the field, occasional need to work near hazardous equipment and machinery, occasional need to walk on uneven ground, exposure to dust, gas or fumes, exposure to noise, extremes in temperature or humidity, and potential work at heights.

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 a collaborative environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Inclusive and Diverse culture as well as our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.


Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language .

Primary Location United States-Colorado-Englewood

Req ID: BI 0008UN