Mechanical Engineer

Ridgecrest, California, United States
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10 + Years Experience

Company: Jacobs
Skills: Mechanical Engineering
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Ridgecrest, California, United States

This position will be initially established at Ridgecrest, California in support of Naval Air Weapons Station, China Lake and in direct support of earthquake recovery work through approximately 2023. The work location can thereafter be flexibly located in the general southern CA area and is expected to thereafter support similar project assignments at various locations, predominantly in the U.S. West, but potentially throughout the United States.

Reporting to the Mechanical Group Lead in Irvine, CA, the candidate will facilitate Post Award Design Support (PADS) and Post Construction Award Support (PCAS) for the 31 projects currently in various stages of execution. The position requires responsibility for design integrity and construction administration. Project building types include operational, administrative and training facilities, maintenance and industrial facilities, Research, Development, Testing & Evaluation facilities, ammunition, fuels, and general storage facilities, and mission critical facilities, among others.

•Work in a fast-paced environment and work under tight deadlines, while maintaining high quality standards.
•Prepare inspection and design reports and presentation materials.
•Performs all facets of construction administration and field investigation including progress verification, quality observation, and punch.
•Support Design Lead and Project Managers, in the on-going determination of project 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 and high level tasks under minimal supervision using well-defined standards, procedures and codes.
•Coordinate work with engineers of other disciplines and architects
•Perform product research; assist project designers and project architects with materials selection and system research
•Review and evaluate mechanical designs, equipment and installations


•BS degree in Mechanical Engineering
•10+ years' mechanical design or contract administration experience
•Licensed mechanical engineer
•Working knowledge of mechanical building systems

•U.S. Citizenship is preferred
•Proficiency in graphic software such as Bluebeam, is preferred.
•Proficiency in REVIT is preferred.
•Experience in industrial building types and data centers is preferred.
•Prior experience working on Federal/Department of Defense projects is 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