Company: Jacobs
Skills: Piping Engineer
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States

Jacobs' Nuclear Programs and Consulting is a Tier 1 service provider to the U.S. Department of Energy, we deliver safe and innovative solutions at complex nuclear cleanup and production sites. Our services include program management, decommissioning, environmental remediation, waste and nuclear material management, nuclear operations, consulting, and engineering and construction.

We're looking for a Senior Piping Engineer who can deliver a range of projects from concept through detailed design completion. You should have experience leading groups of engineers and designers to complete technical portions of projects within established budgets and schedules. Your work will be performed in Oak Ridge, TN with potentially some travel. Join us and love what you do. Focus on tackling the toughest challenges with a smile as you support the development of life changing infrastructure that improves communities across the United States. If you're up for the challenge, we've been looking for someone just like you. Join our team and help us lay the foundation for human progress.


  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited engineering school.
  • Knowledge and experience designing process piping, gas piping and other related systems.
  • Demonstrated experience of delivering a range of projects from concept through detailed design completion
  • Strong mechanical and process engineering analytical skills
  • Experience leading groups of engineers and designers to complete technical portions of projects within established budgets and schedules.
  • Experience working within a quality system based on ISO 9000 or NQA-1
  • Design experience with AMSE B31.1 and B31.3 and ASME B&PV Code.
  • Knowledge of thermodynamics, fluid flow - compressible and incompressible, thermal sciences, and process systems.
  • Competent using discipline specific technical software such as: AutoPipe, Caesar II, AutoCAD, Microstation, etc...
  • Competent using Microsoft Office software.
  • US citizen required.
  • Engineering Registration (PE) required.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience performing pipe stress analysis highly desired
  • Master's degree is a plus
  • DOE Q clearance is preferred but not required
  • A person residing a commutable distance from our Oak Ridge, TN office 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 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.

Equipment and Machines: Standard office PC, with software will be provided

Travel required - As needed

Attendance: Ability to work in the Oak Ridge office is required

OTHER ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS U.S. Citizenship required.

Valid driver's license is required. Must be able to work in a team atmosphere.

Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

Must take and pass a pre-employment drug and background check.