Company: Jacobs
Skills: Electrical Engineering, Security
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Arlington, Virginia, United States

Our Electrical Engineers provide technically complex and robust power distribution systems to support mission-critical environments, including expansive back-up power, UPS systems, SCADA systems, and grounding systems. You will be exposed to and become proficient in overall power system architecture, fault analysis, and Uptime requirements. Additional requirements include power system planning, power distribution system design, short circuit analysis, coordination studies, arc flash studies, lighting design, grounding system design, lightning protection system design, and construction administration services.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Design and perform calculations for power distribution system design.
  • Perform short circuit analysis, coordination studies, and arc flash analysis using ETAP or SKM software.
  • Perform lighting system design and lighting controls system design, including analysis of systems using lighting software.
  • Prepare load analysis for initial and ongoing stages of design.
  • Prepare drawings detailing the system designed utilizing AutoCAD and REVIT.
  • Prepare basis of design analyses and reports for each project.
  • Prepare and document Energy compliance calculations and forms.
  • Select equipment and fixtures .
  • Coordinate work with engineers of other disciplines and architects.

This position will be located at our Jacobs Offices in Arlington, VA or Annapolis Junction, MD.


  • Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering or Architectural Engineering (EE focus).
  • EIT preferred; PE highly preferred.
  • US Citizenship.
  • Entry to Senior level experience in the design of building electrical systems.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and/or Revit.
  • Top Secret security clearance.
  • 10%-15% travel time expected with occasional trips of 1 to 2 weeks, including international travel.

Note to Virginia Job Seekers: Jacobs ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you need more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact the Human Resources Director at our Arlington, VA office at 571-218-1000. Persons with hearing-and speech-impairments can contact Jacobs by using the Virginia Relay Service, a toll-free telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD). Call 711 for TTY/TDD.