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Resident Engineer (Electrical)

Company: Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
Location: Fountain Valley
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Job Description:

When it comes to construction, we don't just look at what's in front of us. We're creating for what's next.

As a Senior Resident Engineer on our team in Fountain Valley, California you'll use your vast experience in working alongside technical experts to solve complex problems and serve our clients in the supervision and startup of electrical and instrumentation work on water/wastewater construction projects. As a member of the Jacobs team, you'll be a liaison between design engineers, our clients, subcontractors and stakeholder. In this role you'll lead, plan, and manage the electrical and instrumentation phases of complex projects, communicate with the project team, and work to mitigate or eliminate project risks. You'll also monitor contractor's operations; actively manage and document on the status of the project schedule and budget; provide construction oversight; and use your experience to help to mentor your teammates with less experience.

Your responsibilities will include review construction documents including plans and specifications; interpret moderately complex and complex plant and collection facilities construction work performed by the client's contractors; ensure contractual compliance with plans, specifications, codes and safety requirements; verify that materials being incorporated into project meet the specification requirements and with approved construction practices; coordinate equipment isolations, equipment and process tie-ins, and support commissioning and start-up of facilities.

Preferred knowledge of:

  • NFPA 70 and 70E; materials and methods used in industrial electrical construction; the start-up and testing of electrical equipment including manual and automatic controls; experience with electrical installation of motors, transformers, generators, and switchgear ranging from 480 volt to 12.47 kv.
  • HMIs, PLCs and RIOs; fiber optic installation, termination and testing; operational characteristics of process control instrumentation, equipment, and components; principles of analog and digital inputs and outputs; methods and techniques of installing and testing process control instrumentation; principles of calibration and the techniques required for different instruments; experience in the start-up, commissioning, and testing of processes using manual and automatic control.

Working together, we'll help you design your career and pursue what fulfills you so that we can make impacts on the future - big and small, global and local.

At Jacobs, we're partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you'll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.

  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline, Electrical Engineering design experience preferred
  • At least 15 years of resident engineering experience in water/wastewater projects or a combination of design and construction supervision experience.
  • Experience with water/wastewater plant facility construction with an emphasis on the electrical and instrumentation phases
  • Professional Engineers (PE) License
  • Excellent working knowledge of construction scheduling and document controls software
  • Experience managing an engineering team

Ideally, You'll Also Have:

  • Proficient with MS Office Suite of tools, schedule software
  • Certified Construction Manager Certificate


Keywords: Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., Fountain Valley , Resident Engineer (Electrical), Other , Fountain Valley, California

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