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Jacobs Entry Level Electrical Aviation Engineer in Bedford, New Hampshire

Your Impact:

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

What if you could join one of the industry’s leading providers of comprehensive aviation services? Be a part of our growth and help us reinvent tomorrow. Drawing on more than 50 years of airport experience, we support our clients at every phase of project development – from planning through design and construction to facilities management. Our engineers, architects, and planners are experts at delivering projects in highly complex and dynamic operating environments. Backed by decades of solid experience on large and small airport projects, our Jacobs aviation team has served county, municipal, regional, and international airports; for both air carriers and military installations. Our global aviation experience extends to working at more than 400 airports worldwide, including 26 of the Top 30 airports in the United States. We offer expertise across all core engineering, construction management, architecture, and specialty aviation disciplines. We are seeking individuals to join a dynamic and experienced team.

Position Summary

In this role, the Electrical Engineering professional will support aviation projects at general aviation and commercial airfields with a focus on quality and performance in a team environment. This role supports our New England aviation practice but offers opportunity to work on projects nationwide. Such projects include, but are not limited to: airfield lighting improvements, navigational aid installations, and other transportation projects such as terminal improvements and high mast lighting for aviation clients. The professional will:

  • Perform tasks and aspects of aviation projects, including interface with clients, subconsultants, contractors, and other outside agencies under the supervision of senior engineering staff.

  • Conceptualize the initial electrical design approach for airfield improvements and related projects and continue through the design phase as part of a design team.

  • Use AutoCAD and electrical engineering theories, precepts and practices to execute project tasks.

  • Plan and conduct work requiring evaluation, selection and substantial adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria including construction codes and FAA standards.

  • Resolve complex engineering problems.

  • Coordinate electrical design efforts with other disciplines of design staff in order to engage a broader understanding of operations on the airfield, and expedite construction where possible.

  • Consult with project manager on unusual problems and developments and manage change requests.

  • Participate in contract bidding and administration.

  • Observe project construction on site and coordinate construction management related tasks as a resident engineer for multi-week to multi-month assignments during the New England construction season (typically late Spring to early Fall).

  • Be a self-starter and responsible for quality work products, delegating tasks, bringing ideas to our project teams and striving for your own professional growth.

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering 

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel 

  • Strong analytical, conceptual, and organizational skills. 

  • Ability to effectively interface with all levels of personnel and management. 

  • Ability to effectively communicate with clients, outside agencies, and contractors.

  • Ability to work and thrive in a team environment. 

  • Strong problem-solving skills. 

  • Ability to self-motivate and work productively without supervision. 

Candidates ideally may already have any the following skills which will be developed while fulfilling the duties of this position:

  • EIT (Engineering in Training) certificate

  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and Microstation,

  • Knowledge of AGi32 or Visual Lighting Software

  • Experience utilizing SKM or ETAP software

  • Knowledge of FAA Advisory Circulars, Standards, and Orders

  • Familiarity with airfield lighting power distribution and equipment , FAA NAVAIDS, power distribution systems, sustainability initiatives, telecommunication systems, emergency power or mission critical systems.

We look forward to working with you; come join our team of aviation professionals!

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.