Jacobs Electrical Engineer - Power in Appleton, Wisconsin

Electrical Engineer - Power


Jacobs serves the PharmaBio, Chemicals, Refining, Pulp & Paper, Power & Utilities, High Tech and Consumer Products Industries. Our core life sciences network has contributed to becoming the largest provider of engineering and construction services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients and we have established ourselves as the center of excellence for Pulp and Paper facilities. Jacobs provides full-service engineering, procurement, and construction management services for both new and existing facilities, offering environmental and water / wastewater support, energy audits, and hygienic / sanitary assessments. For projects of every scale we provide design, engineering, construction, commissioning, and maintenance services that support a facility's entire life cycle.

Position Summary

Our Green Bay andAppleton, WI offices are currently seeking Power Distribution Leadershipprofessionals.

In this exciting role you will be challenged and responsible for:

  • Leading master plan studies, analyses, designand construction oversight specifically related to electrical systems for industrialpower distribution applications;

  • Protective relaying schemes includingcoordination and development of relay settings and interface with advanced SELsystems;

  • Supervision of design and production teamresources;

  • Equipment specifications, BOM development,bid-review, and factory acceptance testing electrical equipment includingswitchgear, high voltage breakers, GIS, transformers, protection systems andgeneration control equipment;

  • Electrical interconnection to the utility powergrid and associated equipment;

  • System modeling and calculations including short-circuit,arc-flash, load flow, grounding and lightning protection, Protective relaysetting development, calculation, and coordination studies. Relay programmingincluding SCADA and SEL RTAC systems;

  • Facilities electrical power distributionschemes, grounding and lighting studies;

  • Development of construction document packagesincluding required specifications and drawings that will be utilized forbidding and construction;

  • Client interface and communication andcoordination with contractors and outside parties;

  • Training, quality control, engineering designand analysis;

  • Act as a subject matter expect (SME) with thePower and Controls department for the areas listed above.


The ideal candidate forthis position will be responsible for process work for varied clients includingLV/MV power distribution, combined heat and power unit integration, utility transmissionand distribution on multiple projects of various sizes. Experience requirementsinclude:

  • B.S. (minimum) in Electrical Engineering isrequired

  • Registration (P.E.) is required

  • 5 years of experience

  • Detailed experience in the development andimplementation of power process electrical systems required

  • Task lead experience including scope definition,estimation, and project execution while meeting established schedule and budgetrequirements required

  • Protection system design required

  • Design for substation interfaces including relayprotection and interconnection agreements with utility companies required

  • Ability to direct the production of designpackages using 3D AutoCAD and EPlan ,SmartPlant or equivalent is preferred, with 2D AutoCAD required

  • 10-20% travel is required for duties includingfield verification, construction oversight, commissioning and startup

  • Industrial power plant electrical systemsevaluation and design preferred; with related experience in chemical, petroleumand other industrial process plants acceptable

  • System modeling using EasyPower, SKM PowerTools, ETAP, or similar modeling software 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.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Wisconsin-Appleton

Other Locations United States-Wisconsin-Green Bay

Req ID: CON00003L