Jacobs Senior Electrical Engineer in Metairie, Louisiana

Senior Electrical Engineer


Recognized as a leader in the EPC industry and ranked as the #2 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine for the second consecutive year, we provide planning, design, build, and maintenance of upstream and midstream oil and gas facilities and infrastructure. With over 5,000 employees across North America, we service exploration, production, storage, and transportation of crude oil and natural gas to end users, both offshore and onshore. We bring together many different aspects including Pipeline and Facilities groups, onshore and offshore offices, and engineering services to help meet the demands of our clients.

Position Summary

Researches, develops, designs, and tests a variety of equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems for commercial and industrial purposes. Lead responsibility for technical direction of a group of engineers or functions as a technical specialist formulating and developing advanced engineering concepts, techniques, and standards. Develops solutions to complex problems that require a high degree of innovation and ingenuity.

  • Performs as Lead Engineer on large capital projects, develops and maintains man- hour budgets, manpower requirements and project schedules

  • Develops a full understanding of the project scope and procedures

  • Supervises the Electrical engineering and design personnel assigned to his project

  • Assigns work to Electrical personnel, ensuring the best utilization of their knowledge and capabilities

  • Monitors the engineering and design efforts on his project to assure compliance with Client, Jacobs' and industry standards

  • Assists the Section and Department Managers in performance evaluation of Electrical personnel under his supervision

  • Establishes drawing requirements, project procedures and controls, stressing continuity within all disciplines.

  • Completes the Electrical Survey form and develops the Design Basis document

  • Forecasts manpower requirements to maintain the job schedule

  • Continues development of his personal knowledge, skills and potential, both technical and supervisory


  • Recognized Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in engineering or technical field from an accredited college or University required

  • 10 years' of experience designing offshore production facilities required

  • Lead engineer capabilities required

  • Strong Electrical Engineer abilities and background required

  • Knowledge of SKM/ETAP required

  • Experience with NEC requirements required

  • Experience with HV, MV and LV systems required

  • Advanced MS 0ffice skills (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) required

  • P.E. License 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-Louisiana-Metairie

Req ID: REF0000XS