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Traction Power Engineering Professional

Company: Jacobs
Location: arlington
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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.

**Your Impact:**

At Jacobs, we are using our solutions in rail and track to create a more connected and sustainable world- environmentally and socially. Would you be intrigued to join our team of innovators?

As a vital member of our rail/transit traction power group, we'll ask you to draw from your engineering experience and create technical designs for project aspects such as traction power substation and distribution design associated with conceptual engineering, along with detailed engineering designs, and preparation of transit/rail contract documents for construction. In addition, you'll be asked to support national projects.

Working alongside a team of technicians and engineers, you'll be responsible for using code compliant electrical practices for designs. You'll participate in power system studies for AC and DC electrified railway systems, computer simulations and studies including AC and DC systems, and perform site investigations in substations and along railroad tracks. You'll provide assistance in reviewing contractor shop drawing and testing submittals, preparing technical proposals, and actively participate in Quality Control of design for completeness and accuracy - you'll ensure we're doing better together!

If you want to join a company invested in you, your success and the global community - join us as a Traction Power Systems Project Engineer.


**Here's What You'll Need:**

Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering

At least 5 years of electrical design experience

Standard Computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

AutoCAD proficiency.

**Ideally, You'll Also Have:**

Professional Engineer (PE) License

Experience in Revit

Experience in electrified railway (3rd rail or Overhead Contact System) substation and power distribution systems design to include:

+ AC and DC rail transit traction power substations.

+ Wayside cable plant, Circuit breakers, Switchgear, Transformers, Rectifiers.

+ SCADA and PLC control systems.

+ Relay protection

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. (

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 $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

Keywords: Jacobs, Arlington , Traction Power Engineering Professional, Other , arlington, Virginia

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