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Where can your career take you?

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges in their careers. 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.

If you share our commitment to doing what's best for clients, enjoy working in teams and hold yourself to the highest ethical standards, you'll fit right in.

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We have jobs for you!

With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, Jacobs creates an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. Our Hot Jobs feature a few current openings by location or discipline with the hope of reaching the qualified, interested persons ready for the next challenge in their career. To view all available jobs, please Apply for a Job.

Hot Job

United Arab Emirates

Posted on Monday, September 17, 2018 | Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE

Jacobs will deliver critical technical and program consulting services for the UAE's largest and most vital national freight and passenger railway network. The project will be built in phases to link the principal centers of population and industry of the UAE, and will form a vital part of the planned GCC railway network linking UAE bordering countries and critical economic centers.

Jacobs will deliver engineering and design services for the 900-kilometer network, review and provide critical oversight for the detailed designs to be prepared by a network of design and build contractors, and provide construction supervision for the entire project.

Selected jobs include:

  • Commercial Manager
  • Construction Director
  • Planning Manager

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Hot Job

California

Posted on Monday, September 10, 2018 | Location: California, US

Jacobs has 200+ jobs posted for experienced professionals in the following areas of expertise (and more) in California. We have projects throughout California providing clients with award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management and design-build project delivery.

Selected jobs include:

  • QA Manager
  • Wastewater Project Manager
  • Geotechnical Engineer
  • Highway/Roadway Civil Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer (Buildings Design)
  • Director of Architecture/Market Sector Leader – Science and Technology
  • Director of Electrical Engineering (Buildings Design)
  • Sr. Project Manager (Buildings Design)
  • Sr. Resident Engineer (Transit Stations)
  • Group Leader (Utilities)

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Hot Job

Data Centres

Posted on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 | Location: India, Singapore, Taiwan

Jacobs provides building design expertise for state-of-the-art data centres, mission critical infrastructure, military, intelligence, aviation and civilian public-sector facility properties. We have a need for the following experience to be key resources in providing integrated planning, architecture, engineering, project and construction management for information technology facilities for opportunities in Mumbai, India; Taipei, Taiwan and Singapore.

  • Lead Architect
  • Process Architects
  • Project Manager
  • HVAC Engineer
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineers

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Hot Job

Advanced Facilities

Posted on Monday, August 20, 2018 | Location: United States, Europe, Asia

Jacobs is seeking skilled professionals with PharmaBio, Chemicals, Pulp & Paper, Power & Utilities, High Tech, Electronics or Consumer Products industry experience in the following areas:

  • Commissioning, Qualification & Validation Engineers (CQV)
  • Manager of Projects
  • Process Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Civil & Structural Engineers
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Architects
  • Tool Install Design
  • Facilities Engineering

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Grow with us

We want you to succeed.

Jacobs takes great pride in creating an ethical, safe, and healthy environment where all employees can learn, grow, and thrive, both personally and professionally. We offer a number of opportunities to get started with us, even while still in school; grow into new challenges as you progress; keep your career advancing as you are ready to take on more; and be involved with or potentially lead exciting and innovative projects that help change the world.

Grow With UsTo support our varied backgrounds, talents, skills, and styles Jacobs offers a number of employee networks to allow people to connect, collaborate, and develop. We believe a diverse workplace energizes people and encourages creativity, collaboration, and innovation. 

Offering a variety of events, mentorships, trainings, and collaborative discussions, our employee networks include:

  • Jacobs Future Network - For early career professionals, this group provides professional networking and development of early career skills. The employee-led network helps members see the opportunities available at Jacobs, feel connected to the company and their global colleagues, gain exposure to leaders, and help them shape and fulfill their career aspirations.  
  • Jacobs Next Network - Following the Jacobs Future Network, this group targets employees with 6-10 years of experience and provides the next level for deepening professional networks and leveraging those networks for further career development. Members gain exposure to senior leaders, further explore potential career paths, work on more targeted development, and play a role in advising leaders on how to improve areas of our business.
  • Jacobs Women's Network - Addresses unique challenges women may face in the industry, strengthens connections with women in leadership positions at Jacobs and other companies, and provides a forum for development and exposure to senior leaders in the company.
  • Communities of Practice (CoPs) - Arranged by lines of business, markets, and disciplines, our CoPs offer employees with similar technical backgrounds and skills, a place to meet, connect, and share best practices within their areas. Geared toward collaboration, our CoPs cross industries and geographies to contribute ideas and innovations with peers.

By embracing and appreciating our similarities and our differences, Jacobs networks foster an environment that allows everyone to reach their full potential.

As a student, Jacobs internships, co-ops, and apprenticeships provide you an opportunity to gain real-world, practical experience in your area of expertise, while helping us meet our future leaders and innovators.

Jacobs wants you to gain experience early, grow your skills while still in school, and develop a career with us from the start. We believe you have talent and value that is critical to our growth and success.

Working in a fast-paced, professional setting can give you invaluable experiences applying the knowledge and skills learned through education in a business environment. As an intern you have the opportunity to work alongside and in support of a group of world-class professionals in your chosen field of study. The program's goal is to lead you to full-time employment with us.

Internships and co-op positions vary by location, but in general you can:

  • Work with a mentor who assigns project tasks, offers guidance and answers questions about the industry
  • Work on exciting projects with variety of team members with different backgrounds, experience levels, and technical knowledge
  • Visit construction and job sites to see how our projects come together in the real world
  • Get involved with local professional associations to expand your network
  • Interact with local Jacobs leadership to understand the business side of our work
  • Attend various office-level lunch-and-learns and events
  • Get hands-on experience with the latest professional services design and management software
  • Network with other students – locally, nationally and globally

 Learn more about how others have developed a career with us.


Jacobs believes in investing in our graduates and early career professionals. Graduates are invited to join the Jacobs Future Network, designed to get you started right with your career plans, skills, and long-term development. Our network can help you see the opportunities available at Jacobs, become connected to the company and your global colleagues, gain exposure to leaders, and help shape and fulfill your career aspirations.

The network serves thousands of employees through virtual networking, growth opportunities, and events. Our annual Jacobs Future Weekend events offer participants an opportunity to meet their peers from around the world, meet our senior leaders, develop professional skills through team building exercises, and set goals for the future.

The driving force behind the network are the local Jacobs Future groups, which are led by our members – offering early leadership and management opportunities. Local chapters provide an opportunity for in-person connections; skills training, networking events, mentoring, and social events. We currently have more than 60 local programs around the world, and through the energy, engagement, and enthusiasm of our employees, that number is growing every day.

As your career progresses, Jacobs offers continuing education, training, and advancement. We want you to have a long career with us and we are committed to investing in your future.

Our ongoing development activities are aimed at all levels of our organization and are an important component to your long-term success with us.

At a local level, Jacobs offices and regions provide a variety of learning opportunities ranging from online training modules and hands-on software training, to lunch and learn events, education reimbursement programs, and individual development planning sessions.

Our established programs can help you deepen your understanding of our business approach, as well as enhance your ability to lead, train, and develop others. Courses and growth opportunities include: 

  • Continuing education classes furthering your technical certifications, accreditations, skills, and knowledge
  • On-the-job project experience
  • Grow your skills workshops
  • Safety workshops
  • Annual business meeting
  • Annual Inclusion conference
  • And a variety of courses covering Jacobs’ culture, values, ethics, and risk management programs
We want you to have a challenging and exciting career at Jacobs. Join us today!

As a craft, trade, or construction and maintenance employee, Jacobs offers you programs designed specifically for a career in the field. We continue to look for ways to help you develop and elevate your skills that will keep you with us until you retire. Jacobs targets the military, local Workforce Investment Boards, unions, and other networks to find skilled and talented craft professionals to help deliver our projects around the world.

Believing that you should “earn while you learn,” Jacobs' on-the-job Craft development programs include:

  • Helper Progression – To prepare you for the journeyman ranks, this initiative trains employees at four levels, including a skills assessments and competency test.
  • Journeyman Progression and Certification – A training program to prepare you for the NCCER Written and Performance Assessment which earns you the industry-recognized NCCER Certified Plus credentials. Read more about Jacobs' Journeyman Certification Program, in the March 2016 issue of the Industrial Projects Report.
  • Welder Development – As a structural welder, you can go through this program to learn new process knowledge, skills, and techniques – ultimately earning a “Golden Arm Welder” status.
  • Leadership Academy – This initiative identifies “high potential” journeymen and through formal training and on-the-job experience, develops them to become construction leaders and can end with site management responsibilities. 

See what opportunities we have available in field services - apply with us today.

Our culture of caring focuses on supporting you as you develop your career with Jacobs. We want you to succeed, have a long and exciting career path, while also having and maintaining a family at home. Jacobs' primary benefits package can help you — and your families — stay healthy, save for their future, and enjoy a balanced work/life schedule.

Specific benefits vary from country to country, but typically include:

  • Flexible work schedules and opportunities to work remotely
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Retirement benefits
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Health benefits
  • Disability benefits
  • Life and accident insurance
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
 

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All jobs for which we are accepting applications can be found at Jacobs – Apply for a Job. Search for jobs by keyword, job number and/or location.
All jobs for which we are accepting applications can found at Jacobs – Apply for a Job. Search for jobs by keyword, job number and/or location. Apply to any jobs that match your qualifications and interest.

Jacobs has transitioned to a new recruiting system. You may need to create a new profile and login to apply to jobs if you applied to Jacobs prior to June - November 2015.

If you have applied to jobs after that time, but have forgotten your login information, please visit Jacobs – Apply for a Job, and at the sign-in page, click Forgot your user name? or Forgot your password? as appropriate. If you do not receive such an e-mail within a few minutes at the e-mail address with which you registered, look in your junk mail folder or spam filter.

Visit Jacobs – Apply for a Job, sign in and click the My Jobpage tab just below the welcome message to view all completed submissions and current status of each.
Visit Jacobs – Apply for a Job, sign in and click the My Jobpage tab just below the welcome message to view all jobs to which you have applied and the current status of each. Jobs which are currently posted are still available for application.
Each time you successfully apply to a job online with Jacobs, you will receive an e-mail acknowledging receipt of your application at the e-mail address you provided when creating your profile. If you do not receive such an e-mail within a few minutes at the e-mail address with which you registered, look in your junk mail folder or spam filter.

Jacobs has transitioned to a new recruiting system. You may need to create a new profile and login to apply to jobs if you applied to Jacobs prior to June - November 2015.

If you have applied to jobs after that time, but have forgotten your login information, please visit Jacobs – Apply for a Job, and at the sign in page, click Forgot your user name? or Forgot your password? as appropriate.

As an employee, you should visit the Talent Acquisition space on JacobsConnect to search and apply to available jobs.
Visit Jacobs – Apply for a Job, click Sign In on upper right-side of page. After accepting the Privacy Agreement and signing in, click on your name on the upper right-side of the page where Sign In used to be. Select Profile from the menu that appears. Advance through the process by clicking Save and Continue until you reach the File Attachments step. Follow the directions on this page to upload any attachments including your resume/CV. Click Save and Continue to advance to the final step of process, and finally click Submit to complete the process.

It has come to our attention that various individuals and/or organizations are contacting people offering false employment opportunities with Jacobs. These individuals and/or organizations may request personal information or money in order to progress the application. Jacobs does not ask for money transfers or payments from applicants to secure a job. If you are asked for money transfers or payments to secure a job, you should assume that such individuals and/or organizations are not affiliated with Jacobs and have no authority to act on our behalf and are not providing genuine opportunities or offers.

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Please state your reasonable accommodation request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within Jacobs will be reviewed at the e-mail address and phone number supplied.

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It has come to our attention that various individuals and organizations are contacting people offering false employment opportunities with Jacobs. These individuals and organizations may request personal information or money in order to progress the application. Jacobs does not ask for money transfers or payments from applicants to secure a job. If you are asked for money transfers or payments to secure a job, you should assume that such individuals and organizations are not providing genuine offers or services. If you believe you have received a fraudulent job offer, we would appreciate you contacting us using our Contact us form.

All legitimate open positions at Jacobs can be found in our careers job site. Please access that from the Apply for a job section to verify the legitimacy of a job offer.

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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.

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Note to Virginia Job Seekers: Jacobs ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you need more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact the Human Resources Director at our Arlington, VA office at 571-218-1000. Persons with hearing-and speech-impairments can contact Jacobs by using the Virginia Relay Service, a toll-free telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD). Call 711 for TTY/TDD.

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Jacobs provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the selection process. Please advise Jacobs of any accommodations you require in order to express an interest in a specific opening by emailing: reasonable.accommodations@jacobs.com or calling +1 817.735.2869. Please state your reasonable accommodation request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within Jacobs will be reviewed at the e-mail address and phone number supplied. Thank you for considering Jacobs for your next career opportunity.

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Events

We want to meet you.

While technology allows us to connect with potential employees quickly and easily, when the opportunity exists, we still believe the best way to begin a relationship is face-to-face. Therefore, Jacobs participates in a variety of recruiting events so we can connect with you in person.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 12:00 PM-4:00 PM Engineering, Computing and Sciences Fair Clemson, SC, Clemson University, Clemson SC
Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM Fall 2018 Careers Fair Rolla, MO, Missouri University Science & Technology, Rolla MO
Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 2:00 PM-6:00 PM All Majors Jobs & Internship Fair Washington, D.C., Howard University, Washington D. C.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM Fall Career Showcase Gainesville, FL, University of Florida, Gainesville FL
Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 9:30 AM-2:30 PM Cal Poly 2018 Fall Career Fair San Luis Obispo, CA, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Thursday, October 4, 2018, 11:00 AM-3:00 PM Fall 2018 Career Fair Boston, MA, Northeastern University, Boston MA
Friday, October 5, 2018, 10:00 AM-3:00 PM School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering (MACE) Careers Fair Manchester MACE University , Sackville Street
Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 5:30 PM-6:30 PM University of Strathclyde - Presentation Glasgow , 16 Richmond Street, Glasgow G1 1XQ
Thursday, October 11, 2018, 11:00 AM-3:00 PM Heriot Watt University Heriot Watt University, ORIAM Sports Facility, Riccarton Campus, Edinburgh EH14 4AS
Monday, October 15, 2018, 11:00 AM-3:00 PM Cardiff University - Autumn STEM Careers Fair Cardiff, The Forum, School of Engineering, West Building, The Parade, Cardiff, CF24 3AA
Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 11:30 AM-3:00 PM Sheffield University - Civil and Structural Engineering Careers Day Sheffield University , Octagon Centre, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TQ
Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 11:00 AM-4:00 PM Fall All- Campus Career Fair Boulder, CO, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder CO
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 11:00 AM to Thursday, October 18, 2018 3:00 PM 2018 Fall Career Expa Corvallis, OR, Oregon State University, Corvallis OR
Thursday, October 18, 2018 to Saturday, October 20, 2018 WE18 Career Fair Minneapolis, MN, SWE, Minneapolis MN
Thursday, October 18, 2018, 10:30 AM-3:00 PM Queens University Belfast - Career Fairs Queens University Belfast, Student Guidance Centre, Queens University Belfast, Belfast BT7 1NN
Thursday, October 18, 2018, 11:00 AM-4:00 PM Engineering & Tech Fair (Day 2)- Fall 2018 Los Angeles, CA, University of California, Los Angeles CA
Thursday, October 18, 2018, 11:30 AM-4:00 PM Imperial College London - Engineering Careers Fair Imperial College London, Marquee, Queen’s Lawn
Friday, October 19, 2018, 11:00 AM-4:00 PM University of Bath - Autumn Careers Fair University of Bath, Netball Courts, Sports Training Village, University of Bath, BA2 7AY
Thursday, October 25, 2018, 11:00 AM-4:00 PM University of Leeds - STEM Fair 2018 University of Leeds, The Edge, University of Leeds
Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM University of Glasgow University of Glasgow
Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 11:00 AM-3:00 PM Bristol University Bristol University, University of Bristol, Beacon House, Queens Road, Bristol, BS8 1QU, UK
Monday, November 5, 2018, 10:00 AM-12:30 PM Ulster University Ulster University , Ulster University, Shore Road, Newtownabbey BT37 0QB
Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM Dundee University Dundee University, School of Science and Engineering, University of Dundee
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018 2018 National Convention Cleveland, OH, SHPE, Cleveland OH
Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 11:00 AM-3:00 PM Plymouth University Plymouth University , Drake Circus, Plymouth Devon PL4 8AA
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 to Sunday, March 31, 2019 NSBE Annual Convention 2019 Detroit, MI, NSBE, Detroit MI
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