Electrical & Instrumentation Design Engineer

Job Title: Electrical & Instrumentation Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Mandaluyong City
Reference: ASI0003FQ
Contact Name: Shairane Escalada
Job Published: June 17, 2022 17:56

Job Description

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.  

Jacobs is recognized globally as one of the leading design firms for advanced technology industrial projects.  We design of some of the most complex and specialized facilities being constructed today, including projects for semiconductor manufacturing, data centers, and other state of the art manufacturing facilities.  Our services include feasibility studies, long-range planning studies, and the full spectrum of design services from conceptualization through construction support.  Project delivery strategies include design/bid/build, design/build, and Integrated Project Delivery, and are often highly collaborative with the client, general contractor, and trade partners.  Fast-tracked delivery is standard procedure in today's environment where time to market is critical.  We do difficult work for demanding clients, and they come back to us again and again because they know we're the firm who can deliver. 

This is a subordinate position. You will be accountable engineering and analysis. Your duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Gain familiarity with the client’s expectations, scope, budget and schedule for assigned tasks
  • Recognize and communicate scope and design changes promptly
  • Provide on-site assistance during startup
  • Provide guidance to a draftsperson
  • Coordinate work activities with other staff members and the discipline lead
  • Size power distribution systems including transformers, substations, switchgear, generators & ATS, distribution and branch panels
  • Produce installation details, motor control center single lines, electric room layouts, motor control elementaries, connection diagrams, cable schedules, control panel layouts and grounding, lighting, power plans under minimal supervision
  • Edit client or Jacobs specifications for project

 Here's What You'll Need:
 Preferably Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering with 3  years relevant experience in power plant/renewable enerygy

Overall Expectations: 

  • Actively cooperate with members of your project task force, client personnel and members of your department, as appropriate
  • Establish a professional and, if possible, a personal relationship with key client personnel with whom you interact
  • Understand client expectations, as determined by the team, and constantly strive to achieve or better these
  • Meet commitments that you make to the client, individually or as a team, to complete work by certain dates or within agreed effort hour or cost budgets
  • Produce flawless work with minimum rework
  • Look for ways to reduce project cost and schedule and for ways to improve our work processes
  • Be positive and respectful in everything you say about the client or Jacobs or their personnel
  • Contribute on your own time to the betterment of the organization through activities such as improving work processes or methods, etc.

Technical Competencies:        

  • Knowledge and application of the current version of the National Electrical Code (NEC)
  • Knowledge and application of other relevant codes and standards such as the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), American National Standards Institute (ANSI), National Electrical Safety Code (NESC), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), etc.
  • knowledgeable in power distribution up to 600V
  • knowledgeable in lighting and grounding design
  • Knowledge and application of company engineering design and CAD drafting standards
  • Familiarity with Article 500, Hazardous (Classified) Locations, in the current version of the National Electrical Code (NEC)
  • Able to perform zonal cavity and point-to-point lighting level calculations
  • Able to size wire, conduit and overcurrent protection for both lighting and power applications
  • Able to perform voltage drop calculations
  • Able to route conduit and cable tray
  • Able to calculate tray fill
  • Able to determine facility & motor control center loading
  • Familiarity with specifications and installation details of construction bulk materials and equipment
  • Ability to create accurate electrical installation documents from the information found on vendor equipment drawings
  • Able to determine load center unit substation loading
  • Able to develop equipment specifications for 480VAC equipment such as substations, motor control centers, variable frequency drives, induction and synchronous motors, load center unit substations, etc.
  • Knowledge and understanding of work flow/information flow between disciplines
  • Knowledge and understanding of schedule constraints and information requirements for the production of all electrical deliverables
  • Ability to accurately estimate completion of assigned tasks
  • Able to develop a construction cost estimate, a detailed engineering schedule and a effort hour budget for a small project or an area for a large project
  • Able to determine construction material quantities


  • Proficient in Revit and 2D AutoCAD or Microstation
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, OneNote, and Access
  • Proficient in power modeling software (EasyPower, SKM, ETAP, AGI32, Excel)
  • Familiarity with a third-party lighting design software package
  • Good listening, writing and communication skills
  • Good presentation skills

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed. 

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company. 

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