Electrical Engineer

Posted 12 January 2023
Job type Permanent

Company's Benefits

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

    Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Equal Pay Initiatives

    Equal Pay Initiatives

  • Mentorship Program

    Mentorship Program

  • Leadership Development Program

    Leadership Development Program

  • Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Parental Leave

  • Return to Work Policy

    Return to Work Policy

  • Breastfeeding Rooms

    Breastfeeding Rooms

  • Sponsorship Program

    Sponsorship Program

  • Coaching Program

    Coaching Program

  • Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

    Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

  • Internal Women's Networking Group

    Internal Women's Networking Group

Job Description

Your Impact:

Our bodies and environment all depend on water, it is the building block that supports all life. Water issues are becoming increasingly prominent as we struggle with disparity between water availability and demands, water pollution, and competition for limited water resources. At Jacobs, we recognize these challenges and our engineers, scientists, and planners are working together with clients to find the right solutions to their water challenges. 

As one of The Best Employers in Singapore in 2022, Jacobs would like to welcome you to join our Water business as an Electrical Engineer. The role will be based at the Gateway Singapore office. Main duties: 

  • Work closely with the Electrical Lead, oversee all electrical matters from conceptual, to design and the implementation stage of the projects.

  • Perform LT and HT electrical systems design including lighting system, generator sizing, earthing, and lightning protection systems.

  • Review and understand scope, BIM, specifications, and drawings for all electrical works from client briefs that are specific for the project;

  • Responsible for developing technical and design reports, cost estimates, preparing tender specifications and drawings, tender evaluation, project implementation, testing, and commissioning.

  • Ensure that consistent quality standards and conformance with design plans/specifications are maintained across the project and coordination with Principal / Senior Electrical engineers to ensure consistency across the project;

  • Attend and take records of meetings, and discussions with clients, contractors, vendors and provide input into technical discussions;

  • Understand and follow plans, procedures, workflows, systems and tools to meet specific project requirements;

  • Liaise, coordinate, and resolve relevant technical issues with other disciplines and manage client’s expectations.

  • To engage with drafting and design staff to fulfill deliverables;

  • Provide technical guidance and support to site supervision staff on reviewing the design calculation and shop drawing submittals. 

  • Provide design support to the site supervision staff during construction, commissioning, and defects liability periods.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

To be a successful candidate, you must possess: 

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering discipline recognized by PEB, Singapore; with a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience in electrical design and calculation. Experience in the substation and electrical systems design of a used water or water treatment plant. 

  • Conversant with the relevant local code of practices and regulations.

  • Experience with engineering software such as Etap and SKM.

  • Experience working with Autocad, BIM, and 3D models. 

  • Registered as a Professional Engineer with PEB and with EMA as a LEW, SCEM or SGBC would be an added advantage.

  • Familiarity with green or PV systems, extra low voltage, and building services systems would be an added advantage.

  • Excellent in both written and verbal communication 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. 

Please note:  If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs. Jacobs complies with the Tripartite Guidelines on Fair Employment Practices (TGFEP), including the prevailing guidelines on recruitment. All qualified applicants will be considered for the position regardless of age, race, religion, language, nationality, marital status, or family responsibilities.