Senior/Lead Mechanical Engineer - Japan

Posted 12 January 2023
Job type Permanent
Discipline Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

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:

At Jacobs, we push the limits of what’s possible to make the world smarter, more connected, and more sustainable. In our built environment work, that means designing spaces that foster innovation, cultivate collaboration and drive the next great discovery for humanity. Bring your creativity, collaborative spirit, and extreme attention to detail, and we’ll help you grow, pursue and fulfill what drives you – so we can deliver extraordinary solutions for a better tomorrow, together.

We would like to welcome a Senior/Lead Mechanical Engineer to join our team in Tokyo, Japan. Specific duties include:

  • Managing mechanical aspects of the project. Prepare technical reports, specifications and analyze technical investigation studies (i.e. site selection and due diligence, design peer reviews, etc.).

  • Work closely with all engineering disciplines to develop coordinated, cost-effective and well-planned infrastructure.

  • Provide technical guidance and direction to the project teams, typically through multiple project, task, and/or functional managers. 

  • Key focus areas of technical oversight include resource requirements, scope/schedule/sequence of project activities, client and/or team satisfaction, risk profile, ethics, quality, health/safety/environment, and financial performance of one or more projects.

  • Participate in the QA/QC process in checking mechanical design work and inter-discipline coordination.

  • Represent the Company at technical meetings and lead discussions on Data Centre projects with Clients, Consultants and Contractors.

  • Work in a team environment to deliver Jacobs’ regional Data Center strategy.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

To be a successful candidate you shall possess: 

  • Proven capability in managing a large and complex Data Center project.

  • Experience in the delivery of projects from inception through engineering, construction, and commissioning in the capacity of project manager within mechanical aspects.

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience working in a design consultancy environment, including a minimum of 3 years of Data Center project experience. 

  • Ability to converse in both English and Japanese (written and verbal) as will interface with Clients in Japan most of the time

Professional Qualifications

  • BEng or BSc in Mechanical Engineering

  • Chartered Engineer / Professional Engineer

  • Japanese Mechanical Engineering License

  • Project Management Professional PMP would be an added advantage

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.