, New York

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, our Power Solutions team is geared towards providing a more integrated approach offering end-to-end service to support our clients in energy networks, thermal generation, renewable generation and storage solutions space.  We are helping our clients meet the challenges faced in countries and cities across the globe, providing innovative solutions from replacing conventional thermal power plants with renewable energy to developing demand side management strategies.

The energy industry, particularly transmission grids, is undergoing major changes to accommodate for regional and global decarbonization and energy transition targets. HVDC technology is increasingly becoming a major player in this energy paradigm shift to enable large-scale renewable energy generation, such as offshore wind.

As a vital member of our team, you’ll be recognized as an industry leader and expert with Jacobs’ clients. This is a global role where you’ll be collaborating and working across multiple disciplines and regions to leverage Jacobs’ advisory, planning, permitting, and engineering expertise to strengthen our position in the power & energy market.

As the Global HVDC Leader, you will closely work with regional HVDC and power transmission experts within Jacobs to lead and support ongoing HVDC related business development, projects, staffing needs, and thought leadership to represent Jacobs with clients and industry conferences. To achieve this, it is expected that you will have significant experience as a technical SME and/or Senior Project Delivery on large scale HVDC projects (onshore and/or offshore) as well as business and proposal development.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

•    Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, from a recognized institution (Master’s or PhD degree in power systems, an asset)
•    Membership of a recognized professional institution /organization preferably at a Fellowship level
•    Significant discipline/ industry presence recognized and valued by Jacobs’ clients at the national or international level.
•    Industry recognized expertise as an HDVC Technical Authority able to work with our teams to solve technical problems and achieve a high level of assurance on project deliverables.
•    Knowledge of applicable industry standards such as IEC, IEEE and CIGRE
•    Exceptional problem-solving and analytical capabilities with a focus achieving results
•    Team player with great interpersonal, communication and presentation skills with ability to identify and convey a convincing value proposition
•    Experience across a broad range of clients including renewable developers 
•    Ability and willingness to travel globally

Ideally, You’ll Also Have: 
•    Direct experience with HVDC applications in offshore wind
•    Active ongoing involvement in HVDC-delated working groups and standards committees

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.

See Job Description

, New York

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.

Similar jobs