Energy Technologist - Remote

at Jacobs in Springfield, Illinois, United States

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.

The energy industry is undergoing rapid and dramatic changes, moving away from fossil fuels to alternative sources of clean energy. At the same time, the risks posed by climate change and aging infrastructure require an array of dynamic and innovative solutions to deliver resilient utility services.

The energy transition is still in its early stages, and presents significant technical, logistical, and market challenges. Decarbonization will require detailed planning, multi-disciplinary collaboration, financial resources, and motivated staff to support successful implementation. Jacobs is expanding our team to tackle the complexities of decarbonization to deliver a cleaner and more secure energy future.

By joining our team, we’ll harness your expertise as an innovator and technologist to develop strategies to solve our client’s challenging energy needs. As an Energy Technologist, you’ll work closely with operations, sales, and technology functions providing leadership as we expand our energy transitions portfolio. You can be based anywhere in North America!

Your primary responsibilities will focus on microgrid assessments, distributed systems, and power systems including the impact of behind-the-meter distributed energy resource (DER) on the reliability of distribution system. In addition, you will be focused on development of modeling and simulation tools tailored to specific client needs, providing decision making and policy-based support to drive project deployment. This could include wholesale market participation tools in ISO/RTO regions, such as ERCOT, CAISO, MISO, NEISO, etc., transportation decarbonization simulations such as V2X, DER sizing and dispatch strategies optimizing return on investment.

Other responsibilities will include client-facing delivery in leadership roles to develop implementation strategies for large programs, responsible for overall work progress, technical performance and client and stakeholder satisfaction. You’ll be expected to possess highly collaborative and sophisticated communication and problem-solving skills and finesse. Successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to anticipate challenges, while supporting large teams responsible for the daily details of project delivery. In addition, the successful candidate is encouraged to publish research and results in peer reviewed journals and/or white papers.

If you are excited by the possibilities of a carbon-free energy future, motivated by a challenge, and enjoy working with a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team to develop innovative solutions, Jacobs is the place for you. Come join our growing team to realize the future of energy!

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Here’s what you’ll need :

+ Bachelor’s or Advanced Degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Energy Systems or related discipline.

+ 5 years of working with relevant energy markets and/or emerging energy technologies

+ Experience with developing effective models and methodologies of power systems with distributed generation and energy storage integration

+ Knowledge of wholesale energy markets

+ Knowledge of microgrid conceptual design

+ Experience in front end engineering design (Pre-FEED)

+ Strong communication, interpersonal, presentation skills both verbal and written

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 $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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.

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Job Posting: JC256973863

Posted On: Mar 18, 2024

Updated On: May 15, 2024

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