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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.

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We have jobs for you!

With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, Jacobs creates an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. Our Hot Jobs feature a few current openings by location or discipline with the hope of reaching the qualified, interested persons ready for the next challenge in their career. To view all available jobs, please Apply for a Job.

Hot Job

IT Specialists

Posted on Monday, September 18, 2017 | Location: Florida

Jacobs is seeking IT specialists, holding an active Secret to Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) clearance to support the 53rd Wing Technical Support Services contract. These positions will provide network, security and test and evaluation support to the U.S. Air Force. Some highlighted positions include:

A few of our positions include:

  Position Location Reference Number
Software Engineer / Web Developer Elgin AFB, FL SAL0001CW
Systems Administrator Elgin AFB, FL SAL00013D
Info Systems Security Manager Elgin AFB, FL SAL00019H
Systems Administrator/ Linux Elgin AFB, FL SAL0001HI
Client Support Administrator Elgin AFB, FL SAL0001DM
Oracle DBA/ Systems Administrator Tyndall AFB, FL SAL0001EO

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Information Technology

Posted on Monday, June 26, 2017 | Location: US

Jacobs is seeking various IT professionals to support a number of government clients across the United States. These positions will enable the success of the US Department of Defense (DOD) and other governmental organizations by providing unmatched systems life-cycle solutions.

A few of our positions include:

  Position Location Reference Number
Software Engineer / Web Developer Elgin AFB, FL SAL0001CW
Microsoft SharePoint Developer / SME Elgin AFB, FL SAL0001CX
Senior Range Threat Engineer Hill AFB, UT SAL00013E
Army SSR Huntsville, AL SAL0001AR
Lead Software Developer Point Mugu, CA SAL00016N
Control & Data Acquisition System (CDAS) Specialist Ridgecrest, CA SAL0001CY
IT Deskside Support Admin Warren, MI SAL0000W9

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Hot Job

Craft Professionals

Posted on Monday, June 12, 2017 | Location: Alberta & Saskatchewan, Canada

Jacobs is seeking skilled industrial construction and maintenance tradespeople for positions in Vanscoy, Saskatchewan and Carseland, Alberta for shutdown and turnaround work as we grow our maintenance team in Canada.

A few of our positions include:

  Position Location Reference Number
Journeyman Boilermakers Carseland, AB FS 0001QS
Pipefitters Carseland, AB FS 0001WM
Welders Carseland, AB FS 0001QV
Iron Workers Carseland, AB FS 0001Y5
Journeyman Boilermakers Vanscoy, SK FS 0001QR
Pipefitters Vanscoy, SK FS 0001QH
Welders Vanscoy, SK FS 0001QQ
Millwrights Vanscoy, SK FS 0001QG
Iron Workers Vanscoy, SK FS 0001Z3

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Hot Job

Network & IT Specialists

Posted on Monday, June 5, 2017 | Location: Virginia, Maryland

Jacobs is seeking Network Engineers and IT Specialists to support a number of government clients in Northern Virginia and Maryland. These positions require an active TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance.

A few of our positions include:

  Position Location Reference Number
Systems & Test Engineer I Columbia, MD I2S00018Z
Network Designer Reston, VA I2S00016S
Network Engineer Reston, VA I2S0001CJ
Network Engineer Reston, VA I2S00016B
Software Engineer Reston, VA I2S0001GO
Senior Financial Analyst Reston, VA I2S00013G
Data Analyst Reston, VA I2S0001CL
Circuit Design and Documentation Specialist Reston, VA I2S0001HW
Network Engineer Tier 3 Reston, VA I2S0001DR
Receiving/Project Support Specialist Springfield, VA I2S00014Y

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Grow with us

We want you to succeed.

Jacobs takes great pride in creating an ethical, safe, and healthy environment where all employees can learn, grow, and thrive, both personally and professionally. We offer a number of opportunities to get started with us, even while still in school; grow into new challenges as you progress; keep your career advancing as you are ready to take on more; and be involved with or potentially lead exciting and innovative projects that help change the world.

Grow With UsTo support our varied backgrounds, talents, skills, and styles Jacobs offers a number of employee networks to allow people to connect, collaborate, and develop. We believe a diverse workplace energizes people and encourages creativity, collaboration, and innovation. 

Offering a variety of events, mentorships, trainings, and collaborative discussions, our employee networks include:

  • Jacobs Future Network - For early career professionals, this group provides professional networking and development of early career skills. The employee-led network helps members see the opportunities available at Jacobs, feel connected to the company and their global colleagues, gain exposure to leaders, and help them shape and fulfill their career aspirations.  
  • Jacobs Next Network - Following the Jacobs Future Network, this group targets employees with 6-10 years of experience and provides the next level for deepening professional networks and leveraging those networks for further career development. Members gain exposure to senior leaders, further explore potential career paths, work on more targeted development, and play a role in advising leaders on how to improve areas of our business.
  • Jacobs Women's Network - Addresses unique challenges women may face in the industry, strengthens connections with women in leadership positions at Jacobs and other companies, and provides a forum for development and exposure to senior leaders in the company.
  • Communities of Practice (CoPs) - Arranged by lines of business, markets, and disciplines, our CoPs offer employees with similar technical backgrounds and skills, a place to meet, connect, and share best practices within their areas. Geared toward collaboration, our CoPs cross industries and geographies to contribute ideas and innovations with peers.

By embracing and appreciating our similarities and our differences, Jacobs networks foster an environment that allows everyone to reach their full potential.

As a student, Jacobs internships, co-ops, and apprenticeships provide you an opportunity to gain real-world, practical experience in your area of expertise, while helping us meet our future leaders and innovators.

Jacobs wants you to gain experience early, grow your skills while still in school, and develop a career with us from the start. We believe you have talent and value that is critical to our growth and success.

Working in a fast-paced, professional setting can give you invaluable experiences applying the knowledge and skills learned through education in a business environment. As an intern you have the opportunity to work alongside and in support of a group of world-class professionals in your chosen field of study. The program's goal is to lead you to full-time employment with us.

Internships and co-op positions vary by location, but in general you can:

  • Work with a mentor who assigns project tasks, offers guidance and answers questions about the industry
  • Work on exciting projects with variety of team members with different backgrounds, experience levels, and technical knowledge
  • Visit construction and job sites to see how our projects come together in the real world
  • Get involved with local professional associations to expand your network
  • Interact with local Jacobs leadership to understand the business side of our work
  • Attend various office-level lunch-and-learns and events
  • Get hands-on experience with the latest professional services design and management software
  • Network with other students – locally, nationally and globally

 Learn more about how others have developed a career with us.


Jacobs believes in investing in our graduates and early career professionals. Graduates are invited to join the Jacobs Future Network, designed to get you started right with your career plans, skills, and long-term development. Our network can help you see the opportunities available at Jacobs, become connected to the company and your global colleagues, gain exposure to leaders, and help shape and fulfill your career aspirations.

The network serves thousands of employees through virtual networking, growth opportunities, and events. Our annual Jacobs Future Weekend events offer participants an opportunity to meet their peers from around the world, meet our senior leaders, develop professional skills through team building exercises, and set goals for the future.

The driving force behind the network are the local Jacobs Future groups, which are led by our members – offering early leadership and management opportunities. Local chapters provide an opportunity for in-person connections; skills training, networking events, mentoring, and social events. We currently have more than 60 local programs around the world, and through the energy, engagement, and enthusiasm of our employees, that number is growing every day.

As your career progresses, Jacobs offers continuing education, training, and advancement. We want you to have a long career with us and we are committed to investing in your future.

Our ongoing development activities are aimed at all levels of our organization and are an important component to your long-term success with us.

At a local level, Jacobs offices and regions provide a variety of learning opportunities ranging from online training modules and hands-on software training, to lunch and learn events, education reimbursement programs, and individual development planning sessions.

Our established programs can help you deepen your understanding of our business approach, as well as enhance your ability to lead, train, and develop others. Courses and growth opportunities include: 

  • Jacobs College - immersion training in Business Leadership, Business Acumen, Project Management, Management Leadership, Relationship Based Sales, Presentation Skills, and others
  • Continuing education classes furthering your technical certifications, accreditations, skills, and knowledge
  • On-the-job project experience
  • Grow your skills workshops
  • Safety workshops
  • Annual business meeting
  • Annual Inclusion conference
  • And a variety of courses covering Jacobs’ culture, values, ethics, and risk management programs
We want you to have a challenging and exciting career at Jacobs. Join us today!

As a craft, trade, or construction and maintenance employee, Jacobs offers you programs designed specifically for a career in the field. We continue to look for ways to help you develop and elevate your skills that will keep you with us until you retire. Jacobs targets the military, local Workforce Investment Boards, unions, and other networks to find skilled and talented craft professionals to help deliver our projects around the world.

Believing that you should “earn while you learn,” Jacobs' on-the-job Craft development programs include:

  • Helper Progression – To prepare you for the journeyman ranks, this initiative trains employees at four levels, including a skills assessments and competency test.
  • Journeyman Progression and Certification – A training program to prepare you for the NCCER Written and Performance Assessment which earns you the industry-recognized NCCER Certified Plus credentials. Read more about Jacobs' Journeyman Certification Program, in the March 2016 issue of the Industrial Projects Report.
  • Welder Development – As a structural welder, you can go through this program to learn new process knowledge, skills, and techniques – ultimately earning a “Golden Arm Welder” status.
  • Leadership Academy – This initiative identifies “high potential” journeymen and through formal training and on-the-job experience, develops them to become construction leaders and can end with site management responsibilities. 

See what opportunities we have available in field services - apply with us today.

Our culture of caring focuses on supporting you as you develop your career with Jacobs. We want you to succeed, have a long and exciting career path, while also having and maintaining a family at home. Jacobs' primary benefits package can help you — and your families — stay healthy, save for their future, and enjoy a balanced work/life schedule.

Specific benefits vary from country to country, but typically include:

  • Flexible work schedules and opportunities to work remotely
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Retirement benefits
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Health benefits
  • Disability benefits
  • Life and accident insurance
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
 

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All jobs for which we are accepting applications can found at Jacobs – Apply for a Job. Search for jobs by keyword, job number and/or location. Apply to any jobs that match your qualifications and interest.

Jacobs has transitioned to a new recruiting system. You may need to create a new profile and login to apply to jobs if you applied to Jacobs prior to June - November 2015.

If you have applied to jobs after that time, but have forgotten your login information, please visit Jacobs – Apply for a Job, and at the sign-in page, click Forgot your user name? or Forgot your password? as appropriate. If you do not receive such an e-mail within a few minutes at the e-mail address with which you registered, look in your junk mail folder or spam filter.

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Visit Jacobs – Apply for a Job, sign in and click the My Jobpage tab just below the welcome message to view all jobs to which you have applied and the current status of each. Jobs which are currently posted are still available for application.
Each time you successfully apply to a job online with Jacobs, you will receive an e-mail acknowledging receipt of your application at the e-mail address you provided when creating your profile. If you do not receive such an e-mail within a few minutes at the e-mail address with which you registered, look in your junk mail folder or spam filter.

Jacobs has transitioned to a new recruiting system. You may need to create a new profile and login to apply to jobs if you applied to Jacobs prior to June - November 2015.

If you have applied to jobs after that time, but have forgotten your login information, please visit Jacobs – Apply for a Job, and at the sign in page, click Forgot your user name? or Forgot your password? as appropriate.

As an employee, you should visit the Talent Acquisition space on JacobsConnect to search and apply to available jobs.
Visit Jacobs – Apply for a Job, click Sign In on upper right-side of page. After accepting the Privacy Agreement and signing in, click on your name on the upper right-side of the page where Sign In used to be. Select Profile from the menu that appears. Advance through the process by clicking Save and Continue until you reach the File Attachments step. Follow the directions on this page to upload any attachments including your resume/CV. Click Save and Continue to advance to the final step of process, and finally click Submit to complete the process.

It has come to our attention that various individuals and/or organizations are contacting people offering false employment opportunities with Jacobs. These individuals and/or organizations may request personal information or money in order to progress the application. Jacobs does not ask for money transfers or payments from applicants to secure a job. If you are asked for money transfers or payments to secure a job, you should assume that such individuals and/or organizations are not affiliated with Jacobs and have no authority to act on our behalf and are not providing genuine opportunities or offers.

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Jacobs provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the selection process. Please advise Jacobs of any accommodations you require in order to express an interest in a specific opening by emailing reasonable.accommodations@jacobs.com or calling +1 817.735.2869.

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It has come to our attention that various individuals and organizations are contacting people offering false employment opportunities with Jacobs. These individuals and organizations may request personal information or money in order to progress the application. Jacobs does not ask for money transfers or payments from applicants to secure a job. If you are asked for money transfers or payments to secure a job, you should assume that such individuals and organizations are not providing genuine offers or services. If you believe you have received a fraudulent job offer, we would appreciate you contacting us using our Contact us form.

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Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

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Note to Virginia Job Seekers: Jacobs ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you need more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact the Human Resources Director at our Arlington, VA office at 571-218-1000. Persons with hearing-and speech-impairments can contact Jacobs by using the Virginia Relay Service, a toll-free telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD). Call 711 for TTY/TDD.

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Jacobs provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the selection process. Please advise Jacobs of any accommodations you require in order to express an interest in a specific opening by emailing: reasonable.accommodations@jacobs.com or calling +1 817.735.2869. Please state your reasonable accommodation request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within Jacobs will be reviewed at the e-mail address and phone number supplied. Thank you for considering Jacobs for your next career opportunity.

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Events

We want to meet you.

While technology allows us to connect with potential employees quickly and easily, when the opportunity exists, we still believe the best way to begin a relationship is face-to-face. Therefore, Jacobs participates in a variety of recruiting events so we can connect with you in person.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 10:30 AM to Wednesday, October 17, 2018 2:30 PM Norfolk State University Career Fair Norfolk State University Career Center , Norfolk, VA, USA
Monday, October 23, 2017, 10:00 AM-3:00 PM Engineering Careers Fair West Yorkshire, UK, University of Leeds , West Yorkshire, UK
Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 12:00 PM-4:00 PM Manchester Planning and Environmental Management Fair Manchester, UK, University of Manchester , Manchester, UK
Thursday, October 26, 2017 to Saturday, October 28, 2017 Society of Women Engineers WE17 Conference Austin Convention Center, Austin, TX, USA
Thursday, October 26, 2017, 1:15 PM-2:00 PM Jacobs Employer Presentation North East England, UK, University of Newcastle, North East England, UK
Friday, October 27, 2017, 10:30 AM-2:30 PM Engineering/High-Tech Career Fair California State Polytechnic University - Pomona, University Quad 3801 W Temple Ave, Pomona, CA 91768
Monday, October 30, 2017, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM Jacobs Employer Presentation Scotland, UK, University of Glasgow , Scotland, UK
Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 11:30 AM-2:30 PM Civil Engineering Careers Fair Nottinghamshire, UK, University of Nottingham , Nottinghamshire, UK
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 to Sunday, November 5, 2017 Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers 2017 Conference Kansas City Convention Center , Kansas City, MO, USA
Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 11:00 AM-3:15 PM Civil Engineering Careers Fair Sheffield, UK, University of Sheffield , Sheffield, UK
Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 2:00 PM-5:00 PM Careers in Engineering Fair Scotland, UK, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 11:00 AM-3:00 PM Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) Careers Fair Lancashire, UK, University of Central Lancashire, Lancashire, UK
Wednesday, November 22, 2017, 12:00 PM-3:00 PM Computing, Science & Engineering Careers Fair Greater Manchester, UK, University of Salford, Greater Manchester, UK
Wednesday, November 22, 2017, 3:00 PM-6:00 PM Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) Careers Fair Lancashire, UK, Lancaster University, Lancashire, UK
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