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Mechanical HVAC Controls Engineer
Jacobs Arlington, VA
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Mechanical HVAC Controls Engineer

Arlington, VA
  • Full-Time

At Jacobs, we're transforming intangible ideas into innovative solutions designing the future - today. As part of our team, you'll have the chance to work on projects that bring innovative solutions to our clients' challenges locally and worldwide by providing a range

At Jacobs our Mechanical HVAC Controls Engineers utilize a range of skills as part of an integrated building services design. The mechanical team at Jacobs is tasked with the most interesting and complicated design challenges to help the Federal Government and Global Market Sector Clients fulfill their mission.

We're seeking a Mechanical HVAC Controls Engineer to join our team. You'll have the opportunity to use your vast experience in the industry and apply it to solving today's challenges.

This role may be performed from any of our U.S. office locations.

You will provide a range of skills as part of an integrated building services design. The engineer will be responsible for providing control system design, engineering and other related design services including coordination with the designs of other trades (architectural and engineering / internal and external) under the guidance of more senior technical staff. The Engineer will take ownership of the completeness, accuracy and timeliness of the work assigned to you. Individuals in this position must demonstrate the ability to progress from basic design work assignments to more complicated and involved projects working in conjunction with a technical team.

Perform all aspects of control system design and engineering, including preparation of construction documents, schematic control diagrams, network riser diagrams, and specifications for control systems for commercial and government buildings.

  • Perform site surveys of existing control systems and coordinate the design requirements with building operators and engineers.
  • Review shop drawings and product submittals for control systems.
  • Work under minimal supervision, work is reviewed for adequacy on completion.
  • May provide technical guidance to less experienced design and engineering personnel.
  • Maintain effective communication with project team members as well as the customer.


  • Bachelors degree in an engineering discipline
  • At least 4 years of experience in control system design and engineering, specifically HVAC Controls and Building Automation System/Building Management Systems
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Revit
  • United States Citizenship
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance required

Ideally, you'll also have:
  • TS/SCI clearance
  • Knowledge of IT network/telecommunications and/or PLC/SCADA
  • Experience with cybersecurity



Arlington, VA



Posted date

January 23, 2024

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Jacobs job posting for a Mechanical HVAC Controls Engineer in Arlington, VA with a salary of $97,200 to $131,200 Yearly with a map of Arlington location.