Jacobs Field Engineer in Fort Huachuca, Arizona

Field Engineer


Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and construction services for industrial, commercial and government organizations globally. The company employs over 74,000 people and operates in more than 40 countries around the world.

Candidate will interact with other engineering groups to define, document, analyze, perform, and interpret tests for products, systems, components, or modifications. It is expected the candidate will identify functional problems, suggests resolutions and assist in the definition of internal quality control standards and the maintenance of reliability programs.

The candidate will have knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices and procedures within a particular field, and analyze test cases and provides regular progress reports. Candidate will analyze test cases and provide regular progress reports. It is expected the candidate will be capable of working at heights (up to 100 feet) and in confined spaces, and shall be able to operate a fork lift and a 100 foot manlift. Shall be proficient in the use of Microsoft office and specialized antenna measurement software.


Education and Experience:

Associate Degree in a relevant discipline and 7 years of experience, or any equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.

Desired Experience with LabView

An active Secret security clearance is required at the time of hire. The ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance is required.

Essential Functions

Work Environment

Field, Electronics Lab and Office environments. An inside environment may be a cubicle (considerations: close quarters, low to moderate noise, bright or dim lighting). Outside work may include various environmental conditions including warm and cold climates. Needs to be able to work well with co-workers, customer, and all levels of management. No hazards on job or unusual environmental conditions. Work site is located in Fort Huachuca, AZ.

Physical Requirements

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Position may require filing, typing, and reading from a computer screen. Must have sufficient mobility, included but not limited to: bending, reaching, turning and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner. There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distances may be required.

Equipment and Machines

Spectrum Analyzers, Signal Generators, Power Meters and other RF and Electronics Lab equipment. Ability to operate office equipment such as a personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment including desk supplies and other work related tools as required.


Regular hours will be between Monday - Friday, 7:00 am – 4:00 pm.Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines. Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements.

Other Essential Functions

Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers. Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to employees or others. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner. Independent personal transportation to office or work site is required. Travel to and from customer’s locations and the test fields may be required to support projects. This may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can possibly be made for POV, if necessary. When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat belt and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion.


Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Jacobs does not discriminate in employment opportunities on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by country, regional, or local law.

Primary Location United States-Arizona-Fort Huachuca

Travel Yes, 50 % of the Time

Req ID: SAL000232