Aviation Mechanical Engineer


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$44.28-69.21 /h
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Englewood, CO

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

We share a common purpose – to make the world more connected and sustainable. And we’re excited about the innovative ways we can change the world.  If you are also interested in turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good, then Jacobs is where you belong.  We are looking for a passionate and dedicated Mechanical Engineer in Colorado. As part of our team, you’ll have the chance to work on projects that bring innovative solutions to our aviation clients through our Aviation Ground Support Systems. 

You’ll be charged with designing aviation ground support systems through technical writing, and construction drawing and specification production. We’ll have you use your experience to design aviation fueling systems for our commercial aviation and military clients.  Projects include services for aviation and ground products fueling facilities which include storage tanks, pumphouses, truck loading/offloading terminals and aircraft direct refueling facilities.

Additional design responsibilities will include supporting other projects for baggage handling systems and other design for aviation ground support systems following company provided cross training in baggage system design

If you’re up for the challenge, we’ve been looking for someone just like you. 

 Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering  

  • At least 10-15 years of experience in designing aviation fueling systems
  • Detailed mechanical design experience for fueling systems
  • Proficiency with design software including REVIT, AutoCAD or similar programs.  

 Ideally, here’s what you’ll also have:  

  • Aviation fueling design and construction experience for commercial airports and military installations including: design experience with commercial airport hydrant and truck-based refueling systems; design experience with military jet fuel hydrant and bulk fuel systems; development of aviation fueling system PCR’s for the military.
  • Aviation baggage handling systems design and construction experience is a plus but not required
  • Design and construction experience with other aviation ground support systems
  • Broad technical knowledge of detailed design engineering and construction processes. Knowledge of applicable industry standards and codes (i.e. API/EI, NFPA, DoD UFC’s, FAA AC’s, etc…)
  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) License  


Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include flexible work schedules and opportunities to work remotely, educational reimbursement, retirement benefits, employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.

Typical salary range for this position is $92,100 to $143,950 , and is commensurate with experience relative to the position.