Material Specialist 2 - (WES0000FJ)

  • Jacobs
  • United States-California-Los Angeles-US CA Los Angeles - Los Angeles - Wilshire Blvd
  • Jul 28, 2020
Full time Construction

Job Description



At Jacobs, we’re transforming intangible ideas into innovative solutions designing the future - today. As a Material Specialist in Los Angeles, California, you will too.  


You will be accountable to coordinate materials and equipment for capital Distribution projects, customer driven as well as support Project Managers and project engineers to ensure gas related materials and equipment are appropriately verified off material lists and delivered/confirmed to the correct location.  You'll be working with Distribution planning teams, logistic groups, and operating districts to obtain all materials ahead of construction dates and pre inspection of job site materials with delivery dates to support overall project deadlines.

As a valued member of our team, you will confirm availability of material, schedule and confirm delivery, and oversee issues with lack of materials and solutions. You'll prepare and analyze material status reports for project managers.

You will be familiar with all material and equipment involved with the project and have strong material identification skills with the ability to see issues and develop resolutions obtaining project material. We will look to you to resolve discrepancies with materials, availability, cost, 

and delivery.


You’ll be a part of diverse multi-discipline teams allowing you to both share what you know and learn so you can grow. Join us and we will assist you in continued development of your skills and exploring all that you can do across our global company. 




 Here's What You'll Need:

• Bachelor's Degree and/or equivalent field and logistical material experience - Preferred
•  At least 4 years relevant pipeline materials experience – Required
• Proficient use of the SAP procurement module, SAP material transactions and SAP/CPD work orders. Strong familiar use of SAP/CPD functionality, reporting, work order and material tracking – Required
• Have a strong relationship with other distributers to find alternatives in a short amount of time

• Review BOMs as received from the Engineers, for completeness
• Checking SAP for material reservations, identifying potential shortages
• Proficient in SAP procurement, logistics processes, and material oversight following reservations to acceptance to district delivery for work execution
• Thorough knowledge of gas materials, including pipe, vessels and equipment Intermediate
• Thorough knowledge of Company Material Specifications and drawings/as built plans and material list review (engineering drawings and IFC designs)
• Thorough knowledge of Company procurement practices and policies
• Effective communication skills
• Must be willing to travel, work in Pico, visit operating districts in the SCG operating territory
• Strong computer skills and thorough knowledge of Microsoft 365 applications, including Excel, Word, Teams, and Outlook
• Verify material availability as requested by the Company


 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. 

Primary Location

: United States-California-Los Angeles-US CA Los Angeles - Los Angeles - Wilshire Blvd

Job Posting

: Jul 24, 2020, 8:15:58 PM


: Operations & Maintenance



Job Type

: Graduate Job

Job Classification: Full-Time Regular

Work Locations

US CA Los Angeles - Los Angeles - Wilshire Blvd 


 Los Angeles 90017

Capabilities: Power and Utilities Services