Job Details

Job ID: #21006
Job Location United States
Company Jacobs
Company Industry
Job Role Civil - Construction
Employment Type Full-time
Monthly Salary

Preferred Candidate

Career Level bachelor
Years of Experience 2
Residence Location United States

Job Description

Construction Project Manager
Civil - Construction
Virginia, United States
Arlington, VA
Posted: 20/02/2018
Updated: 19/03/2018
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The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector.   Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities.  We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery.    The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.


We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.


Key Roles/Responsibilities:


•   Coordinate and oversee completion of activities in all phases of the project cycle of facilities-related construction projects

•   Review designs submitted for changes to Government facilities

•   Manage the project design and/ or construction effort

•   Manage and evaluate contractor performance

•   Integrate and coordinate the project with field personnel

•   Evaluate, determine disposition, and manage project change requests

•   Conduct construction inspections to ensure conformance to design specifications and building codes

•   Provide official weekly project status reports

•   Enter contract status and other project data in MAXIMO or other applicable IT systems

•   Prepare and distribute project communication with customers, management, integrated project teams and stakeholders

•   Assist the Contracting Officer and COTR with acquisition planning, execution, and administration

•   Collect requirements, prepare SOW, conduct market research, and develop sole source justification if appropriate

•   Conduct technical review and evaluate project solicitations, proposals, quotes, and proposed change requests

•   Review and approve shop drawings and submittals

•   Conduct pre-bid and pre-construction site visits

•   Validate invoices for partial or full payment

•   Assist in the preparation of Contractor Performance Report (CPR) upon contract closeout.




Position Specific Requirements:


•   Individual will primarily support the Latin American region. Travel will constitute about 20-25% of the time. Primarily in 2 week duration trips, but there maybe longer depending on the project.

•   Knowledge of, or experience working with State Department Overseas Buildings Office is a plus.

•   TS/SCI Full Scope Poly Clearance required


Basic Qualifications:


•    High school diploma or GED and 5 years general work experience, or service in the US Armed Forces with an honorable discharge

•   A minimum of 5 years of experience at the Full Performance level in the discipline

•   2 years of experience in the project management of a technical aspect of commercial or Government interior design or construction projects

•   Thorough knowledge of building codes and ADA requirements

•    Working knowledge of:

     Information Technology, mechanical, electrical, or communication systems

     Systems furniture and specifications


     Microsoft Office Suite and Project software packages

•   Demonstrated experience in:

    Gathering and defining design requirements with requesting customers and        preparing alternative solutions ranging from conceptual design to final design      within established parameters

    Creating or reviewing design and construction documents, preparing project        specifications, developing record control documents, and generating                    presentation graphics

    Preparing cost and schedule estimates

    Collecting, preparing and reporting programmatic information

    Coordinating design activities with architecture, engineering, safety, security,      construction and other related functional areas

    Managing and monitoring architecture and engineering (A&E) firms and              construction firms for multiple projects during the design and construction            phases and handling contract close out

    Interacting with personnel (Government and Contractor) at all levels in                hierarchy

    Communicating (written and oral) well with all levels of audiences using clear      and concise language


•    Ability to:

     Work within US Government organization and follow established processes         and procedures

     Handle multiple, demanding, and complex projects in a timely manner with         accurate results

     Work independently and in team situations

     Work nights and weekends, as required, for operational necessities

     Travel domestically or overseas, as required

•    Experience working in a classified environment


Additional Qualifications:


•    Highly motivated to continue to develop professional licenses, certifications, and expertise through formal training and on-the-job experience

•   Certifications preferred: Professional Project Manager



At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. 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. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.


  • Field of Practice: Civil - Construction Construction - Project Manager
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