Construction Project Manager

Jacobs Engineering Pittsburgh , PA 15201

Posted 2 months ago

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.

Position Summary

The Project Manager be responsible for delivering diverse project and construction management services in support of one or more building modernization or new construction projects. This is position may work independently or as part of project teams with CM as Agent responsibility for meeting project scope, schedule, cost and quality objectives throughout design and construction stages of projects ranging $2M-$20M.

Previous experience in federal construction projects a plus.

  • Coordinate and manage project delivery tasks encompassing cost and schedule control, quality assurance, contract administration and risk identification/mitigation.

  • Facilitate design phase meetings with the client, end users and design professionals.

  • Coordinate home office support for technical peer reviews and independent cost estimates.

  • Monitor and document performance of the work relative to approved schedules.

  • Identify and address safety, schedule performance and/or construction quality concerns.

  • Apply CM best practices and client processes to design, construction and commissioning stages.

  • Coordinate daily with Government, A/E, Contractor and other stakeholders.

  • Interpret construction documents and certify that work is performed in accordance with the contract.

  • Administer payment requisitions, submittal and RFI processes.

  • Supervise on-site staff tasked with administrative, quality and/or project controls responsibilities.

  • Prepare detailed scopes of work for new projects or Changes on existing projects.

  • Develop independent cost estimates and schedule fragnets for changes in the work.

  • Perform technical (scope) and price-reasonableness evaluations of contractor cost proposals.

  • Utilize Project Management Control Systems to record, track, analyze, and report project data.

  • Prepare agenda, record and distribute meeting minutes

  • Lead the resolution of issues arising during design, construction and project handover stages.

  • Prepare monthly executive-level progress reports and briefing materials.

  • Facilitate teamwork and collaboration to produce results that achieve client objectives.

Required Qualifications

  • Five (5) years' work experience related to building design and construction

  • Progressive experience in an engineering, construction contracting, or construction management organization.

  • Strong working knowledge of construction methods, building systems, contracts, scheduling and quality

  • Ability to lead a team or provide strong contributions in a key role on a larger project team.

  • Proficient with MS Office Suite

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in architecture, engineering or construction-related field

  • Experience with federal building construction projects - modernization or new builds

  • Prior on-site construction management or project controls experience

  • Ability to lead and mentor subordinate staff

  • Proficiency using MS Project, Primavera P6, Prolog and/or similar PMCS platform.

Essential Functions:

Intermittent sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, and lifting. Lifting requirements limited to 20 lbs. in the form of supplies, drawings, etc. Longest distance carried of 50 feet. Hand manipulation is required for simple grasping, pushing and pulling, and fine manipulation. Right and/or left hands utilized. Occasional need to reach and/or work above the shoulder, for supplies, as well as below the shoulder for same. No foot controls necessary. Must be alert to equipment in the field, there will be occasional travel, will work near construction job site equipment when in the field, occasional need to work near hazardous equipment and machinery, occasional need to walk on uneven ground, exposure to dust, gas or fumes, exposure to noise, extremes in temperature or humidity, and potential work at heights.

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 a collaborative environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Inclusive and Diverse culture as well as our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Note to Virginia Job Seekers: Jacobs ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you need more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact the Human Resources Director at our Arlington, VA office at 571-218-1000. Persons with hearing-and speech-impairments can contact Jacobs by using the Virginia Relay Service, a toll-free telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD). Call 711 for TTY/TDD.


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