Chicago, Illinois

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

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Your Impact:

At Jacobs, our Program Management and Construction Management (PM/CM) team works seamlessly with clients by delivering projects and programs to achieve our clients’ goals. Whether it’s managing construction or designing buildings, solutions are continuously being implemented. What we do is more than construction; we play a part in moving a vision from concept to reality. If you’re interested in a rewarding career working on ENR's #1 Construction Management-for-Fee firm, then Jacobs is where you belong.

Our Program Management group is seeking a Construction Project Manager to be part of our team for our capital projects team In Chicago, IL. Reporting into the Senior Program Manager you’ll be working alongside other Project Managers on the Jacobs team, client staff, and contractors.

In this role you’ll manage a variety of capital improvement projects for our client utilizing your project management experience.  The work includes acting as a single point of contact for projects throughout the planning, budgeting, design, review, construction and inspection processes; monitoring project costs ensuring projects meet budget constraints; updating and ensuring the project stays on schedule and that the schedule is regularly briefed with the client; and ensuring that the project contractors complete the scope of the project within specifications.

This opportunity will require high level organization, communication, and presentations skills to ensure client staff affected by projects are informed and processes are established; to coordinate and communicate design development, plan reviews, permitting, changes in design or construction; to facilitate regular coordination meetings with the client, consultants, and contractors. Your keen ability to multi-task, communicate effectively and tackle projectchallenges will allow you to thrive in our fast-paced environment.  You’ll bring your expertise to solve complex problems, ensuring the success of our projects. 

Here’s What You’ll Need:
  • Bachelor of Science in Architecture an Engineering discipline or Construction Management
  • 8+ years of experience as a Project Manager in an Architectural or Engineering organization
  • Strong working knowledge of pre-design and pre-construction, contract management, project delivery methods, building systems/components and technology, team building, and client relationship building 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Power Point, and Publisher, and Microsoft Project

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

  • Certified Construction Manager (CCM), CM-Lean, DBIA Professional, Professional Engineer (PE) or Architect license/certification 
  • Experience in capital project improvement management preferred

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.  

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At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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Chicago, Illinois

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges in their careers. 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.

If you share our commitment to doing what's best for clients, enjoy working in teams and hold yourself to the highest ethical standards, you'll fit right in.

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