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Jacobs Assistant Project Manager - Design & Construction in Albany, New York

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.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, our PMCM 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 Program Management and Construction Management-for-Fee firm, then Jacobs is where you belong.

We're looking for a collaborative Assistant Project Manager to support our client's Design & Construction team. Based out of our client’s office in Albany, NY , you'll be assisting the Project Manager in performing technical and administrative functions in developing and completing the design and construction of capital improvement projects on behalf of the client. Such tasks include the review and interpretation of plans, specifications, addenda, bid materials, contracts and other related documents with recommendations to resolving issues and completing assignments. You’ll organize, conduct, and follow through with project meetings, including providing meeting materials such as agendas, meeting minutes and related materials. You’ll have an opportunity to work on active projects providing support with RFI tracking, contract document review, forecast and cost scheduling, preparation of change order review and review of payments. You’ll be tasked with ensuring the project moves ahead to completion according to client standards. You’ll ensure that proposals meet the client’s needs by providing effective, skilled project management to ensure project deliveries are within costs and on schedule.

Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow, and succeed.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Construction Management, or Project Management

  • 2+ years of professional experience in multiple phases of design and project management with large scale construction building projects

  • Working knowledge of pre-design and pre-construction, building systems/components and technology, contract management, project delivery methods

  • Ability to read and interpret construction documentation such as plans, specifications, addenda, bid materials, contracts and other related construction documents

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Bluebeam

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated analytical and conceptual skills

  • Ability to work independently with a strong directive in taking initiative

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

  • Experience with construction administration services on behalf of a design firm

  • Competency with AutoCAD and/or Revit

Essential Functions :

This position may require travel up to approximately 10% within New York State depending on the assignment. This travel may include overnight stays. Exposure to weather and temperatures extremes, loud noises, heights (climbing ladder, scaffolding, etc.) and other work-safety hazards (chemicals, fumes, etc.) of a construction site. This position requires physical mobility (movement from place to place), strength, dexterity, and coordination as well as endurance, concentration (prolonged physical activity with limited opportunity to rest) and complex and time-pressured decision-making. Must be able to work overtime or extended work hours, as needed.

  • No sponsorship is available for this position*


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.

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 $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, 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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