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Jacobs Construction Project Manager - JOC 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.

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Your Impact:

Our team is looking for an experienced and collaborative Construction Project Manager focused on Job Order Contracting (JOC) to lead, manage, and administer JOC projects. Supporting our client’s Design & Construction group (D&C), this program supports various construction trades with specific geographic territories throughout New York State.

As the Project Manager, you’ll manage complex procurements of job orders and supplemental job orders for construction projects ensuring it is consistent with governing law, procurement policies and guidelines. You’ll manage all aspects of the program including work assignments to trade contractors, contract expiration dates, encumbered funds, and available contract funds. Working alongside management, staff, clients, and contractors, you’ll manage the full cycle of JOC contract solicitations from identification of contractors needed by trade and region through the Recommendation of Award process. You’ll coordinate with stakeholders in identifying and resolving challenges encountered in connection with JOC Procurements.

Working alongside the D&C team, you’ll assess and evaluate workload, availability of contractors, and work performance. You’ll schedule and manage project meetings; develop, prepare, and maintain project records and reports in various applications and databases. Your expert knowledge in job order contracting procedures, procurement policy and guidelines, and development in public procurement while remaining compliant is imperative. Your demonstrated ability to lead, manage, and take initiative while exercising your strong interpersonal abilities to maintain positive working relationships is key to the success of this program.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor of Science in an Engineering, Architecture, or Construction Management

  • 8+ years of related construction project management experience with large public or private building projects

  • Ability to interpret contract documents such as specifications, drawings, and blueprints

  • Experience in Job Order Contracting

  • Proficiency in PC applications, including Microsoft Office Suite and Bluebeam

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

  • Proficiency in eGordian

Essential Functions:

This position requires approximately 20% travel within New York State that may include overnight stays. Requires exposure to weather and temperature extremes, loud noises, heights (climbing ladders, scaffolding, etc.) and other work-safety hazards (chemicals, fumes, etc. of a construction site. May require time-pressured decision-making. Must be available to occasionally work a modified work schedule or extended workday hours.

Sponsorship is not provided for this position

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Eligible employees and their dependents may elect medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are able to enroll in our company’s 401k plan, and if eligible, a deferred compensation plan, and Executive Deferral Plan. We have an unlimited U.S. Personalized Paid Time Off (PPTO) policy for eligible full-time exempt employees, seven paid holidays, one floating holiday, and caregiver leave. Hired applicants will be able to purchase discounted company stock and have the opportunity to receive a discretionary performance bonus.

The base salary range for this position is $89,980.80 to $113,318.40. This range reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.


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.