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Jacobs Project Manager (Remote / Albany, NY) 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, we’re not just working projects. We’re helping our clients innovate and grow by designing, engineering, and executing the construction of their advanced manufacturing facilities that are changing our world. 

As a Design Project Manager, you’ll join our collaborative team providing our clients with award-winning planning, engineering, architectural design, and design-build project delivery. We are looking for a passionate Project Management Professional in our Eastern US region who is driven by collaboration, exceeding expectations, and challenging the status quo. This can be a remote or hybrid position based out of our Albany, NY office.

We are looking for people passionate about project design delivery in the following areas:

Servant leader to the project team.

  • Create conditions supportive of team well-being.

  • Guide and facilitate to establish integrated, coordinated workflow.

  • Ensure the team can focus and be productive.

  • Keep attention on continually improving how we do what we do.

Guide the team in the development of their plan to complete the project and hold authority over that plan. Lead schedule problem-solving.

  • Facilitate holistic, reliable, and achievable plans to deliver complete and coordinated work.

  • Communicate the team's plan, constraints, and help needed to stakeholders. Negotiate on behalf of the team.

  • Know the status of all work.

Establish a coherent project production system and work coordination routines.

  • Develop and institute production systems that serve the team. Ensure their effective use.

  • Engage performers, discipline leads, project leadership, and discipline management for enrollment, encouragement, and directives to engage effectively in planning.

  • Lead recurring planning sessions and Daily Check-ins.

  • Facilitate scope breakdown and work-structuring to enable a coordinated flow of small multidiscipline batches of work.

  • Guide the team and leadership in the prioritization of work. Respond with agility to evolving project needs.

Integrate stakeholders, including Trade Partners, into the design process.

  • Coordinate trade constructability engagement with design.

  • If trades are performing design, ensure that their work satisfies next-customer needs and that trade commitments are managed.

Responsible for technical quality assurance and control.

  • Ensure that required reviews occur and are documented, and that appropriate registered professionals stamp work. Always move the team toward building quality into the work.

  • Responsible for package ownership and production, deliverables issuance, and coordinating documentation. Manage preparation, facilitation, and adjudication of customer design reviews. Prepare meeting notes.

  • Work with design disciplines and design partners to forecast staffing needs, resolve staffing gaps, and forecast effort to complete. Lead scope and cost change management. Prepare and negotiate changes.

Your keen ability to multi-task, communicate effectively and tackle project challenges will allow you to thrive in our fast-paced environment. You’ll provide motivation and direction to project teams and be surrounded by expert mentorship and mentoring opportunities to help you and your team thrive.

Working together, we’ll help you grow and pursue what fulfills you so that we can make impacts on the future – big and small, global, and local.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related discipline

  • At least 5 years of experience as a Project Manager on Advanced Technology, Semiconductor and/or Data Center projects

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Engineer in Training (EIT) or Professional Engineer (PE)

  • Project Management Professional Certification (PMP)

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Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

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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