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Jacobs Bridge Project Manager in Arlington, Virginia

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The Jacobs team is seeking a creative, highly motivated Bridge Project Manager to lead and support the delivery of local and regional projects. Our Virginia and District of Columbia transportation practice encompasses world-class professionals located in multiple offices including Washington DC, Herndon, Arlington, Richmond and Virginia Beach. We are seeking to hire a Bridge Project Manager with a proven track record of delivering projects for our top DC and Virginia transportation clients such as VDOT, DDOT and local county and city governments.

As a key member of our team, you’ll have the chance to work on challenging projects as the Project/Task Manager for bridge, highway and roadway projects – planning, directing, and monitoring all aspects of projects with high degrees of technical complexity from the concept stage through detailed design. You will be a Project Manager on large transportation projects throughout the DC and Virginia geography and will have the opportunity to provide transportation engineering expertise, negotiate hours, develop and maintain schedules and budgets, direct and mentor project staff, and ensure quality reviews are completed. You will assist in managing external client relationships as well as lead and participate in business development initiatives as required.

Join us and we will assist in continuing the development of your skills and exploring all that you can do across our global company, with opportunities to share your knowledge along the way.

In this role, you’ll be responsible for the following:

  • Provides technical leadership and oversee all aspects of bridge and highway design projects including design-build transportation projects and assist with business development opportunities.

  • Have overall responsibility for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of a project.

  • Be responsible for communication, status reporting, decision making regarding technical approaches, risk management, and escalation of issues that cannot be resolved by the team.

  • Lead the planning, staffing, scheduling, budget management, quality control, safety, and organization of internal technical and support staff, and subcontractors for the project.

  • Focus on client service and satisfaction that leads to repeat business.

  • Maintain a close relationship with clients, track upcoming project opportunities, and collaborate on project pursuits.

  • Responsible for the quality of project work performed, client service, utilization of staff, marketing, contract management, billing collection, and project profitability for transportation projects.

  • Plans, directs, and coordinates activities of transportation projects to ensure that goals and objectives of these projects are accomplished within the prescribed time frame and funding parameters.

  • Assists in the development and execution of local marketing and business development, researches and tracks future project opportunities, initiates and reviews proposals and participates in interviews and presentations.

  • Represents Jacobs at meetings, presentations, and public hearings relative to assigned projects.

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.


Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Bachelor degree in civil engineering.

  • Substantial years of experience in the bridge engineering design, design management and project management.

  • Registration as a P.E. in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

  • Previous experience working on alternative delivery (Design-Build and PPP) major transportation projects as a PM is required.

  • Previous experience working as a Project Manager/Design Manager on Design-Build and Design for Design Build Transportation project is required.

  • Knowledge of VDOT and DDOT design and contract standards.

Ideally, You'll Also Have:

  • Registration as a P.E. in the District of Columbia.

  • Strong technical design background in traffic engineering, highway design, and highway drainage, as well as familiarity with AASHTO, FHWA and MUTCD standards.

  • Knowledge of and prior experience of using CADD/Design Software (MicroStation, etc.) is desirable.

  • High level existing contacts and strong relationships with VDOT, DDOT and other State & Local government clients.   Experience in stakeholder relationship development and management is required.

  • Experience managing projects with other clients.

  • Actively engaged in professional organizations.

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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