Jacobs Project Controls Manager/Senior Scheduler in Arlington, Virginia

Project Controls Manager/Senior Scheduler


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Our Arlington office is seeking someone to fill a dual role as a Project Controls Manager/Senior Scheduler.

Senior Scheduling Role:

  • Perform a detailed review, including of all activities, sequences, durations, and critical path of the baseline schedule that will be submitted by the Contractor to DDOT for acceptance or rejection. Provide detailed comments and evaluation of Contractor’s proposed schedule submittal to DDOT.

  • Monitor the activities of the Contractor to ensure that the construction work is performed in accordance with a DDOT-approved construction schedule (“Schedule”) and to ensure that DDOT tasks and activities comply with the Schedule.

  • Regularly review and comment on the updated Schedule from the Contractor as required by the Construction Agreement. The Schedule shall include activity sequences and durations, allocation of labor and materials, review and processing of shop drawings and other submittals, and procurement and delivery of materials and products including those with long lead times. The Schedule shall include the activities of the Contractor and the District, including DDOT review times.

  • Program the Contractor's approved CPM (using Primavera P6) into a computer or receive the Contractor's data files and monitor the schedule using using Primavera P6 software.

  • If, at any time, it appears that the Schedule will not be met, then Consultant shall recommend corrective action to DDOT and the Contractor.

  • Assess delays attributable to the Contractor.

Project Controls Manager

  • Will be responsible for overseeing all of the project controls management for the project. The Project Controls Manager shall have proven skills in developing, implementing and tracking project schedules, documentation, and change order/claim management. This person shall have a thorough understanding of Primavera program management software, and Microsoft SharePoint. Project Controls Manager shall review baseline schedules and update schedules and help the Program Manager to prepare recommendations in a report to DDOT for rejection or approval of the schedules. Project Controls Manager is preferred to have a minimum of four years of experience in work of similar character and scope.


  • Bachelor Degree is preferred

  • Registered Professional Engineer (PE) License or CCM is preferred

  • At least 8 years of experience within Project Controls or Scheduling is required

  • Experience with Primavera is required

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. 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. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Virginia-Arlington

Req ID: BIA0000VT