Jacobs Real Estate Officer/Lease Administrator in Arlington, Virginia

Real Estate Officer/Lease Administrator


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.

Key Roles/Responsibilities:

  • Participate in all aspects of real estate acquisition and disposal, including development of customer requirements, cost estimates, market surveys, site evaluation and selection, competitive or sole source acquisition process, and preparation of lease documentation

  • Ensure that each action complies with Agency and Government regulations and that appropriate internal justifications and approvals are obtained

  • Support ongoing lease administration activities of WMA and CONUS properties

  • Serve as liaison with the military and other government agencies and prepare Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) or various internal space-use and License Agreements

  • Prepare real estate briefings, staff papers, Congressional Notification packages, annual real property reports, and other ad hoc reports

  • Be willing to work long hours occasionally to complete negotiations and/or assignments within the required time frame

  • Be willing to travel domestically


Basic Qualifications:

  • TS/SCI Clearance required

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field, High School diploma or GED and 5 years general work experience, or service in the US Armed Forces with an honorable discharge

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience at the Developmental level in the field

  • Work nights and weekends, as required, for operational necessities

  • Travel domestically, as required

Additional Qualifications:

  • Highly motivated to continue to develop professional licenses, certifications, and expertise through formal training and on-the-job experience

  • Valid real estate license preferred

  • Professional project management certification preferred

  • Technical knowledge and skill in cost and price analysis, negotiation techniques, appraisal, market surveys, property management, contracting procedures, and project management

  • Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations, Federal Property Management Regulations, and General Services Administration Acquisition Regulations

  • Excellent written, oral and other communication skills

  • Ability to handle multiple, demanding, and complex projects in a timely manner with accurate results

  • Ability to work independently and in team situations

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: BIA0000Q3