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Jacobs Relocation / Move Specialist in Arlington, Virginia

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 building structures, we're helping our clients innovate and grow by designing, engineering, and executing the construction of their state-of-the-art facilities that are changing our world.

As a Relocation / Move Specialist at our Huntsville, AL location, you'll:

  • Collaborate with Strategic Realignment Program Management Office (SRPMO), Division PMO, and transitioning units to ensure unit transition plans are accurate and up to date.

  • Collaborate with Division PMOs and individual units to develop a timeline for functions transitioning.

  • Survey and communicate regularly with impacted end users to determine appropriate move timelines across various divisions/units and to ensure little disruption throughout the move process.

  • Conduct pre-move surveys with end users to coordinate overall logistics; acts as a central point of contact.

  • Assist with the creation and development of move plans for the end users, demonstrating a keen ability to collect information and translate it into a comprehensive plan.

  • Assist with the development of a comprehensive “master” move plan across all end users.

  • Recommend standards for what the Client will assist with moving for end users.

  • Calculate and craft move-related cost estimates, including planning for cost-effective methodologies (ie, batch shipments), equipment protection, potential trucks, drivers, etc.

  • Understand the proper handling of various classification of materials, including unclassified, classified, TS, and TS-SCI.

  • Interpret, communicate and utilize the General Mailing Policy Guide (0944PG); to include, shipping of unclassified, secret and top-secret records/equipment.

  • Assist with the development and maintain a tracking and record keeping systems to accurately track; (1) shipping equipment (boxes, tape, labels, etc.), (2) shipments, (3) procurements, (4) associated cost and (5) invoices.

  • Manage Accountable Property in conjunction with Asset Management Unit to ensure items are not misplaced or lost.

  • Assist with the development of a “from” / “to” procedure and process to accurately track and account for shipments from outbound and inbound locations.

  • Have a system of labeling and itemizing boxes to ensure that they are easily identifiable/locatable.

  • Coordinate pick-up of moving materials.

  • Coordinate with Client mail management units and both locations to ensure process and procedures are accurately communicated and followed.

  • Coordinate with proper agencies to manage vacated spaces.

  • Coordinate decommissioning procedures for vacated space, equipment and furniture.

  • Interpret and properly execute surplus procedures of non-accountable vs. accountable property/inventory, and furniture.

  • Conduct market research for a vendor to decommission the vacated space, including removal of excess trash, non-accountable equipment, un-usable furniture and restore to “broom swept” condition for turnover to Client HQ’s.

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:

  • Active, fully adjudicate SECRET security clearance. Must be able to obtain a TS clearance.

  • Prior move management experience required

  • Must have excellent communication skills and be very good in building and developing teams

  • Must be familiar with industry regulatory requirements related to move management

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Excellent administrative skills

  • You must be familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel etc.

Ideally, you'll have:

  • Active TS security clearance.

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.