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Jacobs Assistant Resident Engineer in Atlanta, Georgia

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:

We challenge what is currently accepted, so we can shape innovative and lasting solutions for tomorrow. If you’re interested in a long and rewarding career working with the #1 ranked and most admired engineering / project and construction management company in the world, and the industry’s best and most innovative engineers, then Jacobs is where you belong.

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.

As an Assistant Resident Engineer, you’ll join our collaborative team providing construction management and delivery at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. You’ll work with the Resident Engineer for the Support Facilities projects, providing a supporting lead role in the delivery of construction management activities. With your technical and organizational aptitude, you will excel in the following:

  • Coordinate the efforts of the contractors and subcontractors.

  • Evaluate the progress and quality of construction activities in conformance with approved schedules and budgets.

  • Review and approve progress payments.

  • Monitor and supervise the field coordination and inspection.

  • Review bid package documents as issued by design consultants for constructability, omissions, clarifications required, and for coordination between design disciplines. Recommend changes as required.

  • Review all construction documents against design development documents for scope, schedule and budget conformance.

  • Review general conditions to suit each bid package and oversee performance.

  • Assist the client and project manager at pre-bid meetings and pre-construction meetings.

  • Expedite resolution of construction problems.

  • Monitor and manage all field directives.

  • Obtain daily reports from all contractors.

  • Prepare resident engineer’s weekly report.

  • Oversee quality assurance program for each assigned contract in concert with the Quality Assurance Manager. Monitor design consultant inspections.

  • Establish and conduct weekly construction meetings.

  • Manage schedule updates, provide and approve any logic changes.

  • Administer construction contracts for assigned contracts.

  • Review, approve, and certify contractor requests for payment.

  • Determine that insurance, bonding and contracts requirements are properly executed and maintained.

  • Coordinate separate contractor’s lay down areas, office locations, and equipment placements.

  • Coordinate construction interface with local utilities through the Utility/Agency Coordinator.

  • Oversee negotiation, preparation and review of all change rrders.

  • Oversee project closeout and client occupancy.

  • Other tasks as may be assigned.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • A minimum of ten (7) years of experience in the administration of construction contracts and in the inspection of construction work in the field, working in a large or medium sized organization(s) with diverse functional requirements.

  • Previous airport experience is preferred, and prior experience with airfield projects is ideal.

  • Bachelor’s or higher degree, preferably in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management.

  • Ability to pass a 10-year background security check for the purpose of acquiring an airport security badge that allows access to airport facilities.

  • Ability to pass a driver’s record review to drive a leased vehicle in support of program work requirements.

Ideally, here’s what you’ll also have:

  • Effective oral and written skills for client presentations, technical reporting, and internal / external correspondence.

  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive data / information.

  • Understanding of construction management delivery methods.

  • Dynamic personality that allows for a positive, productive interface with project teams, client, joint venture partners, staff, and others.

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret contractual and technical documents.

  • Ability to function in a multi-organizational environment by developing relationships that comply with a proactive, collaborative culture.

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.

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.