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Jacobs 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:

Jacobs is only supporting candidate development activities for this role. This position is for a Joint Venture team, and you will be assigned to one of the associated firms and work onsite at MARTA.

As a Resident Engineer, you will direct and coordinate all technical activities, including field engineering and field inspection activities to assure that assigned MARTA Contracts & Procurement, or Programs and Contract Management, or Elevator and Escalator construction, renovation or rehabilitation project(s) are completed on schedule, within budget and in accordance with the contract plans, specifications, quality and safety requirements, and all other applicable codes and regulatory requirements. In this role, you will work very closely with functional Managers, Project Managers, General Engineering Consultants, MARTA Engineering groups, and local jurisdictions, contractors and other outside agencies to ensure the proper installation, inspection, testing, maintenance and repair of MARTA’s assets.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Direct and coordinates work of assigned Office Engineer(s), Project Engineer(s), Field Inspector(s), and other subordinate staff to ensure that all job site technical functions, including consultant, contractor and subcontractor activities proceed on schedule, within budget and in

  • Provides technical expertise and advice to staff and contractors on how to resolve complex problems or issues related to construction, renovation, or rehabilitation of new or existing facilities, structures, equipment and/or systems. Interprets requirements of technical specifications, codes and standards and applies such interpretation to contracts.

  • Develops technical scope for field change notices and letter change orders. Supports the Contract Administrator with approval of progress payments, negotiating contract changes and/or resolution of contract related claims against MARTA. Ensures that project status reports and related information is always current.

  • Prepares staff performance plans and performance evaluations, participates in hiring, advancement, or termination of assigned staff.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering, Building Construction, Construction Management, or a related discipline is required.

  • Minimum of Five (5) years’ experience in the construction and administration of Contracts & Procurement, or Programs and Contract Management, or elevator and escalator projects are required.

  • Extensive knowledge of contract development and contract management principles to include, design review, and contract testing is required.

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

  • Registration as a Professional Engineer

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.

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