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Jacobs Utilities Specialist - Transit / Rail in Atlanta, Georgia

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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.

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We're looking for a Utilities Coordinator– Transit / Rail in Atlanta who is excited about working on projects that enable the heart of our clients’ business. The Utilities Specialist is a client facing role which is responsible for managing multiple simultaneous utility related project executions, in different stages. The incumbent is required to provide overall utility management support as an Owner representative on large linear Transit / Rail projects.

Your responsibilities will include day-to-day work at the client office, and will include frequent meetings, production and review of various project deliverables, effective communications to coordinate and manage work for the Owner, and occasional trips to the Project Sites during construction. Ability to collaborate with different project stakeholders including the Owner, Technical Advisor, external utility companies, municipal personnel and. Assurance that all related Owner, Utility and Municipal requirements are met and fully coordinated between various stakeholders and project participants.

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Attendance and participation at multiple different technical and commercial project working groups.

  • Conduct thorough reviews and provide commentary on technical project deliverables received from third party Utility Companies, the Technical Advisor, the Project Team, and project Stakeholders.,

  • Provide commentary on commercial project deliverables associated with utility works, such risk sharing regimes, project processes for reviews and permitting, purchase orders, payment requests, works schedules, cost estimates, resource estimates, draft utility agreements, RFIs, Requests for Variations, contract correspondence, site records, quality conformance documentation, etc.

  • Track project progress throughout all project phases

  • Maintain issue logs/risk registers/progress monitoring documentation to support project controls and reporting.

  • Support senior management briefings and provide strategic advisory regarding management of utility issues and risks.

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • BS or MS graduate of an engineering discipline or similar applicable technical discipline.

  • 5 years of relevant project delivery experience, preferably on large capital projects

  • Knowledge of project development practices, permitting and Municipal consent requirements.

  • Professional Engineer or equivalent professional license (preferably with PMP designation).

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.

  • Diligent management of documentation to ensure decision making and progress is accurately recorded.

  • Track record working with utility companies and within integrated multi-disciplinary teams.

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 $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, 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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