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Jacobs Mechanical Engineering Project Manager in Bellevue, Washington

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 don’t settle – always looking beyond to raise the bar and deliver with excellence. We apply our expertise and knowledge as we look into the future with great optimism and focus. We don’t settle until we give our best and know that we’re making a difference.

Bring your curiosity, talent for multi-tasking and collaboration, and extreme organizational skills and we’ll help you grow, pursue and fulfill what drives you – so we can make big impacts on the world, together.

We are looking for a Mechanical Engineering Project Manager who is excited about working on projects that are critical to our client’s business. Join us and you’ll have the chance to work on exciting large facility projects. This position can be located in any of our Oregon or Washington State offices, preference to Seattle. You’ll oversee the design and construction of all mechanical systems on key programs. You’ll work with our team to make sure all mechanical designs are compliant with the project requirements and participate in design reviews and play key roles in managing our mechanical system design and delivery projects. Ideal work experience would include transportation, aviation, healthcare, science and research, and industrial facilities.

This position will:

  • Responsible for overall project delivery (cost, schedule, quality, information, contracts) on multiple project assignments

  • Manage project development from conception through completion (both large and small) in accordance with program objectives

  • Manages all budgets, schedules, scope development, design and construction contracts, documents, procedures and controls for assigned projects

  • Work within a multi-disciplined environment, collaborating with associated disciplines and management teams.

  • Responsible for working as part of the oversight team to respond to questions during procurement, part of the analysis of Alternative Technical Concepts (ATCs) as needed, review proposals as part of the evaluation process

  • Assure all mechanical designs are compliant with the project requirements and participate in design reviews

  • Review and approve any deviations and RFIs

  • Responsible for working with the construction manager to assure that the construction is completed in accordance with the design

  • Participate in change control as needed

  • Report progress and issues monthly

  • Manages the review and approval process for consultant invoices and contractor pay applications and change orders and coordinates with Control Manager for proper posting in reporting program

  • Attends assigned meetings to cover weekly job progress meetings; issues meeting minutes during design

  • Resolves complex construction related issues, disputes, and disagreements.

  • Review status and monitors variances of the construction project database relative to scheduling and cost control reporting

  • Excellent communication skills as this position is client facing

  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast pace environment


Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelors degree in a Mechanical Engineering

  • Minimum of 15 years experience in design of large institutional facilities

  • Minimum of 5 years in a project leadership role

  • Computer skills (strong working knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, working knowledge of databases, able to prepare flowchart, use Adobe and Outlook)

  • 12 years of experience in a project related technical field required

  • Strong working knowledge of pre-design and pre-construction, building systems/components and technology, contract management, project delivery methods, team building and client relationship building required

  • Professional Engineer license, Washington State preference

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • LEED AP BD+C credentials or LEED Platinum project experienced

  • CFD capabilities.

  • Energy models

  • Experience with zero carbon or alternative sustainability projects

  • High-rise, healthcare, aviation, transportation experience

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.