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Jacobs Senior Hydropower Project Manager in Bellevue, Washington

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Your Impact:

We’re seeking a Senior Hydropower Project Manager to lead and/or support the delivery of hydropower projects and programs in the Pacific Northwest and Northern California.

For the fifth consecutive year, Jacobs is ranked #1 in the world by ENR (https://www.jacobs.com/newsroom/news/jacobs-ranked-no1-enrs-top-500-design-firms-list-fifth-consecutive-year) for Top Design Firms. We provide a full service offering to our clients from planning and design through construction. Jacobs is currently managing a diverse portfolio of hydropower, fish passage, and hatchery projects in the Northwest and the largest water infrastructure program in California and has strong trusted relationships with multiple municipalities and irrigation clients.

You’ll join a team of experts in diversion structures and intakes, fish screens, pipelines, canals, pump stations, reservoirs and water impoundments, and other water transmission and control facilities. You’ll have the opportunity to lead and deliver challenging projects while serving and developing clients. We’ll rely on you to support business development activities with key clients as well as perform the role of Project Engineer, Design Manager, Client Sales Lead, or Subject Matter Expert (SME) supporting various projects and programs.

As a Senior Project Manager, you’ll have the opportunity to work with a team of highly qualified and motivated subject matter experts, engineers and planners through the planning and design process. You’ll interact directly with clients to develop and deliver technical conveyance and reservoir storage solutions.

Using your technical expertise, you’ll play an integral role in leading and mentoring staff, forming long-term relationships with clients, and pursuing new work.  You’ll work in concert with our Leadership Team in the Northwest, California and within our Global Conveyance and Storage Community of Practice and Global Dam Community of Practice – to position for some of the most challenging and rewarding water projects in the US and beyond.

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include flexible work schedules and opportunities to work remotely, educational reimbursement, retirement benefits, employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.

Typical salary range for this position is $140,900 to $246,600 and is commensurate with experience relative to the position.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Demonstrated track record of driving technical work and/or design management for multidisciplinary projects of at least $25 million in construction cost.

  • Proficient experience on hydropower topics in the form of discipline/technical lead for reservoir and high-capacity conveyance.

  • Proven experience leading multi discipline teams.

  • Professional Engineering License in the State of Washington (or ability to obtain this in 6 months’ time).

  • Strong well rounded technical design skills encompassing all contributing disciplines

  • Seen by clients as being an expert with working technical knowledge of hydraulics and reservoir facilities design and planning.

  • A Bachelor's degree in a related engineering discipline.

Ideally, here is what you’ll also have:

  • Strong technical and project background with large water impoundment and diversion design, monitoring, and renovation.

  • Familiarity and experience with FERC license requirements.

  • A Master's degree in an engineering related discipline preferred.

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.