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Jacobs Project Director in Boston, Massachusetts

Project Director


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

The position provides the ability to contribute immediately to the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) bus system improvements and execution. This position desires a Leader who can think out of the box while is capable of adapting to new ideas and integrating the standards of work. Someone who understands the challenges from the other disciplines point of view. Leader will be the point person for the group, communicating down the intent and intern communicate to the leadership.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage project designs for complex multi-million dollar bus terminal design/build renovations

  • Deliver large complex and/or multiple projects on time and within budget.

  • Securing, assigning and maintaining a project team containing all the resources required to successfully deliver projects while maintaining quality.

  • Provide effective executive project management to help reduce the costs of delivering projects and adding value to the business by applying proven project management techniques.

  • Plan, organize and direct management and design staff

  • Interface with the client to ensure expectations are identified and met.

  • Manage, ensure and enhance project quality by providing ideas and suggestions aimed at improving the effectiveness of project activities.

  • Perform sales activities including client development, proposal and qualifications development, and interviews.

  • Develop scope and fee documents.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from an accredited University is required.

  • Licensed Architect and NCARB Certificate holder, preferable licensed in Massachusetts or able to quickly obtain a Massachusetts license is required

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in vertical buildings programs is required

  • A minimum of 7 years of management involving direct client contact and full responsibility for projects is required

  • Must have good social, networking, organization, communication, people and presentation skills

  • Proven leadership record in the industry

  • Proven ability to strategize and direct business growth and direction

  • Forward thinking and ability to articulate clear vision and understanding of trends in the vertical space

  • Solid history of successful project and client management

  • Ability to demonstrate effective skills in leadership, oral and written communication, planning, teamwork, decision making, problem solving

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.



Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a drug-free workplace.

Job Architecture & Interiors

Primary Location United States-Massachusetts-Boston-US MA Boston - Jacobs

Job Type Experienced

Req ID: BI 0007MP