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Jacobs Entry-Level Contracts Administration Professional in Cary, North Carolina

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’re not just building structures, we’re helping our clients innovate and grow by designing, engineering, and executing the construction of their state-of-the-art facilities that are changing our world.  

Our team is excited to add a Subcontracts Technician who can help us support our Biopharmaceutical Construction Management business while providing an opportunity to learn and grow within the field of Supply Management. The Subcontracts Technician will be assigned to support one of our large construction project teams under close supervision with the leading Subcontract Administration Professionals. They will be responsible for the hands-on management of small subcontract packages, will support Supply Management Systems, and take on new and exciting opportunities within the field of Subcontracts Management.

Bring your energy, excitement and openness to learn new things and we’ll help you grow, pursue and fulfill what inspires you – so we can make big impacts on the world, together.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Confer with subcontractors to obtain product or service information, interest, qualifications, and other upfront information.

  • Prepare Request for Proposal documentation for solicitation to selected bidders.

  • Manage bidder questions and clarifications through routine coordination with Engineering, Project Management, and Client representatives.

  • Review bid proposals and negotiate commercial terms with guidance from the lead Subcontracts Administration professional.

  • Draft and Issue Subcontract Documents to selected, and approved, contractors.

  • Utilize Jacobs’ Supply Management systems to update status and issue routine reports to Project Management and Clients.

  • Perform one-off tasks to support Subcontract Administration initiatives that help the Project.

Ideally you will have:

  • Experience using MS Office tools, including intermediate to advanced Excel skills.

  • BS or MS in an accredited program is preferred – preferably focusing on Business Administration, Operations Management or Supply Chain Management

  • An expressed interest in pursuing a career in Supply Management

  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Must pay attention to details and have the ability to exercise good professional judgment

  • Must have the ability to work and thrive in a team environment

  • Must have strong problem-solving skills

  • Must have a strong work ethic

  • Must be able to work well with others

  • A drive to solve complex and challenging problems.

  • Periodic travel to client offices, plants and work sites may be required

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.