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Jacobs Senior Project Manager (Water/Wastewater) in Cary, North Carolina

Your Impact:

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.

If you’re interested in advancing your career working with the #1 globally ranked water, wastewater, and water resources engineering firm, and with the industry’s best and most innovative engineers, then Jacobs is where you belong. In this role, you will deliver solutions to significant regional water related projects backed by great local planning, engineering design, permitting, and technical talent, letting you focus on delivering excellent results for our clients. No other engineering firm in the southeast offers the depth of engineering design resources in house that Jacobs offers with our team. We are looking for a driven, intellectually curious, and client-focused Senior Water and Wastewater Project Manager in Cary, NC, to support our water / wastewater treatment, conveyance, and water resources team. We want you to partner with us and our clients to deliver world-class solutions in the local market.

Position Summary:

As a key member of our Cary team, you’ll have the chance to drive forward challenging projects as the Senior Project Manager – building trust with utilities by planning, directing, and monitoring all aspects of projects with high degrees of technical complexity. You’ll do this by developing strategies for client success and then leading implementation of that strategy. This can range from funding, regulatory compliance, digital tools, concept through detailed design, construction, commissioning, and programmatic support. Among the many types of projects led by this team are conveyance and pipelines, pump stations, water and wastewater treatment facilities, master planning, and asset management. You will be leading a multi-disciplined delivery team to complete tasks within budgets you establish and advancing our business development strategies. In addition to your project management role, you’ll have the opportunity to build trust with clients, demonstrate value through strong strategy development and delivery, team leadership, and mentoring of staff.

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.

Join us and we will assist in continuing the development of your skills and exploring all that you can do across our global company, with opportunities to share your knowledge along the way.

Our commitment to you:

  • Project Management and Sales Support. Jacobs offers formal project management and sales development programs.

Career Development. Our depth and breadth of projects in the water market means there’s a place for your interests. You will further your career path plan with regional

Here’s What You’ll Need:

· Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering

· Passion for the water industry and serving municipal clients

· A minimum of 15 years’ experience in the water/wastewater industry with a project management focus

· North Carolina Professional Engineer’s license or ability to obtain one within 6 months

· Strong written and verbal communication skills

Ideally, you’ll also have:

· Project leadership and management experience including demonstrated experience leading and managing small to mid-size, multi-disciplined, water or wastewater projects with construction values ranging from under $1M to several million dollars

  • Recent experience working with water and wastewater utilities in the Carolinas market

  • Experience in managing alternative delivery projects (CMAR and/or PDB)

  • Familiarity with Bluebeam and ProjectWise

  • Active participant in state or national professional water organizations (i.e. AWWA, WEF, NC OneWater, ASCE)

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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