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Jacobs Coordinating Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

Coordinating Engineer


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.


Provide work order processing for the Department of Water Management. Issue and track work orders and schedule information to field crews. The responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Process work orders for Department of Water Management sewer and water repairs

  • Prepare and/or track project schedules

  • Create ad hoc reports from the maintenance management system, and be able to manipulate data (filter, sort, transform) in Excel

  • Assist in the development of KPI reporting

  • Track work order status and other schedule information to develop key reports for upper management

  • Analysis of the sewer maintenance program and related reporting

  • Utilize City of Chicago and CTR data systems including; CSR, Infor EAM, PCS and Arc Logistics

  • Assist CTR staff to develop Interface and reporting between schedules, CSR and GIS

  • Use tables and other mobile devices

  • Monitor In-house progress and process paperwork and coordination in a timely manner

  • Prepare and Track Project Schedules



  • Intermediate to advanced skills with Microsoft Office software emphasis on Excel required.

  • Solid understanding of data (Access/SQL or other database) required.

  • Familiarity with CMMS/EAM/ERP required.

  • Ability to work with CTR staff required.

  • Scheduling P6 or Microsoft Project preferred (or willingness to learn quickly).

  • Experience with the interpretation of utility records/maps preferred (or willingness to learn quickly).

  • Familiarity with Customer Request Systems preferred (or willingness to learn quickly).

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

  • Reliability and strong organizational skills required.

  • Must be detail-oriented.

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet project deadlines required.

  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal required.

  • Experience working in a fast-pace environment required.

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 background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Illinois-Chicago

Travel No

Req ID: BI 0005JD