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Jacobs Project Engineer - Building Construction - Healthcare in Chicago, Illinois

Project Engineer - Building Construction - Healthcare


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.

Position Summary

The position is for a Project Engineer / Assistant Project Manager with emphasis in project controls and document control as part a program management team for a large healthcare client in Chicago, IL. The position will report directly to our Project Controls and Contract Manager Leads, serving an array of responsibilities in support of our onsite team, including oversight of the general contractor, architect, engineer and other owner vendors and/or subconsultant.

Document Controls responsibilities:

  • Prepare, track, review, and enter data and information into client provided data management system, e-Builder.

  • Manage, document and archive project correspondence.

  • Manage, maintain and audit project document control system(s).

  • Assemble project deliverables and prepare transmittals of data.

  • Attend meetings and document meeting minutes and action items.

Project Controls responsibilities:

  • Support Project Controls Manager in maintaining project controls systems

  • Support Project Controls team in disseminating, tracking and reviewing the overall change management plans for programmatic budget/costs, as well as construction budget/costs.

  • Assist in developing and maintaining budgets, work schedules, work and cost breakdown structures.

  • Develop and update resource plans.

  • Analyze and organize raw data on spreadsheets.

  • Assist in developing project monthly and weekly status reports.

  • Assemble monthly financial reports.

  • Prepare monthly client invoices.

  • Review vendor invoices for accuracy and completeness.



  • Bachelors of Science in an Engineering discipline, Construction Management or Architecture required (work experience may be considered as a substitute)

  • Minimum 3 years of document control and/or project controls experience required. Specialized training or education may be substituted for part of this experience.

  • Exceptional communications skills, both verbal and written.

  • Must possess good organizational and time management skills, with demonstrated ability to multi-task.

  • Adept at Microsoft Office Suite, especially MS Excel. Experience with other project control software is beneficially (ie Primavera, eBuilder), but not necessary.

  • Experience working in healthcare environment is also preferred.

Essential Functions:

Intermittent sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, and lifting. Lifting requirements limited to 20 lbs. in the form of supplies, drawings, etc. Longest distance carried of 50 feet. Hand manipulation is required for simple grasping, pushing and pulling, and fine manipulation. Right and/or left hands utilized. Occasional need to reach and/or work above the shoulder, for supplies, as well as below the shoulder for same. No foot controls necessary. Must be alert to equipment in the field, there will be occasional travel, will work near construction job site equipment when in the field, occasional need to work near hazardous equipment and machinery, occasional need to walk on uneven ground, exposure to dust, gas or fumes, exposure to noise, extremes in temperature or humidity, and potential work at heights.

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.

Primary Location United States-Illinois-Chicago

Req ID: BI 00076Q