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Jacobs Project Manager - Civil in Chicago, Illinois

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This position will be as part of a joint venture team, and the selected candidate will be hired by Jacobs, one of the JV partners, or a teaming partner.

Our onsite Program Management team in Chicago, IL is looking to add an experienced and collaborative Project Manager - Civil in support of a multi-million-dollar airport capital program. We are tasked with managing all of the capital improvement projects at Chicago Midway International Airport.

Reporting into the Senior Project Manager at Midway Airport, you will be responsible for reviewing and evaluating design items as they relate to civil/airfield design, providing civil design support, participating in design review process, evaluating design elements as related to programmatic determinations, and reviewing of design milestone submittals. You’ll provide input on project delivery methods and contract packaging, facilitate resolution of technical issues, identify processes and resources for project implementation, verify projects comply with program and code requirements, complete QA/QC on project documents, and provide technical support based on program needs.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering discipline, construction, or related field

  • 5+ years of experience managing airfield civil projects from inception to design, through construction and project close out

  • Ability to work onsite full time at Midway International Airport (MDW) with the program management team

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

  • Demonstrated experience as lead on airfield design or construction projectsProfessional Engineer (PE) license

No sponsorship available for this position


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