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Jacobs Project Manager - Wastewater in Chicago, Illinois

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:

Treating wastewater is necessary for our world’s communities and successful projects increasingly require attention to resource recovery, capital planning and a culture that drives carbon neutrality and climate resilience. Here at Jacobs we get to provide the leadership, technical expertise, and innovation needed to make this happen on the most iconic projects in our world.

We’re seeking a Project Manager to work with our Wastewater Clients from our Chicago, IL office. You’ll grow your career by leading our project teams to provide innovative and sustainable solutions for our Clients.    

You’ll play an integral role in leading and mentoring staff, forming long-term relationships with clients and pursuing new work, including strategy development, positioning, proposing, and negotiating contracts.   

You’ll be a part of diverse multi-discipline teams, allowing you to both share what you know, as well as learn, so you can grow. Join us and we will assist you in continued development of your skills and exploring all that you can do across our global company.

Your most impactful mission in this role is to embrace living inclusion every day and enabling diversity and equality globally. For us, this means creating a culture of belonging where we all thrive by embracing all perspectives. An inclusive culture with many perspectives through diverse backgrounds allows us to leverage knowledge, leadership and connection to bring forth opportunity, creativity and growth.

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.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in civil, environmental, chemical, or mechanical engineering.

  • Extensive project management experience for municipal wastewater treatment projects (planning, design, and construction)

  • Demonstrated ability to lead multi-disciplinary project teams

  • Demonstrated understanding of municipal wastewater treatment processes and technologies

  • Multi-discipline design management experience

  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral

  • Self-motivated, initiator; demonstrated through professional society involvements or related activities

  • Demonstrated ability to develop relationships with clients and to win work

  • Professional Engineer (PE) License in the state of Illinois or ability to obtain within 6 months

*Ideally, You’ll Also Have: *

  • More than 15 years project management experience for municipal wastewater treatment projects (planning, design, and construction)

  • Willingness to work with and mentor younger staff to develop their project management skills

  • Experience with process mechanical design and willingness to perform as the discipline lead role on an as-needed basis

  • Master’s Degree in civil, environmental, chemical, or mechanical engineering.

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.