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Jacobs Senior Engineer Diver/Project Manager in Chicago, Illinois

Senior Engineer Diver/Project Manager


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.

We are seeking an energetic, highly motivated, detail-oriented, self-starter to join our Ports & Maritime Team within our growing Engineer Dive Group as a Senior Engineer Diver/Project Manager. As a preeminent global engineering firm, we offer unparalleled career advancement opportunities. The Senior Engineer Diver/Project Manager position is for candidates with current experience as an engineer diver who are looking for a unique opportunity to work en an ENR top rated Ports and Maritime global practice with substantial room for growth.The candidate can expect the potential for working on travel assignments. Potential candidates must be located in or willing to relocate to the Chicago Metro area.

Work Expectations:

Lead field inspection teams with strong communication skills

Work collaboratively with structural engineers and CAD technicians

Solve engineering problems and challenges

Direct project tasks or manage projects commensurate with experience, and participate in client presentations and proposal efforts



  • Five to 10 years of progressive experience as a Senior Engineer Diver/Project Manager

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering or related engineering field from an ABET accredited university or college

  • Professional Engineer License (or the ability to obtain one within one year)

  • Commercial Diving Experience and ADCI Certification

  • Exceptional writing and communication skills (samples of writing to be provided by applicants)

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

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: BI 0005CO