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Jacobs Traffic Safety Project Manager in Chicago, Illinois

Your Impact:

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.

We challenge what is currently accepted, so we can shape innovative and lasting solutions for tomorrow. If you’re interested in a long and rewarding career working with the industry’s best and most innovative engineers at the #1 globally ranked design firm, and then Jacobs is where you belong. We are looking for a driven and passionate Traffic and Transportation Engineer and/or Project Manager to support our growing traffic and highway safety team in Illinois.

You’ll be part of diverse multi-discipline teams in the delivery of transportation planning and design, traffic engineering, and highway safety projects within our regional transportation groups.

Your leadership ability will give you the opportunity to lead projects and interface directly with our clients, while serving as both a mentor and coach for our junior level staff.

This is an excellent opportunity to advance your career working with our established clients while supported by local and national resources, including Jacobs extensive network of technical experts.

Join us and we will assist you in continuing the development of your skills and exploring all that you can do across our global company, with opportunities to share your knowledge along the way.

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Demonstrated experience managing technical tasks and/or project delivery (including studies, technical support, and research) for major transportation projects for State DOTs and municipalities

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field with transportation focus

  • Demonstrated experience managing subconsultants and subcontractors

  • Understanding of budgets, billability goals, staffing, earned value and managing people

  • Solid communication skills – verbal and written

  • Technical writing expertise- reviewing, and providing clear, concise input to investigations, memorandums, or solutions reports

Ideally, Here’s What You’ll Also Have:

  • Professional Engineer (PE) or other comparable certification

  • Project management experience with an emphasis on transportation projects with prior Illinois DOT experience

  • Experience with preparing project approaches, and fee estimates for proposals

  • Ability to communicate effectively with multiple project stakeholders, including clients, the public, and regulatory agencies

  • Experience in data management, safety analysis, and AASHTO’s Highway Safety Manual

  • Proficient understanding and knowledge of frequently used traffic analysis, data management/ analysis, and transportation safety software (ArcGIS, SQL, Python, PowerBI, IHSDM, Transmodeler, Synchro etc.)

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 $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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