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Jacobs EPCM Project Director (Life Sciences) in Cincinnati, Ohio

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.

At Jacobs, we’re not just building structures. We’re helping our clients innovate and grow by designing, engineering, and executing the construction of their advanced manufacturing facilities that are changing our world.    

As an EPCM Project Director, you’ll join our collaborative team providing our clients with award-winning planning, engineering, architectural design, procurement, construction management, and design-build project delivery. We are looking for a passionate Project Management Supervisor who is driven by collaboration, exceeding expectations, and challenging the status quo.   

By developing and delivering on project scopes, budgets, reports, contracts, and schedules, you’ll lead our teams to achieve the key stakeholder's objectives. Your keen ability to multi-task, communicate effectively and tackle project challenges will allow you to thrive in our fast-paced environment. You’ll bring your expertise to solve complex problems, ensuring the soaring success of our projects. You’ll also provide motivation and direction to project teams who are the best in the industry. You’ll help others discover what drives them, nurturing their purpose and guiding them forward.

Your role will keep our company connected, and we’ll support you with what you need to be successful. But you’re not just a leader – you’re an achiever. You’ll also provide day to day management of teams, staff recruitment and development, and financial and technical performance on projects. You’ll bring your expertise to solve complex problems, ensuring the soaring success of our advanced facilities construction projects.  You must have the ability to build strong relationships, internally and with the customer.

Working together, we’ll help you grow and pursue what fulfills you so that we can make impacts on the future – big and small, global and local. 

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Bachelor’s degree in in Engineering, Construction Management, or related discipline 

  • At least 15 years of experience in managing EPCM projects related to industrial facilities, with a minimum of 5 years specific to the Life Science Industry

  • Act as a mentor for other PMs and Project Engineers

  • Strong safety culture both from design safety, and when working in the office or at project site locations

  • Experience in the execution of multi-office projects (possibly international)

  • General engineering knowledge that are key to the successful implementation of Life Science projects including infrastructure, process, utilities, and support facilities

  • Strong experience in design project cost management, including forecasting, earned value and meeting design budgets

  • Experience in developing proposals, estimating design services hours, and working with clients to understand their needs and develop solutions to meet those needs.

  • Program Management experience should include Engineering, Procurement, Construction Management and Commissioning (EPCM) elements.

  • Preferred but not mandatory - Certified Construction Manager (CCM), Professional Engineer (PE), Project Management Professional (PMP) or Architect license/certification

Ideally, you’ll also have: 

  • Strong working knowledge in design and construction, building systems/components and technology, contract management, project delivery methods, environmental and LEED applications, team building and client relationship building

  • At least 5 years of experience with design of Life Science facilities in excess of $500 million construction value

  • Ability to travel to project locations for short term visits to client sites

  • Strong existing relationships with Life Science clients

  • Some prior field experience would be very helpful

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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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