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Jacobs Project Engineer/Design Manager (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.

We're looking for a Project Engineer/Design Manager (Hybrid) in (Cincinnati, OH) who is excited about working on projects that enable the heart of our clients’ business. Join us and you’ll have the chance to work on projects including state of the art industrial and commercial facilities. You’ll be accountable for the coordination of projects including, guidance of all technical design, scheduling and budgetary performance, design quality, and safety. Your multi-discipline, highly interactive team will develop and deliver small- and large-scale capital projects. You’ll be surrounded by expert mentorship opportunities to help you thrive in your new career. This is an excellent position to grow from and develop into a Project Manager role and more from there.

Communication and Reporting:

  • Report directly to the Project Manager

  • Communicates and works with the Project Manager, Project BIM Coordinator and Design Leads to ensure efficient management of both multidiscipline coordination and design issues.


  • Implementation of 3D Model review strategy in coordination with Project Controls, Engineering and Construction.

  • Develop the 3D Model Review schedule with the Project Scheduler and Project Manager

  • Leads the clash resolution review sessions.

  • Responsible for system technical discussions, viewing and manipulation of plant design, as well as document and resolve conflicts within the model

  • Ensures the overall project design and production process is conducted following the prescribed Company processes and procedures and is in accordance with the stipulated project budget and schedule (including planning, monitoring and reporting)

  • Ensures the project is following the Basis of Design by performing inter-disciplinary quality, coordination and space management reviews via weekly reviews with project teams.

  • Ensures the project is adhering to a strict change management process by supporting the Project Manager in developing applicable change notices.

  • Single point of contact for all design related issues internally and externally, representing the overall project in communications with the client, having final technical accountability for overall project design and production (includes managing consultants not managed under other respective Disciplines)

  • Planning and assigning personnel for given projects or tasks and deliverables.

  • Providing work direction mentoring for less experienced engineers and technicians

Bring your curiosity, talent for multi-tasking and collaboration, and extreme organizational skills and we’ll help you grow, pursue and fulfill what drives you – so we can make big impacts on the world, together.

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, leading projects, preferably in a pharma/bio environment.

At least 10 years of experience working on manufacturing projects as a design lead, project engineer, or project manager

  • Software knowledge of Revizto and BIM

  • Interdisciplinary knowledge of design of facilities to be able to understand and direct disciplines on where services should be located/run.

  • Proven ability to understand project schedules and provide multi-discipline feedback on the same

  • Strong communication and presentation skills both verbal and written

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Relationship building skills

  • Forward thinking, eager to learn best practices, and contribute with innovative ideas

  • Displayed ability to learn quickly and driven to broaden knowledge base

  • Ability to collaborate and work effectively in a variety of teams, including multi-disciplinary teams

#LifeSciences, #Bio/Pharma, #EPCMV, #globallifescience

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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