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Jacobs Senior Transportation/Roadway Project Manager in Columbus, Ohio

Senior Transportation/Roadway 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 looking for a Senior Transportation/Roadway Project Manager to join our team in Cleveland, Ohio.

The purpose of this position is to lead multi-disciplined transportation projects that focus on highway, roadway and interchange projects and pursuits. You will be a Project Manager on large transportation projects throughout Ohio and will be responsible for managing project teams to pursue work, perform preliminary and final design engineering and prepare documentation to satisfy the requirements for local and State roadway projects.

The daily responsibilities of the Senior Transportation/Roadway Project Manager are:

  • Have overall responsibility for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of a project

  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Focus on client service and satisfaction that leads to repeat business

  • Lead, inspire and mentor staff and project teams

  • Be responsible for communication, status reporting, decision making regarding technical approaches, risk management, and escalation of issues that cannot be resolved by the team.

  • Lead the planning, staffing, scheduling, budget management, quality control, safety, and organization of internal technical and support staff, and subcontractors for the project

  • Maintain a close relationship with clients, track upcoming project opportunities, and collaborate on project pursuits



  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in civil/transportation engineering

  • Professional Engineering (P.E.) license for the state of Ohio

  • 15-20 years' experience in the transportation engineering field

  • Prior experience on large scale ODOT projects preferred

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 background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Ohio-Columbus

Travel Yes, 25 % of the Time

Req ID: BIA000395

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