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Jacobs Construction Manager-Commercial Development in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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.

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, 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, then Jacobs is where you belong. We are looking for a driven and curious client-focused Construction Manager to grow with us!

Jacobs is looking for a motivated Construction Manager to join our team in South Florida to manage a variety of multi-scale commercial building projects. We are looking for a leader who will ensure client satisfaction and help to position our team for success.

A key success factor will be the ability to successfully interact with multi-discipline project teams and personnel, developing, and maintaining consistent relationships at all project/program levels. You should be a self-motivated professional with at least 10 years of progressive construction management experience.

As a Jacobs Construction Manager, you can expect to:

  • Manage staff providing design and construction services for GMP and design build contracts.

  • Serve as the Owner representative, providing leadership and direction through the duration of design and construction, quality oversight of contractor’s QA/QC program, developing punch list, substantial completion checklists, tracking and scheduling of acceptance inspection and commissioning, project close-out and turnover of projects to clients.

  • Serve as primary client contact for all project activities, lead progress meetings, provide weekly status to client and program managers.

  • Review and provide recommendations on monthly payment applications, change order review and negotiations.

  • Implement schedule, cost, quality communication, and decision-making information tools and processes across the project.

  • Support projects by establishing a safety culture and engage with ongoing field operations to meet the needs of the delivery teams.

  • Support the program controls leadership team to establish schedule control, cost control, change management, risk management, and reporting tools.

  • Actively manage and report on the status of the project schedule.

  • Work to foster a cooperative partnership between client, contractors, and all stakeholders to ensure timely resolution of project issues and the overall success of the project.

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor's or 4 Year Degree in Construction Engineering, Civil Engineering, or Construction Management

  • 10 years of progressively challenging experience on major construction projects performing Construction Management

  • Experience on multi-scale commercial building projects

Ideally, You'll Also Have:

  • Ability to respond proactively in a high-paced environment and willingness to adjust and respond effectively to changes

  • Florida PE or CCM (not mandatory)


Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

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 $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.