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Jacobs Digital Delivery Transportation Market Lead for the Americas - Remote in Hartford, Connecticut

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Your Impact:

Jacobs is widely known as the leading design firm for the Transportation Market and has an enviable reputation in delivering complex projects of various types leveraging a wide variety of tools and project delivery methods.

We are seeking an engaging, customer centric, solution focused subject matter expert with hands on, practical Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Information Management experience to lead the digital delivery of Transportation Market projects.

Accountabilities of the Role

Leadership: As a Digital Delivery Transportation Market Lead for the Americas , you will undertake a key role in helping our project teams and clients achieve their outcomes.

You will be responsible for stewarding Information Modeling and Management for one or more of our portfolios within our Transportation business. This will include leading a team and resources appropriately to ensure that the team has awareness of work and their priorities. You will work closely with Digital Delivery project lead(s) to support existing and new projects and pursuits. You will create a common understanding of the requirements, working towards the bigger picture and communicating this effectively to the Digital Delivery leads within the various Transportation related submarkets/portfolios (Aviation, Highways, Bridges, Ports and maritime, Rail and transit, tunnel and ground engineering, and transport planning). You will also be asked to foster an inclusive environment and collaborative community, celebrating success of individuals through our HR processes.

Transformation: You will seek to implement innovative methods of delivery processes including automation and standardization whilst working with your team to actively raise the standard of Digital Delivery across our projects in your portfolio(s), with an ability to coach within and outside of your team.  You will also work with the Jacobs internal Technical Excellence Team on strategy and educational content related to Digital Delivery Advancement across our business.

Delivery Excellence: You will be responsible for the delivery excellence of your portfolio(s) with joint accountability alongside Project Managers and Technical Leads in accordance with Transportation standards, industry best practices, and client requirements. Working closely with our Digital Delivery Global Technology Lead and IT , you will help us drive the development and adoption of production standards and content, as well as steward a standardized use of software and consistency across the Transportation market.

About you

As an individual we look for you to show experience in leadership, delivery performance, excellent communication skills combined with being a team player. The knowledge, skills and experience we value are varied as we continue to develop diverse teams. Additionally, you will also be able to:

  • Be the initial escalation point for the portfolio(s) and must have an awareness of the bigger picture

  • Foster a culture of knowledge sharing and continuous improvement, demonstrating adaptability and commitment to supporting and mentoring others across the entire team in delivery

  • Understand the factors affecting motivation of project team members

  • Recognize your internal and external clients, and their success measures

  • Communicate effectively, allowing you to maintain relationships at all levels, internally and externally

  • Use your organizational skills to ensure all bids are supported, pipeline is accounted for, and commitments become operational

  • Bring an innovative approach to challenge existing methods and procedures, offering alternatives

  • Drive strategic planning for market and region business enablement

Typical salary range for this position is $125,000 to $195,000 and is commensurate with experience relative to the position. For “remote” positions, salary to be offered is geographic dependent.


This is a remote position

Here’s What You’ll Need:

You will have proven experience in a technical and/or engineering space with a sound understanding of project information management principles and application, you will have:

  • Experience working in the Transportation Market and leading teams of designers, engineers, and BIM professionals

  • Excellent organizational skills and an ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines

  • Experience in implementing various interconnected Electronic Data Management Systems (EDMS/DMS)

  • Hands on knowledge of:

  • Bentley MicroStation, OpenRoads Designer, OpenBridge Modeler, iModel/iTwin, Synchro, and ProjectWise (including managed workspaces)

  • Autodesk AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Infraworks, Revit, Navisworks, BIM360/ ACC

  • General knowledge of:

  • API's and Design, Analysis, and visual programming tools like Dynamo, Grasshopper, VBA, Python, iModel/iTwin.js etc. preferred

  • Reality Capture Workflows and project applications: Photogrammetry, LiDAR, UAS, 360 capture, Reality mesh/model

  • Transoft AutoTURN, GuideSIGN and other specialty design tools

  • Understands project workflows from design, estimation, fabrication, construction documentation, administration, and coordination

  • Understanding of general office software (Bluebeam, Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.) and visualization software

  • Understanding of Advanced Visualization workflows: Virtual and Augmented Reality, Animations, Virtual Tours, Digital Twins

  • Effective leader: articulate, diplomatic, ethical, collaborative, and dedicated, with ability to motivate established professionals, external partners, and direct reports.

  • Ability to work independently, and to manage multiple tasks and projects under constant deadlines, as well as anticipate, identify, and resolve problems in a timely and positive manner

  • Associates or Bachelors’ degree in Science, Engineering, Architecture, or Construction Management, or equivalent experience, preferred

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) .

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