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Jacobs Task/Project Manager in Houston, Texas

Task/Project Manager


Our People & Places Solutions business –reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizesthe "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and valueour solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilitiesdelivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling theconnection of people through all modes of transportation and providing accessto technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements tobuild the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company thatinspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow andsucceed – today and into tomorrow.

Position Summary:

Jacobs is looking for a talented, motivated TaskManager/Project Manager to support our practice in the South Central Geography(Texas and Oklahoma). This position would engage with Jacobs’ Global Technologynetwork focusing on dams/levees, food walls, and other coastal flood protectionprojects. The role will require the following:

  • Provide overall leadership on multiple projects within and beyond the South Central Geography

  • Manage medium to large projects and tasks

  • Support Program or other Project Managers in planning to deliver the work

  • Coordinate with and lead design resources in the Americas, as well as Global Design Centers, to complete quality designs within budget and schedule

  • Develop and prepare level of effort estimates for all components of projects and tasks

  • Develop and write specific scopes of work for sub-consultants consistent with the level of effort estimates

  • Manage Sub-consultants’ delivery of assigned scope of work, monitor progress, and monitor invoicing

  • Oversee the development of task schedules

  • Manage task budgets and update estimates-to-complete

  • Work closely with the program controls managers to track the financial status and percent complete for the project

  • Interface with client technical staff, communicate effectively, identify issues proactively, and build trust

  • Supervise, mentor, and train junior and peer staff

  • Oversee the preparation of drawings, technical specifications, and reports

  • Oversee the development and use of various models supporting and guiding designs

  • Lead QA/QC process prior to deliverable submission

  • Adhere to all program contractual and applicable FAR clauses

  • Prepare and review technical reports

  • Occasional travel required

  • Relocation to Houston area preferred


  • BS in Engineering and commensurate demonstrated experience is required

  • MS and/or PhD in Civil Engineering, Hydrology and Hydraulics, Ocean Engineering, or related degree is preferred

  • Registration as a professional engineer in the United States is required

  • Ability to register as a professional engineer in the state of Texas within 1 year is required

  • Experience with and understanding of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its processes and requirements are required

  • Experience with the Galveston Corps of Engineers is preferred

  • 15 years of professional experience is required

  • Successful track record managing multiple complex projects with total installed cost of over $40 million and/or revenue in excess of $4 million are required

  • Excellent analytical skills are required

  • Strong technical report writing skills are required

  • Ability to travel occasionally is required

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. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language .

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Primary Location United States-Texas-Houston-US TX Houston - Jeg - Houston

Job Type Experienced

Travel Yes, 25 % of the Time

Req ID: SOU00017F