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Jacobs Project Manager - Architecture in Huntsville, Alabama

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Your Impact:

Jacobs has an opportunity for a Project Manager- Mid Level supporting our long-term project in Huntsville, AL

The Project Manager will assist the client with oversight and overall management of multiple projects as assigned through design, construction, and closeout phases. Functional responsibilities will be that of a Project Manager with a broad-based knowledge of lease activity, construction trades, and facility maintenance.

General responsibilities include:

• Attend regular and special project meetings as required. Meetings may be at the project site or nearby offices. Meetings may be in person, conference calls or video teleconferences.

• Create and update project reports and communications on regular schedules and as needed to support special requests. Reports/communications will include all project information related to scope, schedule, budget, issues, and other relevant information.

• Create, set-up and maintain a project filing, record keeping and documentation system. Update the various Project Management Information Systems (PMIS) that may be used on each project to include client and other government systems.

• Provide overall project management functions to include monitoring and controlling the project and communicating across all project stakeholders, initiating the project, planning the project, executing the project, and closing the project

• Aid the government contracting officer with contract procurement, answering bid or request for proposal (RFP) questions, attending/participating in site visits (or market surveys), attending/participating in pre-bid conferences, preparing/issuing solicitation amendments for review and approval by the contracting officer and performing cost/bid/proposal analysis.

• Provide design technical reviews, code compliance reviews, constructability reviews, analysis of value engineering proposals, preparation of cost estimates, cost analysis, cost control and cost monitoring, site investigations and site surveys, scheduling, review of design scope changes, leading/attending design review meetings, performing market studies (related to contractor interest) and assisting client offices with phasing and move planning as needed to support the project.

• Manage, monitor and recommend approval/disapproval of project submittals, review and monitor project tasks and schedules for progress, lead or assist in problem resolution to include developing the Government’s position, maintain marked up sets of plans and current drawings and specifications, perform routine inspections of construction as the work progresses, identifying work that does not conform to contract requirements and taking action to notify appropriate personnel/contractors in order to correct the shortfalls

• Monitor project financial data and budgets, monitor and control project change orders by developing proposal requests and cost estimates, review cost proposals, and assist in negotiations. Assist with preparation of progress payments.

• Conduct regular progress meetings with all stakeholders. Document each meeting through notes and minutes.

• Perform post occupancy evaluations, assist with preparing lessons learned, close out all accounting and financial accounts, assist with developing and implementing move-in and move-out plans, provide move coordination and relocation assistance, provide coordination and oversight of client installed systems and equipment such as furniture, phones, cabling, IT systems, locks and alarms, file and archive all project information such as documents, specifications, drawings and other types of information, assist with transitioning the project over to the office responsible for the long term management of the space.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Qualifications - External

• US Citizenship

• Active, fully adjudicated TOP SECRET Clearance

• Minimum of five years relevant experience.

• Bachelors Degree in Architecture or engineering.

• Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office tools required.

• Must be knowledgeable of construction disciplines, to include civil, architectural, mechanical, electrical, and electronic engineering and information technology principles.

• Broad-based understanding of project management with strong planning, problem solving, and organizational skills.

• Ability to maintain overview of entire project while continuing to attend to detailed technicalities.

• Capable of independent decision making, possess a high degree of individual initiative, and be able to function with no supervision.

• Must have in-depth knowledge of US Government Secured Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) construction.

• Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills with strong leadership, project management, team building, and presentation skills

Ideally, you'll have:

• A Project Management Professional (PMP) or a Certified Construction Manager (CCM) certificate

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.