Jacobs Senior Project Manager in Long Beach, California

Senior Project Manager


Recognized as a leader in the EPC industry and ranked as the #2 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine for the second consecutive year, we provide planning, design, build, and maintenance of upstream and midstream oil and gas facilities and infrastructure. With over 5,000 employees across North America, we service exploration, production, storage, and transportation of crude oil and natural gas to end users, both offshore and onshore. We bring together many different aspects including Pipeline and Facilities groups, onshore and offshore offices, and engineering services to help meet the demands of our clients.

Position Summary:

Senior Project Manager has overall responsibility for the fullperformance of FEED, engineering, procurement, construction andcommissioning/start-up phases of a major project or a group of smallerprojects. The responsibilities includeplanning, directing, supervising and controlling all technical, fiscal andadministrative functions of contractual activities. A Project Manager at this level may superviseone or more lower level Project Managers and the entire project staff.

Health & Safety:

  • Prepares and implements a health and safety plan for the project and ensures a culture of safety.

  • Demonstrates full commitment to all health and safety matters and provides safety leadership by example.

Team Leadership:

  • Leads a cross-functional project teams that may be comprised of multi-discipline, multi-location team members.

  • Manages the processes for procuring internal staff for the project and for demobilizing staff at project closeout.

Technical Expertise:

  • Applies knowledge of all aspects of a project (engineering, procurement, quality control, etc.) to oversee the successful execution of the project plan.

  • Establishes processes and protocols for the documentation and cost control of the project.

Financial/Contract Management:

  • Strong understanding and application of business drivers, financial reporting standards

  • Applies in-depth knowledge and understanding of client contract to the oversight and management of the project.

  • Ensures proper change control processes are understood and used with the project team and with the client.

Planning & Execution:

  • Manages the application of appropriate coordination, and implements regular reviews and controls to monitor project progress.

  • Interprets and understands all of the key elements of the project schedule (such as critical path, actual versus planned activities, etc.) to identify adverse trends and take correction action when required.

  • Applies forward planning with schedule to resource the project appropriately.

  • Implements a clear review of lessons learned and how to implement potential changes into project delivery.

Client & Stakeholder Management:

  • Prepares and implements a communication plan based on the SOW.

  • Understands client delivery models and effectively identifies and manages different stakeholders.

Risk Management:

  • Applies excellent conflict resolution and political savvy to manage major conflict situations with a variety of individuals.

  • Has significant decision-making authority about issues resolution, project resources, scope implications, and budget.



  • 15 years of experience as a Project Manager in an Engineering, Environmental or Construction organization is required

  • BS or MS in an engineering discipline required

  • PE registration is 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-California-Long Beach

Req ID: REF000162