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Jacobs Deputy Program Director in Mendota Heights, Minnesota

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Your Impact:

At Jacobs, our Program Management and Construction Management (PM/CM) team works seamlessly with clients by delivering projects and programs to achieve our clients’ goals. Our team is always looking beyond to raise the bar and deliver with excellence. If you’re interested in a rewarding career working on ENR's #1 Program Management team, then Jacobs is where you belong.

We are looking for an experienced client and people focused  Program Director to support a Capital Improvements Program in Saint Paul, MN . In this role, you’ll provide skilled program management for long range facility planning, capital project delivery, program controls, and the district’s environmental health and safety program and people leadership of the Facility Planning, Capital Project Delivery, Program Controls, and Environmental Services teams.

You’ll lead the development of strategic plans relating to building construction and environmental safety at the district; developing long range plans for dedicated funding sources; evaluating operation and maintenance needs of facilities in a strategic context; provide cost estimates for work; schedule capital and deferred maintenance projects.; conduct space utilization studies of district facilities to identify the capacities of facilities and efficient uses of space and provide recommendations to facilitate program needs. You’ll manage budgets for various funds, including certificates of participation, capital bonds, long term facilities maintenance revenue (both bonds and levy), and operating capital; working closely with the CFO to develop and implement funding strategies for supervise cash flow projections for building construction funds.

You’ll develop district design and construction standards, policies, and procedures; ensuring consistency in their use across functional areas, establish key performance indicators for the capital improvement program, and develop appropriate program controls for the scale of construction program. Supervise the construction administration process, ensuring construction contracts comply with prevailing wage and other labor issues; review change orders and other documents which define or alter the construction contract. Manage budgets, schedules, scope development, design and construction contracts, documents, procedures, and controls for assigned projects. Resolves complex construction-related issues, disputes, and disagreements.

Coordinate planned and emergency environmental abatement related to environmental health and safety; planning and directing the implementation of environmental HSE inspections and other related projects in district facilities; ensuring OSHA compliance and direct the submission of OSHA reports as needed.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering, construction management, urban planning, or related degree

  • 15+ years of experience at a managerial or supervisory level in a design or construction program with multiple simultaneous projects

  • 15+ years of construction practices, contract management, project delivery methods, public procurement, and procedures experience

  • 5+ years’ experience in the management of public sector personnel and other classified personnel represented by bargaining groups, including working knowledge of the progressive discipline process

  • Expert knowledge of all phases of architectural design, from master planning and pre-design to construction administration and project close-out

  • Ability to develop strategic plans and recommendations and to implement building projects and environmental and safety programs

  • Working knowledge of applicable building codes and standards including, but not limited to, the Life Safety Code, Minnesota State Building Code, Americans with Disabilities Act and ICC A117.1, Health Codes, and ASHRAE standards.

  • Working knowledge in compliance and reporting requirements of regulatory agencies

  • Considerable knowledge of the use of computer and data systems as they related to construction program management

  • Exceptional leadership, conflict management and interpersonal skills

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

  • Registration as a professional Architect of Engineer in the State of Minnesota

  • LEED Accredited Professional

  • Experience managing a large construction program in the public sector

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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.