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Jacobs Commercial Manager - Remote West in Nashville, Tennessee

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

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

Your Impact:

The Commercial Manager (COM) on Design for Design-Build projects assists the Jacobs Project Manager/Design Manager (PM/DM) and key staff to pursue and deliver large-scale transportation projects. The COM will work with multiple stakeholders, including operational leadership, sales team, PM/DM, internal staff, Contract Management Group (CMG), Subcontract Management Group (SMG), Legal, clients, and subconsultants.

Primary Responsibilities:

§ Actively engage with Sales, CMG, and SMG staff regarding the negotiation of Teaming Agreements, Subconsultant Agreements, and Design Services Agreement (DSA) terms and conditions.

§ Develop and implement contract management procedures and administration in compliance with company policy and contract requirements.

§ Assist in drafting subcontracts for engineering services agreements.

§ Oversee subconsultant contract compliance to ensure all requirements of the subcontracts are being met.

§ Validate potential change orders for merit. Engage resources as needed to verify labor hours, costs and schedule are accurate. Coordinate internal approvals as necessary.

§ Oversee the preparation of change orders and assist the contracts administrator as needed.

§ Assist or lead change negotiations with PM/DM.

§ Facilitate assembling stakeholders and associated documentation to defend against potential claims. Provide support to project and Legal department in defense of claims.

§ Review all contract documents to minimize conflicts and ambiguities.

§ Assist in identification of project risks and mitigation strategies.

§ Oversee project risk registers and review project issue logs for potential claims.

§ Ensure all insurances and representations are in place, maintained and updated in accordance with the contract and follow project requirements.

§ Monitor schedule for submission of deliverables and other contractual notices and certifications.

§ Prepare correspondence and maintain records necessary for the effective administration of all contractual matters.

§ Assist Accounts Payable with resolving invoice and payment application issues with client, subconsultants and suppliers.

§ Assist PM/DM with DSA and Prime Contract closeout to ensure all deliverables have been completed prior to final payment to subconsultants.

§ Assist project controls with respect to contractual and financial implications of change orders.

§ Conduct contract awareness and change order training for key project staff.


Here’s What You’ll Need:

§ A degree in Law, Engineering, Construction Management, Quantity Surveying, or Cost Engineering or equivalent experience.

§ Demonstrated commercial management or risk management experience in design-build project delivery.

§ Demonstrated experience in commercial and contracts management with a major engineering firm, contractor, or law firm in the areas of engineering and construction contracts.

§ Ability to concisely explain and present complex contractual issues to Executive Leadership along with proposed solutions.

§ Commercial awareness coupled with a strategic mindset.

§ Ability to collaborate with and coordinate diverse teams.

§ Understanding of, or demonstrated proficiency in, document management systems, cost accounting systems, cost estimating, and project schedules.

§ Must be able to operate under a degree of autonomy.

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Eligible employees and their dependents may elect medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are able to enroll in our company’s 401k plan, and if eligible, a deferred compensation plan, and Executive Deferral Plan. We have an unlimited U.S. Personalized Paid Time Off (PPTO) policy for eligible full-time exempt employees, seven paid holidays, one floating holiday, and caregiver leave. Hired applicants will be able to purchase company stock and have the opportunity to receive a performance discretionary bonus.

The base salary range for this position is $96,400 to $230,300. This range reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations [add if remote]. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.

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 $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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 and supplemental language.