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Jacobs Licensed Resident Engineer- Water and Wastewater Facilities in New York, New York

Your Impact:

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.

At Jacobs, we challenge what is currently accepted, so we can shape innovative and lasting solutions for tomorrow. If you’re interested in working with the industry’s best and most innovative engineers, then Jacobs is where you belong. By joining our team as a Resident Engineer for the construction of various water and wastewater facilities, we’ll capitalize on your expertise as well as partner with you on continued professional growth.

As the Resident Engineer, we’ll look to you to carefully plan and develop the project, communicate exceptionally well with the project team, and work to mitigate or eliminate project risks that threaten schedule, budget, safety, or quality. You’ll serve as the primary project interface with the client, designer, contractor, operation staff, and ongoing construction contracts as well as outside agencies/stakeholders.

Your project awareness will be showcased when you monitor the construction contractor’s operations for process conformance with the approved construction documents including but not limited to the project contract, specifications, quality control plan, safety plans, schedule, request for information (RFIs), change orders, pay requests, record drawings and contract closeout.

We’ll provide you the opportunity to exhibit your business acumen skills when you’ll manage and report on the status of the project schedule and budget, monitor and document contract progress and make recommendations to the engineer and client for contractor payments, change orders, and requests for information (RFIs) as well as effectively lead project meetings with engineers, contractors, clients and stakeholders.

You’ll conduct site meetings, coordinate and oversee field activities for testing and inspection reviews.

Participate in project decisions regarding technical approaches, cost control, schedule control, change management, risk management and performance. As well as conduct constructability reviews and reports of project designs prior to construction.

Rapport is key when you work to deliver a cooperative partnership between the client, contractor, and all stakeholders to ensure timely resolution of project issues and the overall success of the project. And while playing a role in client relationship development, project-specific positioning activities, proposal preparation, oral presentation, and contract negotiation consistent with established business development processes. You’ll get to demonstrate effective risk management and mitigation practices through proper risk identification, assessment, tracking and communication.

Also, we’ll ask you to establish project forecasts, schedule, financial reports and prepare invoices. Ensure that senior leadership is apprised of all deviations from the project baseline data (i.e. original scope, schedule, budget, etc.).

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. Typical benefits offered include flexible work schedules and opportunities to work remotely, educational reimbursement, retirement benefits, employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.

Typical salary range for this position is $145,000 to $190,000- and is commensurate with experience relative to the position.


Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline

  • Substantial years of experience in construction management/resident engineering experience and ability to be on site daily

  • Professional Engineer License (PE)

  • Fluent in written English

  • Must be proficient in the use of computers to prepare reports using Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

  • Knowledge and experience with construction scheduling

  • Must possess the physical ability to move throughout and around an active construction site and ability to climb ladders

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Experience with NYCDEP

  • Working knowledge of E-Builder

  • CCM certification

  • Proficient with web based construction document management platforms

  • Excellent team leader/player with exceptional interpersonal skills to deliver results

  • Working knowledge of construction scheduling and document controls software

  • Adept at interpersonal relationship building, conflict resolution, and participating in diverse teams

  • Excellent oral and written communications, self-motivation, team-oriented work practices, and strong data analysis & technical problem-solving skills

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.

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