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Jacobs Program Manager - Aviation 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 don’t settle – we’re always looking beyond to raise the bar and deliver with excellence. We apply our expertise and knowledge as we look into the future with great optimism and focus. We work together and give our best to make a difference in our world.

Do you enjoy the challenge of leading and managing diverse technical teams and programs in an active airport environment and providing clients with industry leading innovative, connected, and sustainable solutions while also providing best in class client service? At Jacobs-we do as well.

As a vital leader in our Aviation team, you’ll work on challenging programs that depend on your vision, expertise, intuition, and leadership to plan, direct, and monitor all aspects of complex program delivery.

Your knowledge will guide impactful programs and projects with a high degree of technical complexity from concept stage through detailed design, construction, operational readiness, and asset management services. You’ll lead multidisciplinary teams, subcontractors, and consultants to complete tasks within established schedules and budgets and advance our business development strategies. You’ll be empowered to deliver the boldest solutions for our aviation clients.

Your success will contribute to continual growth of a resilient, multidiscipline Aviation business, while increasing client satisfaction, market share, improved profit, and stronger employee retention. Aviation market contributions will include business planning, strategy development, and quarterly reviews. Internally, you’ll also collaborate directly with our Client Account Managers and Regional Aviation Leadership.

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. You’ll be joining a community committed to challenging today and reinventing tomorrow.

Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can continue to evolve, grow, and succeed.

We’ll Also Ask you to:

  • Clarify the program’s vision and strategy, and ensure efforts are prioritized to support them

  • Manage external client and stakeholders, as well as internal staff, to complete work on-time and within budget, including interfacing with teams working on other airport programs/projects

  • Coordinate and/or oversee design, construction, and operational readiness activities with airport clients, consultants, stakeholders, and airlines

  • Oversee interdisciplinary teams and provide review and guidance during development of deliverables

  • When necessary, coordinate with regulatory agencies and serve as a liaison between clients and other agencies

  • Mentor and lead other aviation staff while creating an environment in which innovation and differences are openly shared, embraced, and incorporated into the team’s activities

  • Assist with proposal development and participate in interviews and presentations

  • Participate in the Jacobs growth process and work collaboratively with Sales teams

  • Take an active role and participate in US aviation industry trade organizations, including presentation of papers, publications, and serving on select committees

  • Partner with the global Program Management team on leadership best practices


Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Relevant degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business or related field; Master’s degree a plus

  • Strong aviation infrastructure experience

  • Strong leadership skills with ability to relate to technical staff and external clients

  • Ability to articulate a clear vision and build cohesive teams, and provide excellent social, networking, and presentation skills

  • Previous work experience at multiple commercial and general aviation airports

  • Ability to manage multiple diverse projects simultaneously

  • Experience managing consultants, contractors, and senior managers

  • Previous experience as a program manager, senior project manager or senior project engineer on multiple projects

  • Experience with planning/scheduling, budgeting, and risk management concepts and tools

  • Flexibility to serve large and complex programs and clients across the United States and Canada

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Registered Professional Engineer or Architect, PMP, PgMP and/or equivalent

  • Previous work experience delivering projects under U.S. FAA AIP program requirements

  • Experience with program governance and a variety of program management organizational models

  • Previous work experience navigating local, state, and federal permitting agencies and requirements

  • Experience collaborating with stakeholders and end users

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.

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 $210,000 to $275,000. 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.