Jacobs Project Manager (PG&E Utilities) in Oakland, California

Project Manager (PG&E Utilities)


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Position Summary

The Project Manager reports directly to the Jacobs Program Manager or Senior Project Manager in PM/CM. Successful candidate will be responsible for the oversight and successful delivery of utility projects with regard to cost, schedule, safety, quality, and client satisfaction metrics. The successful candidate will supervise project staff and may perform other roles as necessary and availability allows. This position requires proactive leadership and a team player who will work efficiently and communicate effectively with the owner, site hosts, funding agencies, contractors, and third party stakeholders.

  • Liaise with client to make sure client satisfaction is achieved

  • Ensure and schedule adequate staffing resources to effectively administer contracts

  • Monitor the performance of the Program team members and ensure that in the performance of their duties Client’s interests are protected.

  • Report on project progress regularly to senior management.

  • Assist project managers and engineers as needed in the negotiation and resolution of contract changes, claims and other design, manufacturing, construction, testing, and operation and maintenance matters.

  • Assure established procedures are practiced so that a safe, reliable, and efficient system is designed and constructed.

  • Interface with the PMO to manage contract changes affecting budget and schedule.

  • Coordinate with Stakeholders across multiple contracts.

  • Perform bidability / constructability reviews of EPC design packages

  • Prepares and implements project procedures, safety and quality plans

  • Manage subconsultants

  • Assist with business development activities


Jacobs will consider for employmentqualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with theSan Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


Training and Experience:

  • 7 years of progressive project management experience required

  • BS in engineering or scientific discipline, or equivalent desirable

  • Utility experience highly desirable

  • California PE and or PMP highly desirable

  • Able and willing to work overtime

Essential Functions:

Intermittent sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, and lifting. Lifting requirements limited to 20 lbs. in the form of supplies, drawings, etc. Longest distance carried of 50 feet. Hand manipulation is required for simple grasping, pushing and pulling, and fine manipulation. Right and/or left hands utilized. Occasional need to reach and/or work above the shoulder, for supplies, as well as below the shoulder for same. No foot controls necessary. Must be alert to equipment in the field, there will be occasional travel, will work near construction job site equipment when in the field, occasional need to work near hazardous equipment and machinery, occasional need to walk on uneven ground, exposure to dust, gas or fumes, exposure to noise, extremes in temperature or humidity, and potential work at heights.

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

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-Oakland

Other Locations United States-California-Sacramento, United States-California-San Francisco

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Req ID: BIA0003F8