Jacobs ITS Production Liaison in Ocoee, Florida

ITS Production Liaison

Description

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.

Job Summary:

Jacobs has an exciting opportunity for an ITS Production Liaison in our Ocoee, FL office. The candidate will assist in driving next-generation development of Intelligent Transportation Systems projects by developing, scheduling, budgeting and managing internal and external projects in order to directly support the strategic plan and vision of the organization and enhance stakeholder’s situational awareness. This candidate will be directly responsible for ensuring concepts, plans and construction packages meet current and future needs of the ITS Program, by maintaining close coordination and communication with the Turnpike Headquarters Production and Concepts Groups and attending regular project meetings.

The candidate must have project or program development experience, and preferably experience leading transportation-related and/or system deployment projects. In addition, the candidate must have strong project management skills, a strong technical or engineering background, a positive work history of collaborating with other disciplines, and will have adhered to a regulated quality management system.

  • Responsible for the successful concept implementation, planning and development of ITS projects to meet the needs of internal and external stakeholders

  • Obtain stakeholder input and concisely outline concepts that meet stakeholder requirements

  • Participates in development of best practices

  • Responsible for ensuring projects and applications meet the necessary technology, data, security, and stakeholder compliance requirements

  • Understand business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements

  • Consults with project teams and end users to identify requirements

  • Ensures adherence to development policies and procedures

  • Designs, develops, schedules, and oversees multiple projects simultaneously

  • Provides Application and Project Development experience to Management

  • Integrates project development activities with other business functions

  • Facilitates decisions on scope of work, duration of tasks, and determination of design requirements

  • Participates in critical project reviews

  • Provides input into annual budget planning and resource planning

  • Coordinates, develops and maintains lifecycle and failure-based analysis for replacement of assets

  • Performs feasibility analysis on potential future projects to management

  • Provide scheduled and unscheduled update in the forms of graphs/reports/presentations

  • Provides functional leadership for the project team

  • Responsible for new project development, plans, and goals

  • Develop and implement projects to meet and exceed the client’s goals and objectives

  • Ensures compliance to quality standards and conveys an expectation of high project quality and robustness

  • Assist in the development of Quality Management procedures

  • Additional responsibilities upon request from management in order to suit the dynamic needs of our client and our program.

Qualifications

  • Requires a BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business, a related discipline, or equivalent demonstrable experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in project development and scheduling is required

  • MBA, PMP, PRINCE2, CPMP, or PMITS a plus

  • Experience with project development required

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills - verbal, written, and listening are required

  • Demonstrated understanding and usage of Microsoft Project is required

  • Knowledge of Intelligent Transportation Systems preferred

  • Excellent project management and time-management skills required

  • Experience with a wide array of Programming Languages is preferred

  • Working knowledge of relational and non-relational databases required

  • Experience with government procurement practices is required

  • Must have effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision is required

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and adapt quickly to changing client needs required

  • Must demonstrate the ability to manage multiple priorities/tasks, deliver timely and accurate work products with a customer service focus, and respond with a sense of urgency as required

  • Must hold a valid FL Drivers License

  • Must be able to lift small packages

  • Must be able to walk on uneven terrain and access areas on slopes

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.

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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-Florida-Ocoee

Req ID: BIA00014L