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Jacobs Field Engineer/Field Inspector - Amtrak ADA Stations Program in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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:

Thriving communities. Healthy cities. A brighter future. What we do is more than building roads and transit facilities, we work every day to make the world better for everyone. If you want to join a company invested in you, your success, and the global community - join us as a Field Engineer/Inspector.

As a vital member of our People & Places Solutions team in the Americas, you’ll have the chance to work with our client Amtrak and their ADA Stations Program (ADASP) through the US. Mainly focused on the Golf States. We’ll depend upon your expertise in the field to perform or support all of the duties listed under the Contracting Officers Technical Representative (COTR) / Resident Engineer (RE). The goal of these projects is to bring all Amtrak station components into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). You’ll have a chance to work on a wide variety of project types with each station.

We’ll lean on you to be the eyes and ears in the field, record and report any deviation from the Contract requirements, call them to the attention of the GC’s supervisor and also report such deviations to the RE. Maintain accurate records of the GC’s performance and progress, including delivery and usage of material, labor, equipment and other pertinent matters. Verify that the GC is working from the latest approved Contract documents, drawings, Shop Drawings. Quality is of utmost importance., Assist the resident engineer in tracking quantities of work performed and materials used, as backup data for progress payments. We’ll need you to encourage and support a safety culture on the project. You’ll need to draw on your project experience in ADA compliancy and prepare a ” critical dimensions checklist” documenting status of ADA compliancy.

Join us and we’ll assist in continuing the development of your career and exploring all that you can do across our global company to make a positive and meaningful impact.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Experience in site development and building renovation

  • Overall knowledge of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

  • Understanding and working knowledge of Microsoft office programs

  • Ability and desire to be onsite with travel up to 75% of your work time

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

  • Associate degree in construction management, or a Bachelor's degree in architecture, engineering or related field.

  • Five years of construction inspection experience.

  • Working knowledge of Bluebeam, Adobe and Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Working knowledge of construction drawings, specifications and shop drawings.

  • Organizational skills with interest in renovation, transportation and historic preservation.

  • Experience working with Railroads, Rail stations or related work.

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 (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

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 $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, 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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