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Jacobs Structure/Bridge Project Manager in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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.

Jacobs is seeking motivated Structure/Bridge PMs and Senior Project Engineers to join our Transportation Project Management Group in Eastern Pennsylvania to deliver solutions to our clients and the Region’s travelers. Our vision is to provide solutions for a more connected and sustainable world. Core values are inspired by our teammates, our rich history, and our promising future: people are at the heart of our business, clients are our valued partners, and performance excellence is our commitment. These principals, our specialized knowledge, and technical personnel allow us to advance solutions to any transportation infrastructure challenge.

When you join Jacobs, you’ll be part of a team responsible for all aspects of project delivery including: the quality of project work performed, client service, utilization of staff, scope and fee development, contract management, invoicing, and project profitability for highway infrastructure projects. Sr. Project Engineers aspiring to assume such responsibility can receive PM training and mentoring, while serving in key design development roles on our exciting and active expressway corridor and portfolio bridge group projects.

We’ll look to you for oversight on directing and coordinating project activities to ensure that goals and objectives are accomplished within the prescribed time frame and funding parameters. Drawing upon your expertise, you’ll establish fee estimates and coordinate multi-disciplinary staffing for each phase of the project while working with the Project Management Principal and Group Leaders regarding assignment of project personnel.

Your ability to build rapport will be utilized when you provide subconsultant management as well as staff development. Also, you’ll be responsible for the delivery of projects that meet local (State, County or City) and DOT/AASHTO standards.

Come demonstrate your business acumen when you maintain positive relationships with current and past clients as well as assist in the development and implementation of local marketing and business development. We’d look to your expertise when researching and tracking future project opportunities with our Client Account Managers. You’d also initiate and review proposals while also participating in interviews and presentations.

Come to an organization where you will actively be challenging today and reinventing tomorrow. 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.


Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in transportation design

  • Substantial experience in bridge design

  • Registered Professional Engineer (PE) in PA, or obtainable in 6 months

  • Established local client relationships and has experience on PennDOT and PA Turnpike projects

  • Demonstrated experience on various types of bridges, to include analysis, design and plan development of new and rehabilitation projects

  • Solid understanding of and practical experience applying the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications to transportation structures

  • Working knowledge of CAD systems – MicroStation and AutoCAD

  • Demonstrated ability to perform quality control practices through all phases of design and plans production

  • Active engagement in professional organizations

  • Ability to travel locally on occasion for project related tasks and meetings

Ideally, you'll also have:

  • Project management experience

  • Established local client relationships and experience on PennDOT, PA Turnpike, or City / Authority projects

  • Advanced degree in Civil Engineering

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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