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Jacobs Port Planner and Development Engineer in San Francisco, California

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:

The world needs innovators and problem solvers who turn challenges into greater opportunities. We have an insatiable curiosity about solutions to move people and goods safely and efficiently across the globe. From rail systems to ports linking land and sea – when it comes to connecting the people and places of tomorrow, the future of transport depends on us.

Our top-ranked Ports & Maritime team is seeking a Port Planner & Development Engineer to manage and deliver tasks and projects that expand, modernize, optimize, digitize, and decarbonize existing marine cargo terminals, and to plan and design new greenfield facilities. Your efforts will be primarily focused on the public and private North American containerized cargo market but shall also include other cargo types (such as liquid bulk, dry bulk, Ro-Ro, and passenger) and international project work. You will be leading the development and review of terminal plans, drawings, cost estimates, schedules, reports, and specifications. You will also be responsible for the financial performance, technical quality, safety of your team, and client satisfaction on the projects that you manage.

In addition to client project work, you will support the regional, national, and global Ports & Maritime team position itself for new project opportunities, develop and grow client and industry relationships, and establish and leverage internal Jacobs’ relationships with other markets/practices/regions to deliver projects and grow our business. Additionally, the successful candidate will support sales, strategy, client development, and staff mentoring initiatives.

If you’re looking to aim higher and become an integral part of an industry leading and innovative team delivering quality work and solutions to clients, role is for you.

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’s Degree in Engineering or related field

• Substantial post graduate professional years of experience working in the planning, engineering, program/construction management, delivery, stakeholder engagement, and implementation of marine terminal projects (preferably container-related)

• An understanding of marine cargo terminal operations, planning, development, and the port and terminal market

• Knowledge of port electrification, decarbonization, and sustainable solutions

• Proven experience managing projects, including financial, commercial, and technical acumen

• Excellent written and oral communication, presentation, and organization skills

• Competency in AutoCAD and MS Office

• The ability to lead and/or support proposals

• The ability to lead and work with multi-disciplinary teams

• The ability to travel within the US and internationally

• Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC), or ability to obtain

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

• Master’s degree in Engineering

• Existing relationships with and understanding of public and private sector port clients

• Experience with digital solutions, electrification, and offshore wind infrastructure

• Competency in Civil 3D, Arc GIS and Adobe Illustrator

• Competency in industrial operations/logistics/traffic modelling software

• Professional Engineer license, AICP certification, or equivalent

• ENVISION SP, LEED AP, or equivalent

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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