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Jacobs Project Manager (Water/Wastewater) in Tampa, Florida

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.

Dive into the heart of the Tampa Bay Region Water and Wastewater Engineering landscape with a career-defining opportunity at Jacobs. We are actively seeking a Project Manager with a unique blend of talent for both spearheading high-stakes projects and nurturing client relations with finesse and strategic acuity. This is not just a job; it’s a chance to be at the helm of transformative projects that shape the future of our Region’s municipal infrastructure. In this role, you are a Seller-Doer that combines your operational and project delivery responsibilities with client services activities. You will have the support of Jacobs’s lead water and wastewater technologists located throughout the United States and around the world.

Elevate Your Journey:

  • Lead with innovation and expertise, guiding multidisciplinary teams through the intricacies of project lifecycle management, ensuring every initiative meets its designated targets for scope, schedule, budget, and beyond.

  • Champion excellence and client satisfaction, delivering projects that not only meet but exceed expectations, all while adhering to Jacobs' stringent standards for health, safety, quality, and risk management.

  • Ignite growth and opportunity, leveraging your strategic insight to secure new contracts through compelling proposals, engaging presentations, and effective negotiations, all founded on deep market understanding and client needs.

We're looking for an experienced and collaborative Water/Wastewater Project Manager who will support our water/wastewater market team, build strategic business partnerships, and deliver high profile projects with key municipal clients in Florida. As a key member of our team, you’ll have the chance to work on challenging projects as the Project Manager and/or key Technical Support for water and wastewater treatment projects – planning, directing, monitoring, and/or delivering all aspects of projects with high degrees of technical complexity from the concept stage through detailed design, construction services, and commissioning.   As a project manager, you will need to understand client organizations and processes, develop and maintain consistent relationships at all organizational levels, and work to ensure that Jacobs is the consultant-of-choice for our clients.

Here’s what you will be doing:

  • Embark on a journey where leadership meets innovation, spearheading teams to transcend project planning, execution, and culmination, ensuring adherence to scope, schedule, budget, and contractual mandate. You will have direct access to Jacobs’ well-known, vast network of technical specialists and senior project managers to support your success and career advancement.

  • Be accountable for successfully completing projects to the satisfaction of clients and key stakeholders, while simultaneously ensuring that Jacobs’ business and policy expectations are met in the areas of health and safety, quality, financial, project delivery, and risk management.

  • Play a leadership role in business development activities that result in the award of new contracts. This typically includes client relationship development, project-specific positioning activities, teaming arrangements, proposal preparation, oral presentations, and contract negotiations consistent with established business development processes.

  • Contribute to the development of a Tampa Bay Region Market Strategy that delivers leading-edge technology solutions for our clients while also actively diversifying and expanding our client base. 

  • Demonstrate leadership by example with integrity and candor and in support of Jacobs Culture of Caring work environment. 

  • Mentor and support junior staff in the local and regional water group. Our Tampa water group is growing and is currently comprised of forty-five engineers and scientists with a wide range of expertise and experience.

Qualifications - External

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • B.S. or M.S. degree in related engineering or applicable discipline

  • 10 to 15 years of progressively responsible Project Management experience with Water/Wastewater treatment design, conveyance projects, and municipal consulting. Progressive experience leading/overseeing small to large treatment projects.

  • Professional Engineer (PE)

  • Strong understanding of project delivery tools and metrics, and a proven history leading project delivery teams to successfully meet client expectations.

  • Attributes that include good oral and written communications, self-motivation, team-oriented work practices, strong data analysis and technical problem solving, and a strong organizational approach.

  • Proven track record in developing and maintaining strong client relationships that result in the creation and procurement of new and repeat consulting work.

  • Adept at interpersonal relationship building, conflict resolution, and leading diverse teams.

Ideally, here’s what you will also have:

  • Strong network with Tampa-Bay Region municipalities

  • Master’s degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering or related engineering discipline

  • Experience with alternative delivery projects including CMAR, Design-Build, Progressive Design-Build

If you’re up for the challenge, we’ve been looking for someone just like you. Join our team and help us lay the foundation for progress and growth.

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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