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Jacobs Project Manager II in Tullahoma, Tennessee

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Your Impact:

The Asset Management Group helps our customers build efficient operation and maintenance programs based on sound reliability engineering principles. We are a small, agile team that steps in to help solve the challenges faced by our customers – leading changes in culture, process, and technology. As a Project Manager in our team, you will simultaneously manage multiple contracts or work packages that typically:

  • Provide Maintenance and Reliability Engineering and CMMS services.

  • Support government and commercial clients located across the United States, with some international opportunities.

  • Range in magnitude from $50,000 to $2,000,000.

  • Typical project duration is 6 to 12 months.

  • Consist of 1 to 5 multi-discipline team members.

Your roles:

  • Oversees and motivates project teams to ensure projects are delivered safely, on time, and on budget while meeting business & technical requirements.

  • Manages project planning to include the development of project management plans, project schedules, and milestones.

  • Monitors the progress of projects – tracks progress against milestones, deadlines, budgets, etc.

  • Applies in-depth understanding of client contracts. Anticipates, manages, and resolves issues within projects.

  • Resolves budgetary, technical, and scheduling issues.

  • Implements regular reviews and controls to manage project progress.

  • Conducts monthly project status briefs to upper management.

  • Maintains effective communications and relationships with all project stakeholders.

  • Ensures company and/or client methodologies, processes, tools, and systems are used throughout the project and compliance requirements are met/satisfied.

  • Employs good written and oral presentation, influencing and facilitation skills.

  • Supports development of proposals for new projects

Here’s What You’ll Need:


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business, or related discipline.

  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience with 2 years of project management or other project leadership experience.

  • Demonstrated commitment to health and safety while providing safety leadership.

  • Strong understanding and application of business drivers and financial reporting.

  • Experience preparing scope statements, estimates, and forecasts.

  • Demonstrated success in managing contracts or leading project teams.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to develop relationships and maintain effective networks both in person and in remote work environments.

  • Good presentation, influencing and facilitation skills.

  • Strong numerical and analytical skills.

  • Ability to interpret key elements of project schedules (such as critical path, actual versus planned activities, etc.) to identify adverse trends and take correction action.

  • Experience using professional scheduling software and Microsoft Office products.


  • Technical background in Operations and Maintenance, Asset Management, Engineering Design, or related field.

  • Experience in the preparation, budgeting, negotiation, and administration of contracts with both public and private organizations.

  • Experience managing contractors, consultants, and other advisors.

Essential Functions

Unusual or Special Physical Requirements of Position

  • Lifting: 5%

  • Climbing: 5%

  • Crawling: 0%

  • Special clothing/equipment (wearing): 5%

  • Unusual physical requirements: None

  • High noise level: 5%

Description of Work Environment

  • Inside? Outside? Combination? Where?: Primarily inside

  • Extreme (hot/cold) temperatures involved: None

  • Hazardous conditions - What are they?: May be exposed to areas of high noise levels and industrial facilities (10%)

  • Travel/transportation requirements: Travel to customer and other Jacobs sites, 40%

Criticality of Attendance

  • Overtime, regular days, off days:

  • Shift, 1st, 2nd, 3rd:

  • Necessity for regular attendance:

  • Urgency for punctuality:

  • Work assignments are usually during normal work hours, but flexibility is sometimes necessary to support meetings, test schedules, and test operations.

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) .