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Jacobs Construction Project Manager - Fire Protection in Washington, District Of Columbia

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Your Impact:

Jacobs has an opportunity for a Construction Project Manager with Fire Protection Specialty for our long term project in Washington, DC.

The Construction Project Manager – Mid Level shall provide project planning support, quality assurance oversight, day-to-day oversight and management, and direct technical support in a management capacity to support facilities projects including, but not limited to, construction, design/build, architecture and engineering, space management, facilities management, real estate, and leasing of large and complex construction projects. The Construction Project Manager – Mid Level shall participate in the design and construction processes and shall have general oversight during mobilization, site preparation, construction, fit-out, commissioning and occupancy.

General responsibilities include:

  • Provide on-site construction management oversight during mobilization, site preparation, construction, fit-out, commissioning and occupancy during both the design and construction process.

  • Provides support in the planning, management direction, project completion, client satisfaction, and financial outcome of assigned construction projects.

  • Interfaces with clients to define project requirements. Majority of issues are tenant improvements and finishes.

  • Reviews schedule and aligns project work plan and deadlines with requirements.

  • Monitors on-site processes, procedures, and systems for compliance with construction drawings, security requirements, and code compliance.

  • Coordinates and monitors the completion of activities in all phases of the project cycle.

  • Monitors and oversees the project design or construction effort, to include but not limited to risk management, security and safety compliance, etc.

  • Attends meetings (on-site/off-site or video conferencing) and provides official project status reports per the frequency required (daily, weekly, bi-weekly, etc.).

  • Assembles a high-performance integrated project team when required, to include all stakeholders, manages communication, and manages expectations throughout the entire project.

  • Assists the Contracting Officer and COR with acquisition planning, technical reviews, execution, and administration. Collects requirements, prepares SOWs, conducts market research, and develops sole source justifications, as appropriate. Assist the government representative in reviewing documentation.

  • Provides project management support in any form, demonstrating compliance with all directives and other applicable standards to include records management.

  • Provides technical support on a daily basis to all customers, manages electronic documents, serves as the liaison for other customer groups related to all projects, provides expertise, monitors security related issues, and maintains a coordinating relationship with the government agency, its clients, and external partners to include the architect-engineers, construction contractors, and other contractors supporting the government.

  • Utilizes interpersonal skills to successfully work with all stakeholders including customers, regulators, and property owners.

  • Directs all construction and administrative activities at the project site in accordance with pre-established policies, project schedules, budgets, drawings, specifications, and procedures. Attends site visits and/or pre-bid conferences, coordinates construction activities with other contractors and performs post occupancy evaluations.

  • Assists with the transition of projects to those customers responsible for ongoing maintenance of space.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • US Citizenship

  • Active, full adjudicated TOP SECRET Clearance

  • Candidates with active SECRET clearances are encouraged to apply.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Fire Protection Engineering from ABET accredited school or university. Mechanical Engineering degree may also be acceptable.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Industry Project software packages to include but not limited to latest versions of Microsoft Project, Primavera, AutoCADD, Revit, Prolog, etc.

  • Experience with coordinating with architects and engineers to create design and construction documents. Experience with reviewing design document submittals, reviewing cost and schedule estimates, collecting, preparing, and reporting programmatic information.

  • Well versed in design-bid-build, design-build, and construction-at-risk delivery methods.

  • Knowledge of building codes related to fire protection and life safety infrastructure.

  • Relevant experience in fire protection engineering aspects of design and construction phases.

  • Fluent in project management principles and how to implement Project Management principles.

  • Ability to analyze all relevant project-related information and communicate project status and major issues in writing or verbally.

  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and specifications, interpret contract terms and conditions, working knowledge of CPM scheduling, communication skills, intermediate computer skills and Leadership skills.

  • Proficient in the most current version of AutoCAD software

Ideally, you'll have:

  • Project Management of Federal Government construction projects is preferred.

  • Professional certifications are preferred to include but not be limited to Certified Construction Manager (CCM), Project Management Professional (PMP), American Institute of Architects (AIA), etc.


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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.