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Jacobs Senior 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 – Senior Level specializing in Fire Protection to support our long-term project in Washington, DC.

Position Description

The Senior Construction Project Manager with Fire Protection Specialty 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 Senior Construction Project Manager with Fire Protection Specialty 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:

Provides on-site construction management oversight during mobilization, site preparation, construction, fit-out, commissioning and occupancy.

Provides the leadership, oversight, and overall responsibility for the timeliness, completeness, and quality of multiple construction projects.

Interfaces with clients to define requirements.

Provides general oversight of many of the duties and tasks that must be accomplished in the construction and renovation of government real property.

Able to manage a large multi-faceted project.

Manages the Project Management Team by maintaining a coordinating relationship with the government agency, its clients, as well as, with the architect-engineers, construction contractors and other contractors supporting the government. When required, delegates tasks and provides technical assistance to the team to include subordinate Project Managers-Mid Level or Assistant Construction Project Managers. Responsible for quality of work products and timeliness of delivery by those team members.

Provides deep understanding and knowledge of each phase of the construction process, including architectural design and creations of development documents by architects and engineers. Communicates with project team, architects, clients, vendors of the products they are using, and subordinate staff.

Oversees projects, including tracking metrics and updating logs, leads meetings, user needs and schedule are met.

Prepares documentation such as the scope of work, technical reviews, and miscellaneous reports.

Develops charters, acts as a Change Agent Manager, responsible for accountability of project, defines roles and responsibilities, performs project tracking, adopts project management best practices, promotes customer involvement, applies lessons learned from recent projects, promotes good working relationships, enforces effective change control, developing contingency planning and providing recommended solutions, exemplifies project management development and manages project priorities.

Here’s What You’ll Need:


An active TOP SECRET Clearance is a requirement for this position.

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

Professional certifications required. Examples include Certified Construction Manager (CCM), Project Management Professional (PMP), Professional Engineer (PE), American Institute of Architects (AIA), Registered Architect (RA), etc.

15 years of experience managing multi-faceted projects.

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

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

Proven ability to manage multiple projects/activities in a dynamic fast-paced environment.

Superior communication and organization development skills.

Experience in managing people. Have strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with and manage cross-functional teams.

Expert in Microsoft Office and industry/project software packages to include but not be limited to latest versions of (PM Prolog, Newforma, Microsoft Project, Primavera, RS Means, Buzz saw or other cloud-based construction management protocols, etc.).

Proficient in the most current version of AutoCAD software

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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.