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Jacobs Senior Program Manager – Freight and Passenger Rail in Washington, District Of Columbia

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Your Impact:

Are you interested in shaping rail initiatives to be facilitators for economic development? If so, you should explore our team which supports rail and transit clients which influence the transformation of tomorrow.

By joining our team as a Senior Program Manager, you’ll be responsible for leading teams in the implementation of freight rail, passenger rail and transit programs. Specifically, we’ll ask you to lead and manage rail initiatives involving design and implementation of freight rail projects including Class 1 and Short Line railroad projects, industrial sidings, commuter rail, intercity passenger and higher speed rail and DOT sponsored projects involving railroads. Also, you’ll administer contracts, meet client requirements, regulatory agency criteria and company commitments especially for transit projects including light rail and streetcars.

You’ll showcase your skills in rapport management by serving as the client’s representative providing oversight guidance and/or direction for the program teams including subconsultants and subcontractors. We’ll provide you the opportunity to grow your business acumen when you lead business development activities by presenting the company’s capabilities, establishing client relationships and procuring work.

We’ll look to you to manage/supervise local rail staff members including utilization, evaluation and hiring of new staff as well as be responsible directly as well as thru staff for the quality of the services performed, client satisfaction, utilization of staff, marketing, reputation of the company in the marketplace, contract management and delivery.

You will coordinate work share with other Jacobs projects and build relationships with Jacobs staff to determine unique technical skills that can be delivered to clients. In particularly you’ll coordinate with the Jacobs’ Global Technology Leader Transit and Rail, Track and Civil Engineering and other related Subject Matter Experts on global opportunities, staffing needs, and business development activities.

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.

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 human progress.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

• Engineering degree

• Professional Engineer (PE) License (VA/MD/PA preferred).

• Professional experience as a Project or Program Manager with rail and transit projects.

• Experience in rail and rail systems design or design oversight

• Knowledge and experience in procurement and alternative delivery approaches

• Demonstrated experience overseeing and managing large teams of individuals and subcontractor

• Experience with managing rail and transit engineering and/or planning programs and projects.

• Knowledge of and experience with Federal and State transportation regulations and programs including FRA, FTA, and FHWA.

• Demonstrated skills in engineering knowledge, leadership, planning, teamwork, decision making, judgement and problem solving.

• Direct experience with Amtrak, CSX, Norfolk Southern and/or DOT level rail project delivery

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.