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Senior Project Manager

Jacobs Engineering Group Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Expired: September 03, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector.   Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities.  We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery.    The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client's local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.


Position Summary

Reporting directly to the Program Manager, this position may have employees on the project as direct reports. Role includes some Design and Procurement aspects but would focus primarily on oversight of the General Contractor, the immediate construction of the project, and the associated Controls. This position is general contractor facing with responsibilities as the Owners Representative with an emphasis on ensuring project delivery Schedule, Cost, Scope and Safety.


Responsible for overall oversight of construction team (cost, schedule, quality, information, document/code compliance, and contracts) on project assignments

Manage construction from inception through completion (both large and small) in accordance with program objectives

Review construction budgets, schedules, scope, design and construction contracts, documents, procedures and controls for assigned projects

Manages the review and approval process for consultant invoices and contractor pay applications and change orders and coordinates with Control Manager for proper posting in reporting program

Attends assigned meetings to cover weekly job progress meetings; issues meeting minutes during design

Resolves complex construction related issues, disputes, and disagreements.

Reviews status and monitors variances of the construction project database relative to scheduling and cost control reporting

Excellent communication skills as this position is client facing 

Ability to multitask and work in a fast pace environment


Bachelor of Science in an Engineering discipline, Construction Management, or Architecture preferred

5 years of experience as a Construction Manager in an Engineering, Environmental or Construction organization required

10 years of experience in a project related technical field required

Jacobs Engineering Group


Fort Lauderdale, FL