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Transportation Project Manager

The Jacobs Brand Little Rock, AR
  • Posted: December 13, 2019
  • Full-Time
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.
Our team is experiencing exciting growth within our established practice and we have a need for a strong civil engineering Project Management professional in our Little Rock, Arkansas offices. This position reports directly to the Little Rock Office Manager and serves in a lead technical and project management role for highway and street projects.  Leading a transportation design team including highway engineers, traffic engineers, and highway design technicians and oversee all aspects of highway design projects. 
Principal Duties and Responsibilities include:
Responsible for the quality of civil engineering work performed, client service, utilization of staff, marketing, reputation of the office, contract management, billing collection, and project profitability for roadway engineering projects.  
Plans, directs, and coordinates activities of transportation projects to ensure that goals or objectives of these projects are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters.
Establishes work plan and multi-disciplinary staffing for each phase of project, and arranges for recruitment or assignment of project personnel.
Manages, directs and coordinates activities of Project Engineers, Engineers, and Technicians to ensure project progresses on schedule within budget while balancing staff utilization.
Oversees work involving the preparation of roadway and highway planning and design using local (State, County or City) or AASHTO standards at both conceptual and final design levels.  
Initiates, develops, and reviews proposals and roadway marketing materials.  Participates in interviews and presentations as applicable.
Maintains positive relationships with current and past clients as assigned.  
Serves as a representative of Jacobs at meetings, presentations, and public hearings/reviews relative to assigned projects.
Develops, reviews, and obtains confirmation of financial and project delivery schedule activities of design and construction as they relate to all disciplines involved.
Assures that project team complies with the contract agreement as well as exercises rigid cost control to implement the approved design within established budget restraints. 
Should be active in technical societies and be available to attend meetings or events outside normal working hours.  
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering is required 
A minimum of 10 years of experience in roadway design engineering with progressive project management and business development experience is required
Experience with Hydrology, Hydraulics, including Hydraulic Design of highway structures and storm sewers is preferred
Registration as a Professional Civil Engineer (P.E.) in Arkansas, or ability to obtain, is required
Experience working on large DOT projects and with the Arkansas Department of Transportation is preferred.
Experience with Microstation, InRoads and OpenRoads is preferred
Experience working in and leading large multi-disciplinary teams required
Candidate with established local client relationships preferred
Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills 

The Jacobs Brand


Little Rock, AR
72211 USA

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