Senior Civil Engineer/Design Manager -Aviation

at Jacobs in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Your Impact:

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the “why” of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we’re integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Our onsite Program Management Office is looking to add a Senior Civil Engineer with experience in airport projects to our design management team in support of a multi-billion-dollar airport capital Redevelopment Program in Chicago, IL. The redevelopment will occur in the middle of an active airport and the existing terminal and concourses will remain operational while the new facility is built in place in a phased approach. Reporting to the Program Design Manager, this position will provide the opportunity to be a major contributor to the growth of one of the busiest airports in the world as part of the program management team.

This position will be as part of a joint venture team, and the selected candidate will be hired by Jacobs, one of the JV partners, or a teaming partner.

Work elements will focus primarily on the field of Engineering with a focus on tunnel, utility and pavement design, design management and design analysis including:

  • Management of consultant design teams responsible for providing tunnel, pavement and utility designs
  • Providing recommendations for the technical direction of the program
  • Verifying projects comply with program and code requirements
  • Evaluation of design alternatives
  • Coordination of project design and program management teams
  • Tracking and management of costs, schedules and budgets
  • Validating, coordinating and monitoring project scope
  • Stakeholder coordination and management
  • Providing input on project delivery methods and contract packaging.
  • Identifying processes and resources for project implementation.
  • Resolution of technical issues.
  • Resource management to bring the necessary expertise to the component
  • Resolution of contractual issues
  • Monitoring and reporting of progress and issues affecting delivery
  • Presentation of details of various phases of project to the client and other stakeholders
  • Recommendation of team resources and priorities on assigned components
  • Assessment of potential program risks associated with materials, schedule, and costs
  • Application of QA/QC standards.
  • Review of work product for completeness, quality and timeliness.
  • Review of designs for adequacy of information.
  • Providing input to/support of design decisions and their tracking

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.

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering or Architecture from an accredited college or university
  • 15 years of progressive experience in design or program/design management of heavy civil infrastructure components.
  • Knowledge and experience in design/management and/or construction of airport facilities and infrastructure.
  • Must have developed the following skills: general construction knowledge, leadership, oral and written communication skills, teamwork, decision making, judgment, and problem solving
  • Ability to utilize computer systems as a tool to effectively manage tasks
  • Ability to be based at the airport’s onsite office with the program management team.
  • Valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.

Ideally you’ll also have:

  • Design or program/design management in tunnels, utilities and/or pavements.
  • Specific knowledge of airport infrastructure and its integration with unique airport systems such as baggage handling systems, automated people movers, aircraft boarding bridges, etc.
  • Professional Registration as licensed engineer, structural engineer, or architect.

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 $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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 and supplemental language.

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Job Posting: JC257284036

Posted On: Mar 25, 2024

Updated On: May 23, 2024

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