Project Engineer - Building Construction

Jacobs - Arlington, VA3.9

Contract
Reporting directly to the Construction Project Manager, this position is usually site based. Responsibilities include direct contact and overview of the General Contractor to ensure a high level of quality and safety is maintained as required by both Jacobs and our client. Office work would include involvement with the creation and review of both Requests for Information and Requests for Proposal and Change Orders. This at times is a client facing position.

Oversee that all work is performed in accordance with approved manuals and procedures
Oversee that the project is constructed and documented in accordance with the contract documents and good engineering practices
Provide technical support to Project Managers and be responsible for developing and maintaining project cost/change controls, and project budget and accounting records
Performs change order estimating and assists the Project Manager in change order negotiations
Coordinates and monitors schedule updates, invoices and submittals
Assist in managing and reviewing the progress of contractors' construction schedules
Review weekly and monthly reports on the status and progress of the contracts, including project costs and potential changes
Report the status of projects to Jacobs' business / market leader
Attend client program meetings as needed
A safety leader through example, words, and compliance
Oversee construction quality assurance
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Note to Virginia Job Seekers: Jacobs ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you need more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact the Human Resources Director at our Arlington, VA office at 571-218-1000. Persons with hearing-and speech-impairments can contact Jacobs by using the Virginia Relay Service, a toll-free telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD). Call 711 for TTY/TDD.

Qualifications

Bachelors or Masters of Science in Civil, Structural, or Mechanical Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture, or other related discipline required
2-5 years of project experience required
EIT certification preferred
Experience with large manufacturing facilities construction sites preferred
Experience in the capacity of Quantity Surveying preferred
Proficient with MS Office Suite of tools, exposure to schedule software, preferably Primavera (P6) preferred
Targeting September 2018 start date.

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Essential Functions:
Intermittent sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, and lifting. Lifting requirements limited to 20 lbs. in the form of supplies, drawings, etc. Longest distance carried of 50 feet. Hand manipulation is required for simple grasping, pushing and pulling, and fine manipulation. Right and/or left hands utilized. Occasional need to reach and/or work above the shoulder, for supplies, as well as below the shoulder for same. No foot controls necessary. Must be alert to equipment in the field, there will be occasional travel, will work near construction job site equipment when in the field, occasional need to work near hazardous equipment and machinery, occasional need to walk on uneven ground, exposure to dust, gas or fumes, exposure to noise, extremes in temperature or humidity, and potential work at heights.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.