Assistant Construction Project Manager - Building projects

Jacobs - Arlington, VA (30+ days ago)4.0


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

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

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.

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.

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.