Assistant Project Manager

    Jacobs Engineering
    Wethersfield, CT
    Full-time, Part-time
    Similar jobs pay $45.32 - $69.87

    Job Description

    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.

    Position Summary

    We are seeking an Assistant Project Manager with experience in the management of building design and construction projects. The incumbent will deliver Construction Administration services for both renovation and new construction projects in Connecticut.

    This position will support multiple projects concurrently. These projects will be in more than one location, for example New Haven and Hartford areas. Projects will typically range in construction costs from $500K to $50M. Our team's role may involve management of all phases of work from site selection, pre-construction planning, budgeting, scheduling, programming, A/E/C team selection, design and construction management, FF&E procurement and installation, equipment planning and move coordination.

    Demonstrated ability to manage high quality projects to on-time, on budget delivery is a key factor for this selection. This positions role will vary depending on the scale of the project. For example, he or she may serve as the one site lead, working directly with clients and project stakeholders on one project, while supporting a team as a field engineer on another. He or she will direct the efforts of owners' consultants, designers and builders. Demonstrated leadership; interpersonal skills; and organizational skills are all key attributes of the incumbent.

    The incumbent will be responsible for analyzing and developing reports, meeting minutes, correspondence; invoices, financial spreadsheets; and project schedules. Excellent written and verbal communication abilities, proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, and a working knowledge of scheduling software are highly desired.

    Thorough knowledge of materials, methods and techniques used in building construction is required, as is the ability to recognize faulty construction or hazardous conditions. Experience managing Higher Education, K-12 and Healthcare markets is highly desired. Knowledge of the Connecticut State Building Code and its related references is desired.

    Qualifications :
    • Bachelor of Science in an Engineering discipline, Construction Management, or Architecture required
    • 3 years of experience as a Project Manager in an Engineering, Architecture, Environmental or Construction organization required or
    • 5 years of experience in a project related technical field required
    • Strong working knowledge of pre-design and pre-construction, building systems/components and technology, contract management, project delivery methods, team building and client relationship building required
    • Have passed the Fundamentals of Engineering exam (FE), Construction Manager in Training (CMIT) or Architect license/certification
    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.



    Posting ID: 552789883Posted: 2020-05-21