Jacobs Construction Manager (Civil) in Clinton, Iowa

Construction Manager (Civil)


With 2016 revenues ofapproximately $10.9 billion, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (Jacobs) is one ofthe largest publicly traded (NYSE: JEC) and diverse providers of professionaltechnical services in the world. Founded in 1947, the company now has nearly 70,000 employees that help us prosper in diverse industries by holding true toour values and culture. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, our globalnetwork spans more than 230 offices in countries across North America, SouthAmerica, Europe, the Middle East, Australia, Africa and Asia.

The company’s serviceportfolio consists of a comprehensive range of business solutions related toengineering, architecture, construction, operations and maintenance andscientific and specialty consulting.

Position Summary

The ConstructionManager plans, directs and coordinates construction projects to ensure clientgoals or objectives are accomplished within prescribed time frame and fundingparameters.

Reports to:

The ConstructionManager will be part of the Jacobs Field Services Team and will functionallyreport to the Site Manager and administratively reports to the Manager ofConstruction.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop the FEL package that provides all front-end planning deliverables to engineering including early detailed construction execution plan that creates the engineering / procurement schedule and sequence.

  • Provide constructability input into the design that optimizes the field construction effort.

  • Responsible for overall management and coordination of construction for the project to maximize productivity and maintain schedule.

  • Develops contingency and recovery plans as required.

  • Monitors equipment performance and utilization; provides continuous improvement input and strategy development.

  • Requires knowledge of construction techniques and equipment in order to develop strategies and manage overall quality and efficiency to ensure daily production.

  • Develop solutions to complex problems that require a significant degree of innovation and ingenuity.

  • Manages all on-site functions in accordance with the established policies, procedures, systems, and requirements approved by the Company.

  • Develops procedures as needed and functions as liaison between multiple project managers, construction and contractors.

  • Responsible for safety of supervised personnel; ensures that personnel comply with established safety policies and procedures, and has front line responsibility for providing a safe work environment



  • 15 years’ experience as a Construction Manager in an industrial construction and/or maintenance organization is required

  • Civil background and knowledge is required

  • BS or MS degree is preferred

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required

  • Professional Engineering certification in related discipline is preferred

  • Advanced MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) preferred

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.

Primary Location United States-Iowa-Clinton

Req ID: FIE0004NZ