Sr Program Manager - Transit and Rail in Dallas, Texas, United States

The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our clients local program.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Job Summary:

This position will serve as a team leader and program manager as a primary senior level client contact, reporting to the clients executive team overall responsible for program delivery. Staff direct reports include senior leadership responsible for program functional and work package groups engaged in the programs procurement and implementation.  Additionally, this individual may provide marketing and outreach in the transportation market sector to secondary clients and other stakeholders. The successful individual will establish and foster teaming relationships both internally and with other consulting firms and must be an effective client manager.  Working with Business/Operations Managers, Senior Project Control Managers and Jacobs management as needed for reviews of cost, scheduling, budgets and contract change management. The candidate must be comfortable with being viewed as a senior leader with recognized expertise in major rail programs that participates in resolving problems of greater scope and complexity and can influence successful outcomes. The location of this position will be project dependent.   

  • Program Strategy, Goals and Metrics
  • Program Controls and Reporting
  • Program Risk Management
  • Program Financial Management
  • Engineering, Design and Technical Management, Project Delivery, Lands and Rights of Way Acquisition, Permitting and Environmental Compliance
  • Construction Management, Asset Handover, Operations and Management
  • IT Systems Management, Procurement and Subcontractor Management, Document Controls
  • Stakeholder Engagement and Client Engagement
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  • Minimum 20 years of strong program management experience
  • Program Management role on projects totaling over $1 Billion preferred
  • PE license or PMP certification
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil or related discipline (Master's degree is preferred)
  • Ability to work in an integrated, senior client management environment and provide senior leadership to the integrated client-consultant program team
  • Ability to demonstrate extensive public outreach, agency coordination, third party stakeholder management and programming experience.
  • Ability to work with leadership to develop strategies for program scope and work plan definition, key resourcing, office growth/profitability, employee development/succession and client satisfaction.
  • Demonstrated understanding of transit assets, capital programming, project controls, project delivery, commercial management, scheduling, cost control and other key disciplines necessary to deliver a capital improvement program.
  • Ability to plan, schedule, retain, and lead technically competent staff within a multi-discipline team.
  • Established track record of successful delivery for major transportation infrastructure programs and projects.
  • Initiate or escalate the correction of any conditions which may adversely affect the completion of the project on schedule and within budget.
  • Experienced in managing to contract requirements, driving profitability and building new opportunities.
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.
  • International experience on a major rail project would be an advantage
  • Program governance and policy experience preferred
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 youll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Jacobs does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law

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With $15.0 billion in combined revenue and a talent force more than 77,000 strong, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional, construction- and program-management for business, industrial, commercial, government and infrastructure sectors.

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