Construction Manager – MEP


Idaho Falls, ID

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The Mechanical, Electrical and Piping (MEP) CoPM is the first line of communication with the construction subcontractors’ onsite management for the Spent Fuel Handling Project near the Naval Reactors Facility at Idaho National Lab which is approximately 55 miles from Idaho Falls.

They are responsible for ensuring that the project safety requirements are met and that all day-to-day construction activities for the construction subcontractors assigned to them are properly executed. A CoPM will be assigned to each major NSFH Facility construction subcontractor to coordinate the associated work. Specific duties include:

  • Has full knowledge of Jacobs internal policies and procedures, and expedites processes internally, as well as externally.  Responsible for reviewing and forecasting associated with the subcontractor budget and schedule performance.  Prepares monthly Estimate at Complete data and coordinates with the CPM on Estimate at Complete budgets (and may attend the meetings to discuss the issues).
  • Processes all formal technical transmittals to and from the subcontractors. Reports, schedules, shop drawings and material submittals, payment applications, requests for information, requests for change proposals, change orders, and quality and safety deficiency reports are logged and expedited by the CoPM, with the assistance of the construction, engineering, quality, procurement and document control groups within the Jacobs organization.
  • Conducts construction coordination and progress meetings with all subcontractors on site.  Working with construction and/or procurement administrative staff, issues agendas and minutes of meetings of construction coordination meetings.
  • Reviews and approves site logistics coordination (such as access, parking, utilities) in coordination with the SM and CM.
  • Reviews subcontractors required daily, weekly, and monthly reports for completeness and accuracy.
  • Fosters and supports team goals for their subcontractors, representing the first line of communication in dispute management and resolution.
  • Acts as the single point of contact for subcontractor project management with regard to the subcontract for which they are assigned.
  • Coordinates daily work schedules and attends daily pre-shift briefs and/or “Plan of the Day” meetings, as necessary.
  • Ensures daily work logs of ongoing construction activities are maintained.
  • Ensures TCRs, RFIs, and NCRs are managed to closure by working closely with engineering and quality functional groups.
  • Provides initial review and approval for subcontractor pay applications. Forwards to the CMP for approval.
  • Coordinates approval of subcontractor work execution documents such as hot work permits, LOTO, confined space entry authorizations, etc. All tie-in to existing NRF plant utilities will be coordinated through the assigned ER STR.
  • Coordinates commissioning activities with the Jacobs Commissioning Authority.
  • This position requires a minimum of 5 years of progressive experience with increasing responsibility in managing industrial construction projects with increasing level of professionalism and self-driven objectives
  • Must have strong verbal and written communications skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels both internally and within the client organization.
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude under stressful conditions and strive for setting goals for relationship to build a cohesive team.
  • Experience in assessing complex issues and summarizing in concise and clear communications to team and client through reporting and verbal presentations

Preferred Experience and Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of ASME NQA-1 program preferred
  • Experience in multi-discipline construction projects
  • Demonstrated experience in cross coordination and integration across package managers/Control Account Managers and multiple construction contractors
  • Demonstrated experience in Variance Reporting, and monthly project reporting
  • DOE Experience 
  • Working knowledge of reading/assessing Schedule reports (P6) and cost reports
  • Bachelors degree or higher in an Engineering discipline highly preferred
  • Large DOE nuclear projects
  • Earned Value Management System and Reporting
  • DOE interface and regulatory authorities on a Government owned, contractor operated Site
  • PMP certification
  • PE license with ability to obtain a PE in Idaho  preferred
  • MS in Engineering

Equipment and Machines:

  • Standard office PC, with software will be provided 
  • Building Information Management Software
  • Prolog (Database) software

Work Environment

  • Construction Site
  • Collocated with the client
  • Remote location
  • Potential travel to other offices across the U.S. 2-3 times/year
  • Weather factors such as wind and extreme cold

On-Site Security training is mandatory before performing project duties. 

Timely response to resolve issues is expected. 

Travel required – As needed 



USA Citizenship only is required (Please note that we will not sponsor an employment visa, such as an H 1B or related visa, to fill this position.)

Security Clearance – “L” clearance or eligibility to obtain an “L or Q" may be required

Valid driver's license

Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. 

Must take and pass a pre-employment drug and background check.