Construction Project Manager – Healthcare Capital Projects


Chicago, IL

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At Jacobs, our Program Management and Construction Management (PM/CM) team works seamlessly with clients by delivering projects and programs to achieve our clients’ goals. Whether it’s managing construction or designing buildings, solutions are continuously being implemented. What we do is more than construction; we play a part in moving a vision from concept to reality. If you’re interested in a rewarding career working on ENR's #1 Construction Management-for-Fee firm, then Jacobs is where you belong.

Our Program Management group is seeking a Construction Project Manager to be part of our team for our capital projects team In Chicago, IL. Reporting into the Senior Program Manager you’ll be working alongside other Project Managers on the Jacobs team, client staff, and contractors.

In this role you’ll manage a variety of capital improvement projects for our client utilizing your project management experience.  The work includes acting as a single point of contact for projects throughout the planning, budgeting, design, review, construction and inspection processes; monitoring project costs ensuring projects meet budget constraints; updating and ensuring the project stays on schedule and that the schedule is regularly briefed with the client; and ensuring that the project contractors complete the scope of the project within specifications.

This opportunity will require high level organization, communication, and presentations skills to ensure client staff affected by projects are informed and processes are established; to coordinate and communicate design development, plan reviews, permitting, changes in design or construction; to facilitate regular coordination meetings with the client, consultants, and contractors. Your keen ability to multi-task, communicate effectively and tackle project challenges will allow you to thrive in our fast-paced environment.  You’ll bring your expertise to solve complex problems, ensuring the success of our projects. 

  • Bachelor of Science in Architecture an Engineering discipline or Construction Management
  • 8+ years of experience as a Project Manager in an Architectural or Engineering organization
  • Strong working knowledge of pre-design and pre-construction, contract management, project delivery methods, building systems/components and technology, team building, and client relationship building 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Power Point, and Publisher, and Microsoft Project

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

  • Certified Construction Manager (CCM), CM-Lean, DBIA Professional, Professional Engineer (PE) or Architect license/certification 
  • Experience in capital project improvement management preferred

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.  

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