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Program Director - Rail

Company: Jacobs
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Welcome. You haven't signed in yet so please select 'I accept' to start or access your Jacobs Career Application. My Account Options At Jacobs, we don't settle - we're always looking beyond to raise the bar and deliver with excellence. We apply our expertise and knowledge as welook intothe future with optimism and focus. We work together and give our best to make a difference in our world. Join us as a Program Director, where we are using our solutions in transit and rail to create a more connected and sustainable world. - As a vital leader in our Transit and Rail Team, you'll work on challenging programs that depend on your vision, expertise, intuition, and leadership to plan, direct, and monitor all aspects of complex program delivery. We'll rely on your leadership for delivering multidisciplinary complex systems and infrastructure-related programs involving new or rehabilitated tunnel, track, station, signaling, utilities, bridges, and systems. You'll be challenged with the management of large, complex programs and will act as one of the company's primary contacts with the client, responsible for overall work progress and technical performance on the program. Capitalizing on your strategic foresight, we'll ask you to serve as an innovative thought-leader in Transit and Rail Program Management while utilizing both innovative and well-established program management procedures. Being an inspirational leader for our team, you'll be responsible for oversight and mentoring of the program team through all phases of program planning, procurement, delivery, and closeout consistent with program delivery processes to meet the scope, schedule, budget, and other specified contractual requirements. Utilizing your business acumen and communication skills, you'll be asked to develop and maintain meaningful client partnerships, successfully complete the scope of work, and simultaneously ensure that Jacobs's health, safety, environmental, security, and quality expectations are also met. Additionally, we'll ask you to play a key role in business development activities leading to the award of the contract. This typically includes client relationship development, program-specific positioning activities, teaming arrangements, proposal preparation, oral interviews, and contract negotiation consistent with established business development processes. We'll look to your knowledge, experience, and ability to lead technical experts and the innovative application of design, construction, and operations to structure approaches to solving transit and rail challenges. As needed, you'll initiate or escalate the correction of any conditions which may adversely affect the completion of the project on target. 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. You'll be joining a community committed to challenging today and reinventing tomorrow. Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can continue to evolve, grow, and succeed. We'll Also Ask you to:

  • Clarify the program's vision and strategy, and ensure efforts are prioritized to support them
  • Manage external client and stakeholders, as well as internal staff, to complete work on-time and within budget, including interfacing with teams working on other related programs/projects
  • Coordinate and/or oversee design, construction, and readiness activities with clients, consultants, and stakeholders
  • Oversee interdisciplinary teams and provide review and guidance during development of deliverables
  • When necessary, coordinate with regulatory agencies and serve as a liaison between clients and other agencies
  • Mentor and lead other transit staff while creating an environment in which innovation and differences are openly shared, embraced, and incorporated into the team's activities
  • Assist with proposal development and participate in interviews and presentations
  • Participate in the Jacobs growth process and work collaboratively with Sales teams
  • Take an active role and participate in US transit industry trade organizations, including presentation of papers, publications, and serving on select committees
  • Partner with the global Program Management team on leadership best practices #majorprograms Here's What You'll Need:
    • Relevant degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business or related field; Master's degree a plus
    • Substantial years of experience overseeing large scale transit/rail programs
    • Demonstrated experience managing large scale infrastructure delivery operations with varying degrees of technical, financial, strategic, team and client/external stakeholder complexity
    • Demonstrated understanding of transit assets, capital programming, program controls, program delivery, commercial management, scheduling, cost control and other key disciplines necessary to deliver a complex transit capital improvement program
    • Experience with a variety of delivery methods, including Design-Build, Design-Bid-Build, and Public Private Partnerships/AFP delivery
    • Ability to articulate complex concepts and demonstrate extensive experience in partnership-building, agency coordination planning, and program experience
    • Flexibility to serve large and complex programs and clients across the United States and Canada Ideally, You'll Also Have:
      • Registered Professional Engineer, PMP, PgMP and/or equivalent
      • Domestic and/or international experience on major transit projects/programs
      • Experience with program governance and a variety of program management organizational models
      • Technical expertise in one or more areas of transit infrastructure
      • Previous work experience navigating local, state, and federal permitting agencies and requirements
      • Experience collaborating with stakeholders and end users 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. - Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Eligible employees and their dependents may elect medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are able to enroll in our company's 401k plan, and if eligible, a deferred compensation plan, and Executive Deferral Plan. We have an unlimited U.S. Personalized Paid Time Off (PPTO) policy for eligible full-time exempt employees, seven paid holidays, one floating holiday, and caregiver leave. Hired applicants will be able to purchase company stock and have the opportunity to receive a performance discretionary bonus. The base salary range for this position is $275k to $350k and may fluctuate depending upon skills, experience, work location and additional factors, including relevant education and training. - Primary Location Other Locations : United States-New York-New York-US NY New York - New York (NYC), Canada-Ontario-Toronto-CA Toronto - Consumers Rd Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time Job Posting : Aug 7, 2023, 4:36:36 PM Job : Project Management Organization : PPS Job Type : Experienced Work Locations : US CA Los Angeles - Los Angeles - Wilshire Blvd 1000 WILSHIRE BLVD SUITE 1140 Los Angeles 90017 2019 Jacobs Engineering Group - All rights reserved.1999 Bryan Street, Suite 1200, Dallas, Texas 75201 , USA - +1.214.638.0145 - Contact us

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