Jacobs Energy Solutions Program Manager - Aviation in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Energy Solutions Program Manager - Aviation


The Buildings & Infrastructure (B&I) Line of Business is a global network of approximately 11,500 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 client’s local programs.

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.

Position Summary

Responsible for directing Project/Commissioning Managers in the overall execution of multiple projects, programs or contracts. Administers prime contracts, meets client requirements, regulatory agency criteria, and company commitments. Responsible for delivering large and/or multiple projects, on time, within budget and to agreed specifications and providing effective, skilled project management to help reduce the costs of delivering projects and adding value to the business by applying proven project management techniques. Functions as a team lead for projects including acting as the liaison to internal departments as needed. Focus on business growth through exceeding client expectations during project delivery and developing new client relationships. Plan, organize, and staff key field positions.

  • Provides operational supervision and technical guidance to Task Manager(s) and other project or marketing personnel as required.

  • Maintains contact with senior client management and managers of other applicable departments of both Jacobs and other firms engaged in projects relating to a program.

  • Formulates and recommends management policies, plans and programs for the orderly accomplishment of assigned tasks, programs or areas of responsibility.

  • Establishes and implements staffing plans for Task Managers and other directly reporting personnel to permit effective handling of current and projected workloads (as required).

  • Regularly monitors the progress of active projects or tasks through project management reviews, and directs/guides responsible Task Managers to take appropriate corrective actions on a timely basis.

  • Provides guidance in the development of a well-defined project measurement and control program to meet Jacobs and client requirements.

  • Establishes management philosophy and procedures for the execution of all assigned projects to assure consistence or approach and sharing of information and experiences.

  • Directs and supervises the activities of assigned personnel and provides for and enforces proper delegation of management authority, responsibility and accountability.

  • Reviews and approves for release to client, project cost estimates, schedules, trends and forecasts for active projects, and major changes or deviations to those control documents.

  • Establishes and maintains relationships with AVAITION clients having similar needs, interests, requirements and processes.

  • Acts independently to lead a team in the implementation of all aspects of project management. Manages large and often multiple projects and participates in corporate initiatives to assist in meeting the company’s goals.

  • Mentors and trains clients, vendors and team members in project management methods, procedures and activities.

  • Assesses project requirements, while developing and recommending a sound approach or application to meet the needs of the project and client. Ensures that project deliverables satisfy project requirements.

  • Leads team in the development of master project plans to accomplish project commitments and timing.

  • Determines, monitors and reviews costs, operational budgets, schedules and staffing requirements for project teams.

  • Manages and enhances project quality by providing ideas and suggestions to the team aimed at improving the effectiveness of their role, and of the project activities in general.

  • Establishes appropriate metrics for measuring key project criteria.

  • Facilitates the creation of communication plans, ensuring that appropriate information is exchanged among key stakeholders, and conducts status review meetings among project team members and clients.


  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Engineering, with a minimum of 10 years of experience

  • Demonstrate a specific focus on the Aviation market sector

  • Ability to utilize computer systems as a tool to effectively manage projects.

  • Must have developed skills in leadership, oral and written communication, presentations, technical writing, planning, team work, decision making, judgment, and problem solving.

  • PE registration preferred

  • LEED Certification preferred

  • Commissioning Certification 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 you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Jacobs 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. To view the DOL's Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster, please click here .

Primary Location United States-Massachusetts-Cambridge

Other Locations United States-Texas-Fort Worth, United States-Texas-Dallas, United States-Illinois-Chicago, United States-Massachusetts-Boston, United States-California-Los Angeles

Req ID: BI 0002HO