Company: Jacobs
Skills: Project Management
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Cleveland, Ohio, United States

We challenge what is currently accepted, so we can shape innovative and lasting solutions for tomorrow. If you're interested in a long and rewarding career working with the #1 globally ranked design firm, and with the industry's best and most innovative engineers, then Jacobs is where you belong. We are looking for a driven and passionate design-focused Roadway Project Manager/Transportation Department Manager to support our growing transportation team in Ohio.

As a key member of our team, based in any one of our major Ohio offices, you'll have the chance to lead multi-disciplined transportation projects that focus on challenging highway, roadway, and interchange projects and pursuits. Your immediate assignments as Project Manager will be to oversee and manage large transportation projects throughout Ohio and be responsible for managing project teams to perform preliminary and final design engineering and prepare construction plan documents to satisfy requirements for local and state roadway projects. As Department Manager, you will lead and supervise transportation staff located in multiple offices across several states, ensuring staff workload, mentoring, and career development and growth.

This is an excellent opportunity to significantly advance your career working with our established clients while supported by national and local resources, including Jacobs extensive network of technical experts. Out-of-state candidates are welcome and relocation assistance will be provided.

Join us and we will assist you in continuing the development of your skills and exploring all that you can do across our global company, with opportunities to share your knowledge along the way.


  • Demonstrated experience managing all phases of project delivery (from design/planning through construction) for major transportation projects for State DOTs and municipalities
  • Professional Engineering License (PE)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering or other related engineering discipline
  • Demonstrated experience managing subconsultants and subcontractors
  • Understanding of budgets, billability goals, staffing, earned value and managing people
  • Solid communication skills - verbal and written
  • Understanding of scopes that may include, but not limited to: survey & mapping, permitting, environmental documents and related studies, public involvement, traffic studies and analysis, roadway/drainage design, geotechnical investigations, structures design, utilities, right-of-way acquisition, submittal reviews, and construction drawings. Scope may also include Owner's Representative via construction engineering, support, and inspection.

Ideally, Here's What You'll Also Have:

  • An emphasis on transportation projects with prior Ohio DOT experience
  • Experience with alternative project delivery methods, preparing project approaches, and fee estimates for proposals
  • Ability to communicate effectively with multiple project stakeholders, including clients, the public, utilities and regulatory agencies
  • Demonstrated management/leadership roles

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.