Company: Jacobs
Skills: Construction Manager
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia

At Jacobs, we push the limits of what's possible to make the world smarter and more connected. Our clients rely us to be strategic and practical; to help them save money while being innovative; and to be environmentally sensitive and understanding of community concerns when delivering crucial infrastructure projects. We partner with our clients to provide solutions within and between the transport modes of Rail and Transit.

Whether your journey includes keeping pace with capacity building and accelerating technology innovations, ensuring safety and security or maintaining transport networks, we're on board to serve all aspects of high-speed and conventional passenger rail, freight and logistics, mass/public transit and innovative bus solutions. We're a globally recognized leader in the safe and efficient delivery of rail and transit solutions - from planning, design and development to construction delivery and management.

Due to a forecasted increase in a portfolio of projects, we are seeking Rail Sector Construction Managers for expressions of interest across a number of global locations. We strive for individuals who are able to make a difference to the way we do things, who can provide inspirational leadership and drive operational excellence. Our Construction Managers have been making positive impacts across a number of continents already: -
  • UAE- Helped to deliver engineering and design services for the 900 km Etihad Rail Network
  • Malaysia - Supported an increase in the Kuala Lumpur metro area rail network on the Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit
  • Australia - Acted as Technical Advisor on the Victorian Rail Infrastructure Programme in Melbourne
  • China - Project Managed and supervised the construction of a 73km high speed railway connecting cities of Hefei to Fuzhou
  • Brazil - Acting as Technical Advisor to develop 510km of High Speed Rail between Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo
  • Saudi Arabia - Provided Project Management Support Services for the design and construction of the Phase I civil works contract

As a Construction Management Professional you will have already taken ownership and accountability of large scale rail construction projects to ensure clients satisfaction, budgets and schedules are all achieved. Your commitment to Health and Safety will be fostered through everyone involved on the project as well as contractors and consultants.


As a successful candidate you will have a Bachelor's degree (or higher) in an engineering or construction management discipline with experience of successfully delivering large complex mega projects ($multi-billion + projects) with comprehensive working knowledge of major rail, transit, transportation or other heavy civils transportation projects.

Your presentation skills will allow you to communicate effectively with senior leaders, our clients and a range of stakeholders and you'll have demonstrable experience of leading and inspiring large supervision teams remotely and on site.

A key attribute you will possess will be the ability to foster inclusive behaviours as well as creating the right working environment for employees. You will continue building on our global culture of caring creating a workplace where we value the safety, positive mental health, inclusion and belonging of all our employees.

Bring your program delivery skills, leadership talent, and client relationship expertise, and we'll help you grow, pursue and fulfill what drives you - so we can make big impacts on the world, together.

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions - we are committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we have gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You will uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits, and opportunities to do good too - from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you will discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals - all at a single global company.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed - today and into tomorrow.