Construction Manager

  • Jacobs
  • Dallas,TX,United States
  • May 21, 2021

Job Description

The Construction Manager is assigned to a project as the most senior member of the Construction Team with responsibility for the proper and timely construction of the project in accordance with the detailed design, the control estimate and other specific requirements of the contract, all in accordance with the Jacobs SOP’s, WI’s, standards etc. The Construction Manager is responsible for the management of all construction activities including but not limited to:


Daily meetings with client representatives

Daily meetings with the subcontractors

Managing construction and engineering teams from Jacobs and various sub-contractors to work together to complete the project safely, within the schedule and budget.

The Construction Manager also provides the primary link between the client and Jacobs during the construction phase of the project.

The duties of the Construction Manager are set out below but also include any other reasonable activity as directed from time to time to suit the needs of a particular project:

Carries out Constructability Reviews and Interactive planning sessions with the Client and Design Team.

Ensures that the site construction phase of a project is adequately provided with suitably capable, qualified and experienced personnel, together with all the necessary plant, tools, temporary facilities and other resources.

Discharges Jacobs’ contractual responsibilities for the site construction of a project safely, efficiently, within budget and to the quality standards required.

Develops a best in class site enabling plan to support a positive culture from the outset of the project.

Complies with the Jacobs construction methods, procedures and practices in all respects, particularly those relating to quality assurance, safety, personnel and industrial relations; where these are found to be inadequate immediately reports the deficiencies and suggests solutions.

Ensures that the applicable statutory and other legal requirements are properly observed.

Understands the implications of the Health and Safety at Work Act and Regulations as they affect the responsibilities of employees, site visitors, Jacobs etc.

Keeps abreast of developments in the construction industry and assists in ensuring that the Jacobs capability continues to develop and excel.

Ensures that the project is constructed to the drawings, specifications, applicable standards, good construction practices, to schedule and in accordance with the cost budget.

Directs and controls the activities of the assigned staff and their functions to comply with the cost budget requirement.

Monitors the site accounting practices and control of the site cash and ensures the Jacobs procedures are properly discharged.

Carries out assessments and appraisals of the staff and records the results in accordance with Jacobs practice.

Determines the needs for staff training for proper execution of the project under construction and makes recommendations accordingly.

Adheres to the Jacobs policies for the employment of labour and ensures that all matters concerning labour relations are dealt with in accordance with the labour agreements.

Properly implements the Client's regulations for Fire, Safety and Security.

Prepares and submits at the prescribed dates the required reports on Quality Assurance, Quality Control, progress and costs.

Co-ordinates and negotiates with Client's representatives on construction matters relative to the contract requirements.

Why Jacobs?

We clear the way for inventive thinking so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can.

We clear the way for inventive thinking, so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can.

Our Culture:

We’re invested in you and your success. Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees.

We aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of our identity, embedded in all our employment and business practices in all locations. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative.

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As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role.

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