Aviation Project Manager Job at Jacobs Houston, TX

Our team is in search of an experienced Aviation Project Manager to support the planning, design, and construction of approximately 3,000,000 square feet of new terminal and concourse space at one of the world’s busiest airports. This multi-billion-dollar airport capital redevelopment program must be planned and designed so impacts on the existing airport operations do not have adverse impacts on passengers and aircraft.

You’ll report directly to the Program Manager and will have daily contact with the client, design teams, stakeholders, and other members of the program staff. This position allows for the opportunity to be a major contributor to the growth of one of the world’s most exciting airport hubs as a member of our program management team. The selected individual will be based at the airport with the client’s program management team.

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.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a technical resource for the Program
  • Provides team alignment to Program objectives
  • Communicates with the client on key design and operational decisions including presentation and recommendations for potential solutions
  • Manages design process in support of the overarching program schedule and ensure design solutions are consistent with previously developed planning objectives
  • Manages design solutions to programmatic budgets
  • Identifies resources necessary to complete scope of services
  • Negotiates professional services contracts for design services
  • Identifies risks that impact the successful completion of the Program objectives and outcomes; develops mitigation to reduce or eliminate unfavorable outcomes
  • Understands and articulates potential pitfalls to the Program’s success for the team
  • Presents relevant implementation strategies from other major global airport development programs for client consideration
  • Coordinate stakeholder engagement management with airline and agency stakeholders, reports Program status to the client and other airport stakeholders


  • A minimum of 10 Years’ Experience in related industry
  • Experience managing multiple types of airport projects and large consultant/subconsultant teams
  • Terminal, landside, airfield from planning/programming to final design, construction, and operations
  • Experiencing with multiple contracting / procurement / delivery methods
  • Tradition Design-Bid-Build
  • Low-Qualified Bid
  • Competitive Sealed Proposal
  • Design-Build
  • CMAR
  • Unique Knowledge of FAA Advisory Circulars, AIP Handbook, FAA Reimbursable Agreements, etc.

About the Company

Company: Jacobs

Company Location:  Houston, TX

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