Jacobs Project Engineer - Special Projects in Los Angeles, California

Project Engineer - Special Projects


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of 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.


  • Prepares and maintains internal and external reports for executive management

  • Coordinates with various program departments on executive- level deliverables

  • Assist in the analysis and recommendations of issues with the Executive Team

  • Provide Oversight on long term projects

  • Provide status report to Executive Team

  • Attends Senior Staff Meetings and Executive Team Meetings

  • Under the direction of Deputy Director, coordinates and responds to issues

  • Ability to create Ad-hoc presentations, reports, memoranda etc.

  • Other Duties as assigned



Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Previous work or internship experience

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong organizational, project management and problem-solving skills

  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize effectively to meet deadlines

  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications and Windows

  • Ability to work in a fast- paced environment

  • Ability to discern and maintain confidential information

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience reporting directly with Executive Management

  • Previous work or internship experience in construction management of facilities or school construction

Essential Functions:

Intermittent sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, and lifting. Lifting requirements limited to 20 lbs. in the form of supplies, drawings, etc. Longest distance carried of 50 feet. Hand manipulation is required for simple grasping, pushing and pulling, and fine manipulation. Right and/or left hands utilized. Occasional need to reach and/or work above the shoulder, for supplies, as well as below the shoulder for same. No foot controls necessary. Must be alert to equipment in the field, there will be occasional travel, will work near construction job site equipment when in the field, occasional need to work near hazardous equipment and machinery, occasional need to walk on uneven ground, exposure to dust, gas or fumes, exposure to noise, extremes in temperature or humidity, and potential work at heights.

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/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-California-Los Angeles

Req ID: BIA00013Q