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Jacobs Program Director: Zero-Emissions Transportation in Calgary, Alberta

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

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.

Your Impact:

Globally, vehicle fleet owners and operators are under significant pressure to decarbonize their operations. Converting large fleets from fossil fuel to zero-emission alternatives such as battery-electric or hydrogen fuel cell will be critical to a sustainable future. However, these will be revolutionary changes with major impacts on all aspects of an organization: fleet, operations, facilities, utilities, staff, and more.

Large-scale adoption of zero-emissions technology is still in its early stages, and presents significant technical, organizational, and logistical challenges. Zero-emissions fleet adoption will require detailed planning, multi-disciplinary collaboration, significant financial resources, and motivated staff to support successful execution.

Jacobs is expanding our team to tackle the complexities of transportation decarbonization for some of the largest fleet operators in the world.

The Program Director is an integral position within Jacobs’ People & Places Solutions delivery organization, focusing on acquiring and delivering major transportation decarbonization programs on a global basis. As Program Director you’ll work closely with operations, sales, and technology functions providing leadership as we expand our zero-emissions transportation portfolio. You can be based anywhere in North America!

Your primary responsibilities will initially include two roles, (1) A lead role on our zero-emissions transportation core team; and (2) collaborating with Client Account Managers and sales professionals on pursuits of strategic importance to the firm. This will include extensive client dialog, team building, and development of differentiating strategies.

Other responsibilities will include client-facing delivery in leadership roles on large programs, responsible for overall work progress, technical performance and client and stakeholder satisfaction. Program Directors are expected to possess highly collaborative and sophisticated communication and problem-solving skills and finesse. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated ability to anticipate challenges and manage “up and out” while overseeing large teams responsible for the daily details of delivery.

You will have held roles of increasing responsibility in fleet and supporting infrastructure engineering, construction, and operations including management of single projects to delivery of complex programs.

Experience in fleet and infrastructure planning, design, construction oversight and project delivery is expected. Specific project experience involving fleet procurement, maintenance and operations facilities, utilities, zero-emissions transportation, alternative energy, and/or sustainability is a must. This is not a development position, but a role considered by Jacobs to represent the peak of an advanced professional career.

If you are excited by the possibilities of a zero-emissions future, motivated by a challenge, and enjoy working with a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team to develop innovative solutions, Jacobs is the place for you. Come join our growing team to face the future of transportation head on!

Here’s What You’ll Need:

• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering or related field

• P.E, P.Eng, or C.Eng or ability to acquire licensing

• 20+ years of experience in project and program management with a preference for experience related to fleet and supporting infrastructure projects and operations with an emphasis on public transportation

• Ability to demonstrate extensive public participation, agency coordination, planning and programming experience

• Established track record of successful programmatic delivery for major transportation programs or other relevant programs

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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