Jacobs Contracts Manager VI in Houston, Texas

Contracts Manager VI


Recognized as a leader in the EPC industry and ranked as the #2 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine, we primarily serve the oil & gas, refining & petrochemical and chemicals industries providing engineering and construction of some of the world's largest refinery and petrochemical complexes. Our services include execution of major revamps and grassroots projects across petroleum refining, gas processing, liquefied natural gas, and associated offsite and environmental facilities worldwide.

Position Summary:

  • Responsible for all contracting responsibilities and for ensuring that duties are performed in a timely, efficient manner that meets Jacobs professional standards.

  • Administers activities associated with contracts for services, purchase of equipment, materials, or products.

  • Participates in and/or conducts proposal preparation, contract negotiation, contract administration and customer contact activities

  • Provides for proper contract acquisition and fulfillment in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications

  • Examines estimates of material, equipment services, production costs, performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness

  • Prepares bids, processes specifications, progress, and other reports, advises management and project personnel of contractual rights and obligations

  • Implements contract modifications, data management and coordination with subcontractors

  • Reviews subcontractor bids for conformity to contract requirements.


  • 15 years of experience required, BA or BS or equivalent experience in related field. Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering a plus

  • 5 years of international experience is required

  • 5 years experience with a major EPC is preferred

  • Strong understanding of major construction packages, change management, construction terminology.

  • Must be well versed in International Contracts, with strong knowledge related to Mega Project execution, Surety Instruments, Risk Management, Claims Mitigation and Claims Negotiations.

  • Must accept long term field assignments at construction sites.

  • Mobility required (Domestic and International)

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-Texas-Houston

Req ID: REF0000YC