Jacobs Senior Track Design Manager in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Senior Track Design Manager


Jacobs is one of the world’s leadingproviders in technical, professional and construction services. We specialisein architecture, engineering and construction, operations and maintenance, aswell as scientific and consulting. Our client portfolio includesindustrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets andgeographies. Our global network includes approximately 54,000 employees in morethan 250 Offices in more than 30 countries with operations in North America,South America, Europe, the Middle East, India, Australia, Africa and Asia.

The purpose of this role is to provide technical leadership in trackdesign, as well as act as a design manager on rail projects.

Aboutthe opportunity

In your role as a practising professional engineer, your technicalskills in rail engineering and project management will be of keyimportance. You will exercise soundjudgement and initiative while undertaking both your project responsibilitiesand management tasks. Your performance will be judged on the:

  • extent of compliance with Jacobs policies andQuality Assurance System

  • quality of the deliverables will be under your control

  • growth in the rail business in Malaysia and theAsia Region

  • client satisfaction in general

  • brief compliance

  • technical quality and excellence

  • innovation.

For you to be successful itwill be necessary for you to achieve a satisfactory level in all of the areasdescribed below. It would be expected that your immediate focus would be in theareas of technical leadership and project implementation with expansion of yourrole and sound performance in the other areas to be demonstrated progressively.

You will also be responsible for planning, scheduling andresource allocation for the projects under your control. This will require you to display good teamleadership qualities and to take a leading role in quality control and riskmanagement.

You will also manage thequality of the project deliverables in terms of compliance with the brief aswell as in their accuracy and presentation.

Theposition will also require an ongoing financial focus on profitability of the projectsunder your purview and their overall contribution to the success of TransportOperations in order to achieve Jacobs’s financial objectives. This will involve you managing both theproject and the client, and in achieving timely delivery of projects. This position will require you to take afront line position on projects with the various clients including constructors

About you

  • Bachelors Degree in Civil/Mechanical Engineeringor related discipline

  • Between 10 and 15 years’ experience in theplanning, design and construction of rail infrastructure

  • Atleast 5 years’ experience in the design of plain line and turnouts

  • Extensive knowledge of track design principlesand standard

  • Proficient in track design packages such asMXRail, Bentley Rail Track

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Collaborative working relationship with teammembers, having managed multi-disciplinary design teams on rail project

  • Experiencein construction and maintenance practices within the rail industry

  • Proven experience in managing rail and otherheavy civil project

  • A strong team player who is able to work withand support staff of all levels with a receptive approach

  • An established and genuine reputation within theindustry

  • The ability to maintain and build on clientrelationships through effective liaison

  • Desired leadership skills appropriate for thisroll

  • The capability and willingness to mentor anddirect junior resources

Why Jacobs

At Jacobs we offer rewarding careers withongoing development opportunities, flexible working arrangements and a culturethat is collaborative and inclusive. As part of the Jacob’s APACteam you will have access to a wide range of lifestyle benefits andcorporate discounts. We believe in collaboration and knowledge sharing,from global virtual teams to local work sharing options.

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Please note: If you are being represented by recruitment agency you will not beconsidered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.

Primary Location Malaysia-Malaysia Countrywide-Kuala Lumpur

Req ID: ASI0000KO