Greg Fischer is the Vice President of Jacobs People & Places Solutions Design-Build. Together, the Critical Mission Solutions and People & Places Solutions lines of business generate more than $13 billion in annual revenue and serve global clients in the public and private sectors. Jacobs delivers solutions for a range of end markets, including space exploration and technological development, defense, utilities, nuclear, transportation, water, the built and natural environments, and cyber security. These markets span a geography that encompasses the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.
Greg has over 29 years of experience in the construction industry that includes buildings, mining, transportation, and water/wastewater projects. Leading the firm’s design-build delivery portfolio for the past 13 years, the book of active and past projects and pursuits currently encompasses North America, Australia, and the United Kingdom.
He has extensive proven experience delivering traditional design-bid-build, collaborative-delivery methods including design-build and design-build-operate (DBO) and construction manager at-risk (CMAR) projects.
Greg is a designated DBIA professional (Design-Build Institute of America), a certified professional constructor (American Institute of Constructors), and an active board member for the Water Design-Build Council (WDBC). He has delivered multiple award-winning projects, most notably the $172M Agua Nueva Water Reclamation Facility (DBO) for the Pima County Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department, Tucson, AZ. The Agua Nueva project gathered up a total of 12 highly respected industry design and design-build awards. Most recently his team is delivering a $1.77B progressive design-build project for the City of Houston, the Northeast Water Purification Plant Expansion (NEWPP). With a current backlog of projects exceeding $3 billion, Greg has built and maintained a core design-build team for the firm these past 14 years that continues to deliver high quality projects. Greg takes deep pride in directing a high performing team that consistently achieves strict project goals, stringent enterprise metrics, and critical success factors for our industry clients.
After graduating from Bemidji State University (Minnesota) in 1991, Greg moved to Phoenix after traveling the western United States for over 15 years working in leadership positions in the general contractors’ arena that included Ames Construction, PCL Construction, and Sundt Construction.