Jacobs Telecom Engineering Project Manager in Glen Allen, Virginia

Telecom Engineering Project Manager


Jacobs Telecommunicationhas been at the forefront of creating a new generation of wirelesscommunication infrastructure for over 40 years. We specialize in networkdevelopment – complete telecom life cycle solutions, which has ranked us inENR's Top 20 Design Firms for the telecommunications sector in 2014. While thewireless world is ever changing, the demand for innovative technology and longterm support services remains constant. These services include siteacquisition, design and construction, to full operations, maintenance, anddeconstruction.

Position Summary

Our team is experiencingexciting growth within our established practice in Glen Allen, VA and we have aneed for a strong civil engineering Project Management professional.

  • Responsible for the quality of civil engineering work performed, client service, utilization of staff, marketing, office reputation, contract management, billing collection, and project profitability for telecommunications engineering projects.

  • Sells the services of Jacobs as a senior level Project Manager.

  • Directs and coordinates activities of Project Engineers, Engineers, and Technicians to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget.

  • Performs work with the preparation of zoning and construction drawings.

  • Typical duties are likely to include the following: Coordination with all complimentary disciplines (electrical, mechanical, structural and environmental), technical preparation and supervision of telecommunication design tasks and perform plan quality reviews.

  • Full managerial responsibility for all aspects of the project; scope, schedule, design, quality, staff, etc.

  • Initiates and reviews proposals and sales activities as well as leads and participates in interviews and presentations.

  • Maintains positive relationships with current and past clients.

  • Represents Jacobs at meetings, presentations, and public hearings relative to assigned projects.

  • Supervises the design and ongoing progress of a project, including the coordination of the project with permitting agencies.

  • Reviews plans, prepares or reviews technical specifications, contract documents, and estimates.

  • Assures that project team complies with the contract agreement as well as exercises rigid cost control to implement the approved design within established budget restraints.

  • Develops and mentors less experienced staff

  • Completes within 12 months of hire the Jacobs's Project Management Certification program

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering is required

  • Local (Irvine) candidates required


  • The successful candidate must be authorized to work for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship required.

  • Licensed as a Professional Engineer (PE) is preferred

  • At least 8 years of wireless telecommunications preferred

  • At least 5 years of progressive Project Management experience is preferred.

  • Experience working in and leading large multi-disciplinary teams required

  • Candidate with established local client relationships preferred

  • Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills is required

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-Virginia-Glen Allen

Req ID: PFO0000ZG