Jacobs Lead Telecommunication Engineer in Calgary, Alberta

Lead Telecommunication Engineer


Recognized as a leader in the EPC industry and ranked as the #2 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine for the second consecutive year , we who provide planning, design, build, and maintenance of upstream and midstream oil and gas facilities and infrastructure. With over 5,000 employees across North America, we service exploration, production, storage, and transportation of crude oil and natural gas to end users, both offshore and onshore. We bring together many different aspects including Pipeline and Facilities groups, onshore and offshore offices, and engineering services to help meet the demands of our clients.

Position Summary:

Experience in Telecommunication System design and specification, including the following:

  • Data transmission equipment

  • Data campus distribution switches

  • Data gateway

  • IP telephony gateway

  • Video Conferencing equipment

  • Wireless Local Area Network switch (interface)

  • Plant Fibre termination and copper distribution panels

  • Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing

  • Routers with 10G uplink/downlink ethernet interface

  • Mobile Radio system

  • GMS/ LTE/4G/5G

  • Wireless Local Area network WLAN

  • Industrial Security Systems

  • Planning, scheduling, progressing, QA/QC

  • Experience managing teams of 5 or more engineers


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering required

  • Minimum of 10 years experience in telecommunications

  • Previous experience in a Lead Engineer role is required

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required

  • Membership with APEGA or eligible to get membership in APEGA is required

  • Eligibility for a Professional Engineering certification is required

  • Advanced MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) preferred

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.

Primary Location Canada-Alberta-Calgary

Req ID: ECR0000BB