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Jacobs Senior Telecommunications Design Engineer in Corvallis, Oregon

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we’re not just building structures, we’re helping our clients innovate and grow by designing, engineering, and executing the construction of their state-of-the-art facilities that are changing our world.  We push the limits of what’s possible to make the world smarter, more connected, and more sustainable.

We are looking for a passionate and dedicated Senior Telecommunications Design Engineer to join our Corvallis, Oregon office. Join us and you’ll have the chance to work on Mission Critical, Healthcare, Federal, Electric Vehicle and Industrial projects where you will play a role in the entire design process, including but not limited to, preliminary assessments, concept creation, design, problem resolution, drawing and specification production. Come be a part of a vibrant, dynamic team that delivers world class designs for well-known clients around the world, while living in a small community with a family atmosphere.

You will work in a multi-discipline, highly interactive team to successfully deliver on the design, development, application, evaluation, recommendation, and specification of engineered systems and products. You will perform all aspects of Telecommunications engineering and design and independently apply advanced engineering techniques and analysis within the discipline. You will also develop designs that require innovation and ingenuity, be expected to perform work with little to no supervision, review work of discipline team for adequacy of completion and provide technical guidance to drafters/designers and engineers.

As a Telecommunications Design Engineer working with our Built Environments team, you’ll use your skills and experience to help deliver and complete challenging and engaging buildings projects. You’ll assist in the design of Telecommunications, Audio-Visual, and Security systems. As well as act as a consultant in the establishment of design standards and criteria for construction projects.

We'll ask you to:

• Client facing professional capable of presenting a design to a client and receiving review comments.

• Conduct design review sessions, oversee QA/QC process for your work and the work of others, field reviews and site surveys before and during construction to verify accuracy of completed design

• Build familiarity with the client’s Basis of Design standards, scope, budget, and schedule for assigned tasks

• Work closely with the Project Managers, Planners and Cost Consultants to provide detailed input to specific project programs.

• Collaborate design criteria with engineering team members to gather information required to design Telecommunications, Audio-Visual and Security system(s)

• Coordinate with electrical team members for Telecommunications, Audio-Visual and Security system(s) power requirements

• Plan and design backbone distribution, cable pathways, and telecom space drawings and schematics for commercial and industrial buildings.

• Interpret architectural drawings/specifications, models and construction documents

• Apply applicable codes and standards, including manufacturer instructions.

• Understand and apply both company-specific and client safety standards in design and everyday activities.

• Proficient with development of Division 27/28 specifications

• Able to develop a Level of Effort design cost estimate, and detailed engineering schedule

• Develop design criteria, basis of design and scope of work

• Knowledge and application of ANSI/TIA, and BICSI standards

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other. 

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • US Citizen

  • Knowledge of telecom infrastructure:

  • Structured cabling solutions for Voice and Data infrastructure systems (fiber and copper)

  • Comm room design including cabinet arrangement and population.

  • Design of Voice system infrastructure to support VoIP, POTS, PBX/PABX systems

  • Design of Networking system infrastructure (including knowledge of basic data network topologies, user connectivity and maintenance requirements)

  • Audio Visual (conference rooms, public spaces, display systems) design

  • Intercom, Paging and Public Address (including Emergency PA and Mass Notification) design

  • Design knowledge of ESS systems; access control, CCTV

  • Power supply/distribution systems including PDU and UPS

  • Develop installation details and room layouts

  • Produce installation specifications with engineering review and approval

  • Radio system installations (PMR and DMR)

  • Mobile Telephony, Public Cellular DAS and Emergency Responder Radio Communication Systems requirements

  • Other Certifications:

  • Certification such as P.E., ICT certification (PSP, CPP, CTS, CTS-D, RTPM, RCDD, CCNA, CCNP, CISSP, PMP, etc.), a plus

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • 8+ years of relevant experience in telecommunication design

  • Bachelor’s degree (2-year technical degree or 4-year non-technical degree)

  • Working knowledge of Revit and Navisworks design software platforms

  • Ability to adapt and apply company engineering design and BIM & CAD drafting standards and industry best practices

  • Familiarity with project delivery methods that are typical for Architectural/Engineering lead designs

  • Able to route and size raceways, perform fill calculations

  • Able to develop splicing, backbone and cable schedules

  • Able to create accurate installation documents from information found on vendor equipment drawings and submittals

  • Knowledge and understanding of work / information flow between disciplines

  • Knowledge and understanding of schedule constraints and information requirements for the production of deliverables

  • Able to accurately estimate completion of assigned tasks

  • Develop staffing plans based on deliverables to be produced and the project schedule

  • Be customer focused, a complex problem solver, and have a strategic mindset

  • Have situational adaptability and be self-motivated

  • A passion for innovation and technical excellence

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.