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Jacobs Telecom Program Manager in Des Plaines, Illinois

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Your Impact:

Jacobs Telecommunication has been at the forefront of creating a new generation of wireless communication infrastructure for over 40 years. We specialize in network development – complete telecom life cycle solutions, which has ranked us as the #1 Design Firm 2018 in Engineering News-Record. While the wireless world is ever changing, the demand for innovative technology and long-term support services remains constant. These services include site acquisition, design and construction, to full operations, maintenance, and deconstruction.

Jacobs is seeking qualified applicants for a Program Manager position for the Wireless and Wireline projects in the Chicago IL market. The Program Manager ensures that Jacobs meets safety, quality, schedule, budget and stake holder relationship goals while leading the operations of a diversified customer project base, including site acquisition, construction and technical services.

Responsibilities:

*Reports accurate, up-to-date reporting of project status, scheduling and planning to internal and external stakeholders

*Oversees real estate, construction and administrative staff progress and has decision making responsibilities on any project changes

*Responsible for the projects' revenues, margins, job hours and all required resources

*Oversee project financials, including managing billing and receivable process

*Interfaces with the clients' program office for all program related matters to include, but not limited to, safety, quality, scheduling, subcontractors, invoicing and construction close out

*Provides activity reporting and forecasting of revenues, margins, job hours and all required resources to senior management

*Coordinates program and contract matters with CMG (Client Management Group) and legal, as needed

*Identifies new business opportunities along with partnering with business development group to sell expanded services within market

*Handles other duties as assigned by manager

Here’s What You’ll Need:

•Minimum of 10 years of combined experience managing Wireless and/or Wireline projects.

•Demonstrated history of cultivating high performing teams

•Experience managing cost and schedule on large scale multi-million dollar programs

•History of delivering successful projects with high customer satisfaction

•Travel is required

  • Only Local Candidates (Chicago IL) will be considered

  • Requires US Citizenship or the ability to work for any US Employer without sponsorship.

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.

Essential Functions: Intermittent sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, and lifting to 20 pounds. Hand manipulation is required for grasping, pushing and pulling, and fine manipulation. Right and/or left hands utilized. Need to reach and/or work above the shoulder, as well as below the shoulder for same. Must be alert to equipment in the field, there will be travel, will work near construction job site equipment when in the field, occasional need to work near hazardous equipment and machinery, occasional need to walk on uneven ground, exposure to dust, gas or fumes, exposure to noise, extremes in temperature or humidity, and work at heights.

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.

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