Jacobs Deputy Project Manager-Los Angeles in Irvine, California

Deputy Project Manager-Los Angeles


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.

Position Summary

Our Telecom Team has a need for a strong Deputy Project Management professional who will work with the managers on our Construction team for the Los Angeles market . This individual will be responsible for the projects' revenues, margins, manpower and all required resources to ensure the successful completion of wireless site construction. They will coordinate with the other managers on the team to oversee all construction and administrative project staff. Will be responsible to ensure quality on the project and have the final decision making on any project changes. In addition, they will be responsible for developing and maintaining client relations.

  • Manage day to day opeartions related to a particular project(s) for the region

  • Coordinates all direct labor staffing and resource allocation

  • Coordinate accurate, up to date reporting of project status, scheduling, and planning

  • Work with other internal managers to supervise the administrative and construction staff progress relative to assigned projects

  • Conduct weekly meetings with project staff to review site progress

  • Project status knowledge at all times

  • 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, scheduling, subcontractors, site conditions, invoicing and construction close out

  • Consult with senior managers on hiring and performance management issues and reviews

  • Provides activity reporting and forecasting of revenues, margins, manpower and all required resources to more senior management

  • Build and maintain superior client relations

  • Coach employees for improved performance

  • Ensure project team is using Jacobs and client reports, accounting systems, and other administrative work accurately and on schedule

  • Ensure coordination among all functions in the system, both within Jacobs and our client

  • Build a positive committed team


  • 7 years Construction Project Management experience in the wireless telecommunications industry required

  • Ability to coordinate work and share resources with other managers on the team is required

  • Modified work schedule, at times, to overlap with night shift required

  • Travel required

  • Bachelors Degree strongly preferred

  • Thorough understanding and experience completing various wireless projects required; strong background in DAS preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and inspire a highly interdependent team of individual contributors preferred

  • Highly organized and disciplined with proven time management skills preferred

  • Strong computer background, MS Office, Project and Excel 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.


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-California-Irvine

Req ID: AER00006O

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