Jacobs Telecom A&E Project Engineer in Irvine, California

Telecom A&E Project Engineer


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 in ENR's Top 20 Design Firms for the telecommunications sector in 2014. 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.

Excellent opportunity with our telecom team in Irvine, CA,


  • Ensure A&E deliverables are completed according to mutually agreed upon timeline

  • Serve as primary resource to AE Manager and Senior Engineering Staff for new calculations, as well as making revisions and markups

  • Self-perform CAD revisions and updates

  • Update necessary tracking system(s) to ensure that project and/or program status is maintained with complete accuracy, including third party management systems

  • Assist project manager on multiple projects including but not limited to site acquisition, zoning, A&E services, permit approval, and construction

  • Validate consistency of drawings against structural analysis and application, ensuring that drawings and applications match in equipment, quantity, etc.

  • Upload/send deliverables to appropriate clients and internal/external databases as required

  • Coordinate and expedite drawing production, coordinating with client, QC drawings, facilitate changes/revisions

  • Develop calculation and drawing standards and templates for personal and department use

  • Participate in and assist with preparation for meetings and conference calls, maintain communications and flow of information on assigned project

  • Occasional site audits on active and non-active construction sites

  • Develop and maintain accurate and complete project folders; continual monitoring of data integrity and completeness

  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with team members, clients, vendors, and jurisdictions

  • Assist with financial administration such as billing, PO tracking, vendor invoicing, etc.


  • Engineering and/or Architect Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school required; Bachelors preferred

  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, MicroStation, or similar

  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (particularly Excel) and Internet applications

  • Must be available to travel as needed

  • TNX tower experience preferred

  • RISA-3D experience preferred

  • Wireless telecom or utility/construction industry experience preferred

  • Knowledge of local jurisdictions and building permit process preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and be a self-starter

  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines

  • Good oral, written, and organizational skills

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: AER00008O