Jacobs Telecom Engineer Lead/PM in Morristown, New Jersey

Telecom Engineer Lead/PM


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.

Position Summary

The Engineer Lead/PM (Telecom) will be responsible for the design of new or existing communication structures for wireless telecommunication sites (towers, buildings, foundations, rooftops, etc) as well as project management of internal and external client projects.

  • Responsible for civil/structural engineering work performed, project schedule, project profitability, client management and marketing for telecommunications engineering projects.

  • Directs and coordinates activities of Project Engineers, Structural Engineers, and Technicians to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget.

  • Performs work with the preparation of zoning and construction drawings.

  • Typical duties are likely to include the following: Coordination with all complimentary disciplines (electrical, mechanical, structural and environmental), technical preparation and supervision of telecommunication design tasks and perform plan quality reviews.

  • Full managerial responsibility for all aspects of the project; scope, schedule, design, quality, staff, etc.

  • Initiates and reviews proposals and sales activities as well as leads and participates in interviews and presentations.

  • Maintains positive relationships with current and past clients.

  • Represents Jacobs at meetings, presentations, and public hearings relative to assigned projects.

  • Supervises the design and ongoing progress of a project, including the coordination of the project with permitting agencies.

  • Reviews plans, prepares or reviews technical specifications, contract documents, and estimates.

  • Assures that project team complies with the contract agreement as well as exercises rigid cost control to implement the approved design within established budget restraints.

  • Other duties as assigned

This position is currently located in Morristown NJ but there is a planned moved to a new office in Paramus NJ by the end of 2018.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering is required

  • The successful candidate must be authorized to work for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship required.

  • Licensed as a Professional Engineer (PE) is preferred

  • Wireless telecommunications experience preferred

  • At least 3-5 years of related work experience is preferred.

  • Experience working in and leading large multi-disciplinary teams required

  • Ability to travel when needed required

  • Functional to proficient with AutoCAD preferred

  • Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills is required

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-New Jersey-Morristown

Req ID: AER000093