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Jacobs Junior Communications Engineer in New York, New York

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:

The Junior Communications Engineer will play an active role in the development of plans, specifications and estimates for intelligent transportation systems, highway lighting, traffic signal design, and communications systems supporting transportation assets (CCTV systems, Dynamic Message Signs, Travel Time systems, Fiber Optic networks Communications/Server rooms, SCADA systems, Tolling Systems, Reversible Lanes, etc.), construction inspection, field data collection, and report writing.

Thriving communities. Smarter cities. A brighter future. What we do is more than designing roads and lighting systems, our team leads Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) designs to improve mobility in the public space. If you want to join a company invested in you and your success, join us as a Communications Engineer.

Based in New York City, you will have the chance to work on exciting and engaging large-scale infrastructure projects and utilize your Communications design expertise. Position qualifies for the “Future of Work” work environment where you will spend time working both in the office and from home. You will work with a group of Engineers, technical experts, and Project Managers in the business. We want you to be empowered to deliver the boldest solutions for everyday living.

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.

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Eligible employees and their dependents may elect medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are able to enroll in our company’s 401k plan, and if eligible, a deferred compensation plan, and Executive Deferral Plan. We have an unlimited U.S. Personalized Paid Time Off (PPTO) policy for eligible full-time exempt employees, seven paid holidays, one floating holiday, and caregiver leave. Hired applicants will be able to purchase discount company stock and have the opportunity to receive a performance discretionary bonus.

The base salary range for this position is $90,000 to $110,000. This range reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

• Bachelor of Science in Electrical, Electronics or Computer Engineering.

• Substantial professional years experiences related to data and video networking systems, low voltage communication systems and wireless radio systems.

• Strong Knowledge of Telecommunications Systems including Local Area and Wide Area Networks

• An understanding of Fiber Optics and data transmission over Fiber Optic Networks

• An understanding of Ethernet, TCP/IP and the OSI 7 Layer Model

• An understanding of IPv4, IP Addressing and Subnetting

• An understanding of Spanning Tree Protocols

• An understanding of Routing, Switching, VLAN and Self-Healing Ring Network Architecture

• Some knowledge of Ethernet over SONET and MPLS

• Knowledge of Closed Circuit Television Systems

• Some knowledge of Video Networking Systems, including Video Wall and Audio Visual Systems design

• Some knowledge of Traffic Management Systems and utilization of CCTV, DMS, Tag Readers and Radar Detectors

• Some knowledge of Wireless Communications including Private IP (PIP), 4G-LTE Machine-to-Machine Communications and 2.4GHz/5GHz ISM Band Radio Systems.

• Hands on field experience troubleshooting communications system is a plus Cisco CCNA Certification is a plus

• Some knowledge of Security Access Control (Card Access Systems)

• Valid driver’s license

Ideally, you will also have:

• Strong communications skills

• Strong time management and attention to detail

• Engineer in Training (EIT/FE) preferred

• Strong mathematical and analytical skills Knowledge of National Electrical Code is a plus

• Experience with AGI32 lighting design software is a plus

• Knowledge of traffic signals and signal systems is a plus

• Knowledge of and experience using CADD/Design software preferred

Other Essential Functions: May be required to get involved with designing Analog and IP Telephone Systems, Security Access Control systems, Public Address Systems and Wireless Radio Systems. Prepare design packages to include but not limited to, construction contract drawings, system block diagrams, one-line diagrams, plan drawings, installation details and technical specifications. Some work-related travel will be required. Candidate must be interested in helping to develop ITS solutions, complete street networks, and project reports. Candidate should be eager to learn, willing to take on new tasks, interact with clients, and grow professionally with Jacobs.

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 $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.