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Jacobs Telecom Project Controls Lead in Paramus, New Jersey

Telecom Project Controls Lead


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.

Great opportunity to join our Turf project office in Paramus, NJ as a Project Controls Lead.

  • Ensures the integrity of the project budget through approved scope changes, fiscal changes and contingency reallocations

  • Reviews and approves Earned Revenue Determination Data, Proposal Financial Summaries, Project Financial Status Reports, and Charge for Project Working Capital calculations for assigned projects.

  • Plans staffing needs for assigned projects.

  • Prepares, coordinates, and directs Project Controls presentations to Jacobs and client management, as required.

  • Participates in the development and training of assigned personnel and in the implementation of on-the-job training programs.

  • Directs project control activities. Develops, interprets, and executes policy, objectives, and standards applicable to cost and schedule control and analysis activities.

  • Prepares the Project Controls plan for assigned projects.

  • Provides technical and operational direction to assigned personnel

  • Verifies overhead charges and their distribution

  • Flags significant projected overruns or underruns

  • Reviews subcontractor bids for conformity to contract requirements

  • Examines estimates of material, equipment services, production costs, performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness


  • 6 years of experience required, BA or BS in Engineering, Mathematics, Accounting or related field of expertise preferred

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel & Access is required

  • Microsoft Project experience is preferred

  • Previous experience in large EPC environment preferred

  • Experience in Telecommunications infrastructure preferred

Must be US Citizen or eligible to work for any US Employer without visa sponsorship.

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-Paramus

Req ID: AER00025W