Telecom Coordinator

Richmond, Virginia
02 Sep 2016
23 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
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

Under general supervision the incumbent exercises independent judgment and discretion and is responsible for applying knowledge of administrative management practices. Duties involve either work directly related to general business operations or supervising and overseeing the work of others. Supervisory responsibilities include directly planning, organizing and controlling the activities of two or more individuals. The individual may perform some of the same activities as the employees who are supervised, however, this is limited and performance is measured by results obtained through others.

Join the team in our Richmond office on a wireless telecom project where you will be assisting the group with engineering and constructing the expansion of a wireless network.

Our university hire positions are for those who have recently graduated and are looking to launch their career. Regional programs and opportunities are available in a variety of fields. There's a good chance we have an opportunity that's just right for you.

The selected candidate will be assigned to one of our functional groups as a Coordinator and asked to assist in estimating, cost control, forecasting, trend analysis, change order control, risk assessment and management, forensic schedule analysis, earned value management, progress measurement/reporting, productivity analysis and calculation, subcontractor management, schedule development, progress reporting, vendor management, field engineering, site safety and overall product quality.

  • College graduate within the following Degree Programs: Finance, Accounting, Business Management, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Construction Management
  • Detail oriented, able to multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines required
  • Ability to travel occasionally as required
  • Specific wireless telecom project coordination experience preferred
  • Expert in all aspects of Microsoft Office, especially Excel preferred
  • Strong organizational and communication skills preferred
  • Ability to maintain organized and accurate project records/files preferred

The successful candidate must be authorized to work for any employer in the United States 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.

Note to Virginia Job Seekers: Jacobs ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you need more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, you may contact us at (817) 735-2869. Persons with hearing-and speech-impairments can contact Jacobs by using the Virginia Relay Service, a toll-free telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD). Call 711 for TTY/TDD.