Jacobs Telecommunication Designer (Buildings) in St. Louis, Missouri

Telecommunication Designer (Buildings)


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Position Summary

At Jacobs our Telecommunication Designers work on various projects as assigned by a Department Manager or Lead Engineer. This position will play a rolein the entire design process including but not limited to preliminary assessments, concept creation, design, problem resolution, drawing and specificationproduction, and customer and vendor accessibility. The Telecommunication Designer may work on several concurrent projects and at times may assist asa technical expert on a specialized design.

  • Provide technical design of systems for building projects including security, fire alarm, voice, data, audio/visual, and other low voltage systems.

  • Responsibilities include preparation of engineering drawings and specifications, conduct site visits, review technical documents, and occasional customer contact.

  • Will be responsible to complete project assignments with minimal supervision.


  • Technical or Associates Degree from an accredited institution required

  • Minimum 4-7 years’ experience actively designing low voltage and communication systems for buildings

  • Must possess familiarity and demonstrated knowledge of ANSI/TIA and BICSI standards

  • Strong communications and time management skills required

  • Credentials as an RCDD or working towards this title is required

  • Experience with AutoCAD is required

  • US Citizenship required

  • Experience with Revit software is desirable

  • Self-motivation to coordinate with other disciplines and customers as necessary

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-Missouri-St. Louis

Req ID: BI 0003YA