CH2M Telecommunications Design Specialist in Knoxville, Tennessee

CH2M is now Jacobs. Support our Federal Buildings and Infrastructure Design Practice and have a hand in transforming tomorrow

As a Telecommunications Designer, you’ll have the chance to work with an internal network of architects and engineers designing facilities for the Federal Government and related institutions. Working with other members of the team, you’ll develop design packages using Revit and other software. During your time with us, you will generate calculations, design analyses, construction drawings, and specifications. Additionally, you’ll perform field work, both prior to design and as a follow up during construction period activities. If you’re up for the challenge, we’ve been looking for someone just like you. Join our team and help us lay the foundation for human progress.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:• U.S. Citizen (Must hold or be able to obtain Department of Defense Security Clearance)• BS or BA in a non-engineering discipline or equivalent• Registered Communication Distribution Designer (RCDD) certification with BICSI• 8 - 10 years of experience designing facility and outside plant telecommunication systems• Working knowledge of applicable telecommunication codes and standards• Ability to generate project specific construction specifications using CSI-based templates• Ability to travel internationally on at least a limited basis (no more than 1 week per quarter)

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:• BS or MS in Electrical Engineering from ABET-accredited college or university• Professional Engineering License (PE)• Experience in design of access control, CCTV systems and intrusion detection systems• Experience with designing audio/visual systems. CTS-D AV certification is preferred• Experience in planning and design of secure facilities and developing and reviewing protective design standards• Ability to produce building design packages using Revit• Experience in construction period services, including answering RFIs, review of submittals, and field assessments• Active or recent Department of Defense Security Clearance• Experience performing federal design to Unified Facilities Criteria requirements• Experience with UFGS master specifications• Experience estimating engineering effort for building design projects

CH2M is now Jacobs, join us and love what you do. Focus on tackling the toughest challenges with a smile as you support the development of life-changing infrastructure that improves communities across the country and the world. See the inherent value in your point of view as you deliver for our clients.


Duties will typically be performed in an office environment, at construction sites for new facilities, or at existing facilities undergoing renovation. Periodic travel will be required for site visits and client meetings.

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