Jacobs Land Mobile Radio (LMR) Systems Manager in Monterey Park, California

Land Mobile Radio (LMR) Systems Manager


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.

Position Summary

The Jacobs team is looking for an individual to run our Land Mobile Radio (LMR) deployment as part of our LA-RICS Team. This individual will be responsible for the implementation of a regional 60 site network for the first responders in Los Angeles County. This position is at times client facing and would be the direct contact as the highest ranking onsite Owners Representative with an emphasis on ensuring Schedule, Cost, Scope and Safety along with the following specific tasks:

  • Approval of Radio Frequency (RF) design submitted by the Authority’s Contractor

  • Review and approval of individual antenna placement on towers

  • Approval of all Acceptance Test Plans for each Project

  • Assist in fleet-mapping and development of Standard Operating Procedures

  • Oversite of the LA-RICS Training Plan

  • Management of Technical Staff (Jacobs Team)

  • Creation of agendas for all internal meetings and review of all agendas submitted by MSI

  • Review and approval of all Meeting Minutes for technical meetings submitted by Document Control Lead

  • Input into the Jacobs Monthly Report for both Projects on the technical progress made for the specific reporting period

  • Identification of all technical risk items for population of a Project Risk register maintained by the DPM and the Change Management Lead.

  • Approval of all Site Implementation Plans and/or Installation Plans to ensure contract compliance and Industry Best practice

  • Review and approve (with edits when necessary) all R56 Audits

  • Review and approve (with edits when necessary) all interference studies

  • Review and approve all technical MOPs to guarantee minimal down time of LA-RICS and existing systems


  • Bachelor of Science in an Engineering discipline, Construction Management, or Architecture preferred, while specialized training in Radio Frequency or LMR may be substituted for a degree.

  • 5 years of experience running or designing LMR Systems

  • Strong knowledge of Site selection and Environmental regulations regarding Construction / placement of antenna towers / arrays is required

  • Must have strong computer capability

  • Team player and ability to influence others with results.

Essential Functions:

Intermittent sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, and lifting. Lifting requirements limited to 20 lbs. in the form of supplies, drawings, etc. Longest distance carried of 50 feet. Hand manipulation is required for simple grasping, pushing and pulling, and fine manipulation. Right and/or left hands utilized. Occasional need to reach and/or work above the shoulder, for supplies, as well as below the shoulder for same. No foot controls necessary. Must be alert to equipment in the field, there will be occasional travel, will work near construction job site equipment when in the field, occasional need to work near hazardous equipment and machinery, occasional need to walk on uneven ground, exposure to dust, gas or fumes, exposure to noise, extremes in temperature or humidity, and potential work at heights.

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-California-Monterey Park

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: BIA00007N