Construction Manager-Entry (GRADUATE)


Schaumburg, IL

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Jacobs Telecommunication has been at the forefront of creating a new generation of wireless communication infrastructure for over 40 years. As the 2021 #1 Design Firm in Engineering News-Record, we specialize in everything from network development to complete telecom life cycle solutions. 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

Our graduate 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 in an Entry Level Construction Management position 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.

Join the team in the Chicago IL market on a wireless telecom project where you will be assisting the group with engineering and constructing the expansion of a wireless network.  This position will work remotely but may require meeting in an office environment as needed.  Upon hire, there will be off-site training for 2 months in the Northeast US.  The company will provide travel and living expenses during this period.

Local Candidates will only be considered as this position will be supporting projects in the IL market.


Jacobs health and welfare benefit are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about.  Your health.  Your well-being.  Your security.  Your future.  Typical benefits offered include flexible work schedules and opportunities to work remotely, educational reimbursement, retirement benefits, employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.  Salary offer is geographic dependent.


  • Construction management, electronics or technical certification required (graduated 2020+) in a 2-year+ program. 
  • Computer literate and proficient with Word and Excel required
  • Valid driver's license
  • Ability to travel as needed
  • Local candidates only (no relocation assistance available)
  • Must be able maintain efficiency and productivity in a fast-paced work environment and effectively communicate with other project members as required
  • Must be eligible to work for any US Employer without current or future 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.

Essential Functions: Intermittent sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, and lifting to 20 pounds.  Hand manipulation is required for grasping, pushing and pulling, and fine manipulation. Right and/or left hands utilized. Need to reach and/or work above the shoulder, as well as below the shoulder for same. Must be alert to equipment in the field, there will be 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 work at heights.