Jacobs Cable/Infrastructure Engineer in Fort Carson, Colorado

Cable/Infrastructure Engineer


USSOCOM's mission is to “Provide fully capable Special Operations Forces (SOF) to defend the United States and its interests and synchronize planning for global operations against terrorist networks.” As a member of our team, you will partner with SOF military and civilian members to directly support this mission by providing world-class Information Technology services and support that connect over 60,000 users around the world.

Job Description

Cable/Infrastructure Engineers must be detail-oriented and have in-depth knowledge of designing complex cable plans for telecommunications systems, including the layout structures for equipment installations, as well as expanding existing cabling systems. Candidates are required to solve technical engineering problems relating to secure and non-secure voice, video, data and radio frequency cable infrastructure.

Typical Duties

  • Developing and maintaining IT wiring diagrams

  • Solving issues related to cables and networks

  • Testing and terminating cables

  • Reporting current status via ticketing system

  • Maintaining space cleanliness

  • Following all safety and quality standards, codes and industry best practices

  • Reading and comprehending blueprints and building documentation

  • Working at heights, off of a ladder and in confined spaces

  • Lifting up to 50 pounds and using appropriate equipment to move heavier items

  • Operating vehicles, hand tools, power tools, ladders and test equipment.



Associate of Science degree in Information Technology, IT Security, Network Systems Technology or related field or equivalent experience plus four (4) to seven (7) years of directly related experience or any equivalent combination of education, experience, training and certifications.

Required Experience:

8 years of designing, installing and troubleshooting issues related to secure/non-secure voice, video, data and radio frequency cable infrastructure

Required Certification: Employment is contingent upon keeping required certifications current

  • DOD 8570 IAT Level II or higher

Work Environment:

  • Work will be performed inside a large facility or outside in varying conditions (i.e. heat, ice, wind, snow, rain)

  • Work assignments vary based on client requirements. Position could require some night and weekend work.

Physical Requirements:

  • Climbing, working at heights and in small confined spaces such as under raised floors, inside closets and server racks. Must be able to sit, stoop, kneel or crouch for long periods of time. Work in noisy areas with hotter and colder temperature than standard office environmental conditions. Lift and transport equipment up to 50 pounds.

Equipment and Machines:

  • Operating vehicles, hand tools, power tools, ladders and test equipment.

  • General office equipment, which includes: telephone, fax machine, copier, PC/laptop, and other miscellaneous office equipment.


  • Work assignments dependent on requirements by the client. It is important to be able to work at least 8 hours a day for 5 days per week (Monday through Friday).

  • On-Call or after hours support may be required


  • Continental and Oversees travel may be required. It is important to maintain a current passport.

Other Essential Functions:

  • Candidate must exhibit a professional behavior that promotes teamwork, fosters cooperation, and enhances productivity in the workplace. Must be well organized with the ability to coordinate, prioritize and execute multiple tasks simultaneously in a high-pressure environment. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to work effectively with a variety of government, military and contractor personnel at all levels. Must be able to interface effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization. Grooming and dress usually business casual, but dependent on client’s standards. Must not pose a safety hazard to employees working in the same general area.

  • The position for which you are applying for requires a US government security clearance. This is to advise you, that should you be extended an offer, if you possess a dual citizenship (i.e., citizen of the US and another country), in order to be granted a clearance you will be required to relinquish your citizenship in the foreign country.

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-Colorado-Fort Carson

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: I2S0002JD