Infrastructure Communication Technology and Security Designer
March 8, 2018
Nationwide, United States
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
With some supervision from the Director of ICT + Security Group or senior staff, provide design or analysis for telecommunications, LAN, CCTV, access control, and wireless LAN for new construction and/or renovation of industrial or commercial structures in conformance to client requirements and applicable codes. Provide the engineering to develop the construction documents for the installation, telecommunication and security networks.
Possess / demonstrate the engineering knowledge and understanding to design or analyze data, telecommunication, security systems, audio visual systems, public address for the design and installation of data, telecommunications and security systems/networks using applicable BICSI and ANSI/TIA/EIA guidelines.
Knowledge of all aspects of BICSI guidelines and NFPA -72 as they apply to the design.
Review and/or establish project scope, budget, design approach, and applicable constraints with the Project Manager or client as appropriate.
Able to perform acoustic calculations with the use of necessary software.
Design audio visual systems.
Able to adhere to project quality, budget, and schedule.
Prepare feasibility studies and schematic design packages of telecommunications, fire alarm and security systems, etc.
Produce construction documents per company standards.
Communicate and work with all other disciplines to produce coordinated construction documents.
Conduct field measuring and checking at the construction site.
Review project submittals (shop drawings) for conformance with contract documents; specify action required for conformance.
Prepare project cost estimates.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree preferred.
RCDD certification preferred.
Minimum of 4 years of progressive experience in the data, telecommunication, fire alarm and security engineering field.
Microsoft Office emphasis on Excel and MS Word, CAD applications, including Autodesk (Revit and AutoCAD) and/or Bentley Micro station; Acoustic Calculators EASE.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Ghafari Associates
Ghafari is a global engineering, architecture, process design, consulting, and construction services firm driven to understand and meet the distinct needs of every client. For nearly forty years, we have taken a personal approach to highly technical projects in complex markets. By blending insight with technological innovation, we help clients elevate their efficiency, sustainability, and impact.
Our full-service, in-house team works together to meet the unique demands of each project. Working side by side, market experts and discipline leaders exchange insights to uncover new opportunities for efficiency. This rigorous collaboration allows us to bridge smart design with precise functionality.
Ghafari was founded on the promise of technological innovation. Today, we are recognized as a pioneer in adopting and standardizing the latest advancements in our field. We aim to remain at the forefront of our industry and create ever-smarter spaces that help clients navigate new demands within their field.
Join our team and work on forward-thinking projects around the world.