The position is for a Structured Cabling Designer for new construction & renovations and will require some travel for meetings, site visits during construction, punch trips, event attendance, etc. Most of our clients are architects or owners. On some projects the designer will coordinate with WJHW designers of other low voltage systems. The role is that of an active designer, with daily activities which include:
Conducting meetings with project stakeholders and architects to document structured cabling and other telecom scope needs
Producing programmatic narratives for design team and stakeholder review
Staying up to date on BICSI and industry standards, construction trends and new technologies, through personal diligence and 3rd party training
Producing construction documentation, including symbol schedules, plan sheets with symbols and conduit, raceway riser and cable tray details
MDF/IDF room layouts, power and cooling coordination with project MEP engineers.
Functional/schematic diagrams, path panel layouts, grounding details, demark details, etc.
Redline markups of plans, sections, elevation and details for a central CAD/BIM department to incorporate using AutoCad or Revit
Learning how to use AutoCad, Revit, Navisworks and Bluebeam to occasionally create, edit and review documents in progress or at publication
Writing of detailed specifications in MS Word, including the research and selection of equipment, writing installation procedures and submittal requirements
Creation of Opinion of Probable cost spreadsheets for stakeholder budget preparation
Participation in interviews of subcontractors
Interaction with the architect and contractors during Construction Administration, including response to RFI’s, submittal reviews, shop drawing review
Visiting project sites to evaluate workmanship and design intent, writing survey reports and guiding contractors
Reviewing change orders, product substitutions and other documentation
The prospective employee will possess all the following qualifications and experience:
Five years consulting experience in the design and implementation of telecommunications systems, spaces and cable plant projects
Experience in design of RF (CATV/MATV) distribution cabling systems.
Intimate knowledge of IT services, hardware, infrastructure & systems architecture.
Excellent attention to detail.
Works equally well as an individual contributor or team member.
Maintains a professional and positive attitude in a fast paced environment.
Ability to prepare written reports and deliver oral presentations to the client or management team regarding conclusions; aid in the development of cost effective recommended solutions.
Experience in design and specification writing to Construction Master Format and assist with the preparation of schematic designs, design development and construction documents.
Working knowledge of computers, computer systems and software, including Microsoft Word and Excel, Project and communication design related programs.
Modest AutoCad an asset. Experience with Revit is desirable. Neither required.
Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) is preferred.
Other BICSI certifications (ITS, DC, OSP) are a plus.
Project management experience is a plus.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with education, certifications, experience & abilities
About Wrightson, Johnson, Haddon & Williams, Inc.
Wrightson, Johnson, Haddon & Williams, Inc. (WJHW) is a nationally known consulting firm offering design services and located in Dallas with offices in San Antonio and Denver. We currently have 50+ employees. WJHW pays 100% of the Group Health Insurance premium for employees, and offers a 401(k) and a Profit Sharing Pension Plan.
All applicants must be United States citizens or otherwise be legally allowed to work in the United States without WJHW sponsorship (legal green card status, etc.). WJHW is an Equal Opportunity Employer. WJHW does not and will not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, disability, sex, age, ancestry, medical condition, marital status or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
WJHW is a drug-free workplace. The manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession, sale, purchase or use of a controlled substance or marijuana on company or clients’ property is prohibited, including the use, possession or selling of drug paraphernalia. Employees who violate this policy are subject to appropriate disciplinary action up to and including termination.