Building Telecom Systems Engineer

Madison, WI 53703

Posted: 02/28/2023 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 22461

Job Description

Building Telecom Systems Engineer to work closely with Strang’s integrated team of professionals, vendors, consultants, contractors, and clients to deliver technology services for a variety of exciting project types. Working under the direction of a Department Director and in collaboration with Project Managers, you will gain knowledge and experience in all phases of design as well as develop management skills to work with large and small teams. You may be assisted by other technology technicians when necessary.

  • Degree in Engineering or education related to this field of expertise.
  • 5-10 years of related work experience 
  • BICSI, RCDD certification preferred or willing to purse in near future.
  • USGBC certifications desired 
  • Ability to work in a team setting with constant collaboration with other disciplines.
  • Communication skills (verbal, electronic, phone, technical writing).
  • Public speaking, listening, and people skills.
  • Advanced reading, math, science, and accounting skills.
  • Organizational skills and team management.
  • Experience in leading meetings, developing agendas, and recording minutes.
  • Thorough knowledge of codes and regulatory standards.
  • Graphic communication and creative design.
  • Technology calculations.
  • Technology system design, feasibility studies, and probable cost estimates.
  • Familiar with Wisconsin DFDM standards and the NFPA 70.
  • Knowledgeable and current with BISCI and TIA/EIA standards 
Required Software Proficiencies Include: 
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Revit 
  • BlueBeam
  • Software programs associated with low voltage system sizing and design.
Desirable / Secondary Software Proficiencies Include: 
  • Autocad, Ekahau Wi-Fi mapping, Enscape, Clash Detection, Speclink, or Virtual Reality (VR)
  • Building Information Model - BIM 360 / Autodesk Construction Cloud - ACC
  • Project Management software
Job Responsibilities:
  • Design and Document Low Voltage Building Systems using an integrated and collaborative approach alongside architects, interior designers, engineers, and clients. 
  • Produce system drawings and specifications for all phases of design, from pre-design to construction      administration.
  • Possesses leadership experience and the to train future engineers and designers in the design and modeling of the low voltage systems.
  • Design telecommunication systems including optical fiber outside plant design, copper voice backbone cabling, telecommunications room layout, data center design, main telecommunications equipment room layout, grounding, and product selection.
  • Design of Voice over Internet Protocol systems and Wireless Access Point layouts, Sound Masking solutions for spaces, electronic access control devise and coordination with Door Hardware. 
  • Design layout of Video Surveillance Cameras. 
  • Design of Mass Communication and Area of Rescue Systems.
  • Design of Public Address Systems, Building Clock Systems.
  • Experience in developing low voltage design guidelines and details specific to a project or system.
  • Assist with construction administration including working with contractors, site visits, and observations reports. 
  • Client Care and Communication including the ability to communicate with the Owner’s construction representative with preparation for them to order services from Internet Service Providers. 
  • Quality control and ownership of work performed, and design documents created.
Pay Range: $75k/yr. - $85k/yr.

Meet Your Recruiter

Tim Cassidy
Account Manager

Originally from Alabama, Tim moved to the Atlanta area in 2010 after graduating from Auburn University with a degree in Political Science, and started his career in the technical staffing industry. Tim brings almost 12 years of recruiting and account management experience in the placement of engineering professionals nationwide.

Away from the office, Tim enjoys spending time with family and cheering on the Auburn Tigers.

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