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STRUCTURED CABLING DESIGNER - DALLAS

This position is for a structured cabling designer for new construction and renovation 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 ideal prospective employee will possess all the following qualifications and experience:

  • Five years consulting or contracting 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

Submit resume by email to employment@wjhw.com, faxed to 972/934-3720 Attn: HR or mailed to our office by 10/31/17. WJHW will contact selected applicants to complete an application and schedule a formal interview. All applicants must be United States citizens or otherwise be legally allowed to work in the United States without our 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. 

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