Ghafari ICT + Security Designer in Birmingham, Alabama
With direct supervision from Director, ICT + Security Group or senior staff, provide design for telecommunications, LAN, CCTV, fire alarm, access control, and wireless LAN for new construction and/or renovation of industrial or commercial structures in conformance to client requirements and applicable codes.
Essential Job Functions:
Possess / demonstrate the engineering knowledge and understanding to design or analyze data, telecommunication, fire alarm and security systems for the design and installation, of data, telecommunications, fire alarm and security systems/networks using applicable BICSI, ANSI/TIA/EIA guidelines and NFPA -72.
Prepare working drawings for construction on CAD system. Provide CAD support to more senior staff.
Communicate and work with all other disciplines to produce coordinated construction documents.
Conduct field measuring and checking at project site.
Maintain organized project file containing project calculations, correspondence, appropriate reference materials, etc.
With assistance, edit project specifications.
Review project submittals (shop drawings) for conformance with contract documents; specify action required for conformance.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
Associate’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering preferred or related field, electronic engineering, information technology or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
2-6 years related experience in data, telecommunication, fire alarm and security engineering field.
Revit proficiency required.
- Microsoft Office, emphasis on Excel and MSWord, Autodesk Revit, AutoCAD, Bluebeam, and BIM360
Since 1982, Ghafari Associates has taken a personal approach to highly technical projects in complex markets including: aviation, manufacturing, healthcare, retail, hospitality, K-12 and higher education. As a global team of engineers, architects, process designers, and consultants we blend insight with technological innovation helping clients elevate their efficiency, sustainability, and impact.
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Over a quarter of Ghafari employees have diverse identities that are championed by our growing approach to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We provide flexible work environments allowing team members a schedule that benefits them, whether it is fully remote, hybrid or an in-office experience.
Through career mapping, Ghafari employees are encouraged to seek licensure, coached for knowledge growth, and provided opportunities for management and mentorship roles if interested. Our robust internship program recognizes undergraduate and graduate students from across the world, having an over 90% success rate of hiring our interns after graduation.
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