Building Technology Systems Specialist (ID# 43135) Arlington, VA
Category: Building Technology
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Experience: 7
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
WSP USA Buildings, Inc., an awardwinning and innovative multidisciplinary engineering consulting firm, is looking for a Building Technology Systems Technical Specialist specializing in Audiovisual systems design for our Arlington, Virginia (Washington, D.C.) office. WSP works closely with architects and owners from around the world on large, complex projects with a focus on sustainability and energy performance of the built environment.
About the Job:
Our engineers work on high-quality, high-profile, local, national and international projects. You will actively participate in the complete project cycle, from the design phase through the final construction close-out. WSP offers excellent growth opportunities: Many of our senior leaders started out as young engineers in our firm. Our Engineers are subject matter experts who can effectively communicate and coordinate technical topics with owners, architects, other engineers, contractors and vendors.
Provide designs for Audiovisual systems (conference centers, video walls, stadium audio and video, VTC, telepresence, broadcast, collaboration AV, educational AV, etc.).
Coordinate with owner to gather and document system and design requirements.
Create design narratives and coordinated, biddable construction documents (Drawings and CSI Specifications).
Budget fee responsibility on assigned projects.
Manage project resources such as production assistance.
Coordinate, host and participate in project meetings (local and out-of-town) with the design team and owners.
Participate in construction meetings, review and respond to Technology system submittals and RFIs.
Perform site surveys to document construction progress.
Coordination and integration of AV systems with other intelligent building systems.
Understanding of local and national codes (NEC, IBC, NFPA) related to the design and operation of AV systems.
Possess a four-year degree (B.S. in engineering is preferred) or equivalent combination of technical degree and related work experience designing technology systems for buildings.
5-7 years experience designing complex Audiovisual systems for the Architectural and MEP consulting industry.
Design experience for Audiovisual systems for buildings projects of various types and sizes.
Design experience related to Telecommunications, Electronic Security, DAS and/or Data Network/Wi-Fi/Telephony isa plusbut not required.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an emphasis on the ability to organize and present design information to clients.
Revit experience is required.
EASE software experience isa plusalthough not required.
Highly proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software.
Comfortable working directly with clients including architects and building owners.
Industry certification AVIXA (InfoComm) CTS / CTS-D / CTS-I is preferred.
Industry certifications ASIS CPP, BICSI RCDD, Cisco CCNA, etc.) isa plusalthough not required.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, are you ready to get started?
WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.
WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.