Planning Engineer

Job Locations US-NV-Las Vegas
ID
2022-1337
Category
Professional Services
Type
Full Time

Overview

The Planning Engineer is responsible for oversight of low-voltage elements of new construction, rehabs, and additions of the district’s property.  The engineer ensures that industry and CCSD low-voltage standards are adhered to during the project from the initial design phase to hand-off to Network Operations.  Products and communications including collaboration with CCSD Facilities Planning, architects, contractors, sub-contractors, and other departments dependent on the low-voltage infrastructure. The engineer reports operationally to the CCSD Planning Lead and administratively to the Vision Program Manager. Complete and accurate stakeholder communications are a large portion of the success of this role.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities

  • Liaison between Network Services Director and Facilities Planning
  • Represents Network Services during design and build
  • Onsite inspection of low-voltage infrastructure construction projects
  • Creation of technical documentation for each assigned project
  • Work in collaboration with Facilities Planning to answer Requests for Information (RFI)
  • Review contractor and sub-contractor shop drawings and plans
  • Participate in CCSD Facilities Planning multi-trade planning meetings
  • Participate in weekly network planning meeting and generate weekly reports
  • Perform Proof of Performance (PoP) testing of contracted Low-Voltage cabling
  • Coordinates with Network Services capital project teams for transition to operational status
  • Primary oversite of adherence to industry and CCSD low-voltage standards for assigned

Knowledge

  • Knowledge and application of current Building Industry Consulting Service International (BICSI) standards and industry acceptable practices
  • Knowledge and application of National Electric Code (NEC) standards and codes
  • Knowledge and application of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) standards, codes, and practices
  • Knowledge and application of other bodies such as EIA and TIA for design of low-voltage and telecommunication systems
  • Experience in review of construction drawings and ability to clearly communicate required changes through transmittal documents
  • Knowledge and Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) Phases of projects
  • Actively engage with the project quality control process and produce reports based on
    observations made on site visits
  • Coordinate infrastructure needs with other trades: A/V, EMS, Building Automation, etc.
  • Experience and proficiency with BlueBeam™ software
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365™ and Google G-Suite™
  • Efficient operation of computer hardware and peripheral equipment
  • Basic knowledge of Wireless and Voice over IP (VoIP) technologies
  • Intermediate network testing and diagnostic procedures and tools such as; Fluke, VLF’s, OTDR’s etc.
  • Knowledge and application of construction site safety practices
  • Knowledge and application of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Proper office and construction site methods, practices, and procedures
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy

Career progression includes advancement to:

  • Planning Engineer Lead – Low-Voltage Planning
  • Network Engineer I – Lateral – Network Engineering
  • Special assignments leading to new opportunities within new technologies

Qualifications

Educational / Related Experience

Minimal Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Five years+ of related experience in the maintenance and installation of low-voltage infrastructure and related network equipment
  • Knowledge of NEC and IEEE standards and low-voltage applicable codes

Preferred Requirements

  • Graduation from recognized 2-4 year college or vocational institute or higher
  • Vendor specific certification from bodies such as OSHA, BICSI, IEEE etc.
  • Five years+ related experience in the maintenance, installation, configuration, and upgrades of network infrastructure equipment
  • Additional certifications such as OSP, NTS, CCDA, CCNA, CTS, CTS-D , are a plus

Conditions of Employment

  • Insurability by Vision Technologies liability insurance carrier
  • OSHA 10-hour Construction Card
  • A valid Nevada Driver License
  • Use of an automobile
  • Must pass a criminal background investigation
  • Must pass a 4-panel Drug Test
  • Daily working hours are flexible due to school and administrative office hours

 

Company Overview

Vision Technologies, a national and global systems integrator, provides IT services and solutions for commercial and federal clients. Our seasoned staff has keen insight into trends and emerging technologies that are changing the way we work, communicate, and protect our society. We offer design, installation, support and project management for Distributed Antenna Systems, Passive Optical Networking, voice/data, wireless systems, security, audiovisual, and video teleconferencing delivering powerful IP-centric, integrated solutions that get results.

Vision Technologies offers its employees the following benefits and leave programs.
• Company Holidays
• Elective Days
• Birthday off with pay
• PTO
• Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
• Life Insurance and AD&D
• Short/Long‐term Disability
• 401(k) Retirement Plan
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Leadership Development Training

Vision Technologies is an equal opportunity employer: disability/veteran.

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