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WSP USA Telecommunications Designer in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Great people. Great places. Great projects. kW Mission Critical Engineering, a WSP company, is a high-performance, fast-paced consulting engineering firm designing data centers and mission critical environments across the globe. We hire smart, responsive, team players to work in collaborative and mentoring office settings. Our mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, controls, telecommunications, and security building system designs keep many of the world’s top Fortune 100 financial, technology, enterprise, hyperscale, and colocation companies up and running 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

We work on innovative, award-winning, large-scale projects. We travel to construction sites to see our designs being built. As part of WSP, we are able to offer our employees increased professional development and career opportunities in addition to kW MCE’s office culture which is consistently recognized as one of the “Best Places to Work.” Join our great people at our great places designing great projects.

This Opportunity

kW Mission Critical Engineering, a WSP USA company, is currently initiating a search for a Telecommunications Designer to sit in any of our kW office (Troy NY, New York, NY, Atlanta GA, Milwaukee WI, Tempe AZ or Herndon VA). As a Telecommunications Designer with us, you will design Outside Plant Pathways and other building systems including MMR/IDF layouts, Cable Tray layouts, Wireless Access Point layouts, and structured Cabling infrastructure layout to support the Controls Network

Your Impact

  • Work independently to perform a variety of BIM/CAD design assignments supporting multiple engineering disciplines

  • Produce accurate 2D drawings, 3D BIM Models using Revit or equivalent BIM program

  • Design low voltage systems for buildings including telecommunications systems, audio visual, security, and electrical/mechanical control integrations

  • Meet required schedules while producing quality work

  • Perform Quality Assurance/Quality Control of design packages

  • Perform design tasks for site and building technologies including telecommunications systems, audio visual, security, and control integrations

  • Independently support the team during design and construction stages of projects

  • Research & recommend fundamental components identified in designs

  • Develop equipment, conveyance and device layouts, floor plan, and riser diagrams

  • Prepare cable schedules and specifications

  • Perform construction administrations tasks

  • Survey and evaluate existing conditions

  • Work within multi-discipline project teams to develop drawing and specification documents for issuance to architects, contractors and building owners

  • Demonstrate significant understanding of the range of services provided by the kW MCE engineering and design teams & related practices

  • Implement best practice procedures

  • Integrate project requirements into mission critical facility designs

  • Attend and represent the Telecom discipline in internal and client facing meetings

  • Lead Telecom design team on projects

  • Mentor and lead junior designers

Who You Are

The ideal candidate is highly experienced in Revit and AutoCAD and has experience in information and communications technology. Strong communication skills, and an interest in liaising with internal and external design, client and construction team members are also necessary.

Required Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience designing low voltage systems for high performing commercial, industrial, or mission critical/data center buildings

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent relevant work experience

  • Experience with applicable software packages including AutoCAD, Revit

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Attention to detail, highly organized, self-starter?

  • Ability to travel to project sites

  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Mission Critical/Data Center experience

  • Experience with international projects

  • RCDD and/or DCDC certifications

About WSP

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 15,000 employees in over 300 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a flexible and agile workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

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 essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


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