Position: Systems Engineering Specialist
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Burns Engineering provides professional engineering design and project management services for transportation, facilities, and infrastructure projects. We help our clients attain their strategic goals and initiatives through successful large-scale infrastructure projects. Burns’ full-service capabilities include mechanical, electrical, civil, structural, transportation, and energy consulting engineering.
Recently voted a Top Workplace by philly.com, we credit our strength as an organization to our talented, driven, vibrant team. Burns is an ENR Top 500 Firm, and has been named an MEP Giant by Consulting-Specifying Engineer Magazine, as well as a Hot Firm by Zweig. We are industry experts, proven leaders, innovative thinkers, and team players. We put our clients’ successes and best interests first, because their success is our success. We have fun at work because we love making a difference in the world. We are looking for high-energy, bright, collaborative individuals who want the opportunity to “write their own story” with us.
Aviation has been a core focus of Burns since 1960. More than half of the top 50 airports in the US have chosen us to help enhance their infrastructure, increase capacity, and improve efficiency. Our aviation experts use innovative ideas, creative solutions, and lessons learned to position our clients for sustained, long-term success. From remarkable experiential media to advanced computing infrastructure, state-of-the-art aeronautical systems to pioneering engineering strategies, we are leading the way for airports growing into the technology-enabled world.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES • Provides the technical support to professional staff and direction to design team members assigned to the telecommunications, access control, CCTV camera surveillance and recording systems, digital television, digital signage and structured cabling projects, including the associated network (hardware and software). • Assists in the development of all drawings, sketches and specifications required to complete a project design in telecommunications, access control, CCTV camera surveillance and recording systems, digital television, digital signage and structured cabling • Assists in the creation and development of system designs for assigned projects • Assists Project Managers and Senior Engineering Specialist with coordination of the design with other disciplines, attends design coordination meetings with members and client representatives. • Reviews electronically generated drawing with accuracy, neatness and speed, maintaining high quality and uniform standards of lines and lettering. • Informs the Project Manager and Engineer of technical challenges and any design work beyond his or her capabilities • Studies and selects telecommunications, access control, CCTV, digital television, digital signage and structured cabling equipment including network equipment hardware and software to fit the project design • Ensures the company, client and industry standards (NEC, ISA, BICSI, TIA/EIA, ETC) and technical policies and procedures (TSA, FAA, FCC, CBP, etc.) are practiced during the execution of projects for clients • Reviews shop drawings, record changes and keeps all disciplines informed of details and schedules • Communicates design requirements and answers questions from contractors and suppliers during the bid or construction phases and maintains records of communications. • Supervises field data collections and/or field system verifications • Coordinates the contract documents with the construction administrators and performs on-site inspections during construction as required • Reviews project specification to fit project requirements • Performs specific engineering studies including cable tray and conduit fill and bend radius, ampere loading calculations and design analyses of existing facility conditions.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (B.S.) from four-year college/university, or two to four-year technical degree in applicable discipline or 5 - 10 years applicable design experience in the consulting engineering and/or construction projects. Will work toward professional certification within specialization.
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