Consultant (Technology Design Engineering) in Los Angeles, CA at Syska Hennessy Group

Date Posted: 3/24/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Watch your work come to life in landmark projects around the world when you partner with Syska Hennessy Group.  As a global leader in consulting, engineering, and commissioning services, we specialize in highly technical buildings and the systems that bring them to life. Our Information and Communication Technology Group (ICT), is seeking a Consultant to join our Los Angeles, CA office.

This role will lead and support the engineering of AV systems for a variety of projects while working closely with Owner representatives, landlord/facility managers, government agency representatives and inspectors, internal project managers and design staff for all kinds of spaces including Critical Facilities, Sports and Entertainment, Healthcare Facilities, Airports and Government facilities throughout the country.

Our dynamic work environment provides the optimal setting to take your career to the next level. From our supportive culture, diverse workforce, and competitive compensation, to our flexible work schedules and fun social events, it’s everything you’ll need for an exciting, challenging, and rewarding career.

Job Responsibilities

As a Consultant you will provide trade-specific system design: layout (mark-ups as well as self-performed production utilizing CAD/BIM), calculations (utilizing appropriate software), and other related design services including coordination with the designs of other trades (architectural and engineering). Individuals in the position must demonstrate the ability to progress from basic design work assignments to more complicated and involved projects working in conjunction with a technical team. 

Additional Responsibilities: 

  • Represent Firm in all interactions with clients, contractors, architects, and other project team members
  • Develop specifications, system narratives and system layouts for a variety of projects and project sizes
  • Participates in / Ensure / Oversee QA/QC process for your work and the work of others
  • Assists senior team members in the on-going determination of project scheduling requirements, manpower requirements, and project budgets
  • Perform construction administration and field investigation tasks for assigned projects including subsequent detailed inspection reports
  • Coordinate with other disciplines and work in close contact with the entire design team
  • Assist the senior team member in processing RFI’s, Change Orders, Bulletins, and Addenda
  • As appropriate, manages CAD/BIM and other technical staff that is assigned for a particular project or task as directed by the senior team member

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree from an accredited university in Engineering – preferably in voice/data networks, telecommunications, electrical, control, audiovisual or equivalent relevant work experience
  • 5 – 10 years of design experience in AV consulting field in a variety of markets including critical facilities (control and command centers, call centers, trading floors, etc.), healthcare, aviation, sports and entertainment, corporate interiors, and educational facilities
  • 3 – 5 plus years in Project Management
  • Detailed knowledge of IT/Telecommunication LAN/WAN networks design, structured cabling, audiovisual and other low voltage system design
  • Knowledge of equipment from various manufacturers to make proper selections
  • Ability to create and manipulate drawings in AutoCAD is a requirement; REVIT design experience with renderings preferred
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication and organizational skills a must
  • Certification such as RCDD, CCNE, CTS, CTS-D highly preferred


As an employee with Syska Hennessy Group, you will be part of a global firm with an amazing history! We are committed to being the best, to advancing engineering design practice, and to supporting our clients with integrity. To make all of that happen, we rely on the talent, drive, enthusiasm, and the total job satisfaction of the great people who work here.

As a member of our highly collaborative team, we provide you with a flexible benefits package that reflects our respect for your workplace contributions, professional goals, and personal priorities. The personal benefits program at Syska Hennessy Group includes:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer matching
  • Roth 401(k) Option
  • Individual and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Health Wellness Programs including gym programs, flu shots, and biometric screenings
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training and professional development courses
  • Professional development incentive bonuses
  • Opportunities for community outreach through internal networks
  • A Generous Personal Time Off Program (PTO)
  • Transit/parking program
  • Monthly business phone stipend
  • Flexible summer work schedules

At Syska, we have cultivated a community that supports learning and provides guidance for professional development and further our culture of excellence. We promote an environment that is committed to embedding diversity and equality into the core of our business and culture. We empower our employees so they can take ownership for their work and development and strive to continually improve themselves and our firm. We rely on the talent, drive, enthusiasm and the total job satisfaction of the great people who work here for our success! Syska is a place where you can build an exceptional career and have a lasting impact on the world.

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