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Structured Cabling Systems Engineer / Designer in New York, NY at Syska Hennessy Group

Date Posted: 8/24/2018

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    New York, NY
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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), in our New York office is seeking a Structured Cabling Systems Engineer / Designer.  This role will support the engineering of systems for a variety of projects while working closely with clients, client reps, architects and MEP engineers in creating designs for all kind of spaces including Critical Facilities, Corporate Interiors, Sports & Entertainment, Healthcare Facilities, Airports and educational 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.

Structured Cabling Systems Engineer / Designer

Job Responsibilities

As a structured cabling systems engineer / designer you will support the design efforts on a wide range of projects. You will work closely with senior and supervising engineers to develop everything from basis of designs through construction documents, including creating design criteria, performing calculations and laying out highly technical IT spaces.  Individuals in this 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.  This role will partner with our engineering teams in the development of construction documents for the procurement and installation of IT systems; including CAD and Revit drawings and book specifications.

 Additional Responsibilities: 

  • Represent Syska Hennessy Group and work in close contact with and effectively interact with the internal design team as well as external clients and consultants, when necessary (including owners, builders, developers, program managers, architects, vendors, etc.)
  • Create basic designs under the direction of the senior engineer and/or senior designer, develop specifications, system narratives and system layouts for a variety of projects and project sizes
  • Utilize industry technical standards and best practices
  • Assist with QA/QC (Quality Assurance/Quality Control) review on structured cabling projects led by other engineers
  • Assist with bid analysis and leveling activities
  • Coordinate with the designs of other trades (architectural and engineering / internal and external) and ensure completeness of the work
  • Perform construction administration and field investigation tasks for assigned projects including conducting field inspections and subsequent detailed inspection reports
  • Assist the senior engineer / senior designer in processing RFI’s, Change Orders, Bulletins, and Addenda
  • Conducts field inspections to determine existing conditions and to coordinate new work
  • Assist Senior Engineer in preparation of due diligence, feasibility, gap analysis and other technical reports and drawings
  • Oversee testing and commissioning activities by third parties

Structured Cabling Systems Engineer / Designer

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree from accredited university in Engineering or Technical discipline or equivalent relevant work experience
  • 4 to 7 years of design experience in a variety of markets including critical facilities (data centers, call centers, trading floors, etc.), healthcare, aviation, sports and entertainment, corporate interiors, and educational facilities
  • Proficiency in written and verbal communication and organizational skills
  • General knowledge of active network systems
  • Experience with other technology systems such as audiovisual and security, a plus
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, required.
  • Experience in Revit, preferred
  • Certification such as RCDD, PE, PSP, or CTS, a plus

Structured Cabling Systems Engineer / Designer


As an employee with Syska Hennessy, 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 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 in-house yoga, 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
  • Much More!

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