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Stantec Project Designer/Security Specialist, ICT Consulting in San Diego, California

Project Designer/Security Specialist, ICT Consulting - ( 2300027V )


Stantec Buildings is on a mission to become the world’s leading integrated design practice. Our architects, engineers, interior designers, sustainability specialists, and technologists are passionate about the power of design. We take an innovative, collaborative approach to projects, sharing a common belief that sustainable design for the built environment can make the world a better place for future generations. Join us and design your place with Stantec.

Your Opportunity

Stantec, is looking for an Information & Communications Technology Design Engineer specializing in Building Technology Systems with specific experience in Physical Security design. The Project Designer, ICT Consulting applies technical skills and knowledge to manage key project deliverables that meet project requirements and exceed client expectations. Work consists of the design of access control, video surveillance, detection, alarms, structured cabling, network systems, wireless, CATV, and other technology systems.

Your Responsibilities

  • Project Involvement - approximately 95-96% of time.

  • Designs technology systems for the built environment, including pathway drawings, low voltage device and telecommunications outlet plan drawings, systems single line drawings and technical specifications. Technology systems include but are not limited to:

  • Electronic Security Systems

  • Structured Cable Systems

  • Paging Systems

  • Wireless Systems

  • Data Network Systems

  • Applies basic technical skills and design documentation processes to produce accurate and timely deliverables.

  • Handles design development and document preparation in written and computer-aided design formats.

  • Collaborates with project managers as part of a coordinated design team.

  • Effectively delegates work to production support staff as needed.

  • Under the direction of the project manager, supports project requirements including opinions-of-probable-costs estimates, drawing documentation and systems design.

  • Develops efficient and accurate solutions to design problems.

  • Researches, prepares, and presents coordinated design options.

  • Reviews drawings and researches code and standard issues to comply with city, state, county and federal regulations.

  • Communicates with manufacturers and contractors to address challenges and develop practical designs.

  • Provides contract documents that meet required codes and quality assurance standards.

  • Learning/Maintaining and Expanding Technical Skills - approximately 4-5% of time.

  • Develops knowledge of technologies, trends and the markets in which we work as they apply to the applicable project types, and continually strengthens skills.

  • Proactively pursues additional knowledge in related disciplines by attending available in house and external training.

  • Meetings, initiatives, and projects - approximately 1% of time.

  • Attends in-house project meetings and potentially out of office client meetings.

  • Actively participates in meetings, initiatives, and projects that support Business Center and company goals.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

Extensive experience with access control, video surveillance, intrusion detection, duress alarms, perimeter protection, infant protection and other physical security systems design

Familiarity with network, wireless, CATV, nurse call and audiovisual design considerations.

Ability to prepare detailed design drawings with supervision.

Ability to integrate design elements with architectural, civil, structural, electrical, mechanical and other disciplines to deliver a coordinated design.

Knowledge of electrical systems for the built environment.

Basic knowledge of applicable codes and standards including ANSI/TIA and BICSI best practices.

Ability to apply logic, reasoning, and organizational skills to structure concepts and ideas into deliverables.

Ability to demonstrate a credible and trustworthy presence through professionalism and demeanor.

Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to prepare and present accurate, professionally written reports and recommendations.

Familiarity with Building Information Modeling (BIM) software; in particular, AutoCAD MEP and Revit MEP.

Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field (Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, etc.) and 5 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • PSP Certification Strongly desired. In addition, CPP, PSC, CPTED, and other technology certifications are advantages.

Auxiliary Qualifications:

Qualifications listed below, while not necessarily a requirement for this position in each circumstance, provide additional depth and value to the role.

  • Strong working knowledge of BIM; in particular, AutoCAD MEP and Revit MEP.

  • Experience with Visio

  • Knowledge of specialty calculations.

  • Familiarity with and ability to apply sustainable design principles within projects.

Office Location and Schedule:

  • The preferred locations is San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, or Sacramento, CA.

  • This position requires weekday (Monday - Friday) attendance with some scheduling flexibility available.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a staff member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the staff member is regularly required to use hands and fingers and reach with hands and arms. The staff member frequently is required to sit, talk and hear. The staff member is frequently required to visit and navigate existing facilities and construction sites, which often requires the ability to walk and climb. The staff member must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

The preceding job description is not intended to describe in detail the multitude of tasks that may be assigned, but rather to provide a general overview of the expectations and responsibilities of this position. As the nature of business demands change, so may the functions of this position. Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on t he world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best. #DesignYourPlace

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Salary Range(s):

  • $88,000 - $146,200 Min/Max Pay Range for postings located in CA

The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. At Stantec certain roles are bonus eligible.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : United States-California-San Francisco

Other Locations : United States-California-Los Angeles, United States-California-Sacramento, United States-California-San Diego

Work Locations :

San Francisco Montgomery St CA

Organization : BC-2045 Buildings-US Pacific

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : May 25, 2023, 2:41:12 PM

Req ID: 2300027V

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans