Ross & Baruzzini
  • - St. Louis, MO
  • Full Time

Title: Sr. Electronics/IT Systems Engineer

Market: International Aviation

FLSA: Exempt Position

Location: St. Louis, Missouri  


Founded in 1953, Ross & Baruzzini has been consistently ranked as one of the premier consulting engineering companies in the world, most recently ranked among the Top 500 design and construction firms in Engineering News-Record and in Building Design & Construction's Top 40 engineering companies in the United States. Global organizations have retained Ross & Baruzzini, along with divisions Macro, DVS, Mitchell Planning, and CAGE to meet the challenges facing critical industries including Government and Public Infrastructure, Healthcare, Higher Education + Research, Transit and Rail Transportation, Highways, Bridges and Tunnels, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Airports, Public Safety Agencies and Mission Critical facilities. Ross & Baruzzini employs a comprehensive staff of 300+ engineers, architects, consultants, IT/communications specialists, security consultants, medical equipment planners, intelligent transportation engineers, construction administrators and support personnel.

We offer a competitive pay and benefits package and have been voted a Best Place to Work for 2016 and 2017 by our people.

 

Summary:
Reporting to the Market Leader or designated Principal Consultant, this engineering position is responsible for developing and designing extra-low voltage, electronic, and information technology systems related to communications infrastructure, telecommunications, automation and control, audio visual, cellular, radio and wireless, and other electronics and technology systems (including assessment reports, master plans, concept of operations, functional / system requirements, engineering calculations, system specifications, design drawings, construction detail exhibits, cost estimates, and commissioning / testing plans) in a timely and cost effective manner that meet client, contractual, and company requirements.

 

Job Description:

Daily responsibilities will include the following:

  • Specific responsibilities will be on a project to project basis, but duties will include performing fieldwork to document existing conditions; preparation of existing conditions reports and drawings; performing design tasks and calculations; performing code related life safety and regulations analysis; preparing design drawings, system specifications and construction cost estimates; coordination with other disciplines; and providing assistance during construction administration.
  • Perform design work, under Principal level supervision, related to all electronic and IT Systems by following standard engineering practices and procedures within established guidelines. 
  • Perform complex designs, plans, calculations, and surveys as requested. 
  • Be responsible for assigning and checking assignments for engineering designers and/or technicians, depending upon specific project needs and the candidate's previous experience.
  • Be generally available for project related travel, either domestically or internationally.
  • Establish good rapport and build relationships with peers and clients by responding to requests and communicating information in a timely manner.
  • Remain up to date on current professional practices and maintain a high awareness of new products and procedures in industry by monitoring trade publications and actively participating in professional associations.
  • Perform other duties as required.

 

General Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Detailed knowledge of various IT systems and technologies which may include some or all of the following: 
    • Wireless / Radio Systems
    • Telecommunications Infrastructure
    • Audio-Visual Systems
    • Public Address
    • Fire Alarm System (preferred)
    • Data Networks (Data Center, and Campus wide)
    • Real Time Locating System / Asset Management
    • Parking Management System
    • Specialty Market Systems (Healthcare, Aviation, other)
    • IT systems (virtualization, storage area network, databases, cyber security)
    • Security Systems (Access Control, Visual Surveillance, other) (preferred)
  • Detailed knowledge of infrastructure design including pathways, media and distribution facilities such as fiber optic systems and copper distribution infrastructure, and telecommunication room fit-out.
  • General knowledge of building electrical and mechanical systems including calculation of loads, determination of Uninterruptible Power Supplies sizing and run times, and heat loading associated with security and communication equipment.
  • General knowledge of the principles, methods, and procedures for developing performance based system specifications as per standard formats (CSI Master Format, AIA MasterSpec)
  • General knowledge of the principles, methods and procedures for the development of schematic, detailed design and construction documents.
  • General knowledge of the principles, methods and procedures for the review of construction shop drawings, material submittals, inspection, testing and commissioning of electronic and IT systems.
  • General knowledge of the consulting and construction engineering profession.

 

Registration/Certification Requirements:

Strongly preferred registrations/certifications:

  • Professional Engineer (PE) License
  • Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD)
  • Cisco or equivalent network certification (Preferred)
  • Microsoft or equivalent IT systems certification (preferred)
  • Audio visual or equivalent systems certification
  •  Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Other related Manufacturer Certifications

 

 

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree in Electrical or Electronics Engineering from ABET accredited university

 Additional education taken into consideration:

  • Practical industry experience from relevant manufacturers or system integrators
  • Continuing Education (CE) or Professional Development Hours (PDH) in field(s) of expertise

 

Professional Experience Requirements:

Minimum ten (10), preferred fifteen (15), years of direct Design experience in one or more of the following preferred fields:

  • Aviation
  • Healthcare
  • Higher Education

Additional direct Design experience in one or more of the following fields taken into consideration:

  • Utilities
  • Rail/Transit/Surface Transportation
  • Maritime
  • Government or Institutional
  • Commercial or Industrial

Additional overall experience taken into consideration:

  • Project Management
  • Construction Management/Administration
  • Code Inspection

 

Software Proficiency Requirements:

Required proficiency in all of the following:

  • MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Visio) latest
  • AutoCAD and Revit MEP; proficiency in both preferred

 

This description reflects the core activities of the position but is not intended to be all-inclusive and other duties within the group/department may be required in addition to changes in the emphasis of duties as required from time to time. There is a requirement for the position holder to recognize this and adopt a flexible approach to work.

R&B is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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