CannonDesign has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Technology Engineering based in our St. Louis, MO office. Take a look at the description below. If you think your skills and experience make you a good match for this position, we’d love to hear from you. We’re looking for creative, curious, empathetic people to join our Living-Centered Design movement.
 
ABOUT OUR FIRM
CannonDesign is an integrated design solutions firm focused on helping people continuously flourish. Whether designing for innovations in health, new scientific discoveries, equity in education or the next big idea in business, we use our Living-Centered Design approach to help organizations realize widespread change. Our ability to design transformational places, plans and strategies is why Fast Company named us a World Changing Company and one of the most innovative design firms in the world.
 
ABOUT THE ROLE

The ideal Engineer will provide leadership within the Technology Solutions group.  This position entails acting as a client/project manager, business development leader, and knowledge leader within the group.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Establishes and communicates assignment to teams. Oversees team progress and coordinates team activities and goals.
  • Works with team to integrate projects, communicate and analyze information, and oversees project implementation.
  • Coordinates assigned project requirements and schedules with other disciplines. Understands what documentation is needed and manages others in preparation of contract documents.
  • Design structured cabling systems, outside plant distribution, knowledge of systems hardware for specification and design.
  • Manage multiple and/or large projects from concept stage through construction in a fast-paced environment with multiple deadlines.
  • Meet with clients to learn user needs, collaborate with project team, and develop engineering concepts and recommendations.
  • Successfully monitors work and identifies scope alterations
  • Visits job site to assess conflicts and make recommendations for resolution.
  • Oversees the identification of staff members’ developmental needs. Review departmental evaluations and selects individuals for further training and/or advancement.
  • Motivates and provides ongoing mentorship and constructive feedback to project team.
  • Evaluates and attracts candidates for new positions in department or the overall firm.
  • Checks proposal drafts and provides guidance as needed. Establishes timelines for proposal preparation and clarifies necessary content.
  • Understands clients’ developmental needs; capable of establishing and maintaining professional relationships with clients; orchestrates changes in response to changes in clients’ stated needs.
  • Builds external relationship through networking, community and industry functions.
  • Business collaboration with other regional leaders.

ABOUT YOUR QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor degree required.  Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Architectural Engineering (Electrical Systems focus) preferred. 
  • Must have a minimum of 8 years of work experience performing in the role of technology engineer working on complex healthcare, education, science & technology, or corporate/commercial projects.
  • Working knowledge of additional low voltage systems such as: audio/visual systems, electronic security systems, nurse call, distributed antenna systems, Emergency Responder Radio System, etc.
  • Understanding of applicable design codes including NFPA, NEC, BICSI and EIA/TIA.
  • Understands IT system integration with overall building design, including space planning and technology impacts, and an ability to blend technical solutions with business practices and personnel needs.
  • RCDD required.
  • InfoComm CTS or CTS-D a plus.
  • ASIS PSP a plus
  • REVIT a plus
  • Must have strong communication, teamwork and collaboration skills as well as an ability to engage effectively with clients.
  • The ability to handle multiple projects is essential. 
  • Ability to work independently and be self-directed.
  • Ability to travel from coast to coast in order to meet project and client needs.
  • As a Federal Contractor, CannonDesign is required to comply with President Biden's Executive Order 14042.  Therefore,  as a condition of employment, all employees must provide proof of receipt of a full COVID-19 vaccination unless qualified for a valid medical or religious accommodation.
     
     

ABOUT WORKING HERE

  • We are relentless in our pursuit of client adoration (not simply satisfaction). Consistent delivery of the best service is what we are about.
  • We are committed to ensuring our practice is equitable for all employees, representative of the communities around us – and focused on the future of design. We advocate for equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts through the leadership of our DEI Council, Employee Resource Groups and other community advocacy initiatives.
  • We’re about communication and transparency here. If you want to talk to someone about an idea you have, or a challenge that needs addressing, we’re ready for you.
 
For a general overview of our benefits, please visit our careers page at www.cannondesign.com/careers/
 
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As a condition of employment, all employees are expected to complete mandatory training, including compliance training, within required timeframes and adhere to our internal policies and our Code of Conduct.
 
CannonDesign recognizes the value of diversity in our workforce. We are committed to equal opportunity. We consider all qualified employment applicants without regard to race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, partnership status, protected veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Individuals who hold legal work authorization applicable to employment at CannonDesign in the United States will be considered without regard to citizenship/alienage.

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