Audio Visual Designer - ( 220003AE )
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Stantec is looking for an Audiovisual Design Engineer specializing in the design of audiovisual systems in Workplace, Broadcast, Healthcare, Hospitality, Civic, Government, Mission Critical, and Education markets. The Project Designer applies technical skills and knowledge to manage key project deliverables that meet project requirements and exceed client expectations.
**Your Key Responsibilities**
_Project Involvement - approximately 94% of time._
+ Designs technology systems for the built environment, including pathway drawings, Audiovisual plan drawings, systems single line drawings and technical specifications. Technology systems include but are not limited to:
+ DvLED Systems
+ AVoIP Systems
+ Broadcast Systems
+ Performance Audio Systems
+ Voice Lift Systems
+ Audio, Video, Web Based Conferencing Systems
+ Program Audio Systems
+ Video Projection
+ Control Systems
+ Mission Critical AV Systems
+ Paging Systems
+ IP and CATV Systems
+ Applies 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, researches codes and standards 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 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.
+ Assists in development and maintenance of drawing standards and specifications.
**Your Capabilities and Credentials**
+ Familiarity with audiovisual and network design considerations. Familiarity with wireless, access control, CCTV, nurse call and CATV design considerations are advantageous.
+ 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, AVIXA, 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, Revit MEP and AutoCAD MEP.
+ Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
**Experience and Education**
+ An associate's degree or technical school diploma/certificate in a related program is preferred
+ 5 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
+ CTS-D certification strongly desired. In addition, CTS, CCNA, PSP, PMP, and other technology certifications are advantages.
+ 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 BlueBeam, Microsoft Teams and Zoom.
+ Knowledge of specialty calculations.
+ Familiarity with and ability to apply sustainable design principles within projects.
**Office Location and Schedule**
+ This position will exist at Stantec BC 2048 location in Seattle, WA
+ This position will have a flexible schedule requiring (3) days in the office, (including Wednesday with the other 2 days determined by the candidate) and (2) days working from home.
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.
_This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice._
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 the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.
**Primary Location** : United States-Washington-Seattle
**Other Locations** : United States-California-San Diego
**Organization** : BC-2048 Buildings-US Northwest
**Employee Status** : Regular
**Job Level** : Individual Contributor
**Travel** : Yes, 10 % of the Time
**Schedule** : Full-time
**Job Posting** : Nov 29, 2022, 2:35:21 PM
**Req ID:** 220003AE
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
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