IT/ICT/Building Security Systems Designer

Posted Date 1 month ago(2/1/2024 5:45 PM)
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NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) is a leading provider of compliance, technology, and engineering consulting solutions. As part of the technology group (formerly The Sextant Group), services include planning and design in a wide range of specialty areas such as: audiovisual, IT/telecommunications, building security, specialty lighting, healthcare technologies, and architectural acoustics/noise vibration.


We play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide and are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives.


The IT/ICT/Building Security Systems Designer’s role is to provide a wide range of consulting and design services related to information technologies, structured cabling and building security. The position will require actively working on several concurrent projects while ensuring efficiency, accuracy and top-quality work is being delivered to our clients.


This is a Work From Home position and we are open to major markets other than those listed.


  • Key contributor within a project design team, bringing a future-perspective of technology
  • Design customized IT solutions, which may include: Entrance Facilities, Telecomm Rooms, pathways and other infrastructure; wired/wireless and copper/fiber Structured Cabling Systems to support voice/data/video applications; Outside Plant; Distributed Antenna Systems, Data Center technologies and other leading-edge IT solutions
  • Design customized Building Security solutions, which may include: video surveillance systems, access control, intrusion detection, emergency telephones and other innovative Security technologies
  • Advise our clients on Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design
  • Assist with business development activities as requested
  • Develop and direct the documentation of high-quality infrastructure construction drawings, details, cost analysis and specifications language; this is often accomplished via AutoCad, Revit or PDF mark-ups with BlueBeam and directing our CAD staff to document the project in Revit
  • Collaborate with MEP and architectural team members and guide clients through the technology selection process
  • Review submittals and shop drawings, coordinate with architects, contractors, engineers, and consultants
  • Perform site walk-throughs to review adherence to standards and procedures
  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies products/services, guidelines, standards and their applicability to potential projects
  • Ensure that all work is completed on-time, in-budget, and consistently within NV5’s high standards of quality


  • Five years consulting experience in the design and specification of telecommunications systems, IT spaces, security systems and cable plant projects
  • Intimate knowledge of services, hardware, infrastructure and systems architecture for IT
  • CP-TED experience desired but not required
  • Excellent attention to detail and outstanding communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to meet deadlines and honor commitments
  • Values that include integrity, accountability and a willingness to have fun
  • Works equally well as an individual contributor or a collaborative team member
  • Maintains a professional and positive attitude in a fast paced and occasionally high-pressure environment
  • High level of proficiency in BlueBeam and Microsoft Office
  • General proficiency in AutoCad and Revit
  • BICSI Certification (active RCDD or test-ready; ITS Installer-1, or ITS Installer-2; additional certifications including OSP, WD); ASIS certification
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field desired; equivalent industry experience will be considered
  • PLUSES: PE or additional industry certifications; experience with network electronic systems design, audiovisual systems, higher education, or healthcare; strategic technology master planning; experience in business development for professional services.


NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.


NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.




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