AV/IT Design Engineer

Human Circuit
Gaithersburg, MD
Jul 17, 2017
Aug 07, 2017
Full Time
Job Description Human Circuit seeks a curious, creative, highly-organized and self-directed AV/IT Design Engineer. Human Circuit is an engineering driven technology design/build company focused on enterprise video acquisition and distribution within the IT, AV and broadcast media spaces. The day to day life of an engineer could involve prospecting with sales and creating new proposals, getting educated on new technology, designing and building a new system, or supporting an existing client. The Design Engineer is the vision and the master architect of the ultimate user experience. The expectation is that the Design Engineer work with Sales to properly perform programming and needs analysis with clients to ultimately produce systems that improve that client's business life. Primary Duties System design and documentation Development of customer solutions Lead client programming and needs analysis process Site surveys to harvest informational for integration conditions Help develop, review and approve sales-led SOWs Help develop budgets or design to budget Select and identify appropriate technology for each client project based upon functional needs, budget, and supportable manufacturing and design Assist Project Management with the change order process as necessary Maintain high level communications with all project principals; Project Manager, Project Supervisor, Client, other trades and Sales Lead system commissioning, testing and troubleshooting Create as-built's from field-generated red lines Ability to make independent decisions as well as recognize when to escalate questions/problems to the lead engineer or project manager Create and revise drawings for production/broadcast, streaming, IT and AV Use CAD software (WireCAD) to develop drawings Create build documentation such as schematics, architectural drawings, network requirements, installation details and instructions Revise drawings for installation and as-built delivery to the team Review and understand scope of work and bill of materials documentation Produce additional documentation such as power draw, mounting and cable/wire pull charts Track drawing revisions, keeping an organized file system for all projects Utilize knowledge of engineering practices, mathematics, building materials and other physical sciences to complete drawings Update drafting and engineering standards for the department Communicate with project management and integration regarding new and revised drawings Maintain a positive attitude, strong work ethic and embrace a team centric environment Other responsibilities as assigned Job Qualifications Bachelor or Associate's Degree in an engineering discipline and computer aided drafting and/or equivalent experience and training Minimum 3 years' technology engineering experience and/or training Familiarity with multiple versions of AutoCAD software package Experience with block creation and dynamic blocks Possesses mechanical aptitude with ability to complete basic mathematical calculations Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word is required Strong interpersonal and communication skills Demonstrates a high level of organizational skills Possesses ability to work in a team-oriented environment as well as independently Ability to prioritize and possess excellent problem solving skills Should be able to handle multiple tasks daily and respond quickly and accurately to requests for assistance Company Description Since 1966 we've been going strong and are highly respected as a relationship-centric company. We present unified networked technology strategies and distinguished integration solutions that stand out from the usual consulting or audio visual systems design firms. We specialize in IT-centric audio video collaboration, control and connectivity solutions for companies nation-wide and internationally. We design digital enterprise video and audio technology solutions that will improve business processes and connectivity. In short, every time a client puts us to work, we transcend cutting-edge technology to make their work flow, their user experience, their overall communications easier, smoother and more productive.

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