Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. Technology Consultant in Dallas, Texas

Technology Consultant

Location:Dallas, TX

Job Code:884

of openings:1

Description

A leading comprehensive engineering design and consulting firm, SSR provides innovative solutions for clients with facility and infrastructure challenges. To achieve client needs, SSR has multiple locations across the US. Working with a diverse group of individuals in a variety of markets, our team of experts partner with our clients to deliver advanced solutions that last.

SSR is committed to providing opportunities and benefits to colleagues that promote living fully. Through various competitive benefits and programs available, SSR supports the health, well-being, and personal growth of its employees. SSR offers benefit options including medical, dental, and vision coverage, a generous contribution to employee-owned Health Savings Account, 401(k) with matching up to the full IRS maximum, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other employee incentives and wellness programs.

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Looking for a Technology Consultant for Dallas.

The Technology Consultant develops communications systems technical studies, facility condition assessments, client needs assessments, and detailed designs on assigned projects. This position is responsible for managing assigned projects through scoping, pricing, staffing, and ensuring that projects are produced on time, within budget, and of the highest technical quality.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Performs project management duties for the team on assigned projects through the establishment and management of the project plan, which is made up of team manhour budgets, the project schedule, and QA/QC

  • Develops design approaches and concepts on assigned projects and seeks assistance from senior technical staff as needed

  • Conducts planning and vision casting meetings to determine the scope of the project, current and future needs, process and work flow, and client expectations

  • Reviews shop drawings, records changes, and provides feedback to designers based on project specifications

  • Assists in the communication with the owner, architect, and contractors as needed

  • Conducts site visits during construction to monitor progress and ensure conformance to design specifications, owner expectations, and building codes

  • Prepares and maintains project budgets

  • Actively participates in professional organizations and/or client groups where the technical reputation and image of the firm may be enhanced

  • Maintains a focus on keeping up with industry trends and changes with continued self-education and training

  • Assists less experienced colleagues in understanding company technical policies and procedures during the execution of a project

  • Acts and performs activities inside and outside the office consistent with ethical engineering standards

An ideal candidate will possess the following requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, information technology, information systems, or relevant degree AND five years of applicable experience OR eight years of direct experience in the design, application, and/or administration of low voltage systems

  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)

  • Knowledge and understanding of low voltage systems such as nurse call, audio visual, public address, security, phone systems etc.

  • Knowledge and understanding of NEC, NESC, NFPA, FGI, BiCSi TDMM and other industry related codes and standards

  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local construction laws and regulations

  • Basic accounting knowledge and how to create and maintain budgets

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of Revit and AutoCAD

SSR is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Orientation/Identity

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