AVCON, INC.

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Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineer

ID 
1114
# of Openings 
0
Job Locations 
US-FL-Orlando
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Overview

AVCON, INC. is a Florida-based full-service engineering and planning firm established in 1988 specializing in airports, transportation facilities, and site development projects. As a growing firm, we continually look for talented engineers in the civil, structural, electrical, and mechanical disciplines. We have a staff of over 80 professionals headquartered in Orlando, Florida with regional offices in Niceville, Florida and Charlotte, North Carolina.

Our projects range from facility master plans to pavement evaluation and design, power distribution, building lighting and electrical systems design, airfield lighting, navigational aids, hangar developments, security and low-voltage electrical projects, roadway designs and traffic assessments, utility and storm water improvements, residential and commercial site planning, HVAC design and plumbing, fire protection, and structural design.

AVCON is the second largest engineering firm headquartered in Orlando according to the Orlando Business Journal 2015 Book of Lists. The firm has ranked within the top 20 of the Orlando Sentinel’s Top 100 Companies for Working Families seven years in a row.

AVCON transforms today’s ideas into tomorrow’s reality.

Responsibilities

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Electrical Engineer shall have diverse experience with power distribution, lighting, low voltage (power limited) systems and telecommunications design. The candidate shall be effective in planning, design and coordination of electrical systems with team members and clients to insure project expectations are met. Low voltage experience shall include security and access control, CCTV, telecommunications with wireless access, high speed data access, voice/data/video, and familiarity with structured cabling standards. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (may include but are not limited to):

  • Independently evaluate, select and apply standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria on moderately complex projects.
  • Review plans and prepare or review technical specifications, contract documents, and estimates.
  • Assist in the resolution of design problems that may include field investigation or inspections, detailed design work, and detailed checking of design computations done by others.
  • Draft cost estimates, periodic reports covering construction activities, pay estimates, and data necessary to document acceptability of materials and quantities for final payment.
  • Make design recommendations, adaptations, and modifications based on actual field conditions.
  • Assist in the development of technical information to support marketing efforts.
  • Act as a technical resource for Airport and/or MEP team requests/efforts related to designing low voltage systems support infrastructure.
  • Assist in the development of low voltage design templates, standards, and guidelines to improve department accuracy and efficiency.
  • Evaluate contractor’s job performance and compliance with construction documents.
  • Coordinate service provider and/or client utility infrastructure requirements into low voltage designs.
  • Obtain and review documentation to coordinate/integrate low voltage systems.
  • Plan and design low voltage systems including system layout, wiring diagrams, equipment selection and interface, and fiber optic/cabling transitions.  

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • 5+ years of experience.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, required.
  • RCDD and Infocomm CTS, desirable.
  • Proficiency in Revit, desirable.
  • Knowledge of related building codes and related industry standards.
  • Low voltage systems experience in fire alarm security, access, video, CCTV, communications, network, desirable.
  • Experience in airport environment, desirable.
  • Proficiency with MS Outlook, MS Excel, and MS Word. 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, ABILITY, AND SKILLS

  • Familiarity with TIA/EIA Industry standards.
  • Proven ability to resolve complex design problems.
  • Effective communication skills with a team-orientated attitude.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management, and clients.
  • Ability to organize work, set priorities, meet critical deadlines, and follow-up on assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to maintain confidentially and protect privileged client information and documents appropriately.
  • Knowledge of correct English usage including spelling, grammar, punctuation, and vocabulary. 

LICENSURE

  • Valid drivers’ license and maintenance of satisfactory driving record.
  • Florida Professional Engineer licensure or ability to obtain Florida licensure within six (6) months of hire. 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Supervisory skills are preferred.

 

TELECOMMUTING

Due to the collaborative nature of this position and accessibility for in-house client meetings, it is important that this position physically work in the office.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit for long periods of time. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to ten (10) pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

 

TOOL/PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS

Not applicable

 

ENVIRONMENT

Work usually takes place in a clean, pleasant, and comfortable office setting.

 

DISCLAIMER

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

AVCON, INC. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, AVCON complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment at every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

 

AVCON expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of AVCON’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.