1+ months

Security & Telecommunications Design Engineer

Nashville, TN 37201
The WSP Building Technology team is looking for a Building Technology Systems Design Engineer in Nashville, Tennessee specializing in Security and Telecommunications design. WSP works closely with architects and owners from around the world on large, complex projects with a focus on sustainability and energy performance of the built environment. 
  • Provide designs for Electronic Security Systems (ESS) and/or Telecommunications systems.
  • Coordinate with clients to gather and document system and design requirements.
  • Create construction documents (Drawings and CSI Specifications)
  • Fee budget responsibility on assigned projects
  • Overall project lifecycle planning
  • Project resource management
  • Attend and participate in project meetings (local and out-of-town)
  • Perform and document site surveys
  • Communicate and coordinate technical design solutions with clients, design teams and vendors
  • Coordination and integration of security and telecommunications systems with other intelligent building systems
  • Understanding of local and national codes and standards (NEC, IBC, FGI, TIA, UFC) related to the design and regulation of ESS & Telecommunications systems.


  • Possess a four-year degree or equivalent combination of education and related work experience in ESS and/or Telecommunications design.
  • 3-5 years’ experience designing Electronic Security Systems and Telecommunications systems for the Architectural and Electrical consulting industry.  Integrator or specialty consultant experience is also desirable.
  • Possess working knowledge of Telecommunications systems.
  • Possess working knowledge of Video Surveillance, Access Control and Intrusion Detection systems.
  • Background in telecommunications system design for various types and sizes of projects.
  • Design of integrated intelligent building systems for Smart Buildings is a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with an emphasis on the ability to organize and present design information to clients.
  • AutoCAD and Revit experience desired.
  • Highly proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software.
  • Experience in working directly with clients.
  • Some experience in designing Public Address, conference room AV, digital signage, collaboration AV and educational AV systems would be a plus although not required.
  • Industry Certification is a plus although not required (ASIS CPP, BICSI RCDD, Cisco CCNA)
  • U.S. Security clearance or the ability to obtain a U.S. Security clearance is required.
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, are you ready to get started?
WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


Posted: 2019-09-05 Expires: 2020-03-14

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