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Sr. Telecommunications Engineer

  • Job reference: NA-002613
  • Sector: Buildings, Construction
  • Location: Orlando
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SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 3rd largest global design firm by ENR in 2018 with nearly 55,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

SNC-Lavalin Atkins business seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Engineering Team in Orlando as a Senior Telecommunications Engineer.


Under direction, applies full competency in conventional engineering work and broad knowledge of precedents in specialty area. On design assignments, understands how to clearly convey the design intent to engineering drawings and specifications. On assignments involving engineering investigations and planning work, has affirm grasp of the fundamentals of engineering processes and their application to operating systems. On project involving engineering services related to construction activities, has developed a thorough understanding of construction methods and the manner in which engineering drawings and specifications are translated into the constructed product. Upholds engineering ethics and standard of conduct.


  • Performs work that involves conventional engineering practice but may include a variety complex features such as conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials or procedures, or difficult coordination requirements. 
  • Lead multi-discipline teams in the design and implantation of low voltage systems. 
  • Develop engineering documentation including floor plans, schematics/wiring diagrams and details, riser diagrams, equipment rack assemblies/details, interconnection diagrams, equipment installations and test plans for facility low voltage systems. 
  • Review codes and standards for requirements and practices applicable to projects. 
  • Interface with project management, contractors, vendors and stakeholders to coordinate implementation of designs. 
  • Lead the performance of acceptance test procedures for facility low voltage systems, where required. 
  • Apply standard engineering techniques and ensure that assigned designs are in compliance with appropriate technical standards and regulatory codes.
  • Perform design reviews to ensure codes, standards and design requirements are met. 
  • Prepare and review equipment’s specifications and perform technical evaluation of vendor products. 
  • Mentor other engineers. Technical specialists and designers for engineering skills, knowledge, and judgement.

  • B.S. or M.S. in Electrical Engineering. 
  • This level may be achieved by Engineers with four years’ experience since B.S.; three years’ experience since M.S. 
  • Incumbent typically have six to ten years’ experience since Bachelor’s degree. 

  • Minimum 5 years of proved experience with some or all of the following areas; electronics, electrical circuits, communication systems, video systems, and facility low voltage control systems including fire alarm or energy management systems. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and demonstrated leadership skills. 
  • Knowledgeable and skilled in using common computer software for word processing, spreadsheets, etc. 
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuing education in keeping technically proficient. 
  • Team player, able to partner with others in a technical team environment. 
  • Technical leader in facility low voltage systems. 
  • Self-starter requiring minimal supervision.
  • Ability to handle multiple talks priorities. 
  • Ability to troubleshoot and assess problems in the field to develop and implement solutions. 
  • Experience with AutoCAD and Revit. 
  • Understanding of the following facility low voltage systems: Security (CCTV, Access Control, etc.) Telecom, Datacom, Fire Alarm, Energy Management Systems. 
  • Understanding of life safety systems and fail sage design concepts. 
  • Able to perform risk assessments for non-prescriptive design approaches.
  • Understand the business impact of their decisions. 

  • Florida PE or Registered Communication Distribution Designer (RCDD) is required.

  • 15-25 % travel will be required. 

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here: 

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