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Engineering Specialist in Electronic Security \u0026 Building Automation

Tualatin, OR 97062

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1.\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp; Carries out in-depth analysis of plans, functional specifications and contracts in order to determine and advise on overall project requirements; manages all routine aspects of project including estimating, design, tracking, start up and planning phases; material and equipment procurement.

2.\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp; Provides input, reviews and may prepare shop drawings and wiring diagrams, based on project plans and specifications for completeness, showing location of devices, equipment, wiring, etc.

3.\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp; Advises Project Manager regarding products needed for installation, identifying any items which have longer lead times, and tracks materials on an ongoing basis to ensure timely arrival/delivery to the project site.

4.\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp; Acts as \u0026ldquo;our customer\u0026rsquo;s best service provider\u0026rdquo; at all times thereby ensuring Convergint Technologies is the customer\u0026rsquo;s first choice for service.

5.\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp; May provide custom systems integrations, detailed systems upgrade planning and execution, systems audits and consultation, and/or database management and manipulation.\u0026nbsp; May install, configure, and support a variety of network systems and equipment for assigned projects.

6.\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp; Prepares and/or reviews formal submittal booklets, containing schematics, and technical literature as necessary to support each contract.

7.\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp; Provides on site assistance with the installation and start up, check out and turnover processes. Work to involve many technical and computer related functions including computer networking \u0026 encrypted communications, databases, server administration, VOIP / SIP, IP cameras, PLC devices, and access control hardware.

8.\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp; Coordinates project schedule and field labor on all assigned projects; proactively communicates project schedules, project change proposals (as applicable) and related project activities on a regular basis with customer and seek to continuously improve customer satisfaction.\u0026nbsp;

9.\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp;\u0026nbsp; Assists the Project Manager in utilizing financial systems to review actual vs. estimated job cost and to provide timely and accurate project cost reports; identify reasons for low job site productivity and determine impact on the project.

10.\u0026nbsp; Acts as a technical resource and support to sales executives including attending pre booking meetings.

11.\u0026nbsp; Prepares databases and job related programming for computer based systems.

12.\u0026nbsp; Provides diagnostic and troubleshooting support for possible problems including debugging software, electrical problems, installation problems etc to existing customers, sales team and service department as necessary.

13.\u0026nbsp; Performs other duties and responsibilities as requested or required.

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Job Skills Requirements:\u0026nbsp;

  • Developing exceptional customer focus and ability to work under pressure; ability to maintain awareness of, and seek to meet the needs and wants of the customer without being prompted
  • Basic knowledge of engineering principles and practices related to building automation systems, fire alarm systems, and/or electronic security systems
  • Basic IT fundamentals and proven ability to troubleshoot problems and look for solutions
  • Must be a self-starter and work well without supervision
  • Solid mechanical and electrical aptitude (e.g. works with a variety of hand and power tools such as drill, screwdriver, wire stripper, hacksaw, crimper)
  • Frequent visits to jobsites are required. Minimal overnight travel is required. Valid driver\u0026rsquo;s license required.
  • Good verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proficient computer skills including MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel)

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Education Requirements:

  • Associate\u0026rsquo;s degree in Computer or Electrical Engineering, or low-voltage systems design coursework preferred

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Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of one year of previous, relevant low-voltage systems project experience preferred
  • Experience in one or more of the following industries preferred: Electronic Security, Fire Alarm \u0026 Life Safety, and/or Building Automation

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Certifications \u0026 Licenses:

  • Product-specific certifications preferred
  • IT or Engineering related certifications preferred
  • Required; must have valid driver\u0026rsquo;s license with a clean driving record

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  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-09-29 Expires: 2021-10-30

Convergint is a global, service-based systems integrator whose top priority is service in every way – service to customers, colleagues, and community. Delivering value through unparalleled customer service and operational excellence has been foundational at Convergint. Our promise, and our number one objective, is to be our customers’ best service provider. 

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