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Black & Veatch Federal Telecommunication Systems Specialist - Remote - United States in Des Moines, Iowa

Federal Telecommunication Systems Specialist - Remote - United States

Date: Jan 13, 2022



Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

We believe real value is powered by the unique skills and experiences of our professionals. The interchange of ideas from a diverse group of people gives our teams an expanded perspective and the ability to find better solutions for our clients.

Company : B&V Special Projects Corp.

Req Id : 61301

Job Title : Federal Telecommunication Systems Specialist - Remote - United States

Location : USVRTL

Business Unit Sector : SPC-BVOPS-ENGR & DEV SVCS

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Divisional Statement

The Black & Veatch Special Projects Corp. has its mission to provide a full range of services to our primary client base - U.S. Government agencies and departments. With the unique skill sets we have developed during the 100-plus years of service to our U.S. Government agencies client base, we are able to provide one-of-a-kind solutions to complex mission objectives that arise out of specific challenges faced by and unique to these agencies. Our primary areas of focus are: Architecture/Engineering (A/E) Services, Defense Program, Design/Build, Classified, and Environmental.

Job Summary

Functions as a technical specialist or in a lead role. With minimal supervision, applies advanced engineering techniques and analyses for problems and methods. Works with an exceptionally talented team of Engineers and professionals to design and build structured cabling for secure and reliable data networks. Expands knowledge and skill set in area of discipline. May start to expand knowledge in other disciplines and/or functional areas.

Assigned to projects for U.S. Government Agency/Department clients. Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen.

Key Responsibilities

Daily activities:

• Create concept and detailed technology systems designs, produces design drawings, specifications and design analysis documents

• Coordinate with a BIM team for drawing production, may personally produce some documents within Revit/CAD

• Perform quality control duties and independent technical reviews

• Manages assigned budgets and schedules

• Actively coordinates with all other internal/external team members on moderately complex projects

• Responsible for assisting with identification of key client interests and drivers and communicating to project team members

Other potential duties:

• May perform fieldwork and write assessment reports

• May present to clients with conceptual designs, design reviews, etc.

• May assist with creation of design guides and templates

• May provide support to business development or pursuit activities

Management Responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications

Assigned to projects for U.S. Government Agency/Department clients. Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen.

Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering and/or minimum of 5 years related work experience, industry training and certifications.

Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) certification, or have the ability to obtain RCDD.

• Knowledge of NEC, IEEE, EIA, TIA, BICSI industry standards, codes and best practices related to the design of ICT, low voltage, and telecommunications systems.

• Strong knowledge of Structured Cabling Systems from a safety and constructability perspective.

• Strong knowledge of Inside Plant cabling infrastructure to include telecommunications spaces and pathways, copper, and optical fiber cabling and connectivity.

• Conceptual design experience

• Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

• Professional Engineering License, or have the ability to obtain PE license

• Data Center, Audio-Visual Systems and Electronic Security Systems experience a plus but not a requirement

• DCDC, PSP, CPP, CTS, CTS-D Certifications a plus or the ability to obtain one or more of these certifications

• Ideal candidates will be experienced in OSP design of copper and fiber optic facilities.

• Active US security clearance, or ability to obtain one

• Candidate will be required to become proficient in Revit and/or Bluebeam

Minimum Qualifications

Executive Order 14042, associated federal safety protocols for federal contractors, issued on September 24, 2021, requires covered contractors and subcontractors who work with the federal government to ensure their employees are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by an FDA approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine, or are approved for a medical or religious accommodation by January 18, 2022. Black & Veatch may be subject to these legal requirements. This role will require proof of full vaccination or approval for a medical or religious accommodation prior to start date.

Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing. Minimum of 5 years related work experience All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.


Most positions - depending on the nature of work performed as defined by the division - will typically require incumbents to have professional registration or licensure in their designated home office country, or be in active pursuit* of such registration

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical Office environment. Physical Demands: Sitting, talking, grasping, hearing, keyboard input, driving, seeing, writing, reaching, stooping, crouching, walking, standing for extended periods of time.



Communicates effectively


Directs work

Instills trust

Interpersonal savvy

Organizational savvy

Customer focus

Decision quality

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade


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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.

Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.

A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

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