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ICT Infrastructure Design Engineer

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 26 days ago

  • Sector: Advanced Facilities
  • Contact: Duncan Lowe
  • Contact Email: dlowe@nrl.co.uk
  • Contact Phone: 01483 400 486
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 19 May 2021
  • Job Ref: 1035638
NRL are recruiting for a site based ICT Infrastructure Design Engineer, to work on a permanent basis with one of our clients in London, an expanding M&E consultancy.

As a key member of the existing ICT design team, the successful candidate will work closely with the Engineering design team members and other relevant project stakeholders.

This is predominantly a site based role operating throughout an entire construction project lifecycle.  It usually begins at the appointment of a general building contractor and ends upon completion of the construction process, building handover.


 
Role Responsibilities:
  • Production of ICT infrastructure design packages, such as, written report documents, drawings, schematics, schedules, technical specifications, procurement packs.
  • Interpretation of 2D CAD design drawings and 3D Revit models in collaboration with the BIM department. An emphasis upon design coordination and clash detection is important.
  • Coordination of ICT design with related engineering disciplines, e.g. electrical and mechanical and participation in meetings with the client and relevant project stakeholders.
  • Ensure the necessary quality and timeliness standards are met consistent with agreed construction programme/project plan.
  • Responsible for the coordination of ICT infrastructure design packages, such as, written report documents, drawings, schematics, schedules, technical specifications, procurement packs.
  • Responsible for liaising with the UK based design team on specific design related queries.
  • Attending BIM coordination meetings to ensure that the general contractor and sub-contractors are coordinating to the highest standard.
  • Review and approval/rejection of contractor proposals, technical submittals, shop drawings against design intent, specifications and code/legislative restrictions.
  • Daily site walks to ensure that the installation is consistent with the design intent.
  • Maintaining a snagging log, producing punch lists and site progress reports.
  • Review and approval/rejection of redline drawings and as-built drawings against the as-built condition of the installation.
  • Represent the Clients best interests in meetings with the General Contractor and sub-contractors.
  • Ensures contractor installation work meets industry, legal and quality standards.
  • Coordination of ICT design with related trades, e.g. electrical and mechanical
  • Attend a minimum of 10% of testing and commissioning activities and review/approval of testing scripts and results.
  • Review and approval of O&M documentation.
Role Requirements:
  • Either:
  • Engineering degree in appropriate ICT infrastructure design engineering discipline with at least a minimum 2 years’ appropriate experience
  • Or:
  • A-Level secondary education, HNC/HND or CNIDP plus at minimum 4 years appropriate experience.
  • Appropriate experience includes:
  • Data cabling manufacture/contracting
  • IT /IP network systems integration
  • Network technology vendor/manufacturer
  • IT/Multi-disciplinary consulting firm
  • Construction project management
  • Previous project experience in ICT infrastructure for data centre construction; commercial building construction ICT infrastructure
  • Technical qualifications and design experience in the following technologies
  • Structured Cabling Systems
  • Fibre Optic Networks
  • Data Cabling containment systems
  • LAN Ethernet Switching
  • Wi-Fi Network Communications
  • Telecommunication Network Infrastructure and Services
  • Industry qualifications such as Cisco CCNA, CNet training, Bicsi
  • Appreciation of the ICT implications related to MEP building services, network security engineering and power supply and cooling systems
  • Appreciation of the ICT implications related to MEP building services, network security engineering and power supply and cooling systems
  • Excellent communication, presentation and engagement skills are particularly important due to the client facing nature of the role.
  • Ability to use to a high competency level, AutoCAD and Bluebeam (production of overlay drawings, schematics and markups)
  • Working knowledge of Revit is desirable but not essential
  • Navigation and interpretation of Navisworks models desirable, but not essential
  • Familiarity with BIM levels and processes
  • Familiarity with Procore is desirable but not essential
  • Understanding of design and construction stages, from conception to practical completion and LoD required
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office applications Word, Excel, Visio etc. Ability to use IT based calculation and spreadsheet software
  • Good understanding of building design standards/regulations/codes and relevant IT systems certification standards
  • Ability to prioritise own workload, work to deadlines
  • Act in an ethical manner and follows the principles of the Ethics Charter and Ethics in Practice Guidelines
  • Sound knowledge of key Health and Safety issues and legislation
  • Technical ownership of work packages, ability to problem solve
  • Sound commercial awareness
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What is in it for you:
  • Opportunity to work in an exciting and rapidly expanding company
  • Competitive salary
  • Long contract