Building Industry Consulting Service International

Structured Cabling Designer

Wrightson, Johnson, Haddon & Williams, Inc.
Carrollton, Texas, United States
14 days ago


Structured Cabling Designer for new construction and renovation.  The role is that of an active designer and will require some travel for meetings, site visits during construction, punch trips, event attendance, etc. Most of our clients are architects or Owners. On some projects the designer will coordinate with WJHW designers of other low voltage systems.  

Responsibilities Include: 

  • Conducting meetings with project stakeholders and architects to document structured cabling and other telecommunication scope needs.
  • Preparing written reports and delivering oral presentations to the client or management team regarding conclusions; aid in the development of cost-effective recommended solutions.
  • Preparing programmatic narratives for design team and stakeholder review.
  • Producing construction documentation, including symbol schedules, plan sheets with symbols and conduit, raceway riser and cable tray details.
  • MDF/IDF room layouts, power and cooling coordination with project MEP engineers.
  • Creating functional/schematic diagrams, path panel layouts, grounding details, demark details, etc.
  • Redline markups of plans, sections, elevation and details for BIM department to incorporate.
  • Writing of detailed specifications in MS Word, including the research and selection of equipment, writing installation procedures and submittal requirements.
  • Creation of Opinion of Probable cost spreadsheets for stakeholder budget preparation.
  • Reviewing change orders, product substitutions and other documentation.
  • Participation in interviews of subcontractors.
  • Interaction with the architect and contractors during Construction Administration, including response to RFI’s, submittal reviews, shop drawing review.
  • Visiting project sites to evaluate workmanship and design intent, writing survey reports and guiding contractors.
  • Coordination with WJHW designers of other low voltage systems.
  • Design and specification writing to Construction Master Format and assist with the preparation of schematic designs, design development and construction documents.
  • Remaining current on BICSI and industry standards, construction trends and new technologies, through personal diligence and 3rd party training.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work with a group of consultants and technical system designers on a variety of projects, including sports venues, education, corporate office and civic buildings. WJHW provides advancement opportunities for individuals that are self-motivated, show strong communication skills and demonstrate proficiency in design and consulting.

Wrightson, Johnson, Haddon, & Williams, Inc. (WJHW) offers a competitive salary, as well as, a generous benefit package which includes employer-paid health insurance premiums for employees, 401k/profit-sharing plan, etc.

WJHW will contact selected applicants to complete an application and schedule a formal interview. All applicants must be United States citizens or otherwise be legally allowed to work in the United States without our sponsorship (legal green card status, etc.).

WJHW is an Equal Opportunity Employer. WJHW does not and will not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, disability, sex, age, ancestry, medical condition, marital status or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

WJHW is a drug-free workplace. The manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession, sale, purchase, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana on company or clients’ property is prohibited, including the use, possession or selling of drug paraphernalia. Employees who violate this policy are subject to appropriate disciplinary action up to and including termination.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Five (5) years consulting or contracting experience in the design and implementation of telecommunication systems, spaces and cable plant projects.
  • Intimate knowledge of IT services, hardware, infrastructure & systems architecture.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Capable of working equally well as an individual contributor or team member.
  • Maintain a professional and positive attitude in a fast-paced environment.
  • Working knowledge of computers, computer systems and software, including Microsoft Word and Excel, project and communication design related programs.
  • Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD); preferred.
  • Other BICSI certifications (ITS, DC, OSP); a plus.
  • Experience with Revit or AutoCAD is desirable; Neither required.
  • Project management experience; a plus.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 57840722
  • Location:
    Carrollton, Texas, United States
  • Position Title: Structured Cabling Designer
  • Company Name: Wrightson, Johnson, Haddon & Williams, Inc.
  • Job Function: Designer/Engineer
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Associates Degree
  • Min Experience: 5-7 Years
  • Required Travel: 10-25%
  • Salary: $75,000.00 - $110,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

Please refer to the company's website or job descriptions to learn more about them.

View Full Profile

Jobs You May Like