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Technology Designer-RCDD


Glen Allen, Virginia (VA), US, 23060 Lexington, Kentucky (KY), US, 40507 Virginia Beach, Virginia (VA), US, 23462

Category:  Architecture & Engineering
Work Area:  Onsite
Requisition ID:  656



About Mason & Hanger, A Day & Zimmermann Company 


At Mason & Hanger, you could call us a pioneer in the production of next generation, high-performance facilities!  We provide architectural and engineering (A/E) services specializing in the worldwide design of secure, mission-driven facilities. Our staff is dedicated to finding innovative ways to create dynamic spaces. Think that’s cool? We’ve worked on thousands of projects in over 165 countries as a trusted partner of the U.S. federal government for more than two centuries. We’re building a more secure world. ® Come join in on our purpose – We put people to work, we protect American freedoms, and we help our customers power and improve the world!

We’re looking for a full-time, staff Electrical Designer, to join our Mason & Hanger team

As the Technology Designer, here’s the work you’ll do:

  • Create and edit plans and BIM models and edit specifications
  • Perform conduit and cable tray fill and other telecommunications engineering calculations
  • Perform quantity take-offs and cost estimate preparation
  • Select equipment and create schedules, diagrams, and details
  • Support construction phase contract administration activities such as submittal review, answering RFI's, etc.
  • Perform additional tasks as required
  • Complying with data protection principles while handling personal, protected and / or Covered Defense Information on behalf of Day & Zimmermann.  Data Handlers should be trained to follow documented policies, standard operating procedures and secure practices associated with protecting trusted employee and customer data

This role is for you if you have these skills:

  • Highly proficient with department production software (Revit & AutoCAD). Able to take a CAD or BIM model that has been prepared by the model manager and complete all aspects of plan preparation including editing Revit families to match project specific requirements, adding devices, editing and creating logical and comprehensible notes, riser diagrams, and details with minimal troubleshooting assitance from others with minimal help.  Able to read electrical and telecommunications plans and specifications; Comprehend components needed for a complete system.  Ability to layout a system (small/medium or non-complex systems).
  • Able to complete telecommunications distribution designs for telecom and equipment rooms including Outside Plant (OSP), entrance facilities, cable tray, rack/cabinet layout, backbone and horizontal fiber optic and copper cabling including cable tray/conduit fill calculations. Capable of designing infrastructure for audio-visual, intrusion detection, access control, and CCTV systems. Knowledge and comprehension of the National Electrical Code (NFPA 70), and client design criteria (UFCs, OBO Design Standards, GSA), and familiar with Telecommunications Distribution Methods Manual (TDMM).
  • Interpersonal savvy and willingness/ability to communicate effectively (oral and writing) with team members from the electrical department and other disciplines; able to take direction from more senior electrical department team members
  • Position is accountable for coordination of work with other disciplines to ensure design layout is constructible and resolving issues identified in clash detection processes.  If assigned as model manager, command of clash detection processes and tools is also required.  Model managers are accountable for resolving issues identified in clash detection processes.  Position may also assist with contract administration.  May serve as model manager.  May serve as Discipline Lead.  Some travel may be required
  • Must build trusted relationships with department through maintaining ownership for assigned work and delivering efficient and high quality results.  Expected to be a proactive learner, accountable for seeking out assistance when needed, identify expectations, check own work output against quality expectations, and pursue opportunities to grow technical capabilities.  Maintains professional humility and respect in partnership with all team members in pursuit of overall project success.  Is expected to know their own technical limitations and proactively seek out assistance where needed.  Other duties as assigned. Data privacy, information security and policy compliance

And if you have these qualifications:

  • High School or GED; Associate of Science degree (Computer Aided Drafting & Design, Electrical Engineering, EE Technology, or related field) preferred
  • 5 - 10 year’s experience
  • Computer Assisted Drafting or similar drafting certification preferred.
  • Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) preferred, LEED AP preferred
  • US citizenship required; ability to obtain a security clearance preferred
  • Great attitude and team player.
  • Successful completion of drug and background screening process.

In compliance with this state’s pay transparency laws, the salary range for this role is $59,280 - $91,200 This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. (The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements).

We care about our employees and it shows.

Our staff receive a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical/Rx, dental and vision coverage; life, AD&D and disability insurance; flexible spending accounts; 100% paid maternity leave for up to 12 weeks, parental leave, family leave, other paid time off; voluntary benefits and discount programs to meet our employees’ individual needs including pet insurance for our furry family members!
To ensure a safe work environment while meeting the physical demands of the job, you must be able to perform the following physical and mental tasks, with or without a reasonable accommodation:

  • Visual acuity (e.g., needed to prepare and analyze data, to transcribe documents, to view a computer, to read, to inspect objects, to operate machinery.
  • Balancing (e.g. maintaining equilibrium when walking, climbing, crouching, etc.)
  • Stooping (e.g. bending the spine at the waist)
  • Reaching (e.g. reaching the arms or legs in any direction)
  • Lifting motion or lifting objects more than 15 pounds
  • Walking
  • Repetitive motion of any part of the body
  • Kneeling, crouching or crawling
  • Pushing or pulling (e.g. using a part of your body to press against something in a downward or outward direction or in a dragging or hauling motion)
  • Manual Dexterity (e.g. picking, pinching, typing, or other working that uses fingers)
  • Grasping (e.g. use of hand to apply pressure)
  • Feeling (e.g. perceiving an object’s size, shape, texture, etc.)
  • Climbing (e.g. ascending/descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, pole, etc. using feet and legs and hands/arms to climb)
  • Hearing
  • Talking
  • Capacity to think, concentrate and focus for long periods of time.
  • Ability to read complex documents in the English language.
  • Capacity to reason and make sound decisions.
  • Ability to write complex documents in the English language.
  • Capacity to express thoughts orally.
  • Expertise in: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SureTrack
  • Ability to regularly perform all job functions at Company’s office or worksite.
  • Ability to withstand environmental conditions (e.g. extreme heat or cold, grass, wind, sand, fumes, odors, gases, extreme noise, etc.)

SO WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?  APPLY NOW!  Talent Acquisition Partner: Jazmin Arteaga-Ibanez

Diversity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity


Mason & Hanger, A Day & Zimmermann Company is committed to maintaining an inclusive workforce, where employees are hired, retained, compensated and promoted based on their contributions to our Company. Our collective strength is rooted in over a century of diverse employees and businesses, commitment to success, and delivery on promises made. Federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity laws prohibit employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status and disability status. Mason & Hanger is committed to providing an equal opportunity work environment in full compliance with these laws. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation in the application process, please email and please specify which position you are interested in, including job title and location.

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