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Project Designer 2 - Military Veterans

at Convergint Technologies, LLC.

Convergint is looking for a full-time, enthusiastic, results driven and forward-thinking Project Designer to join our amazing culture. In this role, you will design, engineer and document installed physical security and life safety solutions with moderate to higher levels of complexity according to project requirements. Proactively communicate with colleagues, vendors, consultants and Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ). Identify cost effective solutions that meet customer requirements within the project schedule. As a Project Designer, you are a part of a dynamic team that allows you to grow as Convergint grows.

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Who We Are

With 20-years of proven growth and exceptional performance, our mission is to be our customer's best service provider. We realize the importance of diversity in achieving that goal. Our company was built upon a solid foundation of 10 Values and Beliefs which drive our unmatched culture, making us the #1 global, serviced-based systems integrator in the industry. We take great pride in protecting the lives and assets of our customers and their communities with the solutions we provide.

What you'll do with "Our Training and Your Experience"

  • Convergint's greatest strength is our people! Every colleague is encouraged to participate in our Recruit Awesome People program, helping us grow Convergint by promoting our colleague-first culture and referring top talent to the Talent Acquisition Team and hiring managers.
  • Provides design or drawing assistance for projects during the development and as-built stages of the engineered drawings. Works on projects with varying levels of complexity including the moderately complex design projects. Obtains electronic plans from engineers/architects/owners. Obtains design drawings from sprinkler and mechanical contractors. Creates engineered drawings (AutoCAD, etc.). Prepares record drawings and O&M manuals according to project requirements.
  • Works from rough sketches, schematics, and verbal instructions. Utilizes and maintain Convergint project design, documentation and submittal standards. Ensures adherence to industry standards and codes as required. Supports and maintain Convergint design standards. This position will require the ability to apply intermediate and advanced drafting techniques and knowledge of practical, electrical and fabrication problems.
  • Reviews scope, defined product specification, application and electrical requirements for code compliance and AHJ Requirements. Work assignments vary and may be moderate and/or more complex in scope.
  • Participates in internal design review meetings as coordinated by the Project Managers. Participate in project turnover meetings with both sales and project team. Provides project team with all documentation, programming graphics, etc. according to Convergint standards and project requirements.
  • Preparation and procurement of all project material purchases.
  • Obtains project design information as required from vendors, insurance carriers, owners, consultants and AHJ as required. Obtains and facilitate all project permits.
  • Communicates all design progress, committed completion dates, design scope revisions, and associated costs to the Project Managers. Discusses all anticipated overtime requirements with the Project Managers.
  • Performs change-order work only with formal authorization to proceed. Assists the project team with change-order pricing.
  • Participates in initial site surveys and/or walkthroughs.
  • Prepares submittal packages according to project requirements or Convergint standards. Revises submittals as required to gain approval.
  • Provides operational support for the sales phase of projects when needed.
  • Work may include providing training and work direction for other designers.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as requested or required.

What You'll Need

  • Excellent Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint skills.
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written.
  • Customer Focus - Maintaining awareness of and seeking to meet of the needs and wants of the customer.
  • Initiative - Engages in proactive behavior and looks for opportunities of improvement.
  • Analytical Thinking - Logically breaks down problems and looks for solutions.

Company Benefits and Perks

Convergint fosters a supportive, accessible, and inclusive environment in which individuals of different backgrounds and identities are able to realize their maximum potential within the company. We offer a variety of programs and exceptional benefits to all of our colleagues:
  • Company Holidays and Paid Time Off
  • Fun & Laughter Day Off
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Plan
  • Life insurance & Disability Plan
  • Wellness Program
  • 401K Matching Plan
  • Colleague Assistance Program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Competitive salary and compensation plan
  • Vehicle reimbursement plan
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Day
  • And much more...

Requirements:

Education: College degree, trade school or equivalent experience

Minimum Experience: 3-5 years engineering, field service or project management

Preferred Experience: (but not required):
  • Experience in 1 or more of the following industries: electronic, fire alarm & life safety, building automation, and/or healthcare

Convergint is committed to a culture of Inclusion and Diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Visit our Convergint careers site to learn more about the company and the exciting opportunities available.

Duluth, GA

Convergint Technologies, LLC.

Convergint is a global systems integrator focused on delivering results for our customers through unparalleled service excellence. At Convergint, our top priority is service in every way — service to customers, colleagues, and community. As an integrator, Convergint works alongside a global network of partners and manufacturers to design, install, and service electronic security, cybersecurity, fire and life safety, building automation, and audio-visual systems for enterprise customers. Our unique and empowered culture, guided by our Values and Beliefs, helps us stay accountable to our mission, and our number one objective: to be our customers’ best service provider. Listed as the #1 systems integrator in SDM Magazine’s Top Systems Integrators Report for the past 5 years, Convergint leads with over 7,700 colleagues and more than 175 locations worldwide.

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