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Low Voltage Drafter (CAD/Revit Operator)

Company: IK Systems, Inc
Location: Victor
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Purpose of the Position (The Why)As part of a very talented team, the Low Voltage Drafter partners with the Sales, Engineering, Project Management, and Customer Support Teams to produce project documentation packages for both internal and external customers. -The Low Voltage Drafter should be self-motivated, organized, and able to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
Applicants must have previous experience with fire alarm and low voltage security systems design. This position offers the candidate the ability to excel in a professional field, while having the opportunity to earn a competitive salary and grow in the role.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (The How)Uses client directives, site-specific design criteria, local code, and manufacturer requirements to produce technical documentation for bid packages, sales presentations, and project deployments.

  • Work closely with Sales Team and Project Managers to develop preliminary layouts and detailed CAD/Revit drawings from engineering files, sales notes, sketches and or other markups to include device placement plans, riser diagrams, point-to-point wiring diagrams, one-lines, and construction packages.
  • Participate in and lead coordination meetings with customers to complete design and device placement drawings within the requirements of the project, AHJ, or regulations.
  • Review scope of work statement and bid RFPs to create take off packages for sales team.
  • Create detailed project submittal packages for approval prior to project kickoff.
  • Facilitate project close-out by preparing and issuing as-builts, O&M packages, manuals and supporting technical documents.
  • Respond to field installation team requests for detailed low voltage line and wiring diagrams specific to each project deployment. -
  • Pull electrical, low voltage, and or alarm permits as needed.Grow into the company's subject matter expert as it relates to the overall technical documentation direction of the company to align with industry standards.
    • Consistently apply "lessons learned" and personal -accountability and transparency with colleagues to drive a culture of excellence.
    • Understands the customer's security technology requirements and communicate the desired outcome to -architects, engineers, consultants, general contractors, and electrical contractors.
      • Consistently apply "lessons learned" to improve IK Systems' presence in the marketplace. Model personal accountability and transparency with colleagues to drive a culture of excellence.
      • Understands the customer's security technology requirements and communicate the desired outcome to architects, engineers, consultants, general contractors, and electrical contractors.
      • Actively participate in personal and professional development and maintain knowledge of current and new technologies that the company offers.
        Basic QualificationsThis role is aligned with the IKS Sales, Engineering, and Project Management Teams. Candidates should have a strong understanding of the construction industry and experience in project development, technical writing, and advanced drawing packages. Successful applicants will have an opportunity to collaborate strongly with different teams and will have the opportunity to impact customers across North America.
        • Three plus years' experience at an engineering or architectural firm preferred.
        • CAD and or REVIT experience producing detailed architectural and or engineering drawings with focus on mechanical and electrical systems. Must have experience with dynamic blocks, sheet set manager and x reference.
        • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, SharePoint) is required.
        • Fundamental knowledge in cable and wiring standards such as ANSI/TIA 568.C, ANSI/TIA 569, ANSI/TIA 606 and the ability to understand how code impacts system design.
        • Thorough knowledge of physical plants, building structures, electrical and structural codes and regulations and routing conditions for cabling.
        • Bachelors' degree (Master's design is preferred) in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, construction management, and or architecture is required.
          Work Environment and Physical Demands
          • Work is performed at the IKS Victor NY office.
          • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus for the purposes of being able to work on a computer and create advanced documentation packages.
          • Position may be subject to pre-employment, random and for cause drug and alcohol screening.
          • All applicants must have the ability to pass a comprehensive background screening. -
            IKS promotes a safe and healthy work environment and provides appropriate safety and equipment training for all personnel as required.
            It is the responsibility of all employees to follow IKS and OSHA safety rules, regulations, and procedures pertaining to their assigned duties and responsibilities.
            Other DutiesPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
            What We Offer You
            • Highly competitive pay that includes retirement savings and technology packages
            • Excellent full benefit package. We provide our team members with the benefits and flexibility that will help you and your family to stay health, enjoy quality time off, and provide for your financial future.
            • A highly sought-after diverse work environment which fosters creativity, transparency, and employee -flexibility with a commitment to teamwork, innovation, and excellence.
              About IK SystemsIK Systems delivers unparalleled, world class integrated surveillance and security solutions to mission-critical industry leaders across many diverse vertical markets.
              Beyond just security technology, IK Systems is a full service low voltage systems solution provider including IP video, access control, perimeter security, WAN/LAN/Mesh connectivity, complex network, communications and digital sign provider.
              IK Systems is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances.

Keywords: IK Systems, Inc, Rochester , Low Voltage Drafter (CAD/Revit Operator), Engineering , Victor, New York

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