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Greater Lansing Area, United States, North America
Career Level:
Mid Career (2+ years of experience)
Job type:
Full time
Apply before:
02 Mar, 2018

Cabling Design Engineer

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Our client is looking for a talented, professional, and forward thinking Cabling Design Engineer to join their IT Infrastructure team to help manage and maintain the pathways of their communication structure. This role is to develop, understand standards and codes while providing creative solutions to business needs. As part of this team you will be involved in a wide range of disciplines, grow as a professional, have creative freedom and round out your day with a few games of Ping-Pong!

The following are high level requirements for this role:

  • Experience with Project Management, overseeing installations and following standards/codes
  • Experience designing and installing communications infrastructure
  • Cabling, wiring and power distribution experience


  • Consult with IT staff to coordinate Infrastructure systems capabilities and requirements
  • Manage planning for various Infrastructure department projects
  • May participate in First Responder team as necessary for emergency events
  • Liaise with the Facilities Engineering department and contractors for the company’s IT facilities maintenance, equipment failure resolution, and special project implementation
  • Ensure Infrastructure support systems are appropriately maintained, operating efficiently, and sized appropriately for their purpose
  • Coordinate between design/shop drawing and site related to facilities and IT support equipment
  • Develop communications design documents, statement of work, and project recommendations


  • Requires one of the following:
    • Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of experience in IT Infrastructure
    • Associate's degree and four (4) years of experience in IT Infrastructure
    • High school diploma or equivalent and six (6) years of experience in IT Infrastructure
  • Knowledge of communications systems design, installation, maintenance, and costing, inside/outside plant requirements, voice, data, security, and video network operation
  • Knowledge in Data Centers and/or Communication Rooms and IT infrastructure for Facilities
  • Experience working with IT infrastructure and IT hardware in Data Centers and/or Communication Rooms such as uninterruptable power systems and cable plant distribution
  • Ability to size and spec power conditioning/protection systems for IT Infrastructure Facilities
  • Knowledge of IT Room Cooling systems and requirements related to Infrastructure Facilities
  • Ability to conduct research across a wide range of Infrastructure issues
  • Ability to understand problems, contribute to the development of multiple solutions, and assist with evaluating options for best results
  • Ability to produce communications design documents, statements of work, and project recommendations
  • Excellent verbal and written skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, with a focus on listening and questioning skills
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and direct the execution of tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Highly self-motivated and directed
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Solid organizational skills and demonstrated attention to detail in documentation
  • Ability to work beyond routine nature of tasks utilizing specialized knowledge and technology
  • Ability to become Dart scissor lift certified
  • Ability to travel up to 25%  domestic and international
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license and passport
  • Requires a favorable motor vehicle report upon hire
  • Additional work hours including weekends, as required
  • Availability to be on call 24/7

Job keywords/tags:  Facilities Engineer , Cabling Design Engineer , Cabling , Wiring , Power Distribution , Communications Systems Design , IT Infrastructure , Communications Systems Installation , Data Center Knowledge , IT Hardware