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WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff Building Technology Systems Design Engineer (ID# 42057) in Tempe, Arizona

Building Technology Systems Design Engineer (ID# 42057) Tempe, AZ

Category: Building Technology

Job Type: Full Time

Minimum Experience: 2-5

Required Education: Bachelor's Degree

Job Description

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

WSP, an award winning and innovative multi-disciplinary engineering consulting firm, is looking for a Building Technology Systems Design Engineer opportunity in Tempe, Arizona specializing in Telecommunications and Security design for our Tempe office. WSP works closely with architects and owners from around the world on large, complex projects with a focus on sustainability and energy performance of the built environment.

You will actively participate in the full project cycle, from the design phase through the final construction close-out. WSP offers excellent growth opportunities: Many of our senior leaders started out as young engineers in our firm.


  • Provide designs for telecommunications and electronic safety & security systems.

  • Produce Needs Assessment reports

  • Create construction documents (Drawings and CSI Specifications)

  • Fee budget responsibility on assigned projects

  • Overall project lifecycle planning

  • Project resource management

  • Attend and participate in project meetings (local and out-of-town)

  • Perform and document site surveys

  • Communicate and coordinate technical design solutions with clients, design teams and vendors

  • Coordination and integration of security and telecommunications systems with other intelligent building systems

Job Requirements


  • Possess a four-year degree or equivalent combination of education and related work experience in Telecommunications, Audiovisual and/or Security design.

  • 2-5 years’ experience designing high end Audiovisual, Security Systems and Telecommunications systems for the Architectural and Electrical consulting industry. Integrator or specialty consultant experience is also desirable.

  • Possess working knowledge of Telecommunications structured cabling systems

  • Possess working knowledge of Video Surveillance, Access Control and Intrusion Detection systems.

  • Background in telecommunications system design for various types and sizes of projects.

  • Design of integrated intelligent building systems for Smart Buildings is a plus.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with an emphasis on the ability to organize and present design information to clients.

  • AutoCAD and Revit experience desired.

  • Highly proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software.

  • Experience in working directly with clients.

  • Some experience in designing Public Address, conference room AV, digital signage, collaboration AV and educational AV systems would be a plus although not required.

  • Industry Certification is a plus although not required (ASIS CPP, BICSI RCDD, Cisco CCNA)

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.

WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.