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Telecommunication Designer/Drafter in Portland, OR at NextGen

Date Posted: 5/13/2019

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Job Description

Telecommunication Designer/Drafter

1 year contract to start

Portland, OR 97201

8am - 5pm


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Gain familiarity with the client's expectations, scope, budget and schedule for assigned tasks
  • Recognize and communicate scope and design changes promptly
  • Collaborate design criteria with engineering team members to gather information required to design telecom system
  • Coordinate with electrical team members for systems power requirements
  • Plan and design backbone distribution, cable pathways, Audio-visual, and telecom space drawings and schematics for commercial and industrial buildings using CAD software.
  • Conduct field reviews and surveys to verify accuracy of completed design
  • Interpret architect drawings/specifications, blueprints and construction documents
  • Apply all applicable codes including manufacturer instructions.
  • Utilize BIM software to provide layouts, general arraignments, profile views, details, under close supervision


  • High School - 2 year technical degree preferred


  • This position requires a minimum 2 years of relevant experience in telecommunication design / drafting, with 4 being more common.

Technical Competencies:

  • Familiarity of NFPA 70 (NEC), TIA/EIA standards, and other NFPA codes governing designs
  • Familiarity with relevant codes and standards such as NEMA, ANSI.
  • Familiarity with and application of company engineering design and BIM & CAD drafting standards
  • Able to route and size raceways, perform fill calculations


  • Proficient in Revit and 2D AutoCAD
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, OneNote, and Access
  • Good listening, writing and communication skills
  • Good presentation skills


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