Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.
Dewberry is currently seeking a Security/Technology (Low Voltage) Discipline Manager to lead the Technology group within our Engineering Design Center located in Peoria, IL. Our growing, fast-paced, multi-disciplined engineering department seeks a client focused, highly motivated, organized, and outgoing engineer looking to expand his/her technical and management skills. As such, we are looking for candidates with engineering backgrounds, who are able to employ areas of technical strength while also growing their skill set in other technical disciplines and management.
The Security/Technology Group is a specialized group of individuals responsible for security electronics, network design, telecommunications and audio/visual designs for a variety of project types including K-12, Higher Education, Healthcare, Justice/Public Safety and Commercial. Current group size is 3 staff members with addition of staff expected in 2017 due to workload.
The individual will be responsible for overseeing the work committed to in proposals and assigning / leading the appropriate resources to do the work for discipline area. Assist Project Managers by providing engineering resources – a design team - to help meet the client’s desires and budget. Duties would also include some involvement in direct sales and assisting with sales efforts for multidiscipline projects. In short, provide the design/engineering resources and guidance to accomplish our commitments. Reports to the Business Unit Manager.
Supervisory responsibilities of a Discipline Manager include:
Accomplished (15+ years of experience) in low voltage disciplines; knowledgeable of construction process, familiar with AIA and state construction contracts; self-motivated with highly developed verbal, written and interpersonal skills. Experience in staff management/department management. Experience in the design of low voltage systems, and an understanding of document preparation utilizing a BIM/Revit platform. Well organized, takes good notes. Good conceptual understanding of low voltage systems with general knowledge of system operation, space requirements, cost.
Current staff supervised have certifications including Certified Technology Specialist – Design (CTS-D), Electronic Safety and Security Specialist (ESS) and Design-Build Institute of America Professional (DBIA).
Preferred Applicants (not mandatory):
*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.
*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.
*Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.
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