Application Engineer

Securitas Electronic Security Mount Vernon , NY 04352

Posted 3 weeks ago

Description

POSITION SUMMARY

As an Application Engineer you will need to formulate an engineered estimate and or budget for new and existing clients that shall be provided by consultants, engineers, construction managers, and general contractors and also from in-house Sales Representatives, Key Account Representatives and or Project Managers.

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS

  • Interface with Account Mangers, Support Services, Implementation Coordinators, Project Managers and Proposal Support Department on a regular basis.

  • Interface with Customers, Manufacturer's Representatives, Manufacturer's Technical staff, Distribution Suppliers and Supply Vendors on a regular basis.

  • Interface with area and senior leadership to develop a win strategy and evaluate the dynamics of projects.

  • Work with fellow application engineers providing guidance and or design aid in projects and products that are unfamiliar to them.

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Develop project requirements from interviews, customer provided scope of work, site surveys, specification, pricing sheets and drawing reviews.

  • Develop and provide detailed equipment list, electrical requirements, installation requirements and costing for turn-key security system solutions.

  • Configure and quote proprietary Pre Fabrication of applicable access control, CCTV and other systems

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Product selection and application (to ensure the right product is used in the right application) while maintaining adherence to Securitas's product selection process and design standards.

  • Estimate installation costs in conjunction with Implementation Operations, Service Operations, Internal Labor and External Labor

  • Review of Field Site Survey documents and drawings.

  • Supports the RFI, RFP, RFQ and RFM&S process as needed

  • Create estimates and budgets for access control, intrusion, cctv, intercom, PSIM, PLC and structured cabling systems

  • Review architectural, electrical, telecommunication, security engineering floor plans, riser drawings, device schedules, detail drawings, interconnect and closet layout drawings.

  • Interpret specifications, addendums, revisions, sketches and Scope of work.

  • Work with project managers and design engineers for creating change orders on existing and ongoing projects.

  • Manage assigned projects and maintain deadlines for each project.

  • Build and maintain a good relationship with coworkers, suppliers and manufacturers.

  • Create a detailed list of clarifications, exclusions & compliance on a per project basis

  • Knowledge of construction schedules, project meetings and how they pertain and impact the project.

  • Able to research product information utilizing the internet

  • Excellent working knowledge of construction industry conventions

  • Good understanding of work load and the requirements to maintain commitments.

  • Ability to assemble all cost aspects of a project

  • Ability to recognize strategic and competitive issues

  • Ability to challenge labor bids from subs for various labor categories including IBEW

  • Ability to navigate high value job environment for time lines, and compliance requirements

  • Firm grasp of the competitive environment and strategic plays by competitors

  • Excellent command and knowledge of building code requirements

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Be prompt, reliable, and on time in all aspects of your engagement while maintaining a high level of attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Perform any additional duties as required or assigned

Minimum Requirements

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Experience 5-7 Years

  • Education BA Business/ BS Engineering/MS Engineering

  • Applicable amount of experience in the appropriate field may be substituted for the educational background

  • Thorough understanding of electronic security systems, their individual parts, and the onsite labor necessary to complete an installation.

  • Ability to read and understand written specifications, drawings and controlling documents.

  • Computer skills to include:

  • MS Office

  • Acrobat

  • Visio

  • DWG Writer

  • Big Machines

  • Sales Force dot com

  • Good communication skills

  • Ability to procure subcontractor pricing

  • Ability to level bids from multiple subcontractors

  • Excellent working knowledge of construction industry conventions

  • Good understanding of work load and the requirements to maintain commitments.

  • Ability to assemble all cost aspects of a project

  • Ability to recognize strategic and competitive issues

  • Ability to challenge labor bids from subs for various labor categories including IBEW

  • Ability to navigate high value job environment for time lines, and compliance requirements

  • Ability to assemble all cost aspects of a project

  • Ability to recognize strategic and competitive issues

  • Firm grasp of the competitive environment and strategic plays by competitors

  • Excellent command and knowledge of building code requirements

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