Accessibility Links
  • Job reference: RMS0221399

Architect (Network, Infrastructure) Junior

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Calgary, Alberta
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 14/01/2020
  • Duration: 10 months renewable
  • Time left:
    d h m s
Send jobs like this to my email    What's this?

The Role:
Key responsibilities include:
· Assist team members in performing physical network & telecom designs for lifecycle, brownfield and greenfield facility projects. These projects require knowledge of the physical components required to build a serial and IP-based SCADA LAN and WAN for industrial field facilities.

Design elements include:
○ Physical cabling (Radio antenna cabling, Copper, Fiber) and wiring drawings
○ MPLS, VSAT, Radio, Microwave, and Cellular network WAN communications
○ Serial and IP-based LAN network systems utilizing fiber and copper
○ Telecom Cabinet/Panel Design
○ Limited design/tie in to low voltage electrical and grounding systems to support telecom systems
○ Development of project deliverables including project FEED, DBM's, Scopes of Work, and detailed design drawings and artifacts
· Select and recommend components of network & telecom engineering designs
· As-building drawings and updating design and operational artifacts
· Ensuring designs follow pertinent codes and regulatory requirements
· Review network designs completed by others to ensure compatibility and supportability from an operational perspective
· Troubleshoot problems involved with polling systems from IP to legacy serial endpoints
· Provide and validate project cost, manpower and timeline estimates
· Must be able to respond promptly for emergency work and equipped to handle disruptions of service
· Understand and comply with all company regulations and policies with a focus on safety

· Participate in development of Engineering Artifacts as required by Practice of Engineering
· Participate in development of Engineering Standards, Specifications, Procedures, and other Supporting Documents.
· Participate in construction and commissioning phases and turnover to Operations
· Provide limited engineering design oversight for network (routing/switching) designers
· Support development of the network device (firewall, router, switch, etc..) configurations
· Engage with other Engineering Disciplines where required
· Review and update other Engineering discipline drawings (electrical, civil, mechanical) if required
· Work with other IS teams and Business Units to resolve problems and develop improvements
· Provide technical support and mentoring to junior engineers and network designers
· Willing to work overtime when necessary
· There will be a nominal amount of travel to attend meetings or assist with installations when needed

Qualifications and Education

· Minimum 4-year degree in Engineering (preferred) or related degree or diploma
· Good understanding of SCADA networks including network connectivity to serial and IP-based PLC's and RTU's
· Basic understanding and experience with proper design and installation of inside and outside plant cabling
· Good understanding of various network-related components and network protocols
· Good understanding of layers of the OSI reference model
· Basic understanding of routing protocols including, OSPF, RIP, EIGRP and BGP
· Basic understanding of network supporting critical data and voice utilizing QOS
· Basic knowledge of local and federal regulations within US and Canada
· Basic knowledge of telecom-related industry standards within US and Canada
· Strong planning and organizational skills with proven attention to detail
· Strong analytical ability to quickly solve technical problems and issues
· Strong interpersonal and communications skills to perform effectively in a highly technical environment
· Effective problem solving and decision making skills
· Effective time management
· Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills
· Proven customer service experience with the focus on the customer
· Ability to function effectively in a multi-team environment and to adapt to multiple dynamic priorities, which can change with little advanced notice
· Valid driver's license is required
·Valid passport with ability and willingness to travel within North America is required

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

Similar jobs
Joe Lanigan-Smith
Food Technologist - Mechanical engineering Location Central Belt Duration permanent The Role: Are you a Food Technologist looking for a new...
Worapachara Sribuathep
Administrator Location Home Based Duration 1 year The Role: Job Description : Handle administrative tasks ;...
Administrative Assistant (Intermediate) Location Calgary, Alberta Duration 12 months renewable The Role: Core Responsibilities: - Provides administrative...

Back to Top

By clicking "Save" you consent to
receiving matching jobs based on the
job/page you are viewing by email from
Fircroft, as detailed in our privacy policy
Fircroft would like to keep you up to date with our current vacancies and latest company updates via email. Occasionally Fircrofts marketing may contain 3rd party or affiliate information, however we will not share your personal data with any 3rd parties without your consent. From time to time, we might contact you to get your views on the service you have received. To help you get the best out of Fircroft, we may personalise them based on your location and how you use
Fircroft would like to keep you up to date with the latest company updates and vacancies via SMS / Text messages
Your consent options above means that Fircroft cannot contact you about any new or alternative career vacancies. If you want Fircroft to only contact you about the role(s) you have applied for please continue, however if you would like to be considered for other positions please allow us to contact you by changing one or more of the above consent.