Lead the physical installation of communications systems on all assigned projects. Work alongside the project team to ensure safety and quality objectives are met by adhering to industry codes, standards, and best practices.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Project Information Review: Reviews all information with key personnel to address questions and unknowns as required.
  • Project Planning: Evaluate potential problems, impact, and solutions. Coordinate resources, site access, PPE requirements and equipment needed with Project Manager as required.
  • Project Review with Customer: Review system functionality, schedule, and plan with customer. Oversee site walk-throughs to verify locations and identify safety hazards.
  • Project Kick-Off Meeting: Verify understanding of the project plan and review all project milestones. Oversee site walk-throughs to verify locations and identify safety hazards when possible.
  • Executing Project Plan:
    • Lead and follow daily work project plan including safe work practices and requirements.
    • Perform consistent site evaluations, safety inspections and quality assurances to ensure project plan compliance.
    • Communicate changes in the SOW to assigned Project Lead/Project Manager and adapt project plan as needed.
    • Inspect project installation and implementation to CEC quality standards, correct discrepancies, mentor responsible parties and report reoccurrences when necessary.
    • Create project punch list, perform system testing, coordinate customer training, and finalize documentation completion.
    • Perform basic programming, configuration and connect physical system to network as assigned.
    • Assists with the onsite training and mentoring of less experienced team members.
  • Closing the Project: Perform customer walk-throughs when possible. Submit documentation, obtain customer sign off and verify completion for project fulfillment on all assigned projects.
  • Post Project Meetings: Provide input to Project Manager on project management processes, procedures, tools, and best practice improvement. Give recommendations to Sales and Engineering on improvement areas and project successes.
  • Service: Responsible to support Service ticket completion as assigned and provide support to CEC’s 24/7 On Call rotation.
  • Other Duties as Assigned.


  • The Systems Specialist I leads project team while they are working on assigned projects.


  • 5+ years of technology experience within CEC or similar company.
  • 1+ years of leadership experience within CEC or similar company
  • 3 safety related certifications
  • 2 Industry certifications (i.e., NICET, Bicsi, CTS, etc.)
  • Industry certifications and trainings can/will be obtained during the first year of employment to meet the minimum qualifications when applicable.


  • Must have strong communication skills and general construction or mechanical knowledge.
  • Knowledge of communications systems, including audio, video, security, fire alarm, wireless, and data networks.
  • PC proficiency (Windows environment) and working knowledge of Excel is preferred.


  • Problem solving, creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses.
  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.
  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.
  • The duties of this job require the employee to effectively speak and understand English language communications.
  • The employee is required to stand, walk, climb, sit and use hands and fingers.
  • Lifting of objects is required, up to 50lbs.
  • Reaching, grasping, and carrying activities are also required.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Although most work is performed inside, occasional outside activities are subject to seasonal temperature fluctuations.

“Physical, Mental and Environmental Requirements” describe those functions considered to be essential to the performance of the job. All requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Communications Engineering Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to achieving and maintaining a diverse workforce. Qualified females, minorities, veterans, and disabled individuals are encouraged to apply

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Davenport IA

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