Designer III

Job Locations US-FL-Tampa
Full-Time Regular - 40 hours
Posted Date
3 weeks ago(3/17/2020 7:35 AM)


Join us as we Rise to the Challenge


At KCI, we’re building an enduring company that provides unparalleled value to our employee-owners. We make our mark designing and delivering our world-class solutions, so we invest deeply in developing our team. We reward integrity and commitment, and when we do well, you do well. Our people have freedom to innovate, unlimited growth, a voice that matters, a lifestyle that works, and skin in the game. Because life’s more fun when you own it.


KCI Technologies, Inc. is a 100% employee-owned engineering, consulting and construction firm serving clients throughout the United States. KCI is recognized as an industry leader, employing cutting-edge technologies, management practices and strategic growth initiatives. Employee ownership fosters an entrepreneurial spirit, encourages technical expertise, and shapes strategic planning.

Duties, Responsibilities & Other

  • Potential candidates must have a minimum of five years drafting/design experience with aerial, buried and underground telecommunication design using  Microstation or  AutoCAD
  • Candidates must also have experience working on/with with civil design specific to utility relocation, including proposing the relocation of aerial, buried, underground cable design and path creation 
  • Well-rounded knowledge of COAX cable, copper cable, fiber-optic cable, conduit, manhole and handhole design is preferred 
  • Previous experience designing long-haul fiber design for hundreds of miles is a plus
  • Potential applicant will be responsible for meeting daily/weekly deadlines due to customer commitments 
  • Applicant must also be able to manage the workload for several designers with minimal assistance from Sr. Designer/s
  • The ability to take direction and instructions is critical to this position 
  • The duties of this position will be to work directly with internal utility designers and create proposed telecommunications design within the right-of-way
  • Applicants must be dependable, able to schedule daily/weekly tasks, and coordinate work to be completed on projects within the time allotted by the customer(s)
  • Qualified applicants must also be able to work overtime as necessary



  • High School Diploma.  AA in engineering technology or drafting required or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 2 - 4 years of professional experience.
  • Pre-employment drug screening is a condition of employment. Background and motor vehicle checks may be required based upon position.


Performance Expectations

  • Train adequate backup personnel to support your role in your absence
  • Comply with all KCI policies and procedures
  • Ensure projects fulfill ISO compliance requirements
  • Complete other duties as required/assigned
  • Achieve or exceed budgeted individual utilization target(85% typical)
  • Attend bi-weekly(or more frequently as necessary) meetings with project team on all projects/tasks
  • Complete all tasks on time and within budget while fully meeting the scope
  • Consult and coordinate with other practices and sub-consultants as required
  • Operate within specified (corporate or project) budget parameters
  • Compare field data to base plan
  • Design and draft construction drawings using standard engineering fundamentals for approval by Federal, state and local agencies
  • Gather data, including measurements, sketches, notes and photographs as needed
  • Read and interpret technical documents needed for performance of job
  • Review and interpret design manuals and details from local jurisdictions
  • Size and specify design requirements
  • Complete Annual Individual Training Program
KCI Technologies, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


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