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Infrastructure Designer

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Boulder, Colorado

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University Staff



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Job Summary

The Office of Information Technology is upgrading our wireless technologies across campus. We’re looking for someone knowledgeable about IT infrastructure and able to provide design direction to IT contractors around pathways, existing infrastructure and feasibility of desired wireless AP locations. You will translate detailed information from Ekauhau designs into AutoCAD and your completed AutoCAD designs will be used by our IT contractors for installation of pathway, data cabling and wireless access points. 

Who We Are

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) is a dynamic organization, filled with energetic staff and students who aim to serve the campus and contribute to student success while supporting the University’s academic, research and service missions. We’re located in the heart of the beautiful CU Boulder campus. See what OIT is all about by watching our This is OIT video.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Design Collaboration and Site Visits -- 
  • Collaborate with wireless engineering team members to review, complete building site walks, validate feasibility of IT pathway, installation and AP mounting.  

Design Work in AutoCAD -- 
  • Prepare and maintain scaled telecom/networking drawing packages for the design and construction of wireless infrastructure using existing drawings by documenting new wireless locations, mounting type, infrastructure pathway and any special notes/instructions.

Quality Assurance -- 
  • Review work for quality assurance to meet company and customer standards, capturing design changes and red-lines required to meet infrastructure needs. 

What We Can Offer

  • Base salary for this position starts at $55,000.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution in telecommunications information systems, engineering or other related field. 
    • A combination of education and relevant experience may be substituted for the degree on a year for year basis. 
  • At least 2 years of experience in AutoCAD, including proficiency in AutoCAD 2018.

What You Will Need

Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
Ability to work independently under tight deadlines.
Ability to effectively communicate with campus constituents.
Strong attention to detail.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Proven experience in IT infrastructure installations including knowledge of cable pathway, routing and fill rates.
  • Proven expertise drafting in AutoCAD, preferably for IT infrastructure. 
  • Wireless site drafting experience preferred.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite and Adobe.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials: 
  1. A current resume. 
  2. A cover letter that specifically addresses how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications and responsibilities of the position. 
You will not be asked to upload references at this time. 

Please apply by January 31, 2020 for consideration. 

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs. 

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.