Welcome to RCCD PE
RCDD PE is the location for all of your telecommunication needs
What is a RCDD?RCDD stands for Registered Communication Distribution Designer. A certification of BICSI, an industry organization, for individuals qualified to consult and design telecommunications distribution systems.
What is a PE?A Professional Engineer (PE) is an engineer certified by a state board of registration to practice engineering. The PE license is the engineering profession's highest standard of competence, a symbol of achievement and assurance of quality.
Why would I need Both?More and more projects are are requiring both and RCDD and a PE for there Telecommunication design. An RCDD has the knowledge to design your systems but may not have the professional stamp and insurance needed on government projects.
RCDD and Registered Electrical EngineerSolicitations by the Government for Indefinite Delivery Contracts typically include a general scope of work that may include design, drafting, planning, programming, cost estimating, topographic or boundary surveys, on site construction management, shop drawing reviews, preparation of Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for Design/Bid/Build and Design/Build Projects, various engineering studies, site investigations, value engineering services, subsurface geotechnical investigation, testing, and reports, design services for new construction and/or renovation, demolition, and alterations of existing facilities, environmental studies, testing and reports, hazardous materials testing, abatement, and other design services. Typically, it states that all work must be performed by or under the direct supervision of licensed professional Architects or Engineers. Recently, the professional qualifications required in the solicitation also include a Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) accredited by Building Industry Consulting Service International (BICSI) with a current active RCDD registration, also noting that this person shall also be a Registered Electrical Engineer. If you are pursuing work with the Government and need an engineering team member that can provide both electrical and telecommunications design and has the required credentials, we would encourage you to contact Lane Coburn & Associates (LCA). Keith Lane, P.E., RCDD/NTS, RTPM, LC, LEED A.P. is President, CEO and Chief Engineer of Lane Coburn & Associates. Keith is a Professional Electrical Engineer licensed in thirteen states (P.E.), a Licensed General Electrical Administrator in Washington State, a Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD), a Network Transport System Specialist (NTS - LAN) Specialist), and a Registered Telecommunications Project Manager (RTPM) registered through BICSI. Keith has over 22 years of experience in the industry and is also a Lighting Certified Qualified Professional (LC) through the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professional – NCQLP and a LEED Accredited Professional (LEED A.P. - Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) through the U.S. Green Building Council. Keith has active memberships in several professional organizations including; BICSI, The Uptime Institute, TPMA (Telecommunication Project Management Association), the NFPA, the 7 x 24 Exchange – End to End Reliability, the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, and the Washington State Society of Healthcare Engineers.
Lane Coburn & Associates has a long history of successful relationships with a diverse set of clients. We have provided engineering services for General Contractors, Developers, Design/Build Electrical Contractors, Electrical Consultants, Mechanical Consultants, Mechanical Contractors, Architects, Owners, Government and City Agencies. It is our objective on every project to meet or exceed the customer's expectations and to work with the design team to provide superior design, value engineering and constructability.
Principals and Associates at Lane Coburn & Associates have a culture of taking personal responsibility to ensure client satisfaction. Our seasoned professionals have the expertise to work independently and as a team to complete both small and large complex projects to meet the client's needs and schedule. Please visit the following link for additional information about Lane Coburn & Associates.