A properly designed and well thought-out control room is not just a communication haven, but a hub that encourages collaboration, effortless sharing, and interaction between operators. Of course, the design should also permit unobstructed movement throughout the floor so that personnel can do their job without any hassle and safety issue. As such, when it comes to control room design, it pays to hire the right professional for the job.
Control room furniture consists of highly specialized, durable components that are built to withstand the rigorous demands of the 24/7 environment. Alternatively, traditional office furniture and desks are built for a short life cycle with sub standard quality at a low cost of entry. Could you incorporate traditional office desks and furniture in place of the highly specialized furniture typically seen in a control room? In truth, a control room engineer could try. However, the end user would quickly realize the shortcomings of a traditional desk.
This is the fourth installation in our multi-part series that takes a closer look at control room design across the industry spectrum. In the first three installments, we focused on the Surveillance & Security, Airport/Air Traffic, and Emergency Operations/Disaster Management industries respectively.
High-end technology of control room console and the emergency furniture solutions are the key components of a highly-functioned 911 emergency dispatch. It requires critical and technical consoles ergonomically designed to tackle the high-intensity 911 emergency environments. The system demands fast pacing works need to be done efficiently and well-coordinated with people and technology on a more firm base. This technical furniture is used with high-tech systems and accessories to run the 911 emergency dispatches.
With the latest job report from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, it looks like the job market in America is in pretty good shape. 312,000 jobs were added in December 2018 and the unemployment rate rose to just under 4%.
Nonetheless, there are still plenty of folks looking for jobs and plenty of companies looking for qualified candidates ready to grow with their enterprise.
In this article, we’ll examine the current outlook for control room operators and related careers. This information is clearly of use to those of you looking for employment opportunities, but it can also be a good idea for management to stay on top of current employment trends.