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AV Technician
Ref No.: 17-18893
Location: Austin, Texas
Position Type:Right to Hire
Skill Type
Skill Type:Information Technology
 Position Summary
We have a current opening for an experienced lead audio/video installation technician. Applicants must be able to complete technical installations of audio/visual systems including all projectors, calibrate audio/video systems, and implement (or program) Crestron and AMX control systems. The position requires the ability to troubleshoot audio, video, and control systems problems. The lead technician will oversee installation crews performing home theater, network installations, and/or other low voltage installations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Interface with external/internal clients and manufacture vendors
  • Pre-installation site survey when needed
  • Fabricate racks in-house or onsite at client location
  • Rigging/mounting of equipment and displays
  • Installation of structured cabling to include pulling, terminating and testing cat5e/6, video, RGB, HDMI, DVI and audio cables
  • Installation of all AV equipment to include: audio and video conferencing equipment, distributed audio, digital signage, sound reinforcement, control systems and all presentation systems
  • Responsible for signing out and securing inventory and non-inventory consumables per project
  • Restocking and inventory of van equipment/consumables daily
  • Responsible for managing onsite technicians and assisting PM's with overall project needs.
  • Identify and solve issues that will impact the project
  • Provide effective communication by supplying daily updates to Project Managers
  • Ensure that project deliverables and milestones are met including close out documentation and punch list items
  • The ability to perform system level diagnostics, trouble shoot and report issues to project manager
  • Perform quality control check on finished product/projects
  • Post project walkthrough with client if needed
  • Responsible for returning product to warehouse and inventory DOA
  • Support level I and II technicians with onsite training endeavors
  • Communicate with PM's on personnel performance issues
  • Follow all safety guidelines of client requirements
  • Attend construction meetings in place of project managers/designers when needed
Education, Certification and/or Experience
High school diploma or GED, applicable degree preferred. Work experience may substitute for education requirements. Minimum of 2 years experience as a lead technician, overseeing crews. 3-5 years experience with A/V installations including equipment rack fabrication, site preparation, termination and calibration of audio and video equipment, and implementation of control systems in the corporate, education, government or home theater environment.
CTS-I, NSCA, or Cedia equivalent or additional certifications by manufacturer/product a plus.