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AV Installation Technician IV

AVI-SPL • Audubon, PA
3 months ago
Job Summary

Perform installation tasks for audio visual projects including but not limited to: cable pulls, cable terminations, system equipment and components, rack fabrication/wiring, layout for equipment and metal fabrication. The Installation Technician IV will be expected to lead and direct installation crews (internal or subcontracted) on large/complex projects and engage in specific system testing by coordinating and reporting progress to Project Manager ensuring projects achieve time, scope, budget, quality, safety and customer satisfaction requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Perform installation tasks as noted in job summary based on project scope and directives
• Demonstrate job site leadership, provide mentorship to all site Technicians on site and verify quality of work
• Read and interpret electronic schematics and architectural blueprints
• Use hand and power tools to solder and crimp connectors along with various other installation system related tasks
• Test point to point cabling and functionality of systems
• Test code for control and DSP systems – field load as necessary
• Make minor programming changes under the direction of an engineer or programmer
• Track, manage and secure all associated equipment and tools on jobsite
• Work with office staff to initiate return material authorizations as needed
• Provide site supervision of install team with direction from the Project Manager
• Communicate daily job site status to the Project Manager and complete required job documentation as needed
• Act as customer liaison on site per project scope and directives – direct on-site change requests to Project Manager for confirmation and final direction
• Communicate and coordinate with other trades on site
• Perform client training as needed
• Travel to various job sites required
• Other duties assigned as needed

Skills and Abilities

• Effectively communicate with employees, customers and colleagues
• Ability to use hand and power tools in a safe and efficient manner
• Ability to work and think independently and ensuring to meet deadlines
• Basic computer knowledge
• Knowledge of complex wiring configurations and/or signal flow for audio, video, control
• Ability to lead site teams on large, complex projects
• Minor control system programming changes and troubleshooting capabilities
• Knowledge and use of specific test equipment for required applications
• Knowledge and application of industry installation safety codes and standards.

Education and/or Experience
• Minimum of 6 - 8 years in audiovisual, electronics or related industry installation experience required
• Formal education in Audio Visual, Electronics or related field preferred
• CDL preferred
• Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
• External Training:
o OSHA 30-Hour Construction Course required
o Valid and current AVIXA CTS-I General Certification required
o Specific industry specific and manufacturer training / certifications to meet AVI-SPL skill/ability requirements.
• Confirmed Project Site Lead Role experience
• Valid Driver’s License and a Motor Vehicle Record that meets AVI-SPL Driving Privileges standards
• Ability to obtain formal approved clearances (Government or system specific) may be required.

Working Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job operates in a professional office environment as well as client or construction sites. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be provided as needed when construction site work is required.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands of this position are those that are necessary to meet the responsibilities and essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 60 pounds, be able to climb ladders up to 20 feet tall and be able to work in small spaces and on uneven surfaces. The employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Direct Reports

This position does not have any direct reports
Work Hours

Work hours may vary based on client requirements and may include travel to various locations in support of the account

AVI-SPL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.