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AV Technician

Somerset, NJ

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AV Lead Technician

Lead Audiovisual Service/Support Organization in Somerset, NJ

Direct Hire, Immediate Need

Purpose of Position

When this job is done well, the following outcomes result:

  • Successful onsite and in-house fabrication and testing
  • Assigned tasks are executed to the satisfaction of the Technical Operations Manager and Project Manager
  • Assigned tasks are executed cost-effectively to optimize profitability for VCA
  • Demonstration of team commitment to the joint goals of customer satisfaction and department profitability
  • Customer interaction will be appropriate and professional

Major Responsibilities (not tasks)

The person in this position is responsible for:

  • Understanding the required tools, components, workmanship and packaging, testing and system performance for advanced baseband A/V and Broadcast systems
  • Fabricate, install, and test audio visual systems, or parts thereof, per documentation and established work process
  • Being able to work independently with little supervision from Lead Technician and Project Manager
  • Lead a team of technicians
  • Report status of projects to the team
  • Mentor Level 2 and Level 1 technicians

Major Duties  A person successfully executing the responsibilities of this position will perform the following major activities:

  • Perform all duties of level 1 and level 2 Technician Plus:
  • Serve as a project leadership role as assigned, participates as a member of the project leadership team. Reporting status to stake holders, tracking budget and requesting resources at least weekly
  • Read and understand all drawing types typically used (such as systems, conceptual, architectural plans and electrical power and lighting plans) for the execution of the work described in such plans
  • Reporting time, task assignment, and quality of work regarding the technicians on site
  • Perform comprehensive functionality and performance test on the systems installed to insure work delivered is high quality

Other Duties  While not the major thrust of this position, the following tasks also need to be completed by the person in this job:

  • Programming and loading code for systems
  • Knows and adheres to VCA and industry standards of quality for these tasks
  • Cleans and maintains both individual team and workspaces
  • Education and training – gaining CTS-I certification
  • Other duties as may be assigned by the Technical Operations Manager or Project Manager

Performance  The degree to which the person in this position performs well will be determined by assessing performance in accord with the following criteria or measures:

  • Utilization of time for billable jobs vs non-billable or administrative tasks
  • Accuracy and timeliness of assigned tasks
  • Project execution and management on small scale, short term installations

Working Relationships  The person in this position reports to:

  • Technical Operations Manager

The person in this position works closely with:

  • Installation and fabrication team, Project Managers, T+V, Subcontractors, Warehouse, Programmers, and Customers

Job Requirements

Tools and Equipment Used  The person in this post must be competent using the following hardware and software necessary in executing the responsibilities of the position:

  • All hand and specialty tools necessary
  • Laptop
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Programming software

Qualifications  To perform well, the person in this position must have the following knowledge, skills, abilities, and characteristics:

  • Must be able to read system, functional, conceptual drawings, architectural plans, auto cad, lighting, and electrical power plans
  • Ability to work with electronic components and equipment
  • Able to transfer 75-120 lbs. with the help of another person, a distance of 6 feet
  • Have a valid driver’s license
  • CTS-I certification
  • Crestron DMC-E certification
  • OSHA 10 certification, must obtain OSHA 30
  • 4 Hour Scaffolding

1 Phone Interview and 1 Onsite Interview Required

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