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Senior Audiovisual Project Engineer

compensation: DOE up to $100k/year
employment type: full-time

Primary Function:
-Supporting client technology initiatives, lead AV integration projects, break/fix program, manage people and equipment resources, and meet with internal stakeholders to guide their planning.

Duties & Responsibilities:
-Execute on plans for delivery of communications solutions for meeting, event, and conference spaces
-Provide high-level familiarity with AV and VC systems and equipment; intuitively interact with new equipment and applications with ease
-Provide detailed CAD designs including elevations, reflected ceiling plans, line drawings, and annotated floor plans for project planning and installation
-Manage integration projects; take the business requirements from the client and work with a team to deliver their final technology integration in support of their communication goals
-Manage Installation Technicians. Motivate people to work together in the most efficient manner, mitigating communication issues
-Manage operational aspects of integration projects; Manage the clients’ expectations with regards to needs, scope, and timeline
-Facilitate meetings to keep projects on track and project teams/stakeholders well informed on project status; -
-Resolve and/or escalate issues in a timely fashion
-Serve as the communication hub between the client, the implementation team, and the management team by effectively and regularly communicating integration project expectations to project team members and stakeholders
-Serve as liaison between the client’s Project Manager and the facilities contractors responsible for installing components critical to AV operations (power, data etc.). Ensure a timely and accurate integration of these non-AV components within the installation timeline
-Establish integration documentation and ensure proper metrics and utilization are tracked
-Create/update drawings as needed for room modifications and installations
-Provide regular equipment recommendations for upgrade and maintenance
-Maintain project stability and velocity by proactively managing changes in integration project scope, identifying potentials pitfalls and devising contingency plans
-Supervise Quality Control (QC) procedures to assure completed installation meets original design and intent requirements including, but not limited to, VC operation, PC/Laptop connectivity and display, audio and video performance both in room and to far end, configuring VC codec options, and control system operation from a user’s perspective
-Post room QC: supervise punch list and manage installer fixes as needed
-Carry out basic engineering troubleshooting in existing conference rooms; proactively provide ideas to improve users and technicians’ experience in the room
-Assist team on storage, transport, and organization of incoming and existing inventory items
-Continually research and provide evaluation on industry-wide technology and trends
-Manage inventory of equipment and consumables
-Other duties as assigned

Skills & Qualifications:
-Self-motivation to research and test new technologies; enthusiasm for technology solutions and new approaches to familiar challenges
-In-depth knowledge of legacy and cutting-edge multimedia systems and equipment used in best-in-class conference centers
-Strong verbal, writing and engineering documentation skills
-Excellent organizational and supervisory skills
-Ability to design and draft in AutoCAD, Visio, or similar programs. Expected to create, read and notate on high-level schematics, signal flow diagrams, elevations, construction drawings
-A strong sense of urgency in solving customer requests to ensure timely resolution is critical
-Strong analytical, problem-solving and troubleshooting skills related to A/V design & equipment
-Ability to interface effectively and professionally with a variety of people including team personnel, clients and vendors to establish productive, ongoing relationships
-Ability to maintain high level of professionalism in a multicultural corporate environment
-Familiar with all types of AV equipment and control systems, including AMX and Crestron
-Understanding of VC systems, codecs, LAN/WAN hardware and software for switches, hubs, routers, bridges, modems, multiplexors, point-to-point data circuits via copper and fiber for audio and video
-Ability to liaise with other departments, contractors, and vendors to coordinate and facilitate installation process and progress.
-Ability to liaise with manufacturers and integrators to install, test and recalibrate new and newly repaired gear

Education & Experience:
-Experience with IT Workflows such as ServiceNow
-Minimum 8+ years A/V, broadcast or integration experience; large market/facility
-5+ years’ experience in installation and integration
-Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering, Communications or related field preferred. Technical school training with equivalent experience also considered.
-AVIXA CTS-D and/or CTS-I, PMP certification are preferred
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post id: 6982908279

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