VIP Staffing

Audio/Video Technician – Residential & Commercial

Location: Austin, TX

Post Date: 08/09/2016

VIP Staffing is looking for a qualified Residential & Commercial AV installation Technician. Candidates must possess at least 2 years’ experience in residential and/or commercial AV system integration and operation. Certifications from manufacturers such as Crestron and/or others is a strong plus.

Daily Roles, Responsibilities, Requirements:

  • Self-starter able to take the lead on project implementation

  • Interaction with clients, general contractors, electrical contractors, etc.

  • Read and interpret one-line drawings, as-builds, diagrams, cabling pull sheets, submittals, and specifications to understand designed operational functionality of the system

  • Oversee the pulling and terminating low voltage cable of all types used in voice/data cabling, AV and security solutions.

  • Testing low voltage cable of all types

  • Voice/Data cabling experience a plus

  • Install equipment into 19” racks in accordance with rack elevation drawings

  • Upload and test programming code into racked equipment

  • Load and unload trucks, ability to climb ladders / lifts

  • Must be able to lift 100 lbs unassisted

  • Abide by OSHA safety regulations

  • Job requires driving to different job sites. Installers are required to make daily reports of jobsite progress to the Project Manager by phone or email

  • Must pass background check, pre-employment drug test and have an acceptable driving record

  • System testing to insure equipment functionality

  • Deliver executive level customer service and support to all clients

  • General Power on all audio visual systems as required for use that day

  • Perform brief startup testing to ensure equipment in fully functional

  • Provide support coverage for any AV-IT related equipment

  • Troubleshoot any connection issues with Audio Visual systems

  • Perform preventative maintenance on all related equipment

  • Perform routine testing and problem diagnosis

  • Ability to test equipment and perform basic troubleshooting

  • Ability to think and work independently and meet deadlines

  • Effective interaction with employees and colleagues

Required Skills:

  • Cable Terminations – ability to Crimp, Compression and Punch-Down connections for audio, video, network, control, and power devices.

  • Cable Media – ability to distinguish Coax, Mini-Hi- Res, Copper, Multi-Conductor, CAT-6, and Fiber Optic Cabling.

  • Cable Handling – ability to maintain proper cable pull techniques, knowledge of American Standard Code regulations for Plenum and Non-Plenum rated cables.

  • Rack and Field Termination – ability to maintain uniform cable dressing and secure system connections.

  • Equipment Mounting – ability to physically perform the mechanical skills needed to mount AV Equipment such as PTZ Wall Cameras, LCD and Plasma Wall Displays, AV Rack Components and Multi-Purpose Monitor Display Arms.

  • Equipment Configuration – ability to program and adjust system configurations to major AV components such as AV Routers, Scalers, Converters, Control Processors and Touch Panel devices.

  • Technical Troubleshooting

  • Performing installation and integration functions in Residential & Commercial/Pro Audio Video industry

  • Strong knowledge in the areas of installation, service, testing and maintenance of projectors and related equipment

  • Knowledge of residential & commercial construction methods, I.E. what type of wall framing and structural engineering is here in order to perform the job

  • Pro-Audio systems including installation of speakers, speaker systems, DSP devices, automated and manual mixers, mixing consoles, EQ’s, compressor/limiters, speaker processors and other outboard gear associated with installation of pro-sound systems.

  • Accessory equipment such as “pop-ups” in conference tables, floor boxes, in-ceiling camera systems

  • Wireless systems – LAN, control and other devices

  • Termination. Including: RJ45, DB9, HD15, RCA, BNC, and other compression, crimp or solder on terminations. Fiber termination, installation, and splicing a plus but not required

  • Familiar with Ethernet (LAN) technologies.

  • Familiar with installation of video conferencing equipment.

  • Rack building and associated wire management.

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