EXPRESSION OF INTEREST - AUDIOVISUAL DESIGN ENGINEER - VIRTUAL/REMOTE - CHICAGO

Chicago, IL 60629 | Remote Job

Employment Type: Direct Hire Category: Evergreen - AV Design Engineer Job Number: 8488 Salary $: 85,000 Split Eligible: No Industry: 0 Level of Experience: Mid-Senior

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST - AUDIOVISUAL DESIGN ENGINEER - VIRTUAL/REMOTE 

Looking for your next career move in AV, but not sure where to start? 

Who we are

J. Patrick & Associates focuses on recruiting for AV technical, sales and management talent.

We have continuous demand from our hiring firm partners for strong hands-on AV technical talent, and can connect you to the right opportunity to accelerate your career.

I’m ready!  How do we get started?

Just apply to this role below and one of our recruiters will contact you to discuss your career needs in depth.  The J. Patrick AV Recruiting team will work to identify suitable situations that meet your requirements. 

Feel free to apply to other AV roles at https://www.jpatrick.com/av-vtc

Many of our AV Systems Integrator hiring firms are seeking DESIGN ENGINEERS in CHICAGO to service clients in the Metro region.

This position involves creating systems designs, CAD drawings, and detailed engineering plans for advanced audiovisual systems. AVIXA Certified Technology Specialist (CTS or CTS-D) and experience with manufacturer equipment such as Crestron, Extron, Cisco, and Biamp and Tesira preferred.

 

SALARY: $80,000 - $120,000 On Target Earnings 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain current expert knowledge of the Audiovisual, Streaming Video and  Content Management provided by the firm

  • Maintain a working knowledge of competitor products and services and of emerging trends in the audiovisual, conferencing and collaboration industry as a whole

  • Provide consultation to the Project Management team to support installation activities

  • Initiate sales proposals

  • Manage and Execute sales and project documentation, such as Bill of Materials

  • (BOM), RFP Responses, Pricing Documents and Scopes of Works (SOW)

  • Responsible for Site Surveys, Systems Design, Line Drawings, Detail Engineering plans, and other sales and design related materials

  • Develop and maintain communications with all levels of staff and customers, ranging from line managers to corporate presidents

  • Using a consultative style, advise customers on how to best utilize company products

  • Manage technical relationships between the client, firm, technology vendors and distributors

  • Assist clients with feasibility studies, equipment budgets, systems requirements and specifications

  • Work effectively across cross-functional lines, in coordination with others involved in marketing, sales, logistics, technical services

  • Manage projects, including setting objectives, budgeting and observing deadlines

 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor degree in electrical, computer or telecommunications engineering desired

  • In the absence of a formal degree, 7 years of progressively responsible, directly applicable experience in which incumbent learned to perform the requirements of the position may be substituted

  • 5-7+ years of experience in a sales support and design/ project engineering, preferably with a leading Systems Integrator of Audiovisual, Videoconferencing and Unified Communications Systems; candidates with similar skills and experience in technology vendor or end-user environment should apply

  • Demonstrate technical writing responses and formal documentation in a written and graphic format

  • Excellent analytical, diagnostic and problem-solving skills

  • Outstanding people skills, High ethical standards, and work ethic, and solid communications skills

  • Must be able to present technical and non-technical information clearly and in a compelling manner

  • Technical knowledge of 3 or more of the following required: Audiovisual Equipment, Videoconferencing Endpoints, Network Equipment, Network Services, Hardware, Software, and Managed Services offerings

  • Candidates with InfoComm (ICIA) CTS, CTS-I or CTS-D certifications preferred.  Other industry certification such as DMC-E, EAVA, CVE, ACE also helpful

  • Knowledge of drawing programs (AutoCAD/Visio) Required

  • Knowledge of AV Signal Flow Required

  • Some control systems DSP programming helpful:  AMX, Crestron, Extron

  • Knowledge of some of the following manufacturers' equipment strongly preferred: Polycom, Cisco, Tandberg, LifeSize, AMX, Crestron, Biamp, Extron, Barco, Christie Digital

  • Experience with project development design and documentation experience is preferred.

  • Must be knowledgeable in the use and integration of AV equipment, as well as in the installation of said equipment

  • Some Knowledge of IP Networking, including routing protocols and VoIP, SIP, H.323, videoconferencing applications

Find what you’re looking for? If not view all JPatrick openings https://www.jpatrick.com/av-vtc

 

Established in 1991, J. Patrick & Associates, Inc is an Executive Recruiting firm that focuses on Executive Management, Sales, Marketing and Technical roles within Information Technology markets. We have over 20 years of experience recruiting in every aspect of AV/VTC/UC, Application, Storage, Information/Network Security, Mobile Technologies and Telecommunications. We handle Contingency and Retained search, as well as contract staffing. Our clients include industry-leading Technology Vendors, Systems Integrators, Telecommunications Service Providers and End User organizations.

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