Lead Audiovisual Integration - NY Metro Area

New York, NY 10001

Employment Type: Direct Hire Category: Installation Job Number: 4548 Salary $: 70,000 Split Eligible: No Industry: Vendor-Videocon/ AV Level of Experience: Associate

Job Description

Lead AV Technician - Greater NYC Metro Area

Our client is a leading provider of AV Integration and is seeking a Lead AV Technician located in the Greater NYC Metro area.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for supervising a team of AV installers and insuring that installed product and equipment performs to industry standards
  • Perform troubleshooting, items on project engineer's punch list, and commissioning AV Systems for client acceptance 
  • Provide input to development of new products, modification of existing products and termination of ineffective products
  • 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
  • Assist clients with feasibility studies, equipment budgets, systems requirements and specifications

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication, analytic, diagnostic and problem-solving skills
  • Work effectively across cross-functional lines, in coordination with others involved in technical services
  • Manage projects, including setting objectives, and observing deadlines.
  • 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
  • Candidates must have prior experience completing technical installation of audiovisual systems, including equipment rack fabrication, site preparation, termination and calibration of audio and video equipment, and implementation
  •  Loading and troubleshooting Crestron  codes and adjusting audio DSPs such as Biamp 

Certifications:

  • Technical knowledge of 3 of more of the following required: Audiovisual Equipment, Videoconferencing Endpoints, Network Equipment, Network Services, Hardware, Software, and Managed Services offerings
  • Industry Certifications such as: CTS, CTS-I, Crestron DMC-E-4K, Biamp Tesira, Audinate, Q-SYS STRONGLY PREFERRED 
  • Cisco, Tandberg or Polycom certifications helpful
  • Must be knowledgeable in the use and integration of AV equipment, as well as in the installation of said equipment
  • Networking (IP, WAN) and security expertise
  • Knowledge of IP Networking, including routing protocols and VoIP, SIP, H.323, videoconferencing applications
  • Experience with circuit switched and packet data technologies such as ISDN, T1, T3, ATM, Frame Relay and high speed serial such as V. 35, RS-449
  • Experience with messaging and videoconferencing systems
  • Knowledge of some of the following manufacturers' equipment strongly preferred: Polycom, Cisco, Tandberg, LifeSize, AMX, Crestron, Biamp, Extron, Barco, Christie Digital

Education:

  • 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

Job Requirements

Audiovisual, AV, CTS, CTS-I, Crestron DMC-E-4K, Biamp Tesira, Audinate, Q-SYS

Additional Information

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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