Job Title:

Senior Technician

Reports to:

Director of Operations

Summary of Position:

Responsible for hook-up, installation, calibration, programming and testing of components to complete a functional audio and video system as per plans and specifications to best complete the job for the longterm performance of our client’s system. This is a Union position with Union wages and benefits.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Prepare for new job including:
    Meeting with engineers to review plans
    Meeting with Project Managers from other trades to determine schedule and review any specific relevant details
    Supervising Installers as they complete their work to ensure everything has been properly completed
  2. Hook-up and install components including
    Building racks either at PCD warehouse or in the field
    Handling pre-assembly when possible
    Ensuring electricians connect power to racks and all plates have been installed
    Testing system, including each individual line
    Marking (red line) plans as system is being built and reviewing with Engineer
    Programming system using audio DSP programming tools
    Completing work on a timely basis
    Supervising employees as necessary
  3. Be accountable to client and consultant including
    Doing walk-through with consultant when work completed
    Immediately addressing any mistakes or issues
    Training clients to ensure their complete understanding of the system
  4. Other duties as assigned by management

Job Requirements:

Skills: Strong team player with leadership skills, excellent interpersonal communication skills, positive, well-organized, ability to work with tight deadlines. Well-developed troubleshooting skills and efficient use of meters and testers for system verification/test/repair.
Knowledge: Background in electronics and audio/visual.
Degrees/Certificates: DSP certified required and CTS-I certified preferred. Certified on Extron control systems, Crestron DM-CE preferred 4K, Crestron Toolbox. Certification on one or more DSP products (Mediamatrix, QSYS, Symnet, BSS, Biamp), Certification or manufacturers training on large scale loudspeaker systems: Meyer Sound, L’acoustics, JBL, D&B or similar.
Job Experience: Ability to build and wire audio / video racks; install display, projections, screens and speakers. Set up and fine calibration of Polycom, Cisco, Tandberg and Lifesize video conferencing. SmaartLive experience, able to “shoot” a room for fine calibration of the speaker system. Experience with professional grade broadcast systems, switchers, cameras and other capture systems. Experience and completion of jobs utilizing AVID Pro-Tools for recording set up.

Working Conditions:

Physical Endurance: Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds; climb catwalks and scaffolding; and navigate throughout PCD warehouse as well as work sites.
Environment: Warehouse setting and various work sites at which multiple trades are working.
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