Abile Headquarters

Part-time AV Technician

Job Locations US-DC
Posted Date 4 days ago(6/10/2021 5:39 PM)
Job ID
2021-1768
# of Openings
1
Category
Information Technology

Overview

Abile Group, Inc. has an exciting for a Part-Time AV Technician.  The right candidate will have significant industry experience in implementing complex Audio-Visual systems for large enterprises and experience supporting DoD/IC customers. The selected candidate will be a motivated leader and a self-starter who can work independently and proactively as part of our corporate leadership team in a dynamic environment. If you are a solutions-oriented individual ready to own ‘our’ joint success at a small yet able and agile company, see how working with us will change your career forever. 

Responsibilities

  • Running and terminating cable, inter-connecting systems, basic understanding of VTC, switching, and control systems.
  • Read and understand technical drawings, the scope of work, programming scope of work and bill of materials and the relationship between these documents
  • Initial device setup and programming of equipment to be used on each project in the shop.
  • Test each piece of equipment in its intended use during shop prep.
  • Ensure network communication between devices as per provided IP address schedule/drawings.
  • Work with AV Programmers to verify communication and control commands between control processor and each I/O device.
  • Collect device information in spreadsheet including device type, manufacturer, name, IP address, serial number, location in installation, etc.
  • Document device patch and configuration information, if a backup file cannot be saved
  • Save and backup all device files in shared drive for future reference.
  • Verify field installation is as per technical drawings including but not limited to correct wiring, device placement and that all terminations are made to spec.
  • Track and verify any changes made to the installation due to field conditions and report red lines to Designer and Project Manager.
  • Report to PM with accurate and detailed status updates in the shop and on site including potential changes that may need to be made to the design for appropriate approval.
  • Interact with clients during installation phase in a professional and consistent manor. Be sure to refer any questions they have to the Project Manager.
  • Train clients on the use of their system including the location of all the devices in their system, how to make the functional adjustments they have requested access to and some basic troubleshooting.
  • Review scope of work to ensure all items are satisfied and report a punch list of items not satisfied at the time of substantial completion to be completed.
  • Have client sign substantial completion form with punch list items to be completed.
  • Report client feedback about current project, project additions and future prospective projects to the project manager and sales representative for sales follow up.
  • Review red lines with design engineer to ensure accurate As-Built drawings are created.
  • Review completed As-Built drawings for accuracy.
  • Provide installation services to include:
    • Must take pride in the aesthetics of work performed.
    • Test, repair, and diagnose of integrated Audio-Visual Systems and associated equipment.
    • Provide telephonic and in-person customer service support. Multiple locations.
    • Perform remote and onsite troubleshooting of installed AV systems and rack mounted cable management systems.
    • Perform ad-hoc system configuration, leveling, and wiring.
    • Make adjustments to integrated systems, calibrations, alignments, and configurations as required to restore or correct operational functionality.

Qualifications

Clearance Required: Top Secret


Degree and Years of Experience: Bachelor’s degree preferred. Minimum of 3 years of field experience.

 

Required Certifications:
CTS (Certified Technical Specialist)
CTS-I certification is preferred

 

Required Skills:

  • Relevant AV Industry or major manufacturer (i.e. Cisco, Polycom, Crestron, AMX, Extron, ClearOne) certifications is strongly preferred.
  • Significant industry experience in implementing complex Audio-Visual systems for large enterprises.
  • The ability to supervise and manage tasks and installation teams to meet project objectives.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact with employees, customers and colleagues in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Be willing and able to travel to support project priorities.
  • May require lifting, extensive sitting, standing and walking.
  • Able to read and comprehend drawings, diagrams and system flows.
  • Working knowledge of AV technologies, to include the ability to perform testing, analyses, and corrective action in a professional AV environment.
  • Knowledge of wire and connector types on AV related cabling.
  • Conduct end-user training of system functionality and usage.
  • Understanding of Network settings and configurations

About Abile Group, Inc.

Abile Group, Inc. was formed in July 2004 to partner with the Intelligence Community and their Contractors in the areas of Enterprise Analytics & Performance Management, IT & Systems Engineering and Program & Project Management. We have significant experience with the Federal Government and are an EDWOSB dedicated to our employees and clients.  We are looking for high performing employees who enjoy providing advice and guidance along with solutions development and implementation support, crafted by combining industry best practices with the clients’ subject matter experience and Abile’s breadth of expertise. 

EEO Statement

Abile Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.  Anyone requiring reasonable accommodations should email careers@abilegroup.com with requested details.  A member of the HR team will respond to your request within 2 business days. 

 

Please review our current job openings and apply for the positions you believe may be a fit. If you are not an immediate fit, we will also keep your resume in our database for future opportunities.

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