The Lead AV Technician works with assigned customers to lead and complete the planning, integration, testing, and customer acceptance of the assigned project within the time and budget parameters of the project with an emphasis on quality and professionalism

High school diploma or GED

3-5 years minimum in the audio-visual field

Ability to trouble-shoot audio, video, and control system problems

Familiarity with product lines including Crestron, Extron, Epson, NEC, etc.

Proficient with various terminations including RGB/RG6/Cat5/Compression/Solder etc.

Proficient at installing all AV systems and components

Reliable transportation, a clean driving record, a valid driver’s license, and proof of insurance

Experience directing other technicians’ field activities and maintaining quality control standards

Travel to customer sites within the Washington Metropolitan Area and work overtime as necessary

The employee is frequently required to walk and climb or balance and access construction projects where uneven and cluttered conditions may exist

The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds

Must be able to work on a ladder for an extended period of time

Must be able to read, operate tools and equipment

Must be able to read and understand plans to ensure everything is done correctly and then do any additional configuration that is required

Develop and maintain red-lined as-built annotations to project drawings

Must be competent with running project sites in a leadership role, managing crews, and leading physical installations of the project from start to finish

Ensure compliance with Company processes, methods, and procedures

Comfortable working with other trades and mentoring less experienced technicians

Professionally interacts with clients and manages expectations

Uses tact and good judgment in communicating with representatives from external organizations, and vendors

Responsible for identifying defective/failed equipment and providing solutions

Experience with configuration & installation of audio-visual systems

Ability to train end user on AV systems

Proficiency with VTC (Video Teleconferencing) setup and commission

Proficiency with low voltage wiring, trim-out and installation of wall and ceiling mounts

Competent using test equipment

Excellent troubleshooting skills to the component Level

Ability to fabricate equipment racks

Ability to safely use hand/power tools, run cable, solder, crimp, and compress the vast array of AV interfaces & connectors

Must be able to read and interpret designs, wiring schematics, architectural drawings, and project printouts

Excellent work ethic and dedication to schedule commitments

Ability to work without supervision

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. These statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills, nor are these statements intended to create a contract of employment between the employee and Layer One Corp.

Layer One offers a competitive benefits package including the following:

Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
401K with company matching
Aflac / Supplemental Insurance
Short Term Disability
Long Term Disability
Life Insurance
Tuition & Training Reimbursement
Paid Time Off (PTO) Vacation/Sick Leave
Paid Holidays

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