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Field Engineer - Audio Video

Guitar Center San Rafael, CA
  • Posted: 26 days ago
  • $105,000 to $130,000 Annually
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Are you a talented Field Engineer with a passion for audiovisual integration? Have you become a guru of the Smart Home or Smart Office Technology emerging in the market? Do you believe in the power of audio video with automation and systems to create awe-inspiring experiences to bring people together? Are you looking to take your career to the next level? If you do, than be with an organization that is exploding with growth and is helping each new generation stay up to date with the most advance solutions in integration.

AVDG is looking for a stellar Field Engineer who will be responsible for commissioning and optimization of a completed system regarding video, audio, control, communication, and proper integration into a commercial facility.

Responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to the following:

Project Management:

  • Attends client meetings and assists sales representatives with proposals and estimates.
  • Assists purchasing department to ensure timely receipt of necessary components and services.
  • Tracks and manages project costs and schedule -- specifically in regard to project commissioning dates.
  • Ensures project stays within scope of work; research and propose necessary change orders when changes to scope are necessary.
  • Requests services of and manage any field-based subcontractors as necessary.

System Testing & Commissioning:

  • Verifies proper functionality and routing of all video, audio and control signals.
  • Verifies proper functionality of all mechanically- and physically-controlled devices.
  • Test and optimize audio to ensure intelligibility of conferencing systems and full-range equalization of program audio.
  • Tests and optimizes video to ensure clear display of program sources and high-quality transmission of video conferencing signals.
  • Works with client's IT department to verify appropriate configuration of all communication protocols including LAN, ISDN, digital and analog telephone and others as necessary.

People Management:

  • Supervises project managers, installers and any subcontractors in a professional manner.
  • Assists management team with professional development of other technical staff.
  • Leads periodic training sessions for field engineering team regarding basic use and servicing of specific audio and video equipment and general software requirements.

To join our band you'll need the following experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field preferred
  • 3+ years' experience relevant work experience in A/V engineering is mandatory
  • Experience with Biamp and QSC, and knowledge of Crestron Confirguration/Setup (not programming) is required.
  • Knowledge of principles of video, audio, communications and intermediate networking.
  • Basic understanding of different communication protocols, and their settings and limitations.
  • Ability to learn and navigate software from third-party control systems as required.
  • Ability to review and comment on design documentation, including functional diagrams, facilities layouts, addressing assignments and user manuals.
  • Ability to lead field teams in troubleshooting of systems.
  • Knowledge of basic electrical and power requirements
  • Being a Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) is a big plus. It will be a requirement within 90 days of hire.

Preferred Manufactures, Software & Certifications:

  • QSC Q-SYS
  • Biamp Tesira
  • Crestron DM & Control Systems
  • AMX Control Systems
  • Slack
  • Clearone
  • CTS & CTS-D Certifications
  • Broadcast equipment
  • Cisco CCNA
  • Extron XTP
  • Video conferencing hard and soft codecs
  • MS Office
  • Shure

Guitar Center

Why Work Here?

Company is exploding in growth, fostering the growth of employees along the way, awesome supportive management, collaborative teams!

About AVDG : Founded in 1996, Audio Visual Design Group (AVDG) is a leading design-build firm specializing in audio visual systems for commercial and residential spaces worldwide. AVDG has a world-class technical staff considered to be among the best in the industry. This high level of technical ability makes us uniquely qualified to deliver sophisticated systems that are elegant, yet simple to use. AVDG joined the Guitar Center enterprise in late 2017. Guitar Center embodies the world of creativity and music by encouraging our teammates to find their own individual sound. We strive to create lifelong musicians and make a difference in the world by enabling musicians and non-musicians alike to experience the almost indescribable happiness that comes from playing an instrument. We believe in putting our customers first, engaging with respect and integrity and fulfilling our mission with passion. If you love music and want to be a key player in an organization whose purpose is to fill the world with more music and to develop generations of new musicians then we have a position where you can find your sound. About Guitar Center Guitar Center embodies the world of creativity and music by encouraging our teammates to find their own individual sound. We strive to craft lifelong musicians and make a difference in the world by enabling musicians and non-musicians alike to experience the almost indescribable happiness that comes from playing an instrument. We believe in putting our customers first, engaging with respect and integrity and fulfilling our mission with passion. Why join us? With a career at Guitar Center, you become part of the world's largest multichannel musical instrument retailer. Whether at our Stores, Contact Centers, Distribution Centers, or Support Center, Guitar Center employees have a common goal: to help people find their sound and fill the world with more music. Love this gig and want to apply? Send your resume and cover letter today along with salary expectations! Guitar Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides fair and equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected status prohibited under Federal, State, or local laws. All employment decisions are based on valid job‐related requirements.

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2169A Francisco Blvd East, San Rafael, CA 94901
San Rafael, CA
94901 USA

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