AV Project Engineer

AVI-SPL - Houston, TX3.4

Full-timeEstimated: $37,000 - $55,000 a year
EducationSkills
  • Design, specify and manage installation of integrated systems.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide technical oversight of a project from conception through installation and completion
  • Review hour estimation for work based on needs analysis, scope of work and bid requirements
  • Develop engineering and architectural (RCP/Floor Plan) drawings, calculations, acoustical modeling
  • Identify and address technical or logistical impediments to delivering scope of work
  • Identify special requirements for project, including but not limited to: test equipment, specialized tools, rigging support
  • Test audio DSP or video processing systems software required for system functionality
  • Provide engineering support to project installation team when needed
  • Provide technical oversight on commissioning of systems both in-house and on-site
  • Meet with current/prospective vendors to help evaluate products
  • Provide weekly project updates for clients
  • Responsible for monitoring project budget
  • Design wall plates and overlays
  • Test integrated systems and perform troubleshooting when needed
  • Provide engineering and control system programming support to project installation team when needed
  • Coordinate with Project Manager to assist with securing the necessary personnel for installation
  • Support Project Manager in project hand-off to the installation team when needed
  • Provide Project Manager documented test results from system testing and commissioning
  • Review project designs created by internal and external resources and submit to CAD department
  • Ability to travel to various job sites required
Other duties assigned as needed

Skills and Abilities
  • Communicate and interact with internal employees, clients and colleagues in a professional and timely manner
  • Proven business writing skills
  • Proficient with test and calibration equipment
  • Support user acceptance testing
  • Ability to program, change and troubleshoot (AMX/Crestron)
  • Ability to diagnose complex system problems
  • Advanced computer skills as required for the design, configuration, and operation of AV equipment
  • Ability to work and think independently and ensuring to meet deadlines
  • Effective communication and interaction with employees, clients and colleagues
  • Valid Driver’s License and a Motor Vehicle Record that meets AVI-SPL driving standards
Education and/or Experience
  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Formal education in Electronics or related field preferred
  • Minimum five years of AV experience is preferred
  • A four year degree or military experience may be considered in place of job experience
Working Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job operates in a professional office environment. This role uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. The work environment is generally moderate in noise (inter-office conversations and computers/printers).

Physical Requirements
The physical demands of this position are those that are necessary to meet the responsibilities and essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • This position regularly requires employees to sit, walk, and stand; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands repetitively to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipment
Direct Reports

  • None
AVI-SPL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law