Journeyman Electrician - Audio Visual Technician

DGI Technologies - Hartford, CT


Journeyman Electrician - Audio Visual Technician

Connecticut E1, E2 Electrical License

Connecticut C5, C6, L5, L6, T1 or T2 Limited Electrical License (minimum requirement)

DGI Technologies, part of the DGI Group of companies, is a leading building systems design and integration company based in Billerica, MA. Our mission is to provide our customers with a wide array of audio visual communication products and services that meet both their needs and their budgets. We offer design, installation, documentation and support services for a full range of unique audio visual service solutions including structured wiring solutions (copper networking and fiber optic projects), custom audio, video and conferencing solutions for board rooms, labs, training facilities and theaters, to highly specialized healthcare communications and tracking products. Check out our website @


DGI is a leading AV integrator in the Northeast and with the growth the business has enjoyed we are looking to add an experienced Lead Audio Visual Technician to our Audio Visual team implementing and supporting audio visual solutions for our clients.

In this position, the Technician will be responsible to work closely with the assigned Project Manager to manage the following: on site client and client communications, project progress review with the project manager, the client and the implementation team, site specific planning, site deployment plan, review and confirmation of equipment/materials, estimating resource requirements, directing and mentoring onsite technical staff to complete project specific task and all other implementation activities for our audio visual projects. The technician will be responsible to take the lead onsite responsibility to execute the scope of work for the project and to ensure the project objectives are accomplished.

The successful person will be expected to have significant experience implementing complex audio visual solutions with diverse products in a commercial business environment. They must have strong communication, presentation, product demonstration, motivation, follow-up, documentation, organization, prioritization, customer service and multitasking skills. In addition, a can do attitude, a strong work ethic and the ability to manage people and build relationships with team members and customers with varying personalities.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Plan, Execute, Monitor/Control and Complete Audio Visual projects varying in size and complexity
  • Experience with the implementation of Audio Visual solutions
  • Room, floor, wall and reflected ceiling plan equipment location
  • Cable path/conduit call-outs
  • Equipment elevations
  • Equipment environmental heat and airflow
  • Signal flow drawing and documentation
  • AV rack fabrication
  • Cabling industry standards: implementation, support, wire separation, termination, testing and labeling
  • Cable termination/connectivity
  • Category 5, 6 shielded and unshielded,
  • DBx, BNC, XLR, 3.5mm, TRS, RCA, etc…(crimp/solder)
  • Designing and implementing AV overhead and wall mounted support structures
  • Knowledge of IP addressing and IP networking
  • Software and firmware upgrades
  • Research manufacturer websites/manuals to facilitate solution integration
  • Commissioning
  • QA test
  • Solution acceptance test
  • End User Training
  • Solution documentation
  • Excellent organizational, time management and communication skills
  • Assist the project manager to control the project scope, understand the project financials to control cost and expense
  • Understanding of project technical documents:
  • Assist the project manager to identify the necessary project resources in accordance with the project estimates
  • Control on site inventory
  • Project status to the project manager
  • Assist the project manager assessing the project/solution risk
  • Manage day to day interaction with the client, build relationships and achieve a high level of customer satisfaction
  • High standard of personal integrity & professionalism
  • Operate and manage in accordance with all company rules and policies
  • Less than 5% overnight travel, mostly local driving
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned

*The preferred candidate will have:

  • Experience with and/or certifications in the following products: Aurora, Barco, Biamp, Bose, Cisco, Clearone, Crestron, Extron, Inventive Technologies, Lumens, Media Master, Lifesize, Listen Technologies, Polycom, Shure, Vadio, Tightrope or Wolfvision
  • The ability to organize and manage staff workload in accordance with project requirements
  • The ability to problem solve and manage responsibilities with minimal supervision
  • The ability to conduct a business meeting, present to an audience and conduct solution training
  • Strong understanding of commercial building construction and the NEC/MA Electrical code
  • Proficient with Microsoft office suite (Word, Excel)
  • CAD, Wire CAD, Visio, Power Point experience preferred
  • Driver's License and a reasonable/safe driving record as defined by our insurance company
  • Certifications: CTS, CTS-I, Extron AV Associate preferred
  • Extron, Crestron program experience
  • Licenses: (Connecticut: E1 or E2 Electrician, T1 or T2, L5 or L6, C5 or C6 Limited Electrical) One or more of the above licenses are required.
  • Bachelor’s degree Technical/Computer Science or a related field (and/or equivalent work experience) with a minimum of 2 plus years working as a lead audio visual technician.

Compensation & Benefits:

DGI Technologies offers a competitive compensation commensurate with experience, company vehicle or car allowance, phone and benefits including medical, dental and basic life insurance, paid vacation, paid holidays, 401K and opportunities for advancement.

To Apply:

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in the implementation of leading edge Audio Visual technology solutions with a growing company. If the above describes you, please contact Steven Walls, COO call 978-495-3754. Please include your resume, along with a description of your experience with the design and installation of Audio Visual solutions.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Audio Visual: 3 years (Preferred)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Hartford, CT (Preferred)


  • Connecticut E1, E2, C5, C6, L5, L6, T1 or T2 (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Required travel:

  • 25% (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations
  • On the road

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • Other types of insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Education assistance or tuition reimbursement
  • Gym memberships or discounts
  • Commuting/travel assistance

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply