Audio Video Lead Installation Technician

Smarter Systems - Columbia, SC (30+ days ago)

Smarter Systems is a Charlotte based Audio and Video Design Build Company. We are seeking a Lead Installation Technician for our Install Team. The Lead Installation Technician is responsible for field related operations, installing, testing, commissioning, and troubleshooting Audio-Video-Control equipment. We are looking for someone to be based out of Columbia, South Carolina to help us with our northern SC work.


  • Directs and manages all field related operations including assigned crews, both internal and external (sub-contractors).
  • Ensures all equipment, programming and documentation needed for the project is obtained before arriving at the job site.
  • Works with Project Manager to maintain accurate schedule, track progress and provide daily updates for project status.
  • Works with the engineering staff for any design or programming needs.
  • Ability to work with Control and DSP systems including loading code, troubleshooting and adjusting.
  • Capable of effectively interacting with other construction trades, sub-contractors and end users.
  • Responsible for system commissioning and all field related documentation.


  • Good verbal and written communications skills necessary.
  • Excellent working knowledge of AV Installation practices & procedures.
  • Cable Pulling, Rack Building, Signal Termination, System Calibration, System Testing.
  • Final Commissioning experience a must.
  • Digital Control System, DSP and IP-enabled Device Integration experience a must (examples: Crestron, BiAmp, Extron, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Videoconferencing Systems required (Polycom, Cisco, Skype).
  • Ability to read and use CAD/Blueprints and other design drawings.
  • Computer Literate in Microsoft Office.
  • Infocomm Certifications helpful (examples: CTS, CTS-I, CTS-D). CTS-I preferred.
  • Other Industry Certifications that are helpful (examples: DMC-E, DMC-T, SMART, RCDD, EST, CET, MCSE, etc.)
  • Valid Driver’s License with good Driving Record.
  • Extended travel as much as 50%.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Installation: 3 years (Required)


  • Columbia, SC (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)