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Audio/Video Lead Installer

Nov 20, 2018
Burlington, ON

Job Description

This key position within our organization requires a team-oriented individual with advanced technical knowledge of audio visual equipment and integrated systems.  Preference will be given to candidates with post-secondary education related to electronics and knowledge of IP networks and infrastructure.  Certification or proven knowledge and proficiency in programming Crestron or similar audio-visual control systems will be a definite asset.  Must be proficient in audio and video installation best practices, have good mechanical skills and be willing to travel when required.

Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Assess Site to ensure it is safe and otherwise ready for installation
  • Manage Installation of rough-in distributed cabling for AV systems through raceways, conduits, junction boxes, hollow walls, solid walls, crawl spaces and passage ways.
  • Manage and complete field terminations for AV infrastructure and cable distribution; direct connections, soldiering, crimping, linear compression, insulation displacement and compression
  • Build equipment racks as per rack elevation drawings; assemble rack walls, shelves, lacer bars, loading and securing electronic equipment in proper placement as per AV layout standards.
  • Pre-configuration and programming of audio visual control and network enabled products
  • Hardware installation – accurately receive and safely install AV components and hardware to supporting structures; Unistrut, threaded rod, tie rods, aircraft wire, anchors, bolts, screws and clamps for mounting brackets, in-ceiling speakers, projection screens, projectors etc.
  • Complete system programming for end user control interfaces; handheld remote controls, touch panel controls, smart device applications etc.
  • Complete daily/weekly job status reports and project intake documents; work orders, service order forms, timesheets, system diagnostic reports, technical analysis reports, RMA forms etc.
  • Ensure solution is functioning as it should and all commissioning is completed and documented
  • Set up, test, configure, document, tear down and troubleshoot AV equipment
  • Develop product demonstrations and training sessions on system functionality pre/post install
  • Organize materials and time in an efficient manner
  • Maintain the project change order procedures
  • Prepare System Manuals for customer
Qualified Candidates will have:
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in AV systems integration and installation.
  • Ability to read interpret and design AV system plans; plan view drawings, reflected ceiling plans, selection drawings, elevation drawings, equipment riser diagrams, system context diagrams, system flowcharts and block diagrams.
  • Experience working with control products, AV transport and auto switching hardware, audio conferencing and DSP products, on-prem video conferencing and TPaas solutions, digital signage and video wall solutions, presentation and collaboration solutions, projection systems and flat panel displays, interactive touch display solutions and more.
  • Problem solving skills and ability to implement
  • High School Diploma (required), College or University Degree
  • Proficient in pre-wire of both retrofit and new construction. Must be familiar with construction, basic building code and be able to work/wire to successfully achieve project goals. 
  • Must have experience running and terminating cables and connections;
  • Clean wire management. 
  • Able to install AV and IT related infrastructure (cabling, connectors, rack assembly).
  • Able to configure, design, program and integrate Crestron systems.
  • CEDIA Certified / Crestron Certified (preferred).
  • Understanding of AV Best Practices (InfoComm).
  • Execute and support on all major AV integration projects.
  • Familiar with all types of video display formats and configurations.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Strong attention to detail, highly organized, knowledge of Excel and Word.
  • Ability to work well in a stressful, fast-paced professional environment.
  • Ability to work overtime as required to complete jobs as needed.
  • Criminal records check required.
  • Drivers license and vehicle required.
  • Leadership and management skills are an asset.
How to Apply

Please e-mail your resume to info@pmwyre.com.

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