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Lead Installer

Jan 25, 2019
Media Systems, Inc.
Houston, TX

Benefits Offered: Medical, HRA, Paid Time Off

Job Description

Media Systems is a custom home integrator bringing together audio, video, lighting, climate, communication, video surveillance, and energy management. For more than 38 years, we have led the way in home theater, Hi-Fi, and luxury home automation systems.

We are seeking a full time, qualified AV Technician. Must have at least 2 years experience.

Must have experience with A/V installation and integration, running wire for new and existing construction, basic networking and WiFi installation, security cameras installation, hanging large TVs and projectors.

Responsibilities:
  • Prewire/Trim Out
  • TV/ Projector Installation
  • Proper installation techniques of Crestron, Lutron, Control4, Savant, Panasonic Phone systems, Cameras, and WiFi networks.
  • Provide daily logs and effectively communicate to supervisor about each job
  • Read a proposal, get equipment together for the day’s job, sign out equipment and stock the work truck, and return what is unused. Then communicate clearly about the project.
  • Identify and solve issues that will impact the project
  • Attend AV construction meetings in place of project managers/designers when needed
  • Follow all safety guidelines of company and client requirements
  • Must be professional in appearance and attitude - NO drugs or alcohol
  • Must have own reliable vehicle or transportation to get to the office
  • Reliable, on time, and willing to work hard
  • 40 hour weeks with sometimes necessary overtime

Qualifications:
  • Strong typing and programming skills
  • Precise wiring and termination skills (including RJ45, RG6, etc)
  • Ability to think and work independently and prioritize duties for the day
  • Ability to troubleshoot a service call and solve it in a timely manner
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience in reading/understanding architecture, electrical, structural & AV systems drawings
  • Installation of distributed audio and video, control systems (Crestron and Control4), and lighting/shade control
  • Flexibility to work outside the job description when the need arises
  • Team player who can collaborate effectively with others
  • Proficient with PC and Mac
  • Strong skills in Apple programs such as Numbers and Pages (or Microsoft Excel and Word)
  • Attention to detail and quality workmanship
  • Construction skills, working with basic tools
  • Capacity to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment.
  • Motivated, self-starter, ambitious, punctual, and honest
  • Must have a valid TX Driver’s License, have a clean driving record, and can pass a background check
Education, Certification and/or Experience
  • At least 2 years experience with A/V installations
  • Must have basic programming skills with Crestron, Control4, URC, Savant, and/or Lutron
  • Any Cedia or control systems certification is a plus
  • Panasonic Phone System education preferred
  • Araknis or other networking qualifications
  • Associates Degree, trade school or AV / industry certifications preferred
Physical Demands
  • Drive large work van
  • Sitting/standing for extended periods
  • Lift heavy equipment for installation
  • Use of power tools
  • Climb ladder when necessary
  • Cutting drywall, mounting cameras and heavy TVs.
  • We are looking for top of the line Crestron programmers to experienced service call technicians. Please email cover letter, resume, salary history, and references.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $13.00 to $35.00 /hour

How to Apply


Pleae email info@mediasystems.com.

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