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8 Jul 2016

Full-Time Audio Visual Technician

Astreya – Posted by leon@astreya Seattle, Washington, United States

Job Description

Job Responsibilities

Astreya Partners is looking for an experienced AVM Technician to join our expanding team onsite with one of our global clients! In this role, you will be given the opportunity to work with some of the most innovative technologies in the world. Astreya’s goal is to find the right position for the right candidate and help our employees succeed and take their career to the next level.

This person performs all duties associated with AV installations which includes but is not limited to: Complete end to end AV installations; the staging and fabricating of audio visual rack systems for field deployment; problem solving and troubleshooting.  Traveling to our clients various offices on occasion is required.


  • Installing / mounting of equipment and displays

  • Installation of structured cabling to include pulling, terminating and testing cat5e/6, video, RGB, HDMI, DVI and audio cables

  • Installation of all AV equipment to include: audio and video conferencing equipment, distributed audio, digital signage, control systems and all presentation systems

  • Tweak audio programs for audio DSP’s from Biamp Systems

  • Upload Crestron control programs to control processors and work with remote program team on control system certification

  • Problem solving and troubleshooting of any issue that may arise during an installation

  • Interface with external/internal customers and manufacture vendors

  • Responsible for signing out and securing equipment tools and non-inventory consumables for their site

  • Root Cause Analysis -Identify and solve issues that impact the Client’s conference rooms

  • Responsible for escalating hardware or software issues that are outside our SOW to Managers

  • Ensure that SLAs and daily deliverables are met including ticket, camp and Icentral updates

  • Must have excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability and do advanced troubleshooting on any device

  • Event Support -Perform equipment setups, breakdowns and troubleshoot issues

  • Responsible for all Inventory that includes weekly/monthly stock levels, returning product (RMA) and inventory DOA issues

  • Follow all policies, standards or safety guidelines that client requires

  • Must have excellent communication skills


  • Ability to think and work independently

  • Impeccable wiring and termination skills as well as proper installation techniques of all AV equipment

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills

  • Experience in reading/understanding architecture, electrical, structural & AV systems drawings

  • Flexibility to work outside the job description when the need arises

  • Extensive experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

  • Analytical and problem-solving/troubleshoot

  • PC and Network knowledge

  • Computer proficiency to include Microsoft Office Suite or Google Apps

  • Self-starter with keen attention to detail

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

  • Possible travel to troubleshoot,train or support techs within the region

  • Ability to work day, evening or weekend shifts

  • Must have valid driver’s license and safe driving record

Preferred Experience

  • CTS and or CTS-I, NSCA, or Cedia equivalent

  • DMC-T Certification

  • Additional Certifications or formal training by manufacturer or product a plus. (Crestron, Nexia, Tandberg, Biamp, ClearOne, Polycom Etc

  • Cisco, Tandberg, Polycom Telepresence installation experience / certification

  • SynAudCon Training

Physical Demands

  • Sitting, standing, stooping and bending for long or extended periods of time

  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, power tools and to handle other office equipment

  • Ability to climb ladder, scaffolding or transported by lifts

  • Ability to drive/operate a vehicle in a safe manner

  • Ability to regularly lift and transport up to 15 pounds, frequently lift and or transport moderately heavy equipment up to 50 pounds.


How to Apply

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Job Categories: Installation Technicians. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.


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