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6 Sep 2019

Full-Time AV Lead Technician

Electrosonic, Inc. – Posted by ES Recruiter New York, New York County, New York, United States

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Job Description

At Electrosonic we’re on a mission. A mission to designbuild and support innovative technology solutions that create lasting experiences for people to live, work and play. We’re looking for passionate, dedicated gamechangers to join our team and drive the future of Electrosonic. Think you have what it takes?  Read on… 


  1. Do you consider yourself to be detail oriented and quick on your feet?
  2. Do you thrive on troubleshooting ‘in the moment’ issues?
  3. Do you yearn to be the one people rely on the most? 

If you have answered “yes” to these questions, please keep reading to hear more about an exciting new opportunity at Electrosonic Inc.

The Position:

With a position at Electrosonic Inc., you join a team that provides cutting-edge solutions for world-class projects.  Electrosonic is made up of passionate, super-smart, energetic people, who will challenge and inspire you every day.  Do you want to be part of something exciting and unique?  Then please join us!

We are looking for an AV Lead Technician Tier IV located near our New York office who reports directly to the Installation Manager.

In this role, you will provide technical and installation support for custom audio, video and control system projects. It will be important for you to understand customer requirements and, as part of a project team, ensure that the delivered system fulfills the order expectations in a timely and cost-effective manner.

What you will be doing?

  1. Lead and commission mid-level projects with control and/or audio DSP technology.
  2. Aide the Project Management team in the development of project plans and milestones.
  3. Execute projects plans within the time constraints specified while adhering to quality standards.
  4. Lead teams of 6-8 technicians effectively in accordance ESI Standards.
  5. Load and commission control systems (including: Crestron, AMX, Extron, Medialon, Alcorn McBride, etc.).
  6. Load DSP projects, implement, and configure (DSP includes: QSC, BIAMP, Polycom Sound Structure, ClearOne, Shure, etc.).
  7. Review, markup, and communicate issues with schematic diagrams and building drawings.
  8. Train client employees and stakeholders on controlled room systems.
  9. Display proficiency in the structured cabling of projects which includes: pulling, terminating and testing all cable and wiring associated with audio/video cables.
  10. Adhere to and follow CAD elevations and system schematics.
  11. Competently document daily project status reports and deliver/communicate status reports to project management on a daily basis or in a frequency agreed upon by the project team.
  12. Perform tasks, including rack assembly, equipment placement and equipment mounting, in accordance with CAD elevations and system schematics ESI Standards.
  13. Complete system cabling & terminations are in accordance with system diagrams & AVIXA standards.
  14. Provide any other support to ensure ESI operates up to standards on a daily basis.
  15. Follows and maintains proper safety practices in accordance with OSHA, Site safety requirements, and/or ESI Standards.

What Experience, Skills and Attributes you will need to be successful?

  1. Proficient in all installation best practices in accordance with both AVIXA & ESI standards.
  2. Basic understanding of networking & networking terminology.
  3. Ability to analyze customer situations, make decisions and solve problems under pressure.
  4. Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and detail.
  5. Ability to maintain positive working relationships with management, co-workers, clients and vendors.
  6. Ability to communicate effectively face-to-face, in groups, via telephone and written communication.
  7. Proficient with computers and standard office programs (e.g. Windows, Excel, Word).
  8. Ability to safely and regularly lift up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift 75 pounds.

What qualifications are required? 

  1. OHSA 30 Hour Online Construction Course
  2. AVIXA CTS-I certification or ability to possess within 90 days of hire
  3. 3+ years of AV industry experience
  4. Audio DSP1 Certificate preferred
  5. Ability to travel up to 75%+
  6. Project experience range: $150k – $1m 

Company Description:

Electrosonic is an international audiovisual and technology services company that designs, builds, and supports innovative solutions creating lasting experiences where people live, work and play.

Founded in 1964, Electrosonic has been recognized for its superior and unsurpassed technology master planning and system integration.  With unique global capability, we deliver highly complex world-class projects, conference room technology, and executive briefing centers across a multitude of sectors including financial services, professional business, entertainment – theme parks, museums and visitor centers, gaming and hospitality, technology and media, energy and utilities.

Electrosonic provides a comprehensive scope of technical and professional services with expertise in ICT and Network Infrastructure, Security, Surveillance and Access Control, Audio, Video and Control Systems, Acoustics.

Electrosonic is where imagination comes to life.

How to Apply

Please apply directly to our website:

Job Categories: Lead Technician. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Alcorn McBride, amx, audio DSP, Audio DSP 1, audio visual, av, AV Integration, AVIXA, biamp, cabling, cad, Clear One, commission, control rooms, control systems, crestron, cts-i, diagrams, dsp, extron, installation, lead technician, medialon, MS Office, networking, New York, OSHA, Polycom Sound Structure, QSC, racks, schematics, Shure, and site safety.

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