Senior Audio Visual Installation Technician - NYC/NJ (AVE)

Elizabeth, NJ, USA ● Hillside, NJ 07205, USA ● Kenilworth, NJ, USA ● Millburn, NJ, USA ● New York, NY, USA ● Newark, NJ, USA ● Roselle, NJ, USA Req #2569
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Senior Audio Visual Installation Technician - NYC/NJ (AVE)

What part will you play? 
The Senior Installation Technician is responsible for performing a wide variety of installation duties on technology projects for our clients. This position is the key field position for the bulk of the actual work that gets done in our clients’ buildings. The install tech needs to coordinate with project management, field superintendents and others to fully understand their role on specific projects. They interpret our drawing packages to create the basis of the finished systems. This installation can include displays, projectors, loudspeakers, microphones, equipment racks, etc. The Senior Tech will be responsible for our most complex system designs, will mentor other technicians and set the example in all aspects of the job.

What will you be doing?
  • Possess all skills from Install Tech and Associate Fabrication Tech job descriptions
  • Leads and delegates tasks to install crews, subcontractors, and union trades. May be required to regularly lead a team on large projects
  • Verifies all work complies with Diversified’s and clients QC standards. Oversee field operations in situations without a dedicated on-site superintendent
  • Physical installation of a wide variety of technology into a wide variety of locations
  • Execute a variety of cabling terminations for wire and connector types including verifying crew terminations to our standards
  • Support the preparation of equipment racks for staging of equipment wire lacing including installation of power strips, grounding bars, jack-fields, etc.
  • Able to read and understand functional design drawings and cable riser diagrams
  • Able to perform mounting of base build equipment such as monitor mounts, ceiling speakers, microphones and projectors
  • Provide a consistent level of technical performance as well as flexibility in work schedule. This position requires periodic overtime and may require overtime and weekend work for extended periods to meet client deadlines
  • Able to complete assignments in accordance with or better than established task durations as well as estimate task durations to meet assigned deadlines. Provides daily feedback to field site supervisor and/or direct manager
  • Able to build and wire custom panels from engineering drawings
  • Advanced Fiber optic cable handling, installation termination, repair and testing.
  • Generate cable labels and manage all wire listing activities for cable labels per our standards
  • Responsible for tracking and maintaining their toolkit, company vehicles and installation materials inventories. Keep clean, orderly and well documented. Maintain an on-site job box when applicable
  • Responsible for checking in drop shipped items and maintaining on-site materials needed by the crew. Working with the PM to assure timely delivery of on-site equipment and materials
  • Responsible for tracking and maintaining their personal licenses, certifications and qualifications. (Some states have specific requirement in this area)
  • Maintain daily record of time worked on specific projects for timesheet entry as well as an employee/contractor information log to share with management. 
  • This level of technician will be responsible for performing tasks on clients’ job sites with no supervision.  
  • This position is responsible for the coordination with clients, contractors and subcontractors.  
  • This position will be the key and only senior field supervisor in many situations and will be responsible for delegating work, monitoring others work and communicating with key stakeholders on behalf of the PM.  
  • This position requires the highest level of technical and people skills.                             
What do we require from you?
  • Familiarity with a wide range of audio, video and networking equipment
  • Knowledgeable of low voltage electrical concepts
  • Possess advanced carpentry and/or installation skills
  • Proficient use and safety with power tools
  • Good verbal communication skills and good customer service skills
  • Ability to diagnose, troubleshoot and resolve technical problems
  • This position is often alone on the job sites and requires making good judgement about decisions that need to be made. 
  • This position is independent and will need to make onsite decisions on behalf of the PM.  
  • This position requires good diplomacy in working with our clients and other key stakeholders on the job sites              
  • High school or GED equal. 
  • Associates/Bachelor's degree required and/or equivalent experience
  • AVIXA CTS Certification is required AVIXA CTS-I Certification is highly desired
  • Five or more years as an installation technician or related industry experience
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and adhere to our insurance requirements
  • OSHA 30 Certificate required. NYC OSHA30 preferred
Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that may be met by an employee.  The employee may be exposed to construction site conditions on a regular basis. Employee will be responsible for their safety while on job sites and to comply with all safety regulations in place by the GC. Use of PPE is usually required on job sites. The employee can typically spend at least 50% of their time on their feet and be required to mobile around the construction site. The employee must have the ability to occasionally climb ladders, use stairs and lift and/or move materials up to 40 pounds in construction areas. The individual is regularly required to use keyboards, test equipment and controls required for SI installation projects. Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth vision. When not on construction sites, the employee will experience normal office conditions and be required to use office equipment such as computers, peripherals, etc.

Travel:
Frequent travel by car and occasional airplane trips are required. Employee must possess a valid driver’s license in their state of residence. Employee will be required to use their own vehicle and will be reimbursed for mileage at the current corporate rate. Local travel to job sites (within a 2-hour driving distance each way) will make up 70-90% usually but remote travel can be up to 30% of the job at times. 10% remote travel is required on a regular basis. 
To learn more about becoming part of the Diversified team, visit us at http://diversifiedus.com/about/careers/ or email us at careers@diversifiedus.com.  

Diversified is an equal employment opportunity employer and all aspects of employment will be based on job requirements, individual qualifications, merit, performance and business needs. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, age, disability or genetic information, or any other applicable characteristic protected under federal, state or local law. We celebrate diversity and encourage people of all backgrounds to apply for available positions.   Individuals needing assistance or an accommodation to complete an application due to a disability, may contact Human Resources at 800.811.2771.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Elizabeth, NJ, USA
  • Hillside, NJ 07205, USA
  • Kenilworth, NJ, USA
  • Millburn, NJ, USA
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Newark, NJ, USA
  • Roselle, NJ, USA