Astreya Lead AV Installation Engineer in Kirkland, Washington
Responsibilities: * Provide end-to-end system lead engineering and commissioning and quality assurance on a wide range of integrated audiovisual and video conferencing technologies in both the corporate and public sectors. * Have a major input to the success of a project and play a pivotal role in the future success of the company. * Take ownership of the delivery of the AV systems integration and commissioning process, both on the projects you are assigned to and generally, analyzing, documenting and implementing best practices for installation, commissioning and pre-commissioning work. Main Duties: * Install, commission and quality assure audio and audiovisual installations to an excellent standard. * Produce system configuration documentation and ensure fully operational audiovisual systems. * Perform quality assurance checks on installations and identify any issues that need resolving, and work in close collaboration with the AV integration team and the project manager to ensure they are resolved. * Responsible for fault finding and technical resolution during the commissioning phase, escalating to third parties where necessary. * Manage the installation team with onsite tasks and to collaborate closely with the programmer, and in some cases the client, in order to establish and share the brief for the control systems. * Conduct off site testing and configuration. * Work through software control systems to identify programming snags. * Deliver system training to end users. * Perform maintenance visits, on-going technical support and provide advice and information to colleagues in the support team. Communicate effectively to peers, management and customers. Review and update system schematics, cable schedules etc.; create O&M documentation and ‘as built’ versions of the technical documents for future internal reference. * The development of junior audiovisual engineers / trainee commissioning engineers. * Feedback to systems design team regarding products and design, and any other lessons learned on a project. Additional Duties (As & When Required): From time to time, the post holder will also be required to perform additional duties as listed below: /AV Meeting Room Support/ * Ensure all multimedia/presentation rooms are maintained in good working order * AV equipment set-up and support * Presentation/multimedia meeting room support, including duration support * Assist with support for multimedia broadcasting * Quick response to emergency/ad-hoc requests /Faults & Room Checks/ * Carry out regular preventative room checks, ensuring all equipment functions correctly in accordance with the room check procedure * Ensure that all faults are reported in the correct way and in a timely manner * Proactive maintenance/reporting to ensure all AV equipment is always of the highest standard and functioning correctly * Providing first-line support, including on-the-spot diagnosis and rectification of minor faults and problems as and when they occur. * Carry out all power down/up when required, usually involving out-of-hours overtime commitments Experience & Skills Required: * A positive attitude, a ‘can-do’, ‘team first’ approach to your work. * Flexible approach to working schedules to include out of hours (early or late) and weekends * Working unsupervised * Read and understand AV schematics * Data gathering, reporting, metrics and administrative skills * AV / VC Systems Knowledge in a Corporate environment ( Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco, Blue Jeans, Pexip, etc.) * Understanding of TCP/IP networking * Understanding of different audio and video protocols and codecs required * Ability to draft and present technical reports in English * Skills and experience that make you proficient in installation and commissioning of modern audio, videoconferencing and AV systems. * An understanding of the end-to-end complexities of an audiovisual and video installation project. * A proven track record in field-based audiovisual installation and commissioning tasks, maintenance and operation. * 3 years+ in a similar senior position. * Comprehensive knowledge of a range of VC and integrated audio equipment. * Background in leading teams in delivering VC or AV solutions. * Industry or manufacturer certifications highly advantageous. Astreya Partners is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. We evaluate qualified applicants on merit and business needs and not on race, color, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status or any other factor protected by law.