AV - Field Technician
Operations | New York, NY | Full Time
AV - Field Technician
Our employees say it best:
- "What I like most about working here is the freedom to perform my work while working with the clients to ensure that their vision is realized at the completion of their project. I have the opportunity to do what I love which is work with people of all walks of life, both within the company and those we serve."
- "I value the support and respect I receive from my manager and ops director and genuinely like the leadership. The projects I get to work on are amazing."
- "I’ve worked for the largest and some companies ... this is the best, well organized company I’ve worked for yet."
- "I have freedom to do my job with guidance from management, but not micromanagement. The company worked with me to create a position in which my strengths are utilized and valued."
- "I feel as though I work for myself, but with the confidence and backing of several departments all working together. Sometimes I feel as though it is not work at all because I enjoy the work and the pace. I also like that we are constantly moving and striving for better."
We are a cool, innovative global player in the AV Design/Build space, serving as a consultant to highly sophisticated and creative corporate clients. Our team is uniquely talented, fun, and our nurturing culture is dedicated to training and promotion from within. Simply put - you will love working here.
If you are looking for a new opportunity to work on cool projects in a fun atmosphere with a culture that values people, advancement, opportunity, freedom to express your ideas, teamwork, training and a commitment to excellence then this is the place for you.
This role offers a generous compensation package, 5 weeks of paid time off, health, dental and vision insurance, Wageworks pre-tax program, 401K with employer match, state of the art technology and office facilities– and many more unique and innovative fringe benefits. Our company offers a casual work environment and the ability to work with some of the largest companies in NYC as clients.
Position Type: Full-Time
Reports to: Installation Manager (direct), Lead Technician (indirect) and Project Manager (indirect)
Summary/Objective: A Field Technician role is responsible for the installation and configuration of audio/visual systems designed and sold by Presentation Products, Inc. A Field Technician is a mid-level technician role in which you will be following direction of the Senior Technician and/or Project Manager in completing the installations at one or more job sites.
•Mounts and installs audio/visual systems
•Performs functions associated with the installation of audio/visual systems such as cable running, soldering, and termination & testing
•May be required to drive equipped company vans
•All other duties as assigned by supervisor
•Creativity / innovation. Creative thinker. Generates new and innovative approaches to problems.
•Teamwork. Reaches out to peers and cooperates with supervisors to establish an overall collaborative working relationship.
•Aggressiveness. Moves quickly and takes forceful stand without being abrasive.
•Persistence. Demonstrates tenacity and willingness to go the distance to get something done.
•Efficiency. Able to produce significant output with minimal wasted effort
•Analytical Skills. Able to structure and process qualitative or quantitative data and draw insightful conclusions from it. Exhibits a probing mind and achieves penetrating insights.
•Attention to detail. Does not let important details slip through the cracks or derail a project.
•Follow-through on commitments. Lives up to verbal and written agreements, regardless of personal cost.
•Communication. Speaks and writes clearly and articulately without being overly verbose or talkative. Maintains this standard in all forms of written communication including e-mail
•Calm under pressure. Maintains stable performance when under heavy pressure or stress.
•Strategic thinking. Able to see and communicate the big picture in an inspiring way. Determines opportunities and threats through comprehensive analysis of current and future trends.
•Professional presentation and demeanor
•Excellent written and oral communication skills
•High school diploma or equivalency
•Experience performing each of the job responsibilities outlined above in an associated industry
•Experience working with hand tools (e.g., hammer, screwdriver) and power tools (e.g., drills)
•Demonstrate knowledge of termination standards
•Demonstrate knowledge in device mounting
•Demonstrate knowledge in tool usage and safety
•Demonstrate ability to read schematics and drawing sets
•Familiarity of industry practices
•Ability to understand electronics and to learn new web-based software and mobile applications.
•Must possess a valid driver’s license
•OSHA 30 Certification
•Construction and/or AV experience a major plus
•College degree or certification in technology
•PC literacy in a Windows environment, MAC helpful
•Proficient in Microsoft Office
Additional Eligibility Qualifications:
•Maintain regular and punctual daily attendance in the office or in the filed as applicable.
•Comply with all company policies and procedures
•Work overtime as assigned.
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.
Presentation Products, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.