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POST DATE 8/31/2016
END DATE 11/19/2016

AVI SPL Schaumburg, IL

Schaumburg, IL
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Part Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


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Job Description

Must have AV experience


* Provide structural and MEP coordination.

* Coordination of conduit and electrical requirements

* Review pre-construction design and documentation

* Provide assistance with technical design, bid/service contract pricing, miscellaneous material and labor estimates for proposals as needed

* Site surveys as needed

* Contribute to, review and approve System Descriptions

* Responsible for job documentation as needed

* Establish and maintain positive and effective line of communication with the client

* Design wall plates and overlays

* Ability to manage medium to large projects

* Demonstrate job site leadership

* Ability to test integrated system and train client on use

* Proficiency with test and calibration equipment

* Insure that the system will perform as represented

* Assume ownership of project installation when required

* Responsible for job documentation as needed

* Develop & coordinate necessary CAD drawings

* Design wall plates, overlays and touch panel layouts

* Coordinate with, and direct lead technician assigned to said project

* Provide continuing engineer support during the installation phase

* Control system programming as needed

* Develop and write custom operation manuals

* Assist with project sign off

* Programming capability (AMX / Crestron) - changes and troubleshooting

* Ability to diagnose complex system problems

* Mentor less experienced technical staff

* Customer liaison in support of Project Manager

* Meet with vendors/prospective vendors to help evaluate product if requested

* Assist other departments with technical support issues if needed

* Provide field service support if requested

* Weekly submittal of time sheet

* Maintain Other duties as requested or required minimum 75% of time coded to jobs

Required Skills


* Knowledgeable of AMX/Crestron programming.

* CAD drawings.

* Bid estimating and contract pricing.

* Ability to think and work independently & meet necessary deadlines.

* Effective interaction with employees, customers and colleagues.

* Attention to detail.

* Problem solving and trouble shooting skills.

* PC proficient.


Candidate must complete all required training requirements for this position as detailed on the current AVI-SPL Integration Technical Qualification form. The required training must also be completed within the current allowable established timeframe. Be able to climb stairs and access construction projects where uneven and cluttered conditions may exist.

Must possess a valid Driver s License and be a safe driver (commercial license preferred).


* The physical demands of this position are those that are necessary to meet the responsibilities and essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor.


Required Experience

Striving for excellence in everything we do, AVI-SPL is committed to honoring these core values:

Character - Being honest and acting with integrity toward each other, our customers and ourselves.

Teamwork- Working together, through the good and the bad, toward a common goal, and being jointly responsible for exceeding customer expectations.

Knowledge - Continuously growing our business and technical expertise and sharing our knowledge for the benefit of others.

Responsibility - -Being accountable for getting the job done right and doing whatever it takes for the growth and success of our team and our customers.

Respect - Appreciating each person's value to the team and treating each other with courtesy and professionalism.

Job Location

Schaumburg, Illinois, United States

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