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POST DATE 8/31/2016
END DATE 2/22/2017

AVI SPL Pleasanton, CA

Pleasanton, CA
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)


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Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* structural and MEP coordination.

* Coordination of conduit and electrical requirements

* Review pre-construction design and documentation

* Provide assistance with technical design and pricing for proposals as needed

* Site surveys as needed

* Create pricing for bids if required

* Contribute to, review and approve System Descriptions

* Responsible for job documentation as needed

* Identify all cabling and miscellaneous materials needed for said project

* Establish and maintain an effective line of communication with the client Develop design/bid documents for design-build contracts

* Create pricing for bids if required

* Design wall plates and overlays

* Assist Account Manager with development of miscellaneous material estimates as needed

* Approve miscellaneous material estimates

* Assist Account Manager with development of labor estimates as needed

* Approve labor estimates

Project Implementation:

* 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 Positive and effective interaction with internal and external customers 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. Help Service with bid pricing/service contract pricing for prospects Provide field service support if requested Weekly submittal of time sheet Maintain minimum 75% of time coded to jobs Other duties as requested or required

Required Skills

* 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. Must possess a valid Drivers License and be a safe driver (commercial license preferred).

Education and/or Experience:

* At least 10+ years experience as a Design Engineer.

* 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 timefra me.

Physical Demands:

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.
Be able to climb stairs and access construction projects where uneven and cluttered conditions may exist.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee.

AVISPL is an EEO employer/AA/Disabled/Veteran Protected
VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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

Pleasanton, California, United States

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