AV Engineer

Purple Placements
Abingdon, UK
19 Jun 2019
27 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Currently recruiting for a Field Engineer who is responsible for installing, commissioning and managing the technical aspects of large scale commercial networked Audio/Visual Presentation and Videoconferencing systems.

The Field Engineer role requires deep and broad technical knowledge and skills in the Video Communications industry. An expert in Video/Audio/Control endpoints, hardware and software from leading industry manufacturers, the Field Engineer must have the ability to install, configure, test and troubleshoot complex solutions for a wide range of customer requirements.

During the installation effort, the Field Engineer will represent Best Practices and effectively communicate any variation of customer and/or Field Engineer expectations to the Project Management and VP of Integration. The Field Engineer will make recommendations and be actively involved in the remediation of any such instances.

Responsibilities for AV Field Engineer:

This position regularly works within a project team of individuals with varying responsibilities, degrees of expertise and influence. This position will communicate within the team any client, site and/or project specific issues, make recommendations to project team in regard to such issues and ensure agreed upon resolution of issues working closely with project team. This position must regularly communicate answers to complex questions and respond to detailed inquiries regarding technical issues and the resolutions thereof. This position handles and is expected to protect all internal and external confidential information and must utilise discretion and judgment based on company policies and procedures.

Communicate daily technical and site specific information to the project team in a comprehensive, thorough and detailed manner.
Daily interaction with clients and job sites to document customer requirements and job site conditions.
Provide any and all post installation documentation, including red lined drawings, network information, MAC addresses, etc. back to Project Management.
Be capable of working effectively and efficiently with support from other members of the engineering team.
Maintain complete and accurate project documentation and records.
Communicate effectively with internal staff, client representatives, cooperative trades and subcontractors.
Be responsible for successfully completing assignments on time and within budget and communicate effectively to the project team if budget and/or timeline is in jeopardy.
Conform to company technical standards and practices. Correctly interpret multiple formats of technical specifications; schematic drawings and architectural diagrams.
Knowledge of and adherence to The policies and procedures.

Skills and additional qualifications AV Field Engineer:

High levels of Professionalism and Integrity
High ability to work with peers
Exceptional customer service skills
Exceptional written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
Excellent problem solving skills
Maintain a professional attitude and appearance at all times
Extensive use of business computer systems including Microsoft Office applications such as MS Word, Excel, Outlook and MS Project.
May require occasional lifting (up to 50 lbs)
Requires extensive sitting, standing and walking
Domestic travel requiring multi-night stays within and at times outside the local work area
Valid passport; International travel possible
Valid U.K. driver's license
Must be willing to complete background checks and drug tests as required by current or future contracts
Must be willing to apply for security clearances, SSA Suitability, and other related clearances to be able to work at certain customer locations

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