EXPRESSION OF INTEREST - AUDIOVISUAL DESIGN ENGINEER - VIRTUAL/REMOTE - OTTAWA
J. Patrick & Associates
Ottawa, ON
2d ago

Looking for your next career move in AV, but not sure where to start?

J. Patrick & Associates focuses on recruiting for AV technical, sales and management talent.

We have continuous demand from our hiring firm partners for strong hands-on AV technical talent, and can connect you to the right opportunity to accelerate your career.

Just apply to this role below and one of our recruiters will contact you to discuss your career needs in depth. The J. Patrick AV Recruiting team will work to identify suitable situations that meet your requirements.

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This position involves creating systems designs, CAD drawings, and detailed engineering plans for advanced audiovisual systems.

AVIXA Certified Technology Specialist (CTS or CTS-D) and experience with manufacturer equipment such as Crestron, Extron, Cisco, and Biamp and Tesira preferred.

Maintain current expert knowledge of the Audiovisual, Streaming Video and Content Management provided by the firm

Maintain a working knowledge of competitor products and services and of emerging trends in the audiovisual, conferencing and collaboration industry as a whole

Provide consultation to the Project Management team to support installation activities

Initiate sales proposals

Manage and Execute sales and project documentation, such as Bill of Materials

BOM), RFP Responses, Pricing Documents and Scopes of Works (SOW)

Responsible for Site Surveys, Systems Design, Line Drawings, Detail Engineering plans, and other sales and design related materials

Develop and maintain communications with all levels of staff and customers, ranging from line managers to corporate presidents

Using a consultative style, advise customers on how to best utilize company products

Manage technical relationships between the client, firm, technology vendors and distributors

Assist clients with feasibility studies, equipment budgets, systems requirements and specifications

Work effectively across cross-functional lines, in coordination with others involved in marketing, sales, logistics, technical services

Manage projects, including setting objectives, budgeting and observing deadlines

Bachelor degree in electrical, computer or telecommunications engineering desired

In the absence of a formal degree, 7 years of progressively responsible, directly applicable experience in which incumbent learned to perform the requirements of the position may be substituted

  • 5-7+ years of experience in a sales support and design / project engineering, preferably with a leading Systems Integrator of Audiovisual, Videoconferencing and Unified Communications Systems;
  • candidates with similar skills and experience in technology vendor or end-user environment should apply

    Demonstrate technical writing responses and formal documentation in a written and graphic format

    Excellent analytical, diagnostic and problem-solving skills

    Outstanding people skills, High ethical standards, and work ethic, and solid communications skills

    Must be able to present technical and non-technical information clearly and in a compelling manner

    Technical knowledge of 3 or more of the following required : Audiovisual Equipment, Videoconferencing Endpoints, Network Equipment, Network Services, Hardware, Software, and Managed Services offerings

    Candidates with InfoComm (ICIA) CTS, CTS-I or CTS-D certifications preferred. Other industry certification such as DMC-E, EAVA, CVE, ACE also helpful

    Knowledge of drawing programs (AutoCAD / Visio) Required

    Knowledge of AV Signal Flow Required

    Some control systems DSP programming helpful : AMX, Crestron, Extron

    Knowledge of some of the following manufacturers' equipment strongly preferred : Polycom, Cisco, Tandberg, LifeSize, AMX, Crestron, Biamp, Extron, Barco, Christie Digital

    Experience with project development design and documentation experience is preferred.

    Must be knowledgeable in the use and integration of AV equipment, as well as in the installation of said equipment

    Some Knowledge of IP Networking, including routing protocols and VoIP, SIP, H.323, videoconferencing applications

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