Senior AV Design Engineer

Columbia, MD
Jul 17, 2017
Aug 07, 2017
Full Time
Job Summary*Serve as a technical consultant to the sales force, generating functional system descriptions, block flow diagrams and equipment lists to enable generation of customer proposals. The Senior Design Engineer is also leveraged by the post sales team for project engineering and or on-going project consultation.Essential Duties and Responsibilities*Support the development and mentor lower level Design Engineers*Review and validate the work of lower level Design Engineers*Translate customer requirements into functional system designs*Develop engineering and architectural (RCP/Floor Plan) drawings, calculations and acoustical modeling*Review pre-construction design and documentation*Assist with technical design, pricing and identify any logistical challenges*Generate functional system descriptions and block diagrams*Identify all cabling and miscellaneous material needs*Design wall plates and overlays*Provide material and labor estimates for projects*Provide engineering support to project installation team when needed*Obtain project sign-off as needed*Customer liaison for engineering inquires*Meet with vendors/prospective vendors to help evaluate products*Post sales project consultation*Travel to various job sites is requiredOther duties assigned as neededSkills and Abilities*Communicate and interact with internal employees, clients and colleagues in a professional and timely manner*Proven business writing skills*Proficient with test and calibration equipment*Support user acceptance testing*Ability to program, change and troubleshoot (AMX/Crestron)*Ability to diagnose complex system problems*Advanced computer skills as required for the design, configuration, and operation of AV equipment*Ability to work and think independently and ensuring to meet deadlines*Effective communication and interaction with employees, clients and colleagues*Valid Driver's License and a Motor Vehicle Record that meets AVI-SPL driving standardsEducation and/or Experience*Formal education in Electronics or related field preferred*Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent preferred*At least 10 years of AV experience is preferred*A four year degree or military experience may be considered in place of job experienceWorking EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job operates in a professional office environment. This role uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. The work environment is generally moderate in noise (inter-office conversations and computers/printers).Physical RequirementsThe 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 position regularly requires employees to sit, walk, and stand; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands repetitively to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipmentDirect Reports*This position does not have any direct reports

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