AV Field Technician

TechDad is a 5-year old, forward thinking Audio Visual and IT integration company serving Manhattan and the surrounding areas. TechDad is re-imagining the market for tech guidance, support, installations, sales, smart home/apartment/office design and managed IT services. We work with owners, architects, designers, and contractors providing a wide range of customized services.

Our exceptional staff and family-like atmosphere set the stage for our team to provide caring, attentive, and proactive communication through all phases of a project with a goal of building long-term relationships with our clients. We pride ourselves on clear communication, ongoing training, documentation, and post-installation support.  


TechDad has an immediate opening for an Audio Visual Technician with IT Qualifications.

Position Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Installing, configuring and programming: TVs, universal remote controls, home theater systems, wireless audio systems, surveillance systems, wireless and wired networking equipment, IoT devices and controls.
  • Mounting TVs, projectors, screens
  • Troubleshoot and service existing and legacy AV systems 
  • AV rack design and build
  • Cable termination, toning testing, and labeling
  • Client correspondence before, during, and after job completion including client tutorials
  • Create and maintain project-related documentation in accordance with TechDad company guidelines
  • Project planning and execution 
  • Traveling to work sites throughout the NYC Metro Area

Required Skills and Abilities:
  • Friendly and precise communication skills, both written and verbal (a writing skills test will be required of all applicants invited to be interviewed)
  • Enjoy teamwork, collaboration, and independent project work
  • Willing to work in a lead capacity or step back and serve as an assistant
  • Easy-adaptability to a wide range of clients and job sites
  • Thrive on problem-solving and creative solutions
  • Consistent ability to arrive on time to work, job sites, and client meetings
  • Ability to read and follow blueprints & architectural drawings
  • Ability to prepare project proposals
  • Mid-level handyman & construction knowledge as it pertains to safe installation of TVs, in-wall speakers, in-wall low-voltage cabling, including climbing ladders and use of power tools
  • Knowledge of leading automation systems (Savant, Crestron, URC, RTI)
  • Knowledge of audio and video standards & specs, and a  wide range of A/V interconnects
  • Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android proficient 
  • Avid interest in reading trade and technical publications/websites to stay on top of trends
  • Dedication to delivering consistent quality in accordance with TechDad standards

Preferred Skills:
  • Experience in home and commercial control systems (Savant a plus), knowledge of low voltage and PoE lighting including Lutron and DMX, surveillance installations, and shading systems
  • A minimum of 3 years audiovisual installation experience
  • OHSA certification
  • AES membership or other trade certifications

Benefits:
  • 401(k) plan opportunity
  • Fun and flexible working environment
  • Fast-growing company 
  • Product trainings and manufacturer interaction


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