AV Tech Specialist 2 (S) - Stuttgart, Germany
M.C. Dean isBuilding Intelligence™.We design, build, operate, and maintain cyber-physical solutions for the nation’s most recognizable mission-critical facilities, secure environments, complex infrastructure, and global enterprises.
Our success relies on great people delivering innovative projects and solutions for Fortune 100 companies and the most recognized agencies in government, defense, and security.
Join our more than 4,500 employees worldwide who engineer and deploy automated, secure, and resilient power and technology systems; and deliver the management platforms essential for long-term system sustainability. Together we are creating the integrated systems and technologies that shape the built and cyber-physical world.
We offer an excellent benefits package including:
+ A competitive salary
+ Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
+ Paid-time off
+ Tuition reimbursement
+ 401k Retirement Plan
+ Military Reserve pay offset
+ Paid maternity leave
Position SummaryTheAV Tech Specialistexecutes all aspects of System Design Validation, Installation Bill of Materials Development, Pre-Installation Test and Check-Out (PITCO), and final installation of Audiovisual (AV), Automated Information Systems (AIS), Active Infrastructure (AI), Passive Infrastructure (PI), and Structured Cabling to support multiple clients with various mission areas. The AV Specialist performs Systems Operational and Verification Testing (SOVT) in coordination with end users and is responsible for final commissioning of installed IT systems.
Work responsibilities include but are not limited to:
+ Equipment installation and mounting
+ Network and control system cabling installation
+ Copper and fiber termination, testing, cable routing and dressing
+ Modification of existing control system protocols in accordance with customer requirements
+ Configuration of AV, AI and AIS systems, including network switches, audio digital signal processing and video processing
+ Validates installation design drawing package details, red lining as appropriate, for all details needed to complete the final installation (e.g. cable connectors, mounting details).
+ Maintains the accuracy of installed cabling and consistency of labeling applicable to those cables (i.e. the correct labels are affixed to all cables) during the installation process. May involve work outside of normal duty hours
+ May involve international travel.
+ 0 to 2 years of experience with MS/MA
+ 2 to 4 years of experience with BS/BA
+ 6 to 8 years of experience with AS
+ 8 to 10 years of experience with HS/GED
+ An active DOD security clearance.
+ Experience preparing, conducting and performing pre-installation testing of Audio Video systems
+ Experience installing project with a budget in excess of $100,000 that includes system designed and installed to support classified data transmission and processing
+ Experience interpreting and correcting red-line as-built documents
+ Experience identifying and correcting installation errors like incorrect wiring or standards violation
+ Experience in cable termination and testing using common testing devices
+ Experience in installing displays, ceiling speakers, ceiling microphones
+ Practical experience as an installer of Shore C4ISR equipment for the Department of Defense and/or major telecommunications services or equipment providers.
+ Valid Driver's License
+ Valid passport
+ Must be willing to relocate to Stuttgart, Germany
+ Must be willing to travel up to 75% of the time
+ Understand and comply with drawings completed in accordance with the SPAWAR Shore Installation Process Handbook.
+ Must be able to climb ladders and work in confined spaces
+ Highly skilled and experienced in the safe, effective, and efficient use of common installation power and hand tools including hand-held saws, drills (including hammer drills), hole punches, levels, crimpers, fusion splicers, and conduit benders.
+ Demonstrate a consistent record of good workmanship and compliance to standards.
+ Demonstrate advanced speed and accuracy when performing tasks such as attaching fiber optic connectors, RJ-45 connectors, audio connectors, and DB type connectors
+ Demonstrate above average speed and skill when performing tasks such as dressing cable installations so that the finished product presents a well-organized and professional appearance.
Specific desired experience, skills and certifications are as follows:
+ Current AVIXA Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) Certification
+ Current CompTIA Security + certification
+ Current AVIX CTS-I Certification
+ Skilled in the operation of all commonly used installation test equipment
+ Extron Control Professional Certified
+ Extron XTP Systems Technician
+ Harman/AMX design certification
+ Crestron design/installer certification
+ Proficiency with AutoCAD and Revit
+ Cisco certifications a plus
+ Exposure to computer screens for an extended period of time.
+ Sitting for extended periods of time.
+ Reach by extending hands or arms in any direction.
+ Have finger dexterity in order to manipulate objects with fingers rather than whole hands or arms, for example, using a keyboard.
+ Listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
+ Communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
+ Read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
+ Apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
+ Identify and understand the speech of another person.
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