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AV Project Manager - LA

Division: Howard Technology Solutions
Location: New Orleans, LA
Equal Opportunity Employer Vet/Disabled

Job Description

Howard Technology Solutions, a division of Howard Industries is a rapidly expanding technology solutions provider for the K-12, Higher Education, Government and Commercial markets. HTS is looking for a motivated, well-organized Project Manager. This position will be responsible for managing projects and supporting sales staff throughout the region.

Responsibilities

  • PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Review project documentation and consult with project design engineers to secure appropriate installation and programming resources for each project.
    • Solicit estimates from subcontractors where required.
    • Verify and inventory equipment delivered to job sites.
    • Coordinate installation schedule with customer and with installation teams based upon equipment delivery schedule.
    • Supervise on-site labor as needed.
    • Work with project general contractor, architect and other building trades to insure proper integration with customer site.
    • Verify proper system installation and programming deployment as per project Scope of Work.
    • Provide on-site support as needed for off-site programming resources.
    • Procure project completion sign-off from customer.
    • Deliver all necessary post-project documentation to customer upon project completion.

Skills/Qualifications

  • REQUIREMENTS
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Extensive experience installing, testing and commissioning custom audio, video and control systems.
    • Ability to diagnose/troubleshoot and resolve various service issues related to Integrated AV systems.
    • Strong knowledge of signal flow, audio/video signal types, cabling, connector types and associated terminations procedures.
    • Must be able to read and follow AV system schematics and supporting documentation (CAD drawings, blueprints, and manuals).
    • Availability to travel as needed. Reliable transportation is required. Some overnight travel may be needed.
    • Familiarity with commercial product lines including (but not limited to) Crestron, Extron, Epson, Biamp and DaLite.
    • Experience managing multiple small to medium (<$500,000) AV installations simultaneously.
    • Responsible for managing and updating project documentation during installation/commissioning process.
    • Ability to field engineer solutions to unanticipated design or site challenges.

    SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS
    • Minimum 5 years commercial AV experience
    • Documented experience installing and commissioning small to medium AV systems
    • A thorough, demonstrable understanding of systems integration techniques
    • Skilled in the programming of audio DSP units from multiple vendors
    • Skilled in the loading of Crestron, Extron, Biamp, AMX and QSC code to processors.
    • Basic understanding of IP networking
    • AVIXA General CTS / CTS-I preferred.
    • Reliable transportation
    • Experienced MS Office and MS Project user; AutoCad or other drawing/documentation software experience a plus.

Benefits

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K Retirement
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
Salary Dependent upon experience
Career Level Required Experienced (Non-Manager)
Experience Required 5+ to 8 years
Education Required High School Diploma
Job Type Employee
Job Status Full-Time
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