Sound, Production and Lighting LLC
Skokie, IL
Production House

Expires: 01/28/18

Job Dates

Full Time


Based on Experience

Lead AV Installation Technician
The Lead AV Installation Technician is responsible for managing our installation job sites, in coordination with Project Management. This position will be responsible for all aspects of AV installations, including shop prep, installing equipment and cabling, and commissioning. The Lead AV Installation Technician must have strong skills in audio, video, lighting, and control systems. They will also oversee installation crews during installations of AV in a variety of venues.

About Us:
Sound, Production + Lighting (SPL) is a full-service event production and system installation company. +nbsp;We provide+nbsp;production services+nbsp;for corporate meetings, galas and fundraising+nbsp;parties,+nbsp;marketing activations, and anything between - we're always up for a challenge.+nbsp;We offer permanent installation services for a variety of venues in fields such as live performance, education, worship, and hospitality

Key Responsibilities:
-Coordinate with Install Project Manager regarding schedules, plans, and documentation for all installations
-Interface with clients and vendors
-Perform site surveys and walkthroughs
-Prepares racks at SPL or on-site, depending on a projects needs
-Mounts/rigs all applicable equipment, including displays, speakers, lighting, racks, and hardware
-Installation and termination of cabling including cat5e/6, video, audio, and other data
-Installation of all AV equipment including: audio and video presentation systems, distributed audio, digital signage, sound reinforcement, stage lighting, control systems, etc
-Maintains installation equipment and resources during installs
-Manages on-site technicians and coordinates with Project Management regarding labor needs
-Identifies, communicates, and solves issues on-site
-Communicates with Project Management and supplies updates as scheduled
-Troubleshoots and performs system level diagnostics
-Performs quality control on installations
-Coordinates with SPL warehouse manager regarding inventory, storage, and shipping
-Maintains a safe jobsite
-Provides direct supervision of team members, including scheduling and time keeping.
-Attends internal and customer facing meetings as needed.
-Provides outstanding customer service by establishing working relationships with clients during all phases of projects
-Conveys a professional, confident, and courteous image to our customers during all interactions.

Your Background:
-A High School Diploma is required. A Bachelors degree in a relevant field is preferred
-2+ years as an AV lead technician, with responsibility overseeing crews
-4+ years experience in AV installations
-Experience in a client-facing role

-A current drivers license and a clean driving record
-Clear, demonstrated communication skills
-Detail oriented
-Experience with CAD, technical drawings, and project documentation
-Strong computer skills with extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
-Ability to work on out of town projects
-Ability to work day, evening, or weekend shifts

Physical Demands:
-Sitting, standing, stooping, and bending over for long or extended periods of time
-Ability to lift and move equipment up to 50 pounds
-Ability to climb ladders, scaffolding, or use lifts
-Dexterity of hands and fingers to use tools, office equipment, and AV equipment
-Ability to work in job sites of varying conditions, including sites that are under construction, or outdoors
-All requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

We offer:
-Competitive pay
-Paid vacation and holidays
-Health Insurance
-Retirement plan

To Apply:
Please submit the following to employment@splchicago.com
-Your resume
-A cover letter

Resumes without the outlined requirements and background will not be considered.

Sound, Production + Lighting LLC is+nbsp;an equal opportunity employer+nbsp;and does not discriminate against any person, employee or job applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, political belief or disability.+nbsp;

Application does not promise or guarantee employment.


Ross Hoppe

Business Development Manager

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Business Address

8111 St Louis Ave


Skokie, IL 60076

Posted: 07/28/2017 15:22:00 EST

Last Updated: 12/08/2016 07:01 EST

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