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M. C. Dean, Inc. AV Technician 2- Tysons, VA in Tysons, Virginia

AV Technician 2- Tysons, VA

ID 10758

Location Tysons, VA

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Position Summary

The AV Technician position includes mechanical assembly, wiring, installation, and testing of AV systems in one of M.C. Dean's Pre-Installation, Test and Check Out Facilities (PITCO) and in customer facilities. The position also requires installing fiber optic cable (fiber certifications desirable), network cabling, cable dressing, reading/marking up wiring documentation and operational training of customer personnel. Technicians are called upon to troubleshoot and repair systems during installation and during ongoing support of facilities over the lifetime of the systems. Technicians are trained to become master operators of AV systems and key support personnel for high visibility commercial and government facilities based on the knowledge they gain at M.C. Dean.

Essential responsibilities and activities include but are not limited to:

  • Large complex installation projects.

  • Participating daily toolbox talks, ORMs and Safety Audits.

  • Installing and Maintain equipment at both the local and global level per design packages.

  • Programming and Installation of head end equipment

  • Troubleshooting and isolating both systems and/or hardware at both a local and global level.

  • On-site software commissioning and testing.

  • Inspections, evaluations, and inventory

  • Performing Take off project drawings

  • Create, Document and Track RFIs.

  • Design assist and feedback

  • Documenting daily reports and project progress.

  • Communicating project and team member issues/concerns to management

  • Create and manage Project schedule

  • Integration Audio, Video, and Control systems

  • Communicate effectively with Supervisors

Position / Candidate Requirements :.

  • Requires 6-8 years of experience in installation and/or maintenance of audio/visual systems.

  • Requires a HS diploma or GED

  • Must hold an active passport.

  • Requires a Valid driver's license and reliable transportation.

  • This position may require ongoing or intermittent use of a company vehicle. Selected candidates must possess an acceptable driving record in accordance to our policy.

  • Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and may meet eligibility requirements, including U.S. Citizenship, for access to classified information; Active Secret Clearance or eligibility for clearance is required.

  • Must be willing to travel, including OCONUS, for 25% time or as needed.

  • Proven skills should include: mechanical installation, wire pulling, soldering, terminal crimping, labeling, installing fiber optic cable (fiber certifications desirable), cable dressing, rack assembly, reading and marking up wiring documentation, timesheet completion by job, good driving record, ability to maintain appropriate clearance, good communications skills, good workplace demeanor (working in front of customers), organizational skills (tools, work site, time, work assignments, documentation). Knowledge of basics of television, computer video, windows computer environment, RS-232, infrastructure wiring standards, audio wiring standards, fiber optics, grounding and shielding, acoustics and sound, projection optics, lighting principles, ohm's law, high voltage electrical wiring safety, construction site safety, etc.

Desired / Advantageous Qualifications

  • Vendor certifications

  • Six (6) years of electronics installation and/or maintenance activities on multiple systems and with multiple customer programs.

  • Understanding of Electronic circuit testing procedures and testing devices.

  • Experience using Volt/ AMP meter and related

  • CTS from InfoComm, CFOS Certification from FOA Approved School Desirable


  • Lifts at least 100 pounds at one time and 60 pounds for an extended period of time.

  • Relocates a 12 foot stepladder without assistance.

  • Works at various heights up to 60 feet and can climb and maintain balance on scaffolds, aerial lifts, catwalks and all types of ladders.

  • Walks, climbs, lifts, squats, crawls, kneels, pushes, pulls and reaches overhead on a routine and repetitive basis.

  • Possess good vision (may be corrected vision), the ability to see in color, and the ability to hear and communicate in English.

  • May use a standard ladder without exceeding the weight limit while carrying tools.

  • Tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

  • Apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.

  • Combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (including finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).

  • See details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).

  • Listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Applicants for this position may be required to obtain or provide proof of flu shots or of other vaccinations depending on customer requirements and nature of the position or demonstrate a valid basis for exception.

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