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Audio Visual Design Engineer

Location: Houston, TX

Sales & Marketing

We are currently seeking an experienced Audio Visual Sales Engineer /System Design Specialist to support our sales team by providing consulting and design support of Audio Visual solutions to local and regional corporate accounts. Become a part of a growing and dynamic company that offers the utmost in customer service and satisfaction.


Before learning more about the position, let us tell you a bit more about who we are! DataVox has been serving the Houston and Dallas-Fort Worth area for over 30 years with our advanced technology solutions. We specialize in Audio Visual Solutions, Data Center & Network Technologies, IT Support Services, Network Cabling, Phone Systems & Physical Security. We are committed to be the best technology partner and ensure the highest level of expertise and quality service by having people like you on our team.

What You’ll Do:

  • Work directly with clients and project team to develop budgets, timelines, and managing expectations.
  • Work closely with the DataVox sales team, operations team, other design engineers, and manufacturers.
  • Conceptualize audio visual system designs and determine system requirements.
  • Provide technical expertise and coordination information to support the architecture, installation and planning of audio, video, and control solutions.
  • Develop functional system designs with supporting documentation.
  • Coordinate and review functional Scope of Work (SOW), one-line diagrams, rack elevations, custom wall plates or cabling assemblies with other team members.
  • Oversee and reconcile the complete construction drawing package, support documentation for installation and coordination with architect and other trades.
  • Maintain industry knowledge through continuing education and research of the latest AV technology trends.
  • Maintain professional work appearance and outstanding customer interaction.

What You Need:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 2 to 5+ years’ experience with Audio Visual system design
  • CTS Certification, CTS-D or CTS-I a plus
  • Understanding of control system products and applications (Crestron/Extron/QSC/AMX, etc.)
  • Manufacturer certifications (Crestron/Extron/QSC/AMX/BiAmp/Shure/Audinate, etc.)
  • Ability to read architectural and construction drawings
  • Experience in estimating labor
  • A team player with a high degree of self-motivation
  • Professional and personable demeanor with good written/verbal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of MS Office, MS Outlook, MS Excel
  • Experience with web conferencing platforms (Teams/ZOOM/WebEx, etc.)
  • Experience with Digital Signage a plus
  • Experience with D-Tools a plus

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that may be met by an employee. Work will normally be performed within normal office conditions and/or home office depending on location of DE. On rare occasions the employee may be exposed to construction site conditions. Employee will be responsible for their safety while on job sites and to comply with all safety regulations in place by the General Contractor. Use of PPE is usually required on job sites. The employee can typically spend at least 50% of their time on their feet and be required to mobile around the construction site. The individual is regularly required to use keyboards, test equipment and controls. Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth vision.

Travel:

Occasional travel by car and occasional airplane trips are required. Employee must possess a valid driver’s license in their state of Texas. Employee will be required to use their own vehicle and will be reimbursed for mileage at the current IRS rate. Local travel to job sites (within a 2-hour driving distance each way) will make up 90% usually but remote travel can be up to 30% of the job at times.

Benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • 401(k)
  • Vacation/Sick/Company Holidays

DataVox, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

DataVox is an equal opportunity employer. We expressly prohibit discrimination based on race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, disability or military status. The company complies with applicable laws governing non-discrimination by state and locale.