Our company is rapidly growing and looking to expand our team with a high-level installer, technician and programmer in the Long Island, Metro NY area. The candidate should have at least 3 years of experience working in high-end residential and commercial environments. The applicant will possess a desire to grow with the company, excel when presented with a challenge and motivated to further expand their skill sets. This person should have advanced knowledge and expertise working with several manufacturers including Control4, Lutron, Araknis, Ruckus, Sonos, Sony, Samsung and Marantz.
This full-time position averaging 40 hours per week Monday through Friday. Flexibility is required as hours will fluctuate based on job requirements and daily assignments.
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
Install and troubleshoot residential and commercial audio/video systems including wiring, speakers, amplifiers, televisions, projectors, various audio/video sources and related components.
Install and troubleshoot wired and wireless network systems including, modems, routers, managed and unmanaged network switches, wireless controllers and wireless access points.
Install, program and troubleshoot home control systems including control processors, remote controls, touchscreens, thermostats, and tablets
Install, program and troubleshoot lighting control systems including dimmers, switches, control processors, and repeaters
Install, program and troubleshoot motorized window treatment systems, includes shades, drapery track, control processors, keypads and keypad wiring
Install and troubleshoot camera surveillance systems including network and digital video recorders, cameras, wiring, and router port forwarding configurations.
Installation of equipment racks utilizing proper techniques for equipment placement, wire management, ventilation and power distribution
Neatly and clearly provide and complete daily documentation and job status reporting.
Advanced knowledge of Control4 equipment and programming in Composer 2.x and 3.x, advanced Lutron RadioRA2 programming. Lutron Homeworks programming is a plus.
Knowledge of Savant, RTI, and URC equipment and programming is also a plus.
Well versed in network design topologies, router reservations, DHCP, LAN, VLAN, port forwarding, STP, band steering, fast roaming, VPN and OVRC monitoring.
Working knowledge of HDBaseT, video matrixing and distribution, TV, projector and screen setup and configuration.
Knowledge of commercial pro audio/video including balanced audio, microphones, pro audio mixers and speakers, pro audio wiring, wire termination types and methods is a huge plus.
An understanding of room acoustics and video calibration would also be a positive.
Knowledge and understanding of construction documents and plans as well as of construction methods and materials.
The ability to quickly analyze a finished space and determine the safest, most effective way to retro-fit install wiring.
Confident knowledge and experience of working with Windows PC and Mac/Apple products.
Working experience with Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
We would be willing to train the right person for many of these disciplines where you may not have experience.
Strong organizational skills, detail oriented and professional at all times.
Speak with clients professionally, respectfully, confidently, clearly and in a non-technical fashion.
Work independently and work in team environments with other installers and technicians.
Interact with architects, builders, interior designers, general contractors, electricians and other trades on a job site.
Deal with system issues and troubleshoot, relying on our team’s knowledge and ability to effectively communicate with various manufacturer’s technical support services.
Maintain a clean, organized and professional work environment and job site.
The perfect candidate will be a natural leader with a professional presentation and demeanor.
Must be fluent in English. Ability to speak Spanish is a plus.
Clean driver’s license with reliable transportation to and from the office.
Some heavy lifting may be required.
Additional Salary Information: Paid time off including paid holidays, sick days, personal days and vacation days after a period of constant employment.
About Techlife Media Systems
Techlife Media Systems is a leading custom audio/video integration company based in Huntington Station, New York. We specialize in design, sales and custom installation of a wide range of audio/video products, custom home theater systems, home automation, wired and wireless networks, lighting control and window treatments, camera surveillance, and low-voltage landscape lighting. Techlife Media Systems is a customer oriented, quality minded, and highly skilled team focused on designing, selling, installing, training and servicing these systems. We are dedicated to our clients by listening to their requirements, providing solutions that satisfy their needs, educating them and consistently exceeding their expectations. Techlife Media systems is committed to fostering a work environment that is rewarding, challenging, educational and fun.