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Audio Visual Engineer

Audio Visual Engineer

Precise AV Precise AV is a leading, NYC-based system integration company offering Audio Visual, videoconferencing and managed services solutions. Headquartered in Long Island City, just 15 minutes from Manhattan, we are innovative problem solvers, focused on helping people create well-planned, attractive presentation spaces that improve collaboration and productivity.

We have an immediate opening for an AV Engineer/Systems Designer. Our ideal candidate will have three to five years overall Audio Visual related experience, of which at least two years will have been as an Engineer/Systems Designer.


  • Design A/V Systems utilizing current technologies including Control systems (AMX/Crestron), DSPs, matrix mixers and switchers; videoconferencing codecs and endpoints (Cisco/Polycom)
  • Create and comprehend advanced system drawings and specifications
  • Provide technical oversight of projects from conception through installation and completion
  • Provide engineering and control system programming support to project installation team as needed
  • Perform site surveys and attend project meetings
  • Provide technical support to clients both pre- and post-project completion
  • Interface with clients to best understand customer specifications and requirements for AV systems
  • Provide second tier trouble shooting and provide suggestions for repair of systems
  • Trouble shooting existing systems provided by other AV vendors with little or no documentation
  • Contribute on projects from estimating through commissioning
  • Assist sales team with system design, budgeting and design/drawing activities
  • Report any project changes, issues, or concerns to assigned internal contacts
  • Maintain knowledge of current products and industry trends through vendor communications and industry training

Required Qualifications

  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related technical field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 3-5 years engineering or technical service experience in the Commercial A/V Industry
  • InfoComm CTS-D strongly desired
  • Proficiency with Vectorworks a strong plus
  • A proven track record of providing turnkey solutions with client satisfaction as the ultimate goal
  • Be able to constructively work with project managers to complete systems within given deadlines
  • Must possess a working knowledge of: Crestron, AMX control systems, Polycom, Cisco, LifeSize video conferencing systems
  • Manufacturer certifications strongly desired
  • Experience in creating and deploying site files for SoundStructure, BiAmp and ClearOne audio DSP systems
  • Must be a team player, be able to effectively multitask and have strong communications skills
  • Have experience with web conferencing applications (Go-to meeting, WebEx, Skype, BlueJeans)
  • Must have Knowledge of wired and wireless data networks, to support video conferencing, VOIP, streaming media and controls systems
  • Must be able to work on multiple projects concurrently
  • Knowledge of corporate IT network communications a plus
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Patience, determination, discipline and maturity to manage time and effectively handle stressful situations, should they arise
  • Familiarity with other low-voltage disciplines (CCTV, Access Control, Network Cabling, etc.) a plus


  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Ongoing training, opportunity for industry certifications and further career development
  • Additional compensation commensurate with experience


  • 401k and Profit Sharing Plans
  • Medical Insurance (Choice of In/Out Network or In Network Only Plans)
  • Paid Time Off (Holidays, Vacations, Sick and Personal Days)
  • Certification Training

To Apply

Send resume and cover letter to hr@preciseav.com