• Audio Visual Engineer

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/2/2019 2:49 PM)
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    Regular Full-Time
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  • About Us

    PCM is one of the fastest-growing value added direct marketers of technology solutions for business, government and educational institutions as well as consumers. We’ve built an environment that is fast-paced, growing and continually changing with the needs of industry. Our rapid growth and expansion has created numerous career and advancement opportunities. 


    Providing IT solutions nationally since 1987, PCM, Inc. is an industry recognized, publicly traded, value-added direct marketer of technology products, services and solutions to businesses, government, education, and individual consumers. Fully accredited and authorized by major manufacturers including HP, Apple, Cisco, Microsoft, Dell, and 1500 others, PCM offers product and service solutions through field sales, call center, and eCommerce venues. With annual sales of $1.5B+ , 3000 employees and over 400,000 products available, PCM delights in serving small, medium and enterprise level businesses. 


    PCM is an exciting and rewarding place to work.


    AV Systems Engineer/Projects Manager proficient in design and leading projects from inception to completion while delivering high quality client service. This person will be the primary Lead Designer and Project Manager for audiovisual projects of all sizes and varieties.




    This position is a multi-faceted position incorporating technical design/engineering and project management.  The candidate will be involved in providing technical consultation, assist in design development, and also assist in the coordination of installation, and other trade services through sales engineering and project management.

    • Assist as a technical consultant to sales (pre-sales)
    • Assist with generating scope of work system descriptions,
    • Create and generate single line diagrams and customer proposals.
    • Review RFP’s and evaluate potential projects for profitability
    • Develop bids and budgets and monitor project progress through completion
    • Develop system wiring diagrams and equipment rack elevations in CAD
    • Identify and address technical or logistical impediments to delivering scope of work 
    • Performs diagnosis and resolution of complex AV hardware and software problems for clients. Recommend and implement corrective solutions.
    • Interface with vendors and other technical partners.
    • Conduct project kick-off and coordinate all aspects of project, including scheduling, staffing, coordinate with other trades, coordinate with sales person and customer to ensure project runs smoothly.
    • Coordinate with Service and Support to help facilitate all technical support tasks.
    • Technical, analytical with an ability to manage multiple tasks and disciplines as they apply to technology.
    • Ability to maintain high standards while ensuring qulaity contraol with ever-changing work demands and deadlines.
    • Focused customer service attitude.


    • Experience with commercial audio-visual technology design/engineering
    • Minimum 5 years verifiable experience successfully leading large scale AV projects


    • Current or pursuing CTS and CTS-I a plus


    • Audio Visual certifications a plus (Extron, Crestron, AMX, Bi-AMP, etc.)
    • Proficient in Revit, AutoCAD, M.S. Office with experience with 3-D acoustic modeling programs a plus


    • Strong written, verbal and customer service skills as well as strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with various internal departments and personnel


    • High level of proficiency in the use of business application systems including programs such as MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS Project and MS Word plus specialized software applications specific to the AV industry
    • Ability to assist with technical design, proposal pricing, logistics/challenges
    • Ability to develop/generate single line diagrams
    • Provide support to installation team as needed
    • Firm understanding of control system design required
    • Ability to load and diagnose programming desired
    • Experience with commercial audio-visual project management
    • Firm understanding of the life cycle of a technology project
    • Ability to read and interpret architectural blueprints
    • Direct and manage technology personnel on jobsites
    • Facilitate kickoff meetings with appropriate personnel
    • Coordinate/communicate with project stakeholders
    • 30-50% Travel

    Why work for Us?

    PCM Offers:

    We offer an environment for career-driven individuals seeking to make a solid contribution to our company objectives and their own career enhancement. If you want to work in a challenging, performance-based environment and be rewarded for your efforts, then PCM is the place to build your career.


    PCM offers a competitive base salary, bonus, 401K with a company match and medical/dental benefits as well as an Employee Purchase Plan, company sponsored discount programs and paid time off.   


    PCM is more than an IT provider: we are a trusted technology partner for thousands of businesses across the country specializing in cloud, data center, mobility, networking, security, and software solutions.

    PCM: The right technology, delivered! 


    We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


    Disclaimer: PCM extends offers of employment only to qualified candidates who have applied for a position using our official application through our career site, iCims.  Please be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment or "phishing" actions that may come from individuals or entities impersonating PCM.  PCM will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.  Once employment has been confirmed and as part of the onboarding process, new hires will receive instructions from PCM to set up their direct deposit information from our payroll department.



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