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Lead Residential Installer

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Job ID: 8852
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Chicago, IL
Date Posted: Aug 31, 2022

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Job Description

We are hiring for a new world!

We are the premier integrator, redefining client experiences through leading-edge technology, unrivaled service, and passionate people.

We are focused on bringing the power of technology to create new experiences in the fields of smart homes, smart enterprises, and smart venues. Be a part of a talented team and embark on an exciting journey.

Are you looking to take your career to the next level? If you do, then be with an organization that is growing and helping each new generation stay up to date with the most advanced solutions in integration.

Position Summary: Residential Lead Installer

AVDG is seeking an experienced Lead Residential Installer whose primary responsibility is to supervise and install low-voltage systems in home automation projects. You will collaborate with other installation technicians to mentor and train the proper execution of all required installation techniques.

The ideal candidate possesses all the skills of an Apprentice, Field Technician, and Lead Technician with a flexible attitude, strong interpersonal skills, and passion for audio-visual integration and drives their need for excellence in making an impact contributing as a vital member of the installation team.

Responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to the following:

  • Performs installation/service of equipment and testing for proper operation as required.
  • Works with the builder/customer to verify installation requests while setting expectations.
  • Interacts with customers to explain installation procedures and functionality of the system.
  • Will run wires, cables & structured wire packages through new or retrofit construction, including identification, labeling & termination of the cables.
  • Guides other technicians on-site, trains, and gives direction concerning best practices and installation techniques.
  • Maintains communication with the Project Manager on the status of projects and associated task lists, attends company meetings, questions from other departments, and works with other departments to continue refining AVDG processes and procedures.
  • Occasional travel may be required dependent on business needs

To join our band, you'll need the following experience:

  • Associate degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school, equivalent training/experience preferred; HS Diploma or GED minimum educational requirement.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in the AV integration industry, home automation preferred, must have experience leading teams.
  • Strong proficiency with Control4 desired and other AV control systems required; Lutron experience is a plus.
  • Works with a positive, can-do attitude and flexibility to change gears and solve problems.
  • Has the desire to lead teams, mentor, and be a positive role model.
  • Work with a positive sense of urgency and focused effort on daily workflow and project requirements.
  • Must have a clean driving record and valid state license will drive a company vehicle.

Why Guitar Center? Here's just some of the rewards:

For our employees who are musicians we offer the unique opportunity of gig leave--take time off to share your music with the world and return to your job after your tour! Guitar Center offers robust benefits and perks, including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K plus company match, mental health support, paid sick/holiday/vacation time, employee discount program, and tuition reimbursement options.

This position is eligible to participate in the Guitar Center Company bonus program based on Company performance.

About AVDG

Founded in 1996, Audio Visual Design Group (AVDG) is a leading design-build firm specializing in next-generation AV design & integration, revolutionizing smart homes, smart enterprises, smart venues for clients across the globe. Our innovative, vibrant, and technical culture allows us to deliver the most sophisticated systems and continuously change the AV landscape demonstrating to clients what technology can do for them. AVDG's world-class team and original smart-system solutions are among the best in the industry.

Since joining the Business Solutions Division of the Guitar Center Company in late 2017, AVDG has leveraged new avenues of growth and opportunities to support our clients and our team better. Guitar Center is bolstering AVDG's high-growth trajectory, rigorously expanding our national footprint.

Why join us?

At AVDG, you will join a peer group of like-minded people passionate about Audio, Video, Lighting, and Control technologies. You will have the freedom to apply your craft to deliver outstanding customer experiences enabled with engineering, collaboration, & technology. You have many opportunities to learn, including access to the newly launched AVDG University. As AVDG is a part of the larger Guitar Center group, you will find opportunities to expand your career and to collaborate beyond smart-system solutions if you choose to.

Love this gig and want to apply? Send your resume and apply today!

Guitar Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides fair and equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected status prohibited under Federal, State, or local laws. All employment decisions are based on valid jobrelated requirements.

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