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Sr. Rack Fabricator

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Job ID: 8910
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Nashua, NH
Date Posted: Aug 31, 2022

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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: Sr. Rack Fabricator

The Senior Rack Technician will establish the cabling infrastructure within the racks needed for successful deployment of systems for new construction and retrofit applications. Will be responsible for deploying a racking system that meets the AVDG standard of excellence in device mounting, cable management, thermal and power management, configuration, and functionality. The Sr. Rack Technician will terminate and test this infrastructure to ensure proper system functionality and performance benchmarks are met along with providing work direction to apprentice rack technicians.

The Sr. Rack Technician will work with AVDG Account Managers, Project Managers, Engineers, Programmers, Field Engineers, and the Service team to deliver the client's desired level of functionality and performance for their system needs. The candidate must embody AVDG's standard of excellence in communication and professionalism. The candidate will also be responsible for the management, mentoring, and development of an assigned subordinate.

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

  • Configure and assemble in racks equipment for advanced audio/video systems including:
  • 2-channel and Multi-channel Surround-Sound
  • Multi-Zone Audio
  • 70-volt Audio
  • Multi-Zone Audio and Video
  • Analog and Digital Video Matrix Switches and Distribution amplifiers
  • Signal baluns and extenders
  • Audio and Video calibration techniques
  • Robust networking solutions
  • Category Network cabling
  • Patch panels
  • Networking hardware
  • Managed Wireless Networks
  • Network cameras and video recorders
  • Work with a variety of control and automation wiring, protocols, and system programming including:
  • Infrared
  • Radio Frequency (ex, Zig-Bee, Z-wave, Wi-Fi, ClearConnect, SonosNet)
  • RS-232
  • RS-485
  • IP Control
  • Relays
  • Contact Closures
  • Understand the integration of control systems with audio, video, security, HVAC, access control, intercom, surveillance, and other sub systems.
  • Manage the rack building area with regard to safety (OSHA), cleanliness, client property and equipment.
  • Become the SME of the racks; recommending solutions, add-ons, big picture system objectives that meet the client's needs.
  • Consistently deliver the AVDG Promise of "Do it right, the first time."
To join our band, you'll need the following experience:
  • High School Diploma or GED required. Associates Degree highly desired but not required
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience required with 2 years leading teams.
  • Experience with MS Office required, Solutions 365 highly desirable.
  • Must possess a solid understanding of basic electrical theory, including Ohm's Law.
  • Basic understanding of construction principles and be able to execute his/her work according to current National Electrical Code and Uniform Building Code standards as well as any Code or applicable laws mandated by the authorizing jurisdiction is a major plus.
  • Ability to read and interpret site plans including architectural drawings, as-build plans, engineering system schematics and elevation drawings.
  • Strong understanding of thermal management in racking systems.
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex systems.
  • Ability to work with hand/power tools and experienced with soldering required.
  • Need a self-starter with project management experience.

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.

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, and smart venues for clients across the globe. Our innovative, passionate, 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 regarded among the best in the industry.

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

We believe in putting our customers first, engaging with respect and integrity, and fulfilling our mission with passion.

Why join us?

At AVDG, you will join a peer group of like-minded people who are passionate about Audio, Video, Lighting and Control technologies. You will be given the freedom to apply your craft to deliver outstanding customer experiences that are enabled by technology. You will access 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 Pro AV if you choose to.

Love this gig and want to apply?

Send your resume and cover letter today along with salary expectations!

Guitar Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides fair and equal employment opportunity 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 jobā€related requirements.

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