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Lead Finish Technician

Job ID: 10611
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Nashville, TN
Date Posted: Mar 1, 2023

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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: Lead Finish Technician

The Lead Finish Technician's main responsibility is to supervise the installation of low-voltage systems in residential projects. They will collaborate while working with other installation technicians to mentor and train each installer in the proper execution of all required install techniques. They possess all the skills of an Apprentice, Field Technician, and Lead Technician.


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

  • Under the daily direction of the Production Manager, Lead Technician will be focused on managing the installation of final system components in mostly finished environments.
  • Installation of final system components and testing per AVDG documentation.
  • Provides guidance to other technicians on-site and gives direction with respect to best practices and installation techniques.
  • Interface when needed with builders, architects, owner reps, clients and other trades in respect to on-site activities.
  • Provide daily status report to Project Manager, Engineering Manager and Production Manager using prescribed formats.
  • Provide and maintain your hand tools for your position.
  • Communicate with supervisors with critical issues in a timely manner.
  • Attend company meetings, respond to email, and questions from other departments regarding projects, work with other departments to continue the refinement of AVDG processes.
  • Submit Field Notes and project deviations in a timely manner.
  • Other duties as required or assigned by company management as needed.


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

  • Associate degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school, or equivalent training/experience
  • Must be willing to work in a team environment.
  • Minimum of 5-year work experience in the Residential AV industry.
  • Ability to read and comprehend detailed architectural drawings, bid specs and flow charts.
  • Applicant must be proficient in their knowledge of theater design and commissioning.
  • Must be able to recognize and work with the team to rectify potential design issues.
  • Audio Video calibration is a plus, but not a necessity.
  • A proficiency in-system programming is a plus, but not a necessity. Lutron, Crestron, RTI, and Dante are all desirable.
  • A proficiency in network design and maintenance is a plus, but not a necessity. AV over IP experience is desirable.
  • OSHA 10 certification is desired but not required.
  • A positive, can-do attitude and flexibility to change gears and solve problems.
  • Works with a sense of urgency and focused effort on daily workflow and project requirements.
  • Self-managed and able to work in varied environments as required.
  • Lift and carry up to 50 pounds for up to 100 feet. 100 pounds vertical lift.
  • Operate a motor vehicle with a valid, State-issued driver’s license.
  • Aptitude for understanding and assisting others with technology and construction

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 jobrelated requirements.

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