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Commercial Service Technician

Job ID: 15477
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Chicago, IL
Date Posted: Nov 28, 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: Commercial Service Technician   

As a Commercial Service Technician, you will play a critical part in within the Service Department.  You will be the face of the company with our clients, providing support and ensuring the AV systems installed are working at optimal performance. You will effectively and efficiently execute on AVDG service calls, attend to escalated client needs, assist with operational requirements, projects, and other duties and tasks. 


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

  • Servicing and troubleshooting of commercial automation systems including distributed conference room video, audio, lighting, and shades
  • Provide training to clients on the use of AV systems
  • Engage in preventative maintenance visits to maintain client systems
  • Perform equipment delivery and associated responsibilities
  • Carry out service tasks in a timely and quality conscious manner including, but are not limited to pulling cable, install connectors, projector mounting / hanging (ceiling mounts), TV installation/de-installation
  • Conduct field installation of control programs (AMX/Crestron/Extron/Firmware, etc.) – upload, download, make code changes, and troubleshooting
  • Interface directly with clients or client representatives to determine the issue(s) and effectively communicate resolution
  • Provide detailed reporting at the end of each service call for record- keeping

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

  • Minimum 2+ years of relevant experience in the Commercial AV industry environment.
  • Experience with Control systems (AMX, Crestron, Biamp, Q-Sys, Extron, Dante) is highly desirable
  • Advanced computer skills with ability to navigate around PC and Mac and possess deeper understanding of Windows/Mac OS applications
  • Familiarity with Apple IOS products (Apple TV, iPad, Airport Express, iPhone, IOS10, etc.) as they relate to daily use for interfacing with and controlling integrated networks
  • Solid understanding of the pre-wire, trim, and final phases of a project, including proper use of all associated tools and job site safety

 Travel Requirements:

  • Travel may be required dependent on business needs

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, 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 job‐related requirements.

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