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Commercial Design Engineer

Job ID: 17287
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Fremont, CA
Date Posted: Mar 8, 2024

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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: Design Engineer 

A Design Engineer is responsible for working with sales to create and present a client with designs that meet or exceed expectations in a timely manner. They are the technical liaison to our sales team and clients. This is done through comprehensive designs, communicated through thorough scopes of work and bills of materials. The position bears the responsibility to develop long-lasting client partnerships & work with team members to maintain the account on all levels.

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

  • Conceptualize from scratch AV systems designs for AVDG clients and companies
  • Respond to requests for proposals in a timely manner
  • Interface & maintain ongoing dialogue for projects with Clients, Sales, CAD, and Tech Ops
    team members
  • Generate detailed scopes of work, RFI’s, bills of materials and block diagrams
    Provide full consultant-level drawing sets
  • Generate comprehensive bid responses
  • Identify all cabling and miscellaneous material needs
  • Provide testing reports and acceptance reports for sound and video calibration, room acoustic
    and light analysis
  • Generate Installation estimations internally and through soliciting outside vendor resources
    Customer liaison for engineering inquires
  • Assist and perform client site visits for initial surveys, ongoing technical assessment, and
    support for tech ops during integration, install, & commissioning
  • Meet with vendors/prospective vendors to help evaluate products
  • Post sales project consultation
  • Other duties assigned as needed

About the Guitar Center Company

The Guitar Center Company embodies the world of creativity and music by encouraging our teammates to find their own individual sound. Our mission is to develop and nurture lifelong musicians and make a difference in the world by enabling musicians and non-musicians alike to experience the joy that comes from creating music. We believe in putting our customers first, engaging with respect and integrity and fulfilling our mission with passion.

The Guitar Center Company operates through several business divisions. Guitar Center is the world’s largest retailer of guitars, amplifiers, drums, keyboards, recording, live sound, DJ, and lighting equipment, with more than 290+ stores across the United States.  2014 marked the milestone 50th anniversary of the Guitar Center Company as the organization continues to help people make music from coast to coast.   E-Commerce brands Guitar Center, Musician’s Friend and WWBW offer online sales of a broad selection of music products. The Music & Arts division operates more than 220+ stores specializing in band & orchestral instruments for sale and rental, serving teachers, band directors, college professors, and students since 1952. AVDG and GCPro headline the enterprise audio-visual integration business, delivering a best-in-class commercial and residential customer experience. 

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

  • CTS CTS-I preferred
  • 4+ years’ experience in AV systems design
  • Strong technical writing skills a must
  • Formal education in Electronics or related field preferred
  • A minimum of 2 years of AV experience plus a four-year degree or military experience may
    also be considered
  • A thorough, demonstrable understanding of systems integration techniques
  • Skilled in the use of Computer aided drafting software
  • MS Office – able to use Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access proficiently without training

Travel Requirements:

  • Occasional travel may be required dependent on business needs

Why Guitar Center Company? 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.

Pay Rate: $116,200-159,830/yr depending on background and experience.

The job posting is not necessarily reflective of actual compensation that may be earned, nor a promise of any specific pay for any specific employee, which is always dependent on actual experience, education, and other factors. The pay range(s) listed are provided in compliance with state specific laws. Pay ranges may be different in other locations.

  

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.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our website, you may request a reasonable accommodation to express interest in a specific opening. You can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an email to [email protected].

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