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Senior Project Manager

Posted on 18th February, 2019

London Residential AV Solutions Ltd
Godalming, Surrey, United Kingdom

Job Description

As LRAV steadily expands, an exciting position has become available for an experienced Senior AV Project Manager. The successful candidate will join our dynamic team and will be responsible for managing all our London & Surrey contracts. This is primarily a Residential Project Manager role although there may be the occasional small Commercial project. 

Industry specific knowledge is required, a minimum of 5 years in a similar role specialising in Residential AV installations;

  • Knowledge of Crestron and Control4 is required
  • Experience in relation to sub-systems such as Lighting Control (Lutron/Crestron/Control4), CCTV (Lilin), Data & Wi-Fi (Cisco, Ruckus, Draytek), Blinds Control, HVAC Integration, Door/Gate Entry (BPT) for example 
  • Either Microsoft Visio or AutoCAD experience is necessary. You must be able to create wiring schematics, connection drawings and indicative elevations showing our equipment;
  • A basic understanding of the principles of Networking will be required. You will need to understand the importance of configuring and documenting the network to ensure the standards are met and deployed for all your projects
  • A strong communicator – verbal and written communication must be of a high standard ensuring that the company’s brand is consistent at all times;
  • To be able to multi-task effectively and ensure that all tasks for all projects are continuously monitored and the relevant information is passed between parties to conclude any outstanding issues
  • Experience dealing with architects, interior designers, client representatives, MEP consultants, technical subcontractors & project teams. Most importantly managing the VIP private client relationship
  • To have a keen interest and knowledge of the industry, continuously striving to learn more and stay in touch with new trends and technologies
  • Experience on the job is essential and will be highly regarded; therefore, industry-based qualifications are advantageous but not essential
  • Ability to read and comprehend project technical documents
  • Ability to create and maintain project programmes
  • Effective time management and attention to detail
  • Must possess a valid Driver’s Licence and be eligible to work in the EU

Salary: dependent on experience - £40-50,000 per annum.


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Business Development / Sales Manager

Posted on 11th February, 2019

Cyberhomes Ltd.
Thame, Oxfordshire, UK

Job Description

Responsibilities and Duties

  • To be the lead for all sales activities and processes.
  • Confident and articulate in selling the company's wide range of solutions, services and ongoing maintenance.
  • Identify, qualify and close new opportunities.
  • Achieve profit margin targets.
  • Provide monthly sales forecasts; highlight to management the top priority deals and what actions are required to close them. 
  • Generate and manage the sales pipeline to help the business achieve financial targets and consistent monthly cash-flows. 
  • Create, develop and maintain B2B relationships.
  • Produce a strategy and action plan to deliver sales success. 
  • Produce and present proposals.
  • Log all opportunities on the CRM system.

Skills and Experience

To succeed in this role, it is essential you have at least three years of experience in a business development or sales role within the Home Automation/Home Entertainment industry where you have been successful in meeting or exceeding targets. 

We are looking for a well-rounded and knowledgeable individual who excels in creating and developing relationships and possesses outstanding written and verbal communications. It is essential that the individual can not only translate the innovative technology into benefits the client can understand, but in addition is able to articulate the significant value to be gained from our company’s superior design and engineering expertise.  

The following skills are also highly advantageous:

  • High level of technical knowledge in the Home Automation Industry
  • Experience in demonstrating solutions 
  • Client insight
  • Excellent administration and organisational skills
  • Leadership and taking initiative
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office, Excel, Software Tools in general

Salary & Package 
Attractive salary plus commission and other benefits. 

How to Apply
Please send in your CV to admin@cyberhomes.co.uk. 


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AV Engineer

Posted on 28th January, 2019

An enthusiastic and reliable AV Engineer is required to join a specialist audio-visual company, which specializes in high quality design and installation of whole-home audio, video, lighting, home cinema and much more, for high-end residential properties. The AV Engineer will join the existing team in delivering exceptional installations, to include: design, programming and diagnostics, cable installation and termination, installation of items of audio-visual equipment, and equipment rack building.

This is an exciting opportunity for an AV Engineer to progress their career, as a valued member of an enthusiastic, pioneering company. A company that takes pride and care in delivering state of the art design and installation of whole-home audio, video, lighting, blinds, networking, security and home cinema systems for high-end residential properties across London and the Home Counties. We are keen to hear from AV Engineers located within easy reach of High Wycombe.

Responsibilities:

  • Setup and programming of simple and complex lighting and whole-home control systems
  • Deliver exceptional installations, to include: cable installation and termination, installation of items of audio video equipment, equipment rack building and occasional minor ‘making good’ tasks
  • Being a face of our company; attending job sites on your own for installation and diagnostic purposes, as well as to service existing AV systems, inclusive of problem-solving and troubleshooting


Skills and Experience:

  • Knowledge and experience are essential for this role, particularly with Control4 and/or Lutron systems
  • Good networking skills required and additional experience with door entry, telephony etc. is desirable
  • Diagnostic ability and experience, including strong problem-solving skills
  • Experience servicing existing AV systems Enthusiasm for AV technology and the future of our Industry
  • High standard of personal presentation
  • Professional and approachable attitude to clients and other tradespeople
  • Share our passion for processes and procedures
  • Tidy and organised approach to work
  • Ability to work with initiative and consider installations and issues in the wider context of the whole project and the client’s user experience
  • Autonomy to work on your own or lead a small team on a client project

Qualifications:
•    GCSE Grade C in Maths and high level of written and spoken English
•    Clean full UK driving license
•    CEDIA, Infocomm or other relevant industry-recognised qualifications are desirable

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic AV Engineer seeking a role offering plenty of responsibility, variety and challenge to join a leading business. A competitive salary based on experience is on offer. Apply now for more details.

jobs@philharmonicav.com or 01494 350 300


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AV Maintenance Engineer

Posted on 15th January, 2019

SMC help demanding clients get the best out of technology in their homes. We are a lively, dynamic company and we’re proud of what we do. Our projects range from simple one-room home cinema installations to fully-integrated multi-million pound homes.

Located in South West London, we work with the most renowned architects, designers and developers within the industry and deliver projects throughout the UK and around the World.

At SMC we bring together audio, television, lighting, telephone, data networks, security and other bespoke technology into a fully integrated and easy to use solution.

 

THE ROLE

We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and experienced AV Maintenance Engineer to join our busy Aftercare Team.

You will work within the Aftercare team to ensure that our clients’ maintained AV systems remain up and running. Including the following sub-systems; AV, networks, access control, lighting, video entry, intruder alarm, CCTV and telephone system both in the multi-dwelling development sector and within the high-end prime residential market in the UK and overseas.

The successful candidate will be;

=   Excellent at fault finding and methodical and logical in their approach to finding and implementing a successful resolution

=   Have excellent interpersonal skills as you must be able to relay in simple terms to the client what work you have completed, and keep the Aftercare Team / Project Managers up to date with your progress and any outstanding issues.

=   Have a good attention to detail and be well organised. You will be expected to produce after each callout or maintenance visit a detailed and accurate report of what you have completed.


RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • You will be responsible for the installation and maintenance of audio, video, security, telephone, data and lighting systems, including, but not limited to:
  • Within the rooms & outside:
  • 2nd fix socket termination,
  • 2nd fix intruder alarm devices (contact/viper/PIR),
  • 2nd fix entry handsets, testing and certification, brackets, wall mounts and fixings, TV installation,
  • blind termination and installation,
  • speaker installation,
  • WAP installation,
  • local head-end termination and cable management,
  • installation of any automated lift/devices,
  • speaker termination
  • installation, CCTV cameras
  • At the head-end: Patching and labelling, Incoming service termination (BT/Virgin twisted pair), Incoming Fibre Termination, Rack building, Final hook-up using the hook-up schematic, documenting any changes that may have occurred during the installation, Network switch installation, CCTV NVR installation, Lutron panel build & commissioning, Video Entry System head-end equipment and terminationCable testing (using pair testers/a calibrated fluke meter.)
  • Good at fault finding
  •  Able to use a computer
  • Cable testing (using pair testers/ a calibrated fluke meter)
  • Be able to use a drill to install brackets for TV projectors etc
  • Able to terminate network cabling (category standard) / video cabling (coaxial)
  • You must also be familiar with commonly used software such as: 
  • Lutron QS
  • Lutron HWI (for older service related projects) 
  • BPT 
  • Paxton Access 
  • Logmein 
  • Mac Scanning software 
  • IP Scanning software 

As networks form the backbone of all our systems, understanding how the network supports each AV sub system and being able to install and configure network equipment is a must,

  • Knowledge of IP addressing, DHCP, DNS and VLANs. 
  • Practical experience of trouble shooting structured category cabling, network switches, wireless access points and routers.
  • Understanding of Internet connections and delivery methods. 
  • Understanding of OSI model.

Desirable

  • Cisco switches
  • Ruckus Wi-Fi
  • Meraki security appliances
  • Draytek routers
  • Samsung CCTV cameras and NVRs
  • Sonos
  • Apple/iTunes eco system
  • Telephone Systems


KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

The candidate should ideally have:

  • 2+ years relevant experience within the industry
  • Good knowledge of residential AV, control (AMX, Crestron, KNX, Rti) Lutron lighting and network systems (Cisco, Ruckus)
  • The ability to read and work from schematic drawings.
  • Be used to working both on their own and as part of an Engineering Team and broader project Teams
  • A valid ECS card
  • A clean and current driving licence
  • Their own hand tools. Specialist tools will be provided.
  • Must be polite and be able to communicate clearly

Be prepared to join our Out of Hours rota as some of our systems are maintained on a 24/7 contract. Further remuneration will be provided for this.

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AV INSTALLER

Posted on 15th January, 2019

SMC help demanding clients get the best out of technology in their homes. We are a lively, dynamic company and we’re proud of what we do. Our projects range from simple one-room home cinema installations to fully-integrated multi-million pound homes.

Located in South West London, we work with the most renowned architects, designers and developers within the industry and deliver projects throughout the UK and around the World.

At SMC we bring together audio, television, lighting, telephone, data networks, security and other bespoke technology into a fully integrated and easy to use solution.

 

THE ROLE

We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and experienced AV Installer to join our Engineering Team. You will work within a broader team delivering AV, access control, lighting, video entry, intruder alarm, CCTV and telephone system installation/integration projects, both in the multi-dwelling development sector and within the high-end prime residential market in the UK and overseas.


RESPONSIBILITIES 

Working on both our small development projects or large ‘boutique’ houses and our larger development projects. 

  • You will be responsible for the installation and maintenance of audio, video, security, telephone, data and lighting systems, including, but not limited to:
  • Within the rooms & outside:
  • 2nd fix socket termination,
  • 2nd fix intruder alarm devices (contact/viper/PIR),
  • 2nd fix entry handsets, testing and certification, brackets, wall mounts and fixings, TV installation,
  • blind termination and installation,
  • speaker installation,
  • WAP installation,
  • local head-end termination and cable management,
  • installation of any automated lift/devices,
  • speaker termination
  • installation, CCTV cameras
  • At the head-end: Patching and labelling, Incoming service termination (BT/Virgin twisted pair), Incoming Fibre Termination, Rack building, Final hook-up using the hook-up schematic, documenting any changes that may have occurred during the installation, Network switch installation, CCTV NVR installation, Lutron panel build & commissioning, Video Entry System head-end equipment and terminationCable testing (using pair testers/a calibrated fluke meter.)
  • Good at fault finding
  •  Able to use a computer
  • Cable testing (using pair testers/ a calibrated fluke meter)
  • Be able to use a drill to install brackets for TV projectors etc
  • Able to terminate network cabling (category standard) / video cabling (coaxial)
  • You must also be familiar with commonly used software such as: 
  • Lutron QS
  • Lutron HWI (for older service related projects) 
  • BPT 
  • Paxton Access 
  • Logmein 
  • Mac Scanning software 
  • IP Scanning software 
  • Communicating regularly with those of us that work in the office, including but not limited to, Project Managers & the Service Department - highlighting issues and bringing them to the table for discussion.


KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

The candidate should ideally have:

  • 2 years relevant experience within the industry
  • Good knowledge of residential AV, control (AMX, Crestron, KNX, Rti) Lutron lighting and network systems (Cisco, Ruckus)
  • The ability to read and work from schematic drawings.
  • Be used to working both in an Engineering Team and broader project Teams, as well as at times, working on their own
  • A valid ECS card
  • A clean and current driving licence
  • Their own hand tools. Specialist tools will be provided.
  • Must be polite and be able to communicate clearly

Apply Now


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Technical Support Executive

Posted on 11th January, 2019

AWE is one of the CI/AV industry’s most dynamic and awarded companies. If you have knowledge of consumer electronics and a spark for top customer service, apply to come and join the team!

We are growing and looking for a Technical Support Executive to work alongside our internal sales & technical team, providing tier 1 technical support to our trade customer base.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about creating great AV experiences, enthusiastic about home control and automation and committed to providing the best customer service possible to our dealer base.

You will need to be an excellent communicator, experienced in setting up and configuring AV systems, have a working knowledge of control system programming and IT network configuration.

With a mixture of top tier TV brands sitting alongside other leading audio visual and more specialist installation oriented brands including Denon, HEOS, KEF, Marantz, QMotion & URC, the successful candidate will need to develop and maintain a strong knowledge of product features and operation.

We strive to provide the best possible customer advice, so ongoing specific product training will be provided and you will be liaising with and supported by the wider team.

Please email in confidence with your C.V. to our Chief Technical Officer: Mal Fisher 


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