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Installation Engineer

Posted on 19th November, 2018

NV INTEGRATION

NV Integration are a multiple award-winning smart home and audio-visual company.

Located in Central London we work on super prime residential, and high-end commercial projects. These range from one-room home cinema installations to fully-integrated multi-million pound homes, and large scale multi dwellings. These projects are predominantly in Central London and the home counties, however we also have active projects in Asia, and Europe.

Due to our continued success we are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic lead engineer to join our on-site installations team. This would be a great opportunity for an ambitious and driven individual to further their career with exposure to the highest calibre of projects.

 

THE ROLE

Salary will be based on experience, however applying candidates should outline their self-motivated enthusiasm to learn and grow within one of the industries leading companies.

  • Minimum 2/3 years experience of AV from a high-end residential background.
  • Experience with home automation and lighting control systems: Crestron, Control4, Savant, Lutron etc.
  • A strong background in IT, and networking topology.
  • Familiarity of configuring and programming IT products: Cisco, DrayTek, Ruckus etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communicative skills.
  • A can-do attitude and being comfortable to go above and beyond when needed for the success of the project.
  • Experience of cable terminations and testing: CatX, Coaxial, Speakon, BNC, etc.
  • Experience of rack building and patch panels: Middle Atlantic.
  • The ability to read, work, and feedback information from drawings.
  • Excellent Microsoft office skills. Familiarity with AutoCad, Visio & Sketchup is also desirable but not essential.
  • Availability to work overseas.
  • Full UK driving license.

We firmly believe in investing in people and the successful candidate will receive the opportunity to attend any training courses which are required for the benefit the role.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Applications should be made in writing and emailed to info@nvintegration.co.uk and clearly marked with the reference of the role being applied for.

Please enclose an up to date copy of your CV (PDF format preferred) and in your accompanying covering email, you should highlight any relevant experience against the outlined job specification.


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Residential Audio Visual Installation Engineer/Senior Engineer

Posted on 15th October, 2018

Job type: Permanent
Salary: (Salary will be commensurate with experience)
Benefits: Company Vehicle, Mobile, Laptop & Healthcare after 3 months of service
Location: London. Must be able to travel outside of the M25 and within the EU on occasion
 
The Organisation
 
We are a rapidly growing AV installation company based in Heathrow specialising in high-end residential projects. Our involvement ranges from initial design, 2nd fix through to final commission, support and maintenance.
 
The Role
 
We have a need for a highly technical and engineering-minded AV Installation Engineer/Senior Engineer who is now looking for a long term career as opposed to just a job. You must be a tried and tested residential installation engineer with residential audio visual experience of installing bespoke AV solutions into end users’ homes. You must also be used to working as part of a team, and be prepared to go that extra mile when required.
 
A working knowledge of the following would be advantageous: Control4, Crestron, HDMI matrix systems, (DM, Wyrestorm etc.) TCP/IP Networking (Cisco, ZyXEL), Lighting Control (Crestron, Lutron, Rako), Sonos, Satellite and TV distribution systems
 
Requirements
  • Understanding and interpretation of wiring designs and schematic drawings
  • Rack build and commission
  • Hardware installation and programming knowledge
  • Ability to meet deadlines and within budget
  • Above-average fault finding skills
  • Excellent communication at all levels
  • Experience of User training
  • Customer relationship management (Client Facing)
  • Excellent timekeeping
  • Clean UK Driving License
In addition to the above, you will need to be able to provide regular written job reports and be able to liaise and work alongside respective trades.
 
Any other experience would be an asset
 
Salary will be commensurate with experience.
 
NO SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE

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AV INSTALLER

Posted on 12th October, 2018

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.

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

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SECURITY ENGINEER

Posted on 12th October, 2018

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.

 

ROLE

We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and experienced Security Engineer to join our Security Team. You will work with a team delivering intruder alarm, access control, video entry, 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 security systems, including, but not limited to:

  •  Intruder alarm:
  • Texecom
  • Scantronic
  • Galaxy
  • Menvier
  • Access control:
  • Paxton
  • Biometrics
  • LenelOnGuard
  • Impro BPT
  • Video entry
  • BPT
  • BPT XIP
  • Siedle and others
  • CCTV
  • Samsung IP
  • Dedicated Micro’s analogue & IP range
  • Pelco – DSSRV & DX Series
  • Telephone system integration
  • Carrying out preventative and corrective callouts during the day for our Security Maintenance Clients
  • Responding to out of hours calls from our Security Maintenance Clients when it is your turn to be on call.
  • Documenting any changes that may have occurred during the installation
  • 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

  • Ideally 3 years relevant experience within the industry
  • Some knowledge of Intruder Alarm standards for both Grade 2 and Grade 3 systems
  • An excellent knowledge of the following systems is required
    • Intruder Alarm - including but not limited to Texecom, Scantronic, Galaxy and Menvier
    • Access Control- Paxton, Biometrics, LenelOnGuard, Impro BPT
    • CCTV- Hanwha, Dedicated Micro's analogue and IP range, Pelco - DSSRV and DX series
    • Video Entry- BPT, BPT XIP, Siedle and others.
  • Knowledge of Redcare, digital communicators and IP communications
  • Very neat and efficient installations at 2nd fix stage, experience also of commissioning, fault finding and servicing systems.
  • Used to working both in a team (Security Team and broader project Teams) and working on their own. 

We work predominantly in very high end domestic properties so the candidate must be well presented and have excellent communication skills. The candidate must be skilled at commissioning, supporting, fault finding and installing. We require a self-motivated individual that can work alone and as part of a team. The candidate will be responsible for completing projects and reporting daily to in-line and project managers. The candidate was also required to out preventative and corrective call-outs.

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CCTV & Security System Install Engineer

Posted on 3rd October, 2018
Full Time  
Salary - £18k to £24k pa subject to experience
 
Challenge Control are a fast-growing Home Automation Company based in Kent with over 40 years’ experience. We are looking for someone to join our Security team. The ideal candidate will have a can-do attitude. You will be based in and around the Kent, Surrey and Central London area. You will also be expected to travel to and from the office from time to time. 
The right candidate will have a pro-active attitude and be willing to learn the industry, a minimum of 1 years’ experience in security or electrical is required, full training will be supplied. 
The position will be based in and around the Kent, Surrey and Central London Area. 
As a Company we install and commission the following Security Systems: 
 
• CCTV
• Access Control
• Intruder Alarm
• Door/Gate Entry
• Fire Alarm
 
The role will include but not be limited to assisting with the installation and maintenance of the above systems. 

Key Skills 
 
• Strong ability to work alone and use own initiative as well as being part of a team
• Be organised, flexble and able to approach different types of tasks dusing the working day
• Excellent Customer service/communication skills
• Previous use of Hand tools is a MUST
 
The successful candidate will be vetted to BS7858 therefor a clean criminal record is required 
This role would ideally suit somebody with a clean driving licence (insurance dictates aged 21+) 
Please submit CV to HR@challenge-control.co.uk & Chris.Nye@challenge-control.co.uk

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AV Project Management Support Assistant /Coordinator

Posted on 3rd October, 2018
Full time  
Salary - £19 – 22k pa subject to experience 
 
Challenge Control are a fast-growing Home Automation Company based in Kent with over 40 years’ experience. We are looking for someone to join Project Management support team. The ideal candidate will have a can-do attitude. You will be based in our offices based in Tenterden Kent, however there maybe times when attendance is required at site/client meetings which are in and around the Kent, Surrey and London area.  
 
We are seeking an experienced project support assistant/co-ordinator available to start with immediate effect and ideally someone who has been working on audio visual and/ or IT technology projects. 
 
Key Skills: 
• AutoCAD experience preferable
• Excellent Written and Verbal communication skills, strong interpersonal skills as well as outstanding organisational skills
• Fully conversant with Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Excel and word
 
This position will support the project manager/CAD designer
Key responsibilities: 
• answering and coordinating service calls
• Diary organisation /Program Management
• Understanding of drawings and Take offs
• Prepare appropriate project documentation for the Project manager
 
 

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CCTV & Security Install Engineer

Posted on 2nd October, 2018

Sep 28, 2018
Clarke Infinity Ltd.
Billericay, UK
 
Job Description
 
Clarke Infinity specialises in smart homes, AV that transforms houses and living experiences – bespoke design and installation, sound and entertainment, lighting,
home cinema, automation and control, CCTV and security, through to full system support.
 
Established over 30 years ago, Clarke Infinity is one of the oldest companies within the AV industry in the UK. Our bespoke service draws heavily on the invaluable expertise of our team and we boast a large residential and commercial client base both in the UK and Internationally.
 
We are expanding our Essex based team and have a number of vacancies including a CCTV & Security Install Engineer.
 
We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our team. The ideal candidate would have at least 2 years’ experience working within the security industry.
The varied role will include a mixture of service, maintenance and installation work to CCTV, Access Control, Security Systems and an opportunity to work alongside our AV installers with home cinema and home automation installations.  
 
As a CCTV & Security Install Engineer you will be an integral part of the team delivering full turnkey projects to the highest of standards.
 
Responsibilities:
Design, programming, installation of home security systems including CCTV systems, access control
Installing at first and second fix level 
Installing at first and second fix level home cinema rooms, home automation and lighting solutions working alongside the AV Installers
Rack building
Maintenance and service of CCTV systems
Provide training on-site to the end user
Service calls and fault finding 
Installing access control
 
Key Skills Required:
Electrical / Electronic Skills
2 Years proven experience in service/maintenance and installation of CCTV and Security Installations
Full clean UK driver licence 
Understanding of technical drawings and documentation
Good communication skills 
Understanding digital network integration
Team player
Control4 experience beneficial but not essential, dealer training will be provided
Any Lutron skillset an added benefit
Attractive annual salary with benefits, salary will be based on level of experience.
 
How to Apply
 
For further information and details of the job description please visit https://www.clarkeinfinity.com/were-hiring/. To apply please submit your CV and covering letter to katie@clarkeinfinity.com.

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Audio Visual Engineer

Posted on 2nd October, 2018

Sep 28, 2018
Clarke Infinity Ltd
Billericay, UK
 
Job Description
 
Clarke Infinity specialises in smart homes, AV that transforms houses and living experiences – bespoke design and installation, sound and entertainment, lighting,
home cinema, automation and control, CCTV and security, through to full system support.
 
Established over 30 years ago, Clarke Infinity is one of the oldest companies within the AV industry in the UK. Our bespoke service draws heavily on the invaluable expertise of our team and we boast a large residential and commercial client base both in the UK and Internationally.
 
We are expanding our Essex based team and have a number of vacancies including an Audio Visual Engineer. We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our team. The ideal candidate would have at least 2 years’ experience working within the AV industry and be familiar with high-end complex audio visual and control systems.  
 
The varied role will include design, programming, installation and commissioning of residential and commercial projects working with control technology, sound and entertainment, home cinema systems, automation and more.
 
As an Audio Visual Engineer you will be an integral part of the team delivering full turnkey projects to the highest of standards.
 
Responsibilities:
Design, programming, installation of home automation including Control4 
Installing at first and second fix level in the constructing of cinema rooms and multi-audio systems (supporting the first fix team)
Maintenance and service of AV systems
Provide training on-site to the end user
Rack building
Service calls and fault finding 
 
 
Key Skills Required:
Electrical / Electronic Skills
2 Years proven experience in service/maintenance and Installation of Home Automation Systems
Full clean UK driver licence 
Understanding of technical drawings and documentation
Good communication skills 
Understanding digital network integration
Computer and technology skills
Team player
Control4 and Crestron experience beneficial but not essential, full dealer training will be provided
Any Lutron skillset an added benefit
Attractive annual salary with benefits, salary will be based on level of experience.
 
How to Apply
 
For more information visit https://www.clarkeinfinity.com/were-hiring/. To apply please email your CV and covering letter to katie@clarkeinfinity.com

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Lead Systems Integrator

Posted on 24th September, 2018

Surrey/London based Home Automation company Simply My Home are in a fortunate position for expansion and therefore have a position for a skilled lead AV installer/engineer to join our small and friendly team. We encourage CEDIA/Supplier training & accreditations to encourage progression. The role involves working as part of a team carrying out the installation of high end Audio Visual and Home Automation systems. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic and self-motivated, with onsite installation experience and knowledge of audio visual and home automation systems.

Candidate Requirements

  • All candidates must have at least 2-3 years experience within the AV/Home Automation industry.
  • Experience in some or all of the following areas: Multi-room Audio Visual Systems, Home Cinema, Lighting Control & Home Automation.
  • Ability to be able to install Large TVs and Projector equipment etc.
  • Competent Audio Visual knowledge including connection of audio and video equipment and terminating Cat5/6 sockets and equipment.
  • Good fault finding skills to resolve technical issues.
  • Good practical skills and an understanding of construction procedures
  • Be efficient, hardworking and able to stay calm under pressure.
  • Ability to install to a high standard including building and connecting AV racks in a neat and efficient manner including labelling.
  • Commitment to safe working practices and maintaining Health and Safety requirements.
  • Located geographically in or around the M25.
  • Candidate will require a full UK driving license.
  • Must have Valid CSCS/ECS card.

Ideally have good working experience with some of the below systems, however supplier training will be provided

  • Control4
  • Crestron
  • Lutron
  • Rako
  • Ruckus

In return we will offer a competitive salary, pension scheme, supplier and trade accreditations along with tools, laptop, mobile phone and a company vehicle (after successful completion of probation).

How to Apply

Please send CV to info@simplifymyhome.co.uk (No Agencies)


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Service Engineer

Posted on 23rd February, 2018

Service Engineer

Cornflake has built an outstanding reputation for the supply of high quality audio visual products into the high end residential sector. Predominantly this market is in the greater London area.

Over this period Cornflake has established a first-class service capability. Providing its clients with a bespoke ‘Concierge’ capability. This capability meets the various needs of Cornflake diverse, but ever demanding clients.

The Concierge capability is growing rapidly and Cornflake now needs to add a service engineer to the Service team

Role Purpose

Working as part of the overall Cornflake service team, the purpose of this role is to ensure Cornflake clients receive first class service support at all times. The responsibility starts once a project has been handed over from operations. 

Aim of the Job

  1. Ensure all Cornflake clients receive a first class service experience
  2. Diagnose and resolve client issues, both on site and remotely

Main Duties

  • Using the Cornflake Service workflow package, manage Cornflake Client requirements
  • Respond in a timely manner to Client tickets allocated
  • Work through a service process, using both internal and external resources to establish a clients issue, a plan for resolution
  • Own the process to resolution for allocated clients
  • Establish additional opportunities for Cornflake solutions with the clients
  • Maintain and keep up to date the Cornflake workflow package on all client interactions

Knowledge and Experience

  • Demonstrable knowledge of the Cornflake market
  • Experience of large scale residential AV environments
  • Experience of working with the Cornflake client demographic
  • Proven ‘Service process’ skills
  • Strong client management capabilities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • To be able to prioritise, and ability to meet tight deadlines often under pressure
  • Experience with Out of Hours/On-Call Rota Schemes
  • Experience of Windows, Mac, iOS & Android operating systems
  • Preferred experience as both Installation & Service Engineer
  • Preferred experience with the following Systems/Manufacturers:
    • Crestron
    • Control4
    • Lutron Lighting & Shading
    • Sonos
    • Domotz
    • Cisco
    • Ruckus
    • Satellite & Aerial
    • HDBaseT & IP Based Video Distribution
    • Home Cinema
    • IP CCTV
    • IP Based Phone Systems
    • IP Based Door Entry & Access Control
    • BMS Systems
    • Integration to Fire & Security Systems

Benefits

  • Central London location – Fitzrovia
  • Regular social events & team building
  • Opportunity for growth as part of a dynamically expanding team
  • Access to the best show room in London with Dolby Atmos Cinema
  • 23 Days annual leave
  • Free coffee
  • Market Leader in custom integration – access to cutting edge technology daily and world class knowledge banks 

Please send applications and CVs to john.fitzpatrick@cornflake.co.uk, or call 020 7323 585.


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AV Installer

Posted on 19th February, 2018

We are looking for an experienced Audio Visual Installer to join our team

The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years experience of residential integration projects and have good communication skills

Salary is negotiable subject to experience.

The Audio Visual Installer will manage audio visual residential and commercial integration projects.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Experience of Crestron, Control4, Lutron
  • Installation of AV hardware and rack building
  • Knowledge of IT and networks
  • Self starter with the ability to work alone or part of a team
  • At least 3 years of residential integration installation experience
  • Experience in configuring programming and troubleshooting Audio Visual Control Systems
  • Experience of MS Office including Visio
  • Systematic and thorough approach to work
  • Installing audio visual equipment including flat panel displays, speakers, matrices, video over IP and control systems
  • Must have recent hands on experience with racking, terminating cables and connecting components as required by drawings and design
  • Must have knowledge of system commissioning
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work with the client, other contractors and your team
  • Ability to read drawings and install equipment to specifications required.

Almost all our work is in London so a realistic commute to the office in Kensington is important

Please send applications and CVs to ibrown@kht.co.uk


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