Employee Status: 2-Year Fixed Term Work Agreement: Hybrid Work Location: Stanford Main Campus
Job Summary: The Audio Visual (AV) Engineer reports into the Stanford University IT Infrastructure AV Technologies Deployment team. This individual will work with stakeholders across the University and partner institutions to understand their vision for a vast range of venues e.g., huddle spaces, conference rooms, classrooms, multi-purpose event locations, auditoriums to develop and implement AV systems to meet their needs.
The responsibilities center around client engagement, AV system consulting and design, implementation oversight, and ensuring the solution functions as intended, and meets the use cases for the venue. The AV Engineer solicits the needs and expectations of the client, creates the design, generates the technical drawings, prepares the equipment list, facilitates estimates for equipment and labor costs, and drafts the client proposal as inputs to the final statement of work. During the project, responsibilities include oversight for the installation and testing of the system, troubleshooting issues as they arise, and facilitating client acceptance of the system.
The expected pay range for this position is $112,000 - $150,000 per annum.
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* Consult with clients to determine AV requirements for the venue's use cases * Develop and propose AV solutions based upon Stanford's technology standards * Create the AV design and requisite artifacts e.g., artist renderings, CAD drawings, equipment lists, user documentation to describe the proposed solution in detail to include required audio, visual, and network systems * Review and validate the Bill of Materials for compliance with standards and ensure completeness of required components * Estimate level of effort and costs for equipment and labor * Review and validate the Bill of Materials for compliance with standards and ensure completeness of required components * Partner with supporting AV deployment resources e.g., service manager, project managers, system programmers and administrators, field engineers, network engineers, voice communications engineers, vendors and third-party integrators to develop the proposal and complete the project deliverables per scope, budget and schedule commitments * Collaborate and coordinate with architects, facilities engineers, interior designers to understand dependencies, and ensure the AV system aligns with their requirements and scope of work * Define and document standard installation guidelines of AV equipment to meet the University IT's standards and specifications * Develop/update AV standards to ensure solutions address the current needs of the University * Evaluate product and evaluate potential suppliers; and act as the primary subject matter expert * Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications Education & Experience:
* Bachelor's degree and eight years of relevant experience or a combination of education and relevant experience * In-depth experience in the analysis, design, implementation and support of large-scale AV projects * Proven successful track record planning and managing AV system projects, including ability to lead and mentor people resources * Experience coordinating with AV vendors and integrators on design packages, programming and installation Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: * Excellent oral and written communication skills, with ability to communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical individuals * Ability to remain calm, engage collaboratively and take action in ambiguous and stressful situations * Analytical troubleshooting skills Certifications and Licenses: * CTS, CTS-D Certifications preferred
* Equipment: Cisco, Samsung Commercial Displays, Shure MicroFlex (Dante), Extron Systems (NAV) * AV Systems Programming * Cisco Call Manager Device Configuration * Network design and configuration for AVoIP environments Physical Qualifications * Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks * Frequently sitting, grasping lightly/fine manipulation * Occasionally stand, walk, kneel, and/or crawl * Rarely climb e.g., ladders, scaffolds, twist, bend stoop, squat, reach or work above shoulders; lift, carry, push, pull objects that weigh up to or more 40 pounds * Must be able to occasionally crawl into tight spaces * Possess good visual acuity * Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job
* May be exposed to electricity at greater than 240 volts, lasers, noise > 80dB TWA. * May need to work in confined spaces such as closets and racks or heights 4-10 feet. * WORK STANDARDS: * Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients * and with external organizations. * Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for * safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and * lessons learned. * Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, * including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's * Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
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