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Jacobs Video Engineer in Herndon, Virginia

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Your Impact:

Job Description:

• Project engineer of Audio/Video systems will capture customer requirements and design audio-visual systems based on customers’ needs.

Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:

• Prepares drawings and rack wiring diagrams for each system

• Estimates costs for equipment as well as engineering, installation and programming labor for every design

Assists during commissioning (if required) of complex audio-video systems including AV racks, VTCs, projectors, video wall and flat panel screens as well as other audio-visual equipment including but not limited to cabling, fiber optics, racking and mounting AV devices and control units

Here’s What You’ll Need:


• Prior experience with Audio Video Systems design/engineering

• Experience related to audio-video systems design to include: conference rooms, training-classrooms and command-operations centers

• Experience with installing, troubleshooting, and commissioning audio-visual equipment including, video walls, flat screens, speakers, microphones, racking, AV cabling and wiring

• Knowledge of full line of Extron equipment

• Knowledge of Video Teleconferencing technologies

• Advanced configuration of DSP audio systems required

• Ability to read architectural drawings

• Microsoft Visio for designing high-level AV systems

• Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to do advanced systems troubleshooting

• Basic understanding of networking

Minimum Years of Experience:

3 – 5 years progressive and relevant experience

Minimum Education:

High School Diploma or Equivalent

Bachelor’s Degree preferred

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