• Job Title: AV and VC Technician (Freelance)
  • Employment Type: Freelance
  • Date Posted: 8/01/2017
  • Location: Washington, DC
  • Job #: JO-1704-708

Primary Function
Provide hands-on technical support to clients in conference room settings; work collaboratively with a team of technicians servicing global conferencing with an IP backbone.
Responsibilities AND Duties

  • Verify, test, troubleshoot and monitor VC connections prior to and during meetings
  • Set up, operate and strike conference room VC and AV systems including varying types of cameras, microphones and sound amplification systems, data/video displays and projection systems, AV device control systems, simultaneous interpretation (SI), videoconferencing equipment, computer control systems, video switching, professional audio and video recording systems and video streaming
  • Set up PowerPoint presentations, connecting laptop and desktop computers with display interfaces to portable and data projectors; able to correctly size and adjust a data image on-screen
  • Set up standard audio systems consisting of microphones, mixer, amplifier, and speakers and adjust system for good speech level with no feedback
  • Troubleshoot and resolve immediate technical issues. Report system anomalies, equipment problems, customer relations issues or any other daily event concerns
  • Other duties as assigned

SKILLS Requirements

  • Excellent customer service and problem resolution skills
  • Solid work ethic, reliable and punctual
  • Proficient knowledge of current AV & VC industry practices, standards and procedures; Interest and enthusiasm for growing skills in the IT or AV industry
  • Understand signal flow and be able to provide basic troubleshooting for VC, AV and IT equipment
  • Experience with Polycom videoconferencing equipment, microphone systems, digital audio consoles, video systems, lighting equipment, computers, device control systems
  • Ability to read, speak and effectively communicate in the English language
  • Ability to thrive in a multicultural and multilingual environment
  • Candidate must be willing to undergo background check

Education, Experience AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Communications, Audio/Electronic Engineering or related field preferred; or Technical school training with IT training and related experience
  • 4+ years’ experience with the setup, operation and troubleshooting of conference rooms, auditoriums, theater, hotels and/or broadcast environment

Physical Demands

  • The duties of this position require the ability to walk between buildings on campus; possibly bend, kneel, crawl, climb ladders and to stand for long periods of time
  • Candidate must be capable of working at heights and have good balance
  • Candidate may be required to lift heavy equipment up to 50 pounds
  • Adverse conditions may include noise and dust

To Apply

Customer Service + Diversity Inclusion:
TeamPeople is an organization dedicated to providing superior customer service. Outstanding customer service encompasses everything from performing the technical, creative and operational aspects of our jobs to the best of our ability, to going the extra mile to assist our customers and colleagues in any way. 
We respect, value and celebrate the unique attributes, characteristics and perspectives that make each person who they are. We also believe that bringing diverse individuals together allows us to collectively and more effectively address the issues that face our customers. It is our aim, therefore, that our partners, strategies and investments reflect these core values. TeamPeople is an Equal Opportunity Employer.