AV Technician-Tier I
Broadcast/Engineer Maintenance Technician IIIInternal Title:
AV Technician-Tier ICampus:
Division of Information TechnologyDepartment:
DOIT AV EngineeringBand :
5Advertised Minimum Salary :
$33,494Advertised Salary Range:
Full TimeHours per Week:
Standard working schedule: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.
Full-time Equivalent (FTE)Basis :
12 monthsJob Search Category:
Information TechnologyBenefit Eligibility Type:
Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)South Carolina Retirement:
YesState Insurance Programs:
YesAdvertised Job Summary:
Under general supervision, responds to and diagnoses AV problems through discussions with customers using problem recognition, research, isolation, and resolution steps. Working as a tier I technician, will work in identifying, troubleshooting, and repairing of classroom technology issues while following all Division of Information Technology’s processes and procedures for documentation and accountability. Assist systems designers and programmers, end users, IT personnel, and stakeholders to ensure that systems meet user’s needs and are understood by users. Work closely with engineering team in advanced level troubleshooting and repairs of AV and computer technology in the enhanced classrooms and learning spaces, campus wide.Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):
Associates degree in related field and 2 years experience in repair and maintenance of electronic equipment, or high school diploma and 4 years related experience.Preferred Qualifications:
•Avixa AV Technologist Certificate
•Avixa Certified Technology Specialist (CTS)
Above average electrical and mechanical skills needed to troubleshoot complex electronic problems. Working knowledge of electronic test equipment. Soldering skills are a must. Ability to read and comprehend operations manuals and electronics schematics and drawings. Good organizational skills and work ethic is a must. Daily use of computers for communication and design is a must. Responsible for performing assembly and installation of electronic equipment and system wiring as directed and speciﬁed in the project documentation which may include, but not limited to, rack assembly; pulling, labeling, terminating and testing structured cabling of cat5/6, video, RGB, HDMI, DVI and audio cables; and installing audio/video conferencing equipment, distributed audio, digital signage, sound reinforcement, video projection, control systems, and ﬂat panel and projection screen mounting.
Basic to moderately complex knowledge of capabilities, and intricacies of systems and
General understanding of, or experience with one or more of these areas of expertise:
oBasic desktop computer support.
oStructured cabling, grounding, equipment rack fabrications, termination, and calibration of audio video equipment.
oSoldering and mechanical terminations.
Reading and understanding assigned project documentation and determine if additional information is required.
May be required to work a variable schedule based on the needs of classroom support.Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive:
NoHazardous weather category:
EssentialNumber of Vacancies:
5Job Open Date:
11/13/2020Job Close Date:
12/28/2020Open Until Filled:
NoSpecial Instructions to Applicant:
Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.Quicklink for Posting:
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