A/V Field Service Engineer

A/V Field Service Engineer


Birmingham, AL


A/V Field Service Engineer – Alabama & Surrounding Areas
3+ Month Contract 
Birmingham / Montgomery & Surrounding areas (90% Travel)

Synergis’ client, a global services organization focused on connecting people, technology and experiences, has engaged us in a search for an A/V Field Service Engineer to join their expanding team!  The A/V Field Service Engineer will be responsible for providing technical support, troubleshooting, installation and repair and of audio-visual systems in the Birmingham / Montgomery, Alabama and surrounding areas for a variety of companies ranging from business / corporate to educational to board rooms and even military command centers!

A/V Field Service Engineer | Background and Scope 

  • Troubleshoot system issues and resolve issues with efficiency and quality
  • Troubleshoot and verify and document performance, using wide range of test equipment to troubleshoot and verify and document performance
  • Provide a superior level of support to clients during maintenance and repair of AV equipment
  • Develop an on-going customer relationship, resulting in future customer loyalty
  • Conduct Preventative Maintenance visits to ensure all client AV systems and rooms a are operating in at optimum levels
  • Work with programmers to load updated Control Programming Files and test changes as needed
  • Escalate issues for further support through the field service supervisors, field service director, and Global Services team members 
  • Coordinate resolution with internal Engineering and/or Manufacturers as necessary
  • Track all time including travel and labor associated with field service tickets via ConnectWise
  • Articulate troubleshooting actions, next step actions, recommendations and/or resolution prior to leaving client or before the end of day site where possible
  • Coax, ethernet and fiber optic cable testing and troubleshooting
  • Responsible for maintaining your individual toolkits and material inventories. 
  • Responsible for maintaining their personal licenses, certifications and qualifications (some states have specific requirement in this area).

A/V Field Service Engineer | Requirements

  • 3 to 7+ years of experience with AV integration and / or AV field service
  • Experience reverse engineering legacy AV systems in situations where there is no documentation
  • 1+ years as a technician and/or fabrication technician or related industry experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues with the some or all following products and related systems: 
    • Crestron and AMX control systems
    • Extron equipment
    • Biamp, QSC audio DSP products and systems
    • Cisco, POLY, LOGITECH video conference systems,
    • Luxul, NETGEAR, CISCO switches
    • Video wall systems: Planar, UNILUMEN, LG, Samsung, Barco products and systems
  • Able to read and understand functional design drawings as well as cable riser diagrams and all architectural drawings
  • Superior client relationship management is a requirement for this position (i.e. exhibiting the ability to create an atmosphere of tension relief during high stress encounters)
  • Achieve AVIXA CTS Certification within first year
  • Familiarity with a wide range of audio, video and networking equipment 
  • Ability to research and specify replacement products
  • Intermediate to advanced AV Networking skills
  • Cabling and connectors: ability to crimp and solder.
  • Advanced knowledgeable of signal flow and low voltage electrical concepts, i.e., Ohms law
  • Ability to commission and debug newly built systems 
  • Top Secret Security Clearance is not required, but would be a nice plus.

A/V Field Service Engineer | Soft Skills / Traits:

  • Previous experience providing face-to-face client technical systems support
  • Experience with supporting internal and external client relationships.
  • Forward-thinking individual, with diligence and efficiency in multi-tasking.
  • Possessing the ability to take ownership and provide solutions toward resolution.
  • Excellent communications and client service skills, with consistent follow-through.
  • Detail oriented and technically savvy.

A/V Field Service Engineer | Travel:

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license in their state of residence. 
  • Required to use their own vehicle and will be reimbursed for mileage at the current corporate rate (tolls reimbursed as well)
  • Local travel to job sites (within a 2-hour driving distance each way) will make up 70-90% usually.

A/V Field Service Engineer | Other:

  • Associates degree / high school diploma is a minimum requirement for this position.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and adhere to our insurance requirements
  • Demonstrate a legal ability to work within the United States via I9 verification.  Ability to work for any US based company without sponsorship
  • Some afterhours / weekend work may be necessary, but would occur once or twice a month
  • Any offer of employment will be contingent on the successful completion of a full background check, drug screening and driving records check 
  • Local Birmingham / Montgomery based candidates ONLY

About Our Client 
Our client is enabling a digital future—connecting people, technology and experiences, where and when it matters most. When done right, digital communication empowers human connection, and our client’s solutions are experienced by millions every day.  With 2,000+ employees in 50+ locations worldwide, they are a global organization serving local needs.

Synergis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.


To apply for this job please visit synergishr.workllama.com.

About Synergis

Our digital world has accelerated the need for businesses to build IT ecosystems that enable growth and innovation along with enhancing the Total experience (TX). Synergis partners with our clients at the intersection of talent and transformation to scale their balanced teams of tech, digital and creative professionals.

Synergis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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