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Audio Visual & Security Installation Engineer - London

My Client are looking for an experienced Security & AV engineer and programmer to work on a range of projects across the London and Greater London Area.

The Role:
To proactively install in a timely, efficient and professional manor CCTV, Door Entry, Access Control and AV installations in accordance with customer agreed completion dates and job margin criteria, ensuring safe working practices are adhered to at all times.

Main Responsibilities:

, To contribute to quality and continuous improvement across projects
, Assess resource requirements needed to carry out project implementation
, Provide input into plans for engineering and commissioning activities and ensure resource is scheduled when required
, Initiate change control to ensure that management is aware of all possible changes in project scope or budgeted expenditure.

Variation paperwork to be completed and passed for authorisation in a timely manner.


, Providing regular feedback (written and verbal) to the Installation Manager on all projects under his control.
, Responsible for the end-to-end process of designing by marking up/sketching drawings to the CAD draughtsman, first fixing cable, AV rack design and assembly, installing CCTV, Door Entry, Access Control, distributed/multi room Audio systems and Home Theatre systems.


, Assisting in the design of solutions, planning installations, AV supplier procurement and accessories, installing the systems, overseeing sub-contracting commissioning and programming engineers.


, Working within our installation Dept doing New Build Tower and existing Retro fit projects.


, Reporting to the Project Manager and working with our projects coordinator you will be expected to be a self-starter and to work on your own regularly.
, Manage projects to time, budget and customer satisfaction.
, Re-engineering of both products and system design wherever possible to maximise installation margin
, Re-engineering of systems to meet our contractual obligations
, Supporting other installation engineers in programming of systems
, Survey of customer sites and attendance to pre-contract meetings (on an as required basis) to ensure that the full scope of installation works are identified and any problems are overcome at an early stage.


, Day to day installation including site liaison and planning.


, To manage the commissioning process including customer handover.

The completion and recording of Quality checks for all installation works to ensure that company standards are maintained.

All quality issues to be recorded in the feedback system.


, Ensure that job completion paperwork is promptly returned to the admin team (commissioning forms, signed customer handover & before and after photos).


, Working closely with our customers to ensure a professional and efficient service is provided at all times.
, Help design dept to Provide AV Schematic Layouts and SLD drawings as required.


, Work with the Technical Estimator and sales team to ensure our price, accurately reflects the time to carry out various installation tasks and maintain competitive pricing in the marketplace.




This is a technical role that requires regular travel around the London.

To be considered you will need to have the following experience, skills & qualifications:

Essential skills & experience:
, At least 2 years custom installation of Smart home, consisting of Door Entry, CCTV, Access Control, distributed Audio and Home cinema systems
, Strong network installation skills
, HD & 4K video distribution over CAT cable
, In depth experience of AV & control systems
, Full, clean driving licence
, Very strong customer service skills
, Excellent diagnosis and problem solving
, Smart Home and Home entertainment: 4 years (Preferred)
, Residential New Build & Retro
, Full clean UK driving licence

Desired skills & experience but not essential:
, Experience of lighting Control Bus systems
, Advantageous but not a necessity knowledge of electronics for both lighting installation and smart home requirements
, Automation programmer (example;Lutron/KNX/AMX/Crestron)


Salary is negotiable depending on experience


Chartwell Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.




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