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AV Technician

AV Technician

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US-MD-Fort Meade
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By Light is seeking an A/V Technician who will be responsible for providing technical support of AV systems, conference rooms, Video Teleconferencing (VTC) rooms, control rooms, audiovisual display systems, and auditoriums.


By Light is an IT products and services firm specializing in software development, satellite/terrestrial communications, cyber security, and network engineering/design. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, we provide support worldwide to DOD, Federal Civilian, and Health IT customers.


  • Provides AV technical support to identify, isolate and repair AV/VTC equipment and systems.
  • Performs periodic preventive maintenance of AV / VTC equipment to reduce down time.
  • Coordinates and processes conference room requests via Microsoft Outlook.
  • Provides operation of video switchers for up to 8 cameras plus other video and computer sources with a full understanding of live video switched events and video lighting techniques.
  • Operates analog, digital videotape machines and digital disk recorders for playback and recording.
  • Monitors and manages multi-image and multiple screens, electronic based presentations.
  • Monitors and controls audio using audio mixers, audio amplification, enhancement equipment, audio source assignments, routing, patching, and distribution.
  • Monitors and operates AMX or other control systems via touch screen or computer interface.
  • Troubleshoots all systems to solve problems before, during, and after live presentations.
  • Terminates fiber, BNC, audio and digital display cables/wires.
  • Assists with technical aspects of audiovisual production and sets up audiovisual equipment for training and public information presentations.
  • Communicates with customers over the telephone and in person on troubleshooting issues to establish priorities and troubleshoot work in-progress technical issues.
  • Maintains AV systems.

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 years Audio Visual experience
  • Must have knowledge of microphone types, usage and placement.
  • Must have experience with both wireless and hard wired microphones.
  • Must have a full understanding of all signal routing via patch panels as well as RGB, SDI, standard and digital video, and audio routers.
  • Must have an in depth understanding of broadcast audio and video, multimedia, VTC (Video Teleconferencing) systems, video and audio streaming technologies and standards.

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

  • TS/SCI is required

An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities