By Light HQ

Audio Visual Technician

Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
Posted Date 6 months ago(4/12/2021 8:28 AM)
# of Openings
IT Support


By Light is hiring an AV Technician to join our team supporting a DOD customer. The A/V Technician is responsible for providing technical support of AV systems, conference rooms, Video Teleconferencing (VTC) rooms, control rooms, audiovisual display systems, and auditoriums.



  • 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.
  • All other duties as assigned by management.

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 years Audio Visual experience

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • 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 clearance required

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to lift large AV items such as televisions. All large format televisions will be a group lift


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