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Feltech are expanding! If you would like more information on our current vacancies or would like to apply please email careers@feltech.co.uk. We look forward to hearing from you.

JOB DESCRIPTION: AV SYSTEMS DESIGNER

The main duties of the AV System Designer:

  • To take the technical brief for a project from Pre-sales department
  • To produce detailed systems designs and schematics to match the brief
  • Production of, or assistance in the production of, M&E CAD drawings
  • To produce written technical equipment specifications
  • When necessary, to provide project details and equipment specifications to in-house and third party control system programmers and provide assistance with any control system issues
  • Preparation of the necessary documentation for ‘Acceptance Tests’ conducted at our premises and on site where necessary
  • To provide technical information and support for all the Feltech Sales, Pre-sales, Installation and Project Management staff
  • To assist the sales department in producing customer quotations for systems
  • Assess and appraise new technologies to help deliver the best possible solution to the customer

Essential Skills

  • In depth Professional AV and/or Broadcast Television systems engineering knowledge. (Crestron, AMX, BiAmp, QSC, Extron, etc)
  • 2D CAD skills using AutoCAD or other CAD package
  • Documentation skills
  • Communication skills – ability to deal politely and efficiently with customers both on the telephone and in meetings
  • Ability to work under pressure

Desirable Skills

  • TCP/IP Networking knowledge
  • Infocomm CTS Certification
  • Infocomm CTS-D Certification (advantageous)

JOB DESCRIPTION: PROJECT MANAGER

Main duties of the Project Manager include:

  • To assist the Feltech Sales Department to take a technical brief for a project from the Client when required.
  • To assist the Sales Department in specifying equipment for a project and to assist in the costing of installation accessories and labour
  • Project co-ordination with customers, contractors and sub-contractors.
  • Conducting site surveys and production of written site survey notes, photographs and drawings.
  • Production of sketch type systems diagrams, connection spread sheets etc to aid system comprehension by others and, if you do not use CAD yourself, to pass to our CAD draughtsmen for production of full working drawings.
  • To monitor, record and report project budget vs project actuals in a timely manner to senior management.
  • Undertaking or supervising system pre-build works at our premises to the required standards.
  • Coordinate with the Project Coordinator the booking of crew accommodation, travel arrangements, hire vehicles and hired in plant and tools required for project related site work.
  • To schedule, oversee and undertake the on-site installations of systems in conjunction with the Installation Team
  • To oversee the setup, commission and test systems to meet the required standards.
  • To identify project variations, including the associated labour, and communicate these to the internal sales team or account manager as appropriate so that these can be costed and passed on to the client by the operations team.
  • To provide technical support for all systems installed, from advice to arranging repairs and modifications.
  • To provide technical information and support for all the Feltech Sales, Installation and Design staff.

Essential Skills
Professional AV and/or Broadcast Television and/or Theatre, systems engineering knowledge.
An understanding of IT Networking in relation to AV/Broadcast/Theatre.
Communication skills – ability to deal politely and efficiently with customers both on the telephone and in meetings.
Experience of managing a team and being a team player.
Experience in software set up of control panels, routing systems, DSPs, graphics processors etc
Ability to work under pressure. Current and clean Driving License.

Desirable Skills
Infocomm CTS Certification. Infocomm CTS-D or CTS-I and Prince2 Project Management certification would be of benefit.

JOB DESCRIPTION: CAD TECHNICIAN

Main duties of the CAD Draughtsman include:

  1. The production of 2D and 3D room layouts
  2. The production of 2D and 3D rack layouts
  3. The production of CAD systems schematics and diagrams
  4. Producing block diagram concept drawings and layouts for client pitches and tenders
  5. The production of 2D and 3D mechanical drawings
  6. Maintaining the Companies CAD filing systems

Essential Skills

2D AutoCAD skills
Communication skills – ability to deal politely and efficiently with staff members and customers both on the telephone and in meetings
Previous knowledge of the Audio Visual and/or Broadcast Industries
AV system design experience
Team player

Other useful skills

3D AutoCAD skills, BIM Experience, Infocomm CTS Certification

JOB DESCRIPTION: PROJECT/CATEGORY BUYER

The main duties of the Project/Category Buyer include:

Purchasing against Projects (as and when assigned)

Follow up on existing orders to ensure goods are shipped and delivered on promised dates
Processing orders
Work closely with Feltech Logistics team to ensure supply only goods are dispatched immediately
General Admin ie. maintain purchasing records within job files, shipments and other related matters
Support and assist with invoice queries
Price list management
Act as Category Manager for consumable products, Define, Monitor and Develop the range liaising with Projects & Ops teams.
Maintain stock levels of consumables ensuring no stock outs and conversely reduce overstocking
Monitor and pro-actively reduce inventory of free-stock items
Regularly circulate free-stock lists to the design and sales teams
Purchasing office stationary
Plan and manage the perpetual inventory count process, completing a complete cycle count each quarter
Report and investigate losses and gains
Manage End of Life (EoL) products, ensure items are returned to supplier in a timely manner
Ensure faulty products are returned to supplier for full credit, keeping a log of faults in the AX non-compliance system
Monitor damaged product, keep an AX non-compliance log of damages, which
site, PM’s and Installation teams to identify patterns

The Project/Category Buyer should have the following Skills/Qualities:

Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics AX system (or similar ERP/CRM System),
Good communication and negotiation skills
Ability to work to Project deadlines
Ability to communicate in a professional manner both with internal colleagues and suppliers
Excellent time management skills
Attention to detail
Familiar and confident with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
Team player and the ability to multitask

JOB DESCRIPTION. COMMISSIONING ENGINEER.

The main duties of the Commissioning Engineer include:

  • Supervising system pre-build works at our premises to the required standards.
  • Creation of configuration software for such devices as Audio DSPs, Matrices etc
  • To carry our system testing and configuration of systems built off site prior to factory acceptance testing.
  • Preparing acceptance testing documentation prior to client or consultant factory acceptance tests conducted on our premises
  • To assist in the second fix of AV, Broadcast and UCC systems to supplied design drawings and cable schedules and to the highest possible standards.
  • To provide project details and equipment specifications to in-house and third-party control system programmers and provide assistance with control system programming and any control system issues
  • To set up, test and commission systems on site to meet the required standards
  • Completion, and where appropriate, documentation of as-built version of configuration software for DSPs, Matrices etc
  • In conjunction with the Project Manager to gather ‘on-site change’ information and site-specific details such as IP addresses, MAC Addresses, phone numbers etc and pass this information via a marked-up CAD drawing to the CAD draughtsmen for the production of as-built drawings.
  • To provide technical support for all systems installed including technical advice to the client and other Feltech team members
  • To provide, where necessary, technical support for on-site system maintenance, system repairs and modifications post project completion.
  • To provide technical information and support for all the Feltech Sales, Installation and Project Management staff 

Essential Skills

  • In depth Professional AV and/or Broadcast Television systems engineering knowledge,  close attention to detail
  • Communication skills – ability to deal politely and efficiently with customers both on the telephone and in meetings.
  • Experience in software set up of routing systems, DSPs, graphics processors etc
  • Experience in fault-finding complex AV/IT/ Broadcast systems
  • Experience in commission complex AV/IT/Broadcast systems
  • IP Networking knowledge
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Current and clean Driving License.

Desirable Skills

  • Control system programming experience (Crestron and AMX), Infocomm CTS Certification (CTS / CTS-I / CTS-D)

JOB DESCRIPTION: PROJECT ENGINEER

The main duties of the Project Engineer include:

To assist the Project Managers with the overall installation of systems on large projects, both on and off site.
To take responsibility for running and installing smaller projects, with a team of Engineers.
To coordinate with the Feltech Operations Manager, Contractors and Clients.
To supervise or assemble and wire up AV and Broadcast systems, to supplied design drawings and cable schedules, to the highest possible standards. To configure and test these systems prior to them leaving our workshops.
To supervise and carry out first and second fix installation work on site and to commission and handover of these systems.
To produce site specific Method Statements and Risk Assessments and other documentation when required to do so.
To assist in the production of relevant system and operational documentation and/or training where necessary.

Essential Skills

Good communication skills, Knowledge of professional and/or broadcast video and audio systems
Close attention to detail, Experience of leading a small team
Ability to logically test and configure systems, Computer skills, Inter-personal skills / team player, current and clean Driving License.

Desirable Skills

Basic Crestron and AMX programming skills, IT networking experience, Infocomm CTS Certification

JOB DESCRIPTION: INSTALLATION TECHNICIAN

The duties of the Installation Technician include:

To assemble and wire up AV and Broadcast systems, to supplied design drawings and cable schedules, to the highest possible standards. To configure and test these systems prior to them leaving our workshops.
To carry out first and second fix installation work on site and to assist in the commissioning and handover of these systems.
To ensure all work he/she carries out complies with the company’s health and safety policy and that the clients health and safety requirements are adhered to.
To assist in the production of relevant system and operational documentation and/or training where necessary.
To provide on-site technical operation services as and when required.
To assist in on-site system maintenance as and when required.

Essential Skills

Professional quality wiring skills, close attention to detail, knowledge of broadcast and professional video and audio equipment
Computer skills, inter-personal skills / team player, current and clean driving license.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION: INSTALLATION ENGINEER

The position of Installation Engineer is based in the Engineering Department and reports to the Technical Director.
The main duties of the Installation Engineer are:
• To assemble and wire up AV and Broadcast systems, to supplied design drawings and cable schedules, to the highest possible standards. To configure and test these systems prior to them leaving our workshops.
• To carry out first and second fix installation work on site and to commission and handover of these systems.
• To ensure all work he/she carries out complies with the company’s health and safety policy and that the clients health and safety requirements are adhered to.
• To produce site specific Method Statements and Risk Assessments when required to do so.
• To assist in the production of relevant system and operational documentation and/or training where necessary.
• To provide on site technical operation services as and when required.
• To assist in on site system maintenance as and when required.

Essential Skills
Broadcast quality wiring skills, close attention to detail
Knowledge of broadcast and professional video and audio equipment, computer skills
Inter-personal skills / team player, current and clean driving license.

Desirable Skills
Basic Crestron and AMX programming skills

Feltech are an equal opportunities employer.  Our equal opportunities policy is available on request email careers@feltech.co.uk. of more information.

Get in touch

  • 7 Long Spring Porters Wood, St Albans Hertfordshire, AL3 6PE
  • 01727 834888
  • sales@feltech.co.uk
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