ABD is searching for a full-time Audiovisual Consultant for our Portland, OR, or Grand Rapids, MI, office location to be onboarded in the next 6-12 months. The ideal candidate will be proficient in Autodesk REVIT and AutoCAD 2013 and later. They have a proactive mindset, excellent attention to detail, and desire to learn more about our industry.
As an Audiovisual Consultant, you will work together with our senior acoustical consultants to prepare detailed audiovisual systems drawings and as well as create and maintain our REVIT families, maintaining quality assurance by following discipline standards. In addition, you’ll work closely with our acoustics team, clients, and administrative staff to:
Set up and maintain projects and files
Prepare BIM and acoustical models and assist acoustical consultants.
Identify emerging technologies, solutions and products
Assist with producing programming reports and budgets.
Plan and coordinate systems design and infrastructure documentation – including drawings developed within Revit and AutoCAD.
Assist in bid, contractor submittal, and RFP reviews and responses.
Provide construction administration duties, closeout and commissioning of completed systems, and ongoing client relationship support post-occupancy.
Bachelor’s Degree, or commensurate qualifications.
Professional certifications (CTS, CTS-D) are a plus.
AV Systems design experience, structured cabling systems and/or network design. Security and other Low-Voltage systems design consulting experience is a plus.
Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to think creatively and envision future developments and trends in our industry.
Strong written and verbal skills.
Must value deadlines, budgets, time management and quality.
Knowledge of audio-visual technology, control systems, and media networks.
Proficient in use of Autodesk Revit and AutoCAD 2013 and later.Ability to create and customize Families as well as add and schedule parameters is a strong plus.
Familiarity with EASE 4 acoustical modelling software and similar modelling platforms (Danley Direct, Bose Modeler, etc…)
Willingness to be flexible, performing responsibilities not specifically identified in the job description and assuming new responsibilities as ABD’s needs change.
Ability to travel as needed.
If this sounds like a work environment that you would succeed in and you have the capabilities, let’s talk! Please send resume, cover letter, and salary expectations to email@example.com.
About ABD Engineering & Design, Inc.
ABD Engineering & Design connects people to who and what matters. We are one of the nation’s leading independent acoustical consulting and AV design firms. We consult and design for everyday spaces, providing practical solutions, based on data. Our offices are located in Grand Rapids, MI and Portland, OR.
At ABD we learn and grow. It’s essential to who we are. We are detailed and strive for excellence. We solve problems and learn from our mistakes. We accept our limits and are vulnerable. We own it. We take responsibility without blaming. We do what we say and we strive to maintain balance. We build trust. We speak up with respect and are open and honest. We see the whole person and constantly work to get perspective. Last but not least, we succeed together. We support each other and we support our clients. We work efficiently and are responsive.