Founded in 1975, BR+A Consulting Engineers maintains a total staff of over 450 employees located at our main office in Boston and branch offices in New York City, NY; Philadelphia, PA; Vienna, VA (Washington, DC); Coral Gables, FL (Miami); Chicago, IL; St. Louis, MO; Tampa, FL; Charlotte, NC and Charleston, SC. BR+A provides state-of-the-art integrated and coordinated mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection consulting engineering, technology systems design, lighting design, and building commissioning services.
BR+A is seeking applicants for an Audiovisual Technical Engineer position in our Boston headquarters. This position’s responsibilities include:
Provide Audiovisual services to support conference room systems, meetings, and video conferencing requirements across the organization;
Assist in supporting the day-to-day operation including set-up, operation and testing, maintenance, inventory, and security of all AV equipment and conference rooms;
Lead the coordination and commissioning of new and upgraded AV systems across the company and assist in the preparation of assessments on the condition of the equipment, budgets for equipment replacements, and new purchases;
Manage AV service vendors and integrators to ensure project and support is delivered as defined;
Provide oversight and coordination with Facilities and Information Technology during construction of new conference rooms;
Collaborate with the Information Technology team and vendors to ensure equipment is maintained and functioning operationally;
Partner with Information Security and Compliance teams to ensure appropriate, secure, and compliant usage of AV technologies across the company;
Monitor and forecast technology usage to ensure efficient use of licenses;
Provide training and associated materials to all users relating to effective use of the AV technologies including room and desktop systems;
Assist in the AV strategy within our company by staying on top of AV technology trends and introducing new capabilities and features where appropriate;
Serve as subject matter expert for all AV devices used within BR+A (Creston, Biamp, Shure, Teams, and Zoom).
3+ years proven experience in delivering technical facilitation of large-scale meetings;
Familiarity with product lines including Crestron, Extron, Biamp, LG, Planar, Vaddio, etc;
Ability to load Control and DSP code to commission AV systems;
Ability to modify and edit Control and DSP code is a plus;
Basic understanding of networking & networking terminology;
Strong focus on stakeholder priorities and organizational goals;
Solid problem solving and critical thinking skills;
Excellent troubleshooting skills to the component level;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
Comfortable under pressure;
Ability to train end user on AV systems;
Proficiency with low voltage wiring, trim-out and installation of wall and ceiling mounts is a plus;
Excellent work ethic and dedication to schedule commitments;
Ability to work without supervision;
Competent using test equipment;
Travel required once a month to remote offices.
We offer excellent compensation and a competitive benefits package, including Medical/Dental coverage and 401K, to all full-time employees.
BR+A is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply, regardless of race, gender, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. The candidate must pass a drug test.
Qualified candidates should forward their resume and cover letter.
BR+A has a history of proven success with some of the world’s most respected and highly regarded organizations. Our experience spans every aspect of the built environment, and we offer each client our passionate commitment and creativity—as well as extensive knowledge of engineering codes and best practices.
We are a firm that thrives on repeat clients. We credit this not simply to engineering excellence, but also to our steadfast commitment to work shoulder-to-shoulder with owners, construction management, and design teams. It’s how we find innovative, cost-effective, and appropriate solutions to every challenge.