Lead Technician

Why SVT?

SVT is a value-added distributor of technology solutions and services, providing a premier client experience. Simply stated integrity is our infrastructure. Over 60 years of success in the technology industry has been a direct result of maintaining our core principles. By staying dedicated to our clients, committed to our workforce and loyal to our partners, we have firmly established a best-in-class cornerstone to our existence. Certifications and continuing education are a vital part of our ability to bring the best solutions to our customers. Our team members have clear career and training plans that encourage professional development to benefit themselves and our customers.

In addition, SVT is a member of both the National Systems Contractors Association (NSCA) and InfoComm International. We are currently certified through InfoComm as an Audio/Video Solutions Provider at the Emerald level. Other affiliations include Media Communications Association-International (MCA-I) and American Institute of Architects-Professional Affiliate (AIA-PA).


SVT remains committed to aligning our recruitment strategy with our internal clients’ needs (employees). We’re focused on attracting top-talent to niche practice areas with an emphasis on candidates with prior industry experience who can work positively with others and collaborate in a team setting.

WORK LIFE BALANCE PROGRAMS • Telecommute options • Flexible Schedules • Generous Vacation Policy • Generous Number of Paid Holidays • Generous Sick/Personal Day Policy • Corporate Sponsored Activities (Team Outings, Catered Meals, Holiday Parties) • Paid Family Leave Program (Mother/Father)

HEALTH & LIFE INSURANCE OPTIONS • Substantial Medical coverage subsidy • Medical Insurance • Prescription Insurance • Dental Insurance • Paid $10,000 life insurance • Optional Employee and Dependent life insurance • Optional Short- and Long-Term disability insurance • Vision Insurance • Flexible Spending Account – FSA • Flexible Spending Account for Child Care

COMPENSATION PROGRAMS • 401(K) • Paid Family Leave Program • Monthly bonus incentives • Yearly bonus incentives • Credit card points program • Employee appreciation packages (Gift cards, event tickets, getaway weekends, car detailing) • Paid Vacation • Paid Training • Employee Referral Program • Recognition Awards • Paid Sick Days • Paid Holidays • Paid Company Apparel (coats, shirts, hats)


This is NOT an entry-level role. This position is for an experienced Lead A/V Installation Technician. The Lead Installation Technician works in collaboration with the Project Manager, Design Engineer and Sales team to achieve successful installation, test and closeout of each project. The position requires the ability to lead a team of technicians, subcontractors and partners. Viable candidates will need the following abilities and experiences:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Fabricate racks in-house or onsite at client location
  • Installation of structured cabling to include pulling, terminating and testing cat5e/6, video, RGB, HDMI, DVI and audio cables
  • Installation of all AV equipment to include audio and video conferencing equipment, distributed audio, digital signage, sound reinforcement, control systems and all presentation systems
  • Development and close out of project punch list
  • Provide client training on use of installed systems
  • Coach, manage and lead Installation Technicians with onsite training endeavors
  • Train external sub-contractors on relevant functions
  • Conduct on site orientations and meetings
  • Assures that corporate policies and procedures are followed
  • Performs other project duties as required

Education or Experience

  • High school diploma or GED is required
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in A/V integration to include equipment rack fabrication, site preparation, termination and calibration of audio and video equipment
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a lead technician overseeing crews
  • Experience terminating Cat5/6 and coaxial cable with a variety of connectors, infrastructure cabling and termination skills
  • Must be certified in one of the following: Crestron, AMX, Cisco, Biamp, CTS
  • InfoComm CTS certification required, or you must be willing to obtain the certification within the first 6 months of employment. CTS-I is a plus

Required Skills

  • Experience in managing crews and the ability to work independently
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Impeccable wiring and termination skills as well as proper installation techniques of all AV equipment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience in reading/understanding architecture, electrical, structural & AV systems drawings
  • Control System installation and commissioning experience. (Crestron Preferred, AMX and Extron are a plus)
  • Ability to setup, test, calibrate and commission equipment and devices as required to produce fully functional systems. This includes video displays, display systems, screens, cameras, switchers, scalers, processors, transmitters, receivers, interfaces, microphones, mixers, amplifiers, controls, and other active and passive devices
  • Polycom & Cisco videoconference installation experience


  • Drive for long periods of time
  • Reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, or crouch
  • Work from ladders and scaffolding 30 feet or more
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 75 pounds
  • Must be willing to travel out of town for projects requiring multiple overnight trips, ability to work evening or weekend shifts
  • Must have valid driver’s license and safe driving record
  • Must be able to pass background check and pre-employment screenings

For more information or to inquire about future openings for this position, please send a resume to jobs@gosvt.com