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Audio-Visual (AV) Installation Technician - Top-Secret Clearance
R5779It technical support
Colorado Springs, COFull-Time

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The Audio-Visual (AV) Installation Technician will be supporting the buildup and modernization of DoD facilities.  The purpose of this task is to provide Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence (C4I)/Information Technology (IT) electronic systems equipment, infrastructure, engineering, design, installation, and Supply and Warehouse support. Services required include design, installation, termination, test, and documentation of desktop devices, peripherals, IT cable plant, AV, systems, rack, power distribution units for the installation of C4I/IT electronic systems and equipment, as assigned and in accordance with government installation design plans (IDP). The work described herein is conducted within existing classified office spaces, IT data centers, IT telecommunications spaces or other spaces designated to house C4I/IT electronics systems equipment and newly constructed secure buildings. 



Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.   


The AV Installation Technician will provide support during the installation and cabling of electronic equipment and infrastructure in support of various C4I/IT communications systems equipment. Terminates and dresses all Ethernet SM/MM, fiber optic cabling to MPO/MTP, and coaxial cable. Installs, tests, and documents the installation of monitors, speakers, video switches, microphones, control panels, amplifiers, and VTC codecs in accordance with Installation Development Plan (IDP). 


Ensures required technical abilities are maintained. 


Contributes to all phases of the IT and AV infrastructure installation or upgrade. 


Installs racks/cabinets/credenzas and all peripheral equipment. 


Mounting of monitors, speakers and other devices on walls.  


Dresses cables neatly and with adequate slack to enable proper movement of sliding shelves. 


Updates and maintains all design documents by marking all “as-built” changes during installation. 


Produces and installs for each installed cable, computer-generated labels to be placed at both ends of each cable. 


Works with the team to troubleshoot and resolve issues with network infrastructure, often requiring coordination with other disciplines: networking, facilities, HVAC, electrical, security, etc. 


Conducts required Pre-Installation Test and Checkout (PITCO)activities. 


Conducts tests and documents results of cables, equipment, and materials. 


Performs assignments that are not completely standardized or prescribed.  


Performs demolition and disposal of network and power infrastructure. 


Other duties may be assigned. 


Supports daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.  


Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.  


Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company. 


Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and co-workers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and Human Resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions as the best of own ability. 



Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including commitment to integrity, knowledge, quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative, motivation, cooperation/relationships, problem analysis, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral/written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability/dependability, flexibility and ownership/accountability of actions. 



Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance with all applicable rules (federal, state, local, and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), prime contract requirements, etc.) for themselves and the company as a whole. Fosters an environment in which they will report any violations or reasonably suspected violations of CNI policy, FAR, and/or CFR and are comfortable discussing the compliance, conflict, FAR, CFR, etc. issues that arise during the performance of a government contract.  



Associate’s degree, technical certification, and/or a minimum of three (3) years of related experience supporting cabling, equipment, troubleshooting and repairing AV systems installation. Minimum three (3) years of experience in using Microsoft Office. 



Top Secret clearance required, SCI preferred and highly recommended. 

Preferred: Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) Certification, and or Audiovisual Network Professional (AVP), vendor specific certifications. 



Practical knowledge of service, maintenance, operation procedures, and troubleshooting of IT and AV related systems and equipment.  

Proficient AV equipment assembly and testing.  

Demonstrate effective problem-solving skills. 

Possess good verbal and written communications skills with ability to interpret a variety of technical materials. 

Possess good customer service, and ability to effectively interact with others in the performance of assigned duties. 

Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, schematic diagrams and technical directives. 

Ability to execute scheduled tasks within a team setting. 

Willingness and ability to learn new concepts and techniques. 

Ability to effectively work both individually and in a team environment. 

Ability to travel to client worksites on as needed basis within a 50-mile radius from the home duty station. 



Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, schematics, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. 



Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, decimals, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. 



Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. 



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this jobReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in a factory, machine shop or construction environment. The ability to verbally communicate alarms or warnings clearly, concisely, loudly and quickly, to clearly and quickly hear or otherwise sense alarms or warnings and take appropriate action. Frequently required to maintain equilibrium to prevent falling when moving, walking, standing, kneeling or crouching - particularly on narrow, uneven, irregular, slippery surfaces, going up or down ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles or other objects using hands, arms, feet or legsFrequently required to bend the body downward and forward, bending leg and spine - working in a bent over positionFrequently required to sense physical attributes such as size, shape, temperature, texture or sharpness of an object by touching. Frequently required to grasp, grip or apply pressure to an object with the fingers and palm, holding an object in the handFrequently required to lift, raise or lower objects in a vertical direction, particularly heavy or bulky objectsMoving objects backward, forward, in or out in a horizontal direction, particularly heavy or bulky objectsPulling, exerting a steady backward, downward, upward or outward force against an object - jerking, plucking, wrenching, stretching, towing, drawing, dragging or tugging objects in a sustained motionPushing, pressing against something with steady forward, downward, upward or outward force - shoving, pushing, compressing, squeezing, mashing, packing, pressing, jamming, compacting, or squashing objects in a sustained motion. The ability to see and distinguish colors, to visually distinguish shapes and patterns, to accurately sense distances (depth perception), to accurately see objects and detect motion at wide angles (peripheral vision)Frequently uses the lower extremities and back muscles and moving on foot, particularly for long distances. May have exposure to indoor/outdoor adverse weather conditions. Frequent exposure to noise - workers must wear protective hearing equipment or frequently shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise levelExposure to pollutants or allergens which can adversely affect the skin and/or the respiratory system such as gases, smoke, odors, mists, fumes, dust, chemicals, oils or solvents. Exposure to hazardous working conditions including moving machinery, electricity and/or working in high placesMay be exposed to hot objects, flames or sparks. The job requires the use of protective equipment such as hard hats, respirators, aprons, gloves, special clothing, safety shoes and safety glasses. 



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status. 

The pay range for this role is up to $30.34/hour, with the final offer amount dependent on location, skillset, and experience.

CNI offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • 401(k)


  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Training and Development Opportunities


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