Senior Technical Project Engineer

The Senior Technical Project Engineer will provide sales, consultation, concept and/or technical design and engineering support to the account management and acquisitions teams including, but not limited to, creative concept and engineering direction, the creation of technical proposals including cost estimates, proposed hardware, and detailed technical narratives. Create detailed technical and equipment budgets according to company standards to match project requirements, respond timely to requests for bids/proposals, and help any sales efforts to secure job contracts that will contribute to the profitability of the Company.

In addition, they will be available to the Operations Project teams as a final commissioning programmer and to the Service department, where they will require highly developed skills in problem identification and creation of effective solutions in the field. They need to be comfortable with analyzing and understanding data, working under pressure in a professional manner, with excellent interpersonal and client communication. They require the ability to travel.

The Senior Technical Project Engineer will require experience and expertise in the following fields:

  • Audio Design – Large venue, studio, focused and general.
  • Video Design – Large format, unique, conference
  • Programming, problem identification, and resolving issues in multiple languages (LUA, C++, Visual Basic, UTP, TCIP, RS232, RS422, DMX, etc.,).
  • Content delivery and understanding of content creation and limitations
  • Experienced with multiple A/V systems included but not limited to QSC, Bose, JBL, BSS, Crestron, AMX, Medialon, Extron, Barco, Christie, Panasonic, LG, Samsung, Green Hippo, Vyv, 7th Sense, Kramer, TVOne, RGB Spectrum, Theatrical Lighting, Brightsign, LED Displays, Novastar, and all common media servers.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Provides technical and solution consultation, expertise and support to account management and acquisitions teams
  • Oversees proposal packages & participate in final sales presentations
  • Provides thought leadership and pro-actively prepare and present solutions packages to account management and acquisitions teams to achieve revenue growth
  • Serves as subject matter experts on solution technologies (video walls, “show” control, projection selection, configuration and blending, projection mapping, LED displays, theatrical lighting, content creation and delivery, any “wow” experiences, as just a few examples) supporting all of Mood in selling these more complicated solutions
  • Provides technical proposals, cost estimates and support documentation in response to detailed RFP packages, accurately and consistent with the requested direction and layout.
  • Performs detailed engineering analysis of RFP packages, identifying errors, omissions, design flaws, and unusual scope. Develop and submit detailed Request for Information (RFI) documents to clarify and resolve issues to eliminate scope gap and minimize risk.
  • Assists in the preparation of all pricing, including labor analysis, equipment pricing, general conditions, direct job expenses, and any cost elements required to complete the formal proposal.
  • Attends pre-bid and post-bid meetings as required to represent the company, gain a detailed understanding of the RFP package, and assure Owner representatives of our ability to perform the work.
  • Interfaces with the Owner, Architect/Engineer, and any other contractors or subcontractors to provide bid and scope clarification, design assistance, value engineering studies, constructability review, and project schedule analysis.
  • Upon contract award, attends kick-off meeting with Operations project team. Provide detailed technical and financial information to the project team to ensure that they have a detailed understanding of the project contract, scope, technical requirements, budget, and schedule.
  • Upon project commencement, leads or assists in audio/video system programming (control systems, DSP, LED systems, video servers, etc) and commissioning which requires on-site work and/or remote support to other operations and field personnel
  • Establishes, develops and nurtures relationships with clients, vendors, reps, and manufacturers at the highest levels, increasing Technomedia’s strategic advantage.
  • Ability to work with all members of the Mood family and work through issues together
  • Organizing and prioritizing projects and daily tasks effectively
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Travel:

The job requires travel. For Service and project timelines, the expectations are to have a well-managed schedule that is published a month in advance. What percentage of time is spent away from home base? 40-75%

Essential Job Qualifications:

  • degree from 2-year college or technical school or equivalent as described below
  • 10 or more years of experience in AV Engineering and Systems Design, creative design, multiple and varied technologies, decision maker interaction, sales and operations processes. Preferred: formal education in Electrical Engineering, Audio Video Engineering, Communications, Digital Signal Processing, or related fields.
  • Minimum 5-10 years of experience designing, supporting, programming and/or commissioning large scale A/V design and build projects
  • Direct field experience designing, engineering and managing the installation of complex audio, video, projection, and control systems.
  • Formal education or background in Electrical Engineering, Audio Video Engineering, Communications, Digital Signal Processing, or related fields.
  • Strong writing skills including technical writing, salesmanship for project specific scope or qualifications, letter writing, and generation of detailed clarifications and exclusions to define scope boundaries. Must have the ability to prepare complex proposals with minimal supervision. Mastery of the English language.
  • Proficient in business applications, especially Microsoft Office (Word and Excel), and be excellent in math and budgeting.
  • Exceptional organizational skills.
  • Must be self-motivated, well organized, and unflustered under pressure; ensuring that the quality of workmanship is of the highest standard.
  • Must be detail oriented, applying the diligence required to provide accurate pricing and scope definition.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and challenges with efficiency and effectiveness, seeing each task through to completion.
  • Must be able to understand and adapt to the customer’s expectations.