Job Vacancy: Audio Visual Installation Engineer

Company: Distributed Sound & Video Ltd

Job Title

Audio Visual Installation Engineer


Raunds, Northamptonshire

Position Type


DSAV are specialist audio-visual installers for Places of Worship and community initiatives across the UK. For 15 years DSAV has built its reputation on delivering exceptional audio-visual solutions that have a positive impact on local communities.

Highly motivated with a keen eye for detail, you will be responsible for leading the installation of AV projects. Customer focussed and empathetic, you should be able to confidently provide both remote and in-person technical support.

Roles & Responsibilities:

We have the immediate requirement for an experienced Audio-Visual Installation Engineer with hands on experience of the installation and maintenance of audio-visual systems to join a friendly and passionate team completing projects across the UK.

Duties of the AV Installation Engineer include:

  • Taking a lead in the installation, testing and commissioning of AV projects.
  • Transporting, assembling, and disassembling AV equipment.
  • Using inventory software to organise stock and materials in preparation for installations.
  • Reporting to the Technical Director.
  • Contributing to AV documentation such as customer user guides.
  • Providing an efficient maintenance service for customers signed up to maintenance contracts.
  • Arrange warranty replacements, repairs etc. as required.
  • Respond in a timely manner to customers requiring emergency assistance (system failure/user error).
  • Reply to client correspondence and log maintenance reports in the CRM.
  • Provide advice, guidance, training and support to customers.
  • Develop and promote a positive customer service ethic, provide the highest level of customer service to all clients.
  • Attend all required professional development initiatives and work towards a training programme.
  • Cultivate an expert knowledge of all common AV disciplines: audio, visual, lighting, networking, video conferencing.
  • Attend regular staff reviews.
  • Where requested undertake any other duties that can reasonably be expected to fall within the scope of this role.
  • Support in the organisation and attendance of trade shows.
  • Undertake duties with a full understanding of the Health & Safety implications and attend H&S training.
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures.

Technical Skills:

  • Ability to read and understand technical drawings and cable schedules.
  • At least 5 years industry experience terminating cables, including, soldering, crimping and working with network and antenna cabling
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills and technical fault finding.
  • Firm understanding of processing control, routing, and audio video signal paths.
  • IT skills: Knowledge of control software such as DANTE.

Personal Qualities:

  • Professional and respectful attitude towards clients and colleagues.
  • Must be able to display empathy and be of a helpful nature.
  • Recognise accountability for own tasks.
  • A keen eye for detail and precision
  • Punctual and reliable.
  • Willingness to learn, follow processes, and be pro-active.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as a team player.
  • Physically capable of moving AV equipment (which in some cases may present a physical challenge).


  • Eligible to legally work in the UK
  • 5+ years relevant AV experience
  • CSCS or ECS Card
  • Full clean drivers’ license
  • Fluent in English

Desirable Skills:

  • A-Level or BTEC qualifications
  • Degree level/equivalent experience in a relevant field e.g. sound engineering
  • Electrical qualifications – desirable but not essential
  • Experience of working in places of worship or historic buildings
  • AVIXA CTS qualification
  • ISCVE membership an advantage


Starting Salary: £22,000 – £28,000 (dependent on experience)

To apply

Please apply via email to stating the role you are applying for.

Deadline for applications is noon on Friday 21st May 2021, applicants must be available for interview on Friday 28th May.