Job Vacancy: AV Installation Engineer

Company: Distributed Sound & Video Ltd

Job Title

Audio Visual Installation Engineer


Northamptonshire (+UK)

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.

We have the immediate requirement for an experienced Lead 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.

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

As an Audio-Visual Installation Engineer, you will have extensive hands-on experience of the installation and maintenance of audio-visual systems and a firm grounding in audio-visual disciplines.

Duties of the Audio-Visual Installation Engineer include:

  • Taking a lead in the installation, testing and commissioning of AV projects.
  • Ensuring projects are completed within specified timescales and in line with expected quality standards.
  • Completing all commissioning tests and paperwork to verify that each system is deployed and operating correctly, including client ‘sign-off’ documentation.
  • Transporting, assembling, and disassembling AV equipment.
  • Using inventory software to manage, co-ordinate and report on stock, materials, cable usage and tool states.
  • Ensuring vans are in good working order and stocked with the correct level of consumables.
  • Carrying out efficient maintenance visits in line with customer service agreements, including administration of asset registers
  • Replying to client correspondence and maintain up-to-date records of all activities through the Company’s CRM, such as logging maintenance reports.
  • Contributing to AV documentation such as customer user guides.
  • Overseeing and managing warranty replacements, repairs etc. as required.
  • Assisting with technical support services and responding in a timely manner to customers requiring emergency assistance (system failure/user error) including remote assistance via the Helpdesk or on site.
  • Providing advice, guidance, training, and support to customers.

Qualifications & Key Attributes:

  • Ability to read and understand technical drawings, architectural blueprints, rack elevations 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.
  • Knowledge and correct use of fixings and mounting systems.
  • Ability to use hand and power tools in a safe and efficient manner.
  • IT skills: Knowledge of control software such as DANTE.


  • Eligible to legally work in the UK
  • 5+ years relevant experience in an AV or electrical engineering discipline
  • Ability to work at height
  • CSCS or ECS Card
  • Full clean drivers’ license
  • Fluent in English

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 meticulous 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.
  • Ability to work under pressure, to deadlines and to prioritise tasks according to urgency or severity.
  • Be flexible and have an adaptable approach to work.
  • Hands -on and physically capable of moving tools and site equipment (which in some cases may present a physical challenge).

To apply

Please submit your CV to along with one line which explains what value you can add to our business.