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Home Automation Technician 

Position Control 4 Technician  
Category Field Technical  
Description

Control your future at Sight & Sound Systems, Inc! If you have hands-on technical experience with residential automation systems, we have an immediate job opportunity for you. We are the contractor of choice for residential system integration services with several local and regional home builders in the Northern Virginia area. Home Automation Technicians at Sight & Sound Systems, Inc. work in teams to install and activate home automation systems, audio and video distribution, security alarm systems, and other low voltage systems. Applicants must live within one hour driving distance of our offices in Sterling, VA.

 
Responsibilities
  • Prepare, install, and troubleshoot complex electronic home automation systems featuring Control 4 products
  • Read and interpret electronic circuit diagrams, system specifications, engineering drawings, and service manuals
  • Monitor scheduled projects and maintain well-organized project records using email and a proprietary electronic record keeping system
  • Confer with customers to determine system programming requirements
  • Instruct customers on the safe and proper use of equipment
  • Tune or adjust equipment and instruments for optimum system performance, according to specifications, manuals, and drawings
  • Compute cost estimates for labor and materials; enter estimates and invoices in a proprietary software system
  • Learn and follow communication protocols when encountering obstacles to completing assigned work
  • Demonstrate genuine effort and personal pride in the assigned duties each day
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
 

Minimum Requirements
  • Two years of professional experience with installation/programming of home automation systems onsite in residential settings
  • Advanced troubleshooting experience with home automation products
  • Daily commute to our offices in Sterling, VA
  • Ability to work Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM with one hour break; occasional overtime required depending on daily project schedule
  • Ability to pass a background check to obtain Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) license
  • Have reliable transportation and good driving record
  • Professional demeanor and appearance
  • Ability to interact with clients in a professional manner
  • Own and have the ability to use an industry standard tool set
  • Excellent written communication, including spelling, grammar, and the ability to type
  • Ability to lift at least 50 pounds without assistance
 

Preferred Qualifications
  • Two years or more hands-on experience with Control 4 systems
  • Five years of hands-on residential audiovisual system integration experience in technical roles
  • Control 4, CEDIA, and/or other relevant industry certifications such as PCNA, ESC, etc.
 

Compensation and Benefits Package
  • Hourly base pay commensurate with experience
  • Commission opportunity
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans
  • 401K with company match
  • Employment purchase incentives
  • Opportunity for career advancement
 

Compensation Rate  
Location Sight & Sound Systems Headquarters  
Division Sight and Sound Systems, Inc.  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Relocation Assistance? Yes  
About the Organization Established in 1994, Sight & Sound Systems designs and installs quality residential and commercial entertainment and other electronic systems. We serve the Washington, DC metropolitan area from our headquarters in Sterling, VA. We are passionate about helping our clients enhance the value and enjoyment of their homes or businesses. Our work environment is collaborative and family-oriented. We offer competitive pay and benefits.  
Company Web Site https://sightandsoundsystems.com/careers/  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Req Number FIE-20-00001  

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