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Technician, Smart Home Systems 

Position Technician, Smart Home Systems  
Category Field Technical  

Join our growing team of home technology professionals! If you have hands-on experience with residential technology and mechanical 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. Smart Home 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.



  • Prepare, install, and troubleshoot smart home and audio distribution systems in residential settings
  • 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 professional experience as a technician working on-site in residential settings
  • 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
  • Advanced troubleshooting experience with home automation products
  • 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 $18-$30 per hour base pay  
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  
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-21-00001  

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