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Helper/Apprentice, Residential Audio/Video Systems 

Position Helper/Apprentice, Residential Audiovisual Systems  
Category Production  

Sight & Sound Systems, Inc. (SASSI) is seeking entry-level technicians to join a rapidly-growing team of system integration professionals. Helpers support our Lead Technicians to install and activate home automation systems, audio and video distribution, security alarm systems, and other low voltage systems. We will provide training opportunities for rapid advancement. Applicants must live within a one-hour commuting distance from our offices in Sterling, VA.

We are a premier provider for home entertainment, networking, security, and automation solutions. We have a collaborative work environment and will offer the right people extraordinary opportunities for leadership, achievement, and long-term career growth. If you are passionate about creating quality experiences for clients, this job is for you!

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  • Assist in installing and troubleshooting a variety of low voltage electronic systems in residential settings during construction
  • Monitor scheduled projects and maintain well-organized project notes using email and an electronic record keeping system
  • Install and service electronic equipment such as televisions, audio distribution systems, surveillance cameras, security systems, and related electronic devices
  • Speak with customers to determine the nature of problems or to explain repairs
  • Instruct customers on the safe and proper use of equipment
  • Keep records of work orders and maintenance reports
  • Learn and follow communication protocols when encountering obstacles to completing assigned work
  • Write and submit daily activity summaries
  • Demonstrate genuine effort and personal pride in the assigned duties each day

Minimum Requirements
  • Demonstrate a desire to learn new things every day in a fun and exciting industry
  • Ability and willingness to work inside and outside homes, both finished and under construction, in all weather conditions
  • Daily commute directly to the job site up to five days per week; commute to the Sterling, VA corporate office one morning per week
  • Consistent availability 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
  • Own and have the ability to use an industry standard tool set
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
  • Professional demeanor and appearance, with ability to interact with clients in a professional manner
  • Ability to lift at least 75 pounds without assistance
  • Ability to stand and work on a ladder for at least 15 minutes at a time
  • Demonstrated ability to follow instructions and safety procedures
  • Have reliable transportation & good driving record

Preferred Qualifications
  • One year of field experience in a technical trade

Compensation and Benefits Package
  • Hourly wage based on experience
  • Paid holidays and paid time off
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance plans
  • Life insurance
  • 401k with company match
  • Employee Rewards Program
  • Employee Discounts
  • Professional Development Opportunities

Compensation Rate $12 - $20 per hour, depending on experience. Consideration for hourly rate increase after 90 days.  
Location Sight & Sound Systems Headquarters  
Division Sight and Sound Systems, Inc.  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Relocation Assistance? No  
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 PRO-21-00002  

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