Lead AV Installer

Full Time Permanent

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At Electrosonic we're on a mission. A mission to design, build and support innovative technology solutions that create experiences for people to live, work and play. We're looking for dedicated, game changing, team players to drive the future of the Electrosonic. Think you have what it takes? Read on…

1. Do you have a thorough understanding of first and second fix AV installations, commissioning and programming to final handover stage?

2. Have you led teams within a construction environment?

3. Have you trained juniors and apprentices?

If you have answered "yes" to these questions, please keep reading to hear more about an exciting new opportunity at Electrosonic Ltd.

The Position:

With a position at Electrosonic Ltd, you join a team that provides cutting-edge solutions for world-class projects. Electrosonic is made up of passionate, super-smart, energetic people, who will challenge and inspire you every day. Do you want to be part of something exciting and unique? Then please join us!

We are currently looking for a Lead Installer in our UK office, Dartford.

In this role you will achieve an exemplary record for health and safety for all activities onsite and ensure Installation, Commissioning and Onsite Programming activities are completed On Time, on budget and to the clients overall satisfaction. All work must be carried out in accordance with ES Quality Procedures – evident through successful audits and as Lead Installer/ Site Supervisor you will ensure the Client and Project Manager are kept fully informed about progress, status, risks and issues onsite.

What you will be doing?

* Assist in the Installation of AV projects to completion, and the management of Electrosonic personnel, and activities on sites as necessary

* Manage BIW (electronic collaboration tools), project plans, log sheets and status reports to ensure effective communications both internally and externally to clients

* Look for ways of improving our operations and pre-empt overruns with pro-activity and strict adherence to costs

* Maximize efficiency of staff members and contractors

* Liaise with Project Engineers and Project Manager on Project technical aspects, and coordinate and liaise with the client, main contractor and other trades as necessary

* Provide a flexible approach to project changes on site – clearly escalating changes and variations to the Project Manager to ensure changes are properly evaluated and funded

* Provide updates to the Installation and Project Manager on site status and concerns

* To monitor and track Installation and Commissioning progress and to report status to the Project Manager

* Assist the Project Manager in managing change and variation in the project

* Provide feedback to Projects Managers & Engineers throughout the project period

* To ensure a proactive approach to ensuring all materials and consumables are prepared and available to the team in advance of the demand

* To lead Health and Safety by example, according to Electrosonic processes and all relevant legislations, and to be responsible for Risk Assessments, Method Statements and Toolbox talks on site.

* Perform Site surveys to help prepare quotations for future work, or to manage risk on upcoming work.

Person Specification

* To be proactive with strong leadership skills, able to lead teams within a construction site environment as well as to work alone and on own initiative

* Ability to lead all on site activities on time, on spec, and to keep to the budgeted number of hours for each job

* Be organised and flexible, able to adapt to various situations and to approach different types of tasks during the working day

* To have a thorough understanding of 1st and 2nd fix AV installations, commissioning, programming to final handover

* Ability to work from instructions from Project Engineers and Project Managers, but also to think laterally and provide engineering solutions and make critical decisions on site

* To be able to work from schematics, terminating sheets, site plans and projector drawings

* Have strong mechanical skills and the ability to lead best practice by example

* To be a able to prioritize and work well under pressure

* The ideal candidate will have demonstrable years experience of production and wiring methods and carried out previous installation supervisory work in the AV or M&E industry

* The ideal candidate will have a background in Construction Contracting, AV, electrical or electronic industries

* IOSH, NEBOSH, CITB certified

* Computer skills, MS Project, Excel, Word, Microsoft office and BIW (or other similar, electronic collaboration tools )

* Clean, Full UK driving license

* Have the legal right to work in the UK and be prepared to travel and work away from home as necessary

Company Description:

Electrosonic is an international audio-visual and technology services company that designs, builds, and supports innovative solutions creating lasting experiences where people live, work and play.

Founded in 1964, Electrosonic has been recognised for its superior and unsurpassed technology master planning and system integration. With unique global capability, we deliver highly complex world-class projects, conference room technology, and executive briefing centres across a multitude of sectors including financial services, professional business, entertainment – theme parks, museums and visitor centres, gaming and hospitality, technology and media, energy and utilities.

Electrosonic provides a comprehensive scope of technical and professional services with expertise in ICT and Network Infrastructure, Security, Surveillance and Access Control, Audio, Video and Control Systems, Acoustics.

Electrosonic is where imagination comes to life