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Lead Technician - San Antonio

Job Details

San Antonio Office - San Antonio, TX
Full Time

Data Projections has current openings to add experienced audio-visual technicians to our teams in Austin, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio, Texas.


Position Summary

Position will complete technical installations of audio/visual systems including all projectors, calibrate audio/video systems, and implement (or program) Crestron and AMX control systems. The position requires the ability to troubleshoot audio, video, and control systems problems. Position will also oversee installation crews performing network installations, and/or other low voltage installations.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Perform system diagnostics, trouble shooting, and report issues to Project Manager
  • Manage onsite technicians and assist Project Manager with overall project needs

  • Provide effective communication by supplying daily updates to project managers

  • Communicate with Project Manager on personnel performance issues

  • Perform quality control check on finished product/projects

  • Attend construction meetings in place of Project Managers/Designers when needed

  • Post project walkthrough with client if needed

  • Interface with external/internal clients and manufacture vendors

  • Pre-installation site survey when needed

  • Fabricate racks in-house or onsite at client location

  • Rig/mount of equipment and displays

  • Installation of structured cabling to include pulling, terminating and testing cat5e/6, video, RGB, HDMI, DVI and audio cables

  • Installation of all AV equipment to include: audio and video conferencing equipment, distributed audio, digital signage, sound reinforcement, control systems and all presentation systems

  • Responsible for signing out and securing inventory and non-inventory consumables per project

  • Restocking and inventory of van equipment/consumables daily

  • Identify and solve issues that will impact the project

  • Ensure that project deliverables and milestones are met including close out documentation and punch list items

  • Responsible for returning product to warehouse and inventory DOA

  • Follow all safety guidelines of Company and client requirements

  • Other related duties as assigned


Education, Certification and/or Experience
Minimum high school diploma or GED - Degree preferred and 4+ years experience with A/V installation including equipment rack fabrication, site preparation, termination and calibration of audio video equipment, and implementation of control system in corporate, education, government or home theater environment with minimum of 2 years experience as a lead technician, overseeing technical projects and/or crews, or any equivalent combination of related education and experience.

CTS-I, CTS-D is a plus. Experience leading and supporting AV projects preferred.

Applicants should be prepared to discuss examples of completed projects and provide references.



  • Ability to think and work independently
  • Ability to demonstrate organizing and implementing skills which allow the successful completion of a project by a specific due date
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Experience in reading/understanding architecture, electrical, structural & AV systems drawings a plus
  • A teachable disposition and a willing attitude towards continuing education
  • Flexibility to work outside the job description when the need arises
  • Extensive experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Analytical and problem-solving/troubleshoot abilities
  • Deductive reasoning skills
  • PC and Network knowledge
  • Self-starter with keen attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Possible out of town projects requiring hotel/multiple overnight trips
  • Ability to work day, evening or weekend shifts
  • Must have valid driver’s license and safe driving record
  • Must pass background check and pre-employment screenings

Physical Demands 

  • Sitting, standing, stooping and bending for long or extended periods of time.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, power tools and to handle other office equipment.
  • Ability to lift and transport moderately heavy equipment (up to 50 pounds).
  • Ability to climb ladder, scaffolding or transported by lifts.
  • Ability to drive/operate a vehicle.

All requirements may be modified to reasonable accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Compensation and Benefits

Data Projections offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and 401(k) with employer matching.

Data Projections proudly embraces diversity and continues to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.