Audio Visual Technician III

Information Technology Colorado Springs, Colorado




Position:  Audio Visual Technician III

Location: Colorado Springs, Co

Clearance:  Active Secret Clearance


Position Summary:

In support of client events, install (to include design and test), operate, and maintain video conferencing equipment.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • As requested, provide video conferencing event planning packages consisting of test plans, engineering assessments, configuration drawings, accreditation documentation (as required) and other applicable documents or information
  • Monitor the status of scheduled and ad hoc conferencing bridged events to ensure availability and quality of service
  • Configure and monitor video conferencing scheduled and ad hoc event bridges
  • Schedule conferencing events and collaboration sessions utilizing scheduling tools
  • Provide technical operational support in the client's auditorium.  Operate audio/visual equipment to include movie projectors, cameras, lighting, curtains and other stage systems, and peripheral equipment
  • Provide VTC facilitation support in other locations
  • Provide VTC and collaboration system facilitation to other users
  • Provide VTC and A/V operational support and facilitation within cleared facilities
  • Maintain the video conferencing-unique hardware, software, and peripherals. (e.g., TelePresence, CODEC, AV, Gateways, TMS, Monitors, Projectors, AMX Panels).
  • Utilize the existing incident management tracking tool (e.g., Remedy) for all related maintenance activities
  • Maintain equipment per Information Assurance guidance (e.g., the CERT IAVM and DISA DVSG)
  • Troubleshoot and resolve collaboration and business application incidents
  • Perform preventative maintenance services in accordance with the manufacturer's recommended preventative maintenance schedules and SOPs
  • Execute configuration management plans, processes, and procedures
  • Maintain client collaboration systems and all associated VTC peripheral equipment associated with the client auditorium, and future operations/control centers and collaboration systems, and all associated peripheral equipment to successfully execute video conferencing and/or collaboration events
  • Maintain/utilize manufacturer service and/or maintenance agreements
  • Coordinate, integrate, implement (including test, and accept), future collaboration services and equipment
  • Manage and utilize COMSEC materials and procedures to ensure video conferencing systems are operational and properly keyed to enable secure Video Conference events
  • Maintain accountability of electronic keying material and COMSEC Controlled Item (CCI) equipment
  • In conjunction with site security processes, comply with access control procedures for facilities housing Video Conferencing systems
  • Maintain currency with advancing technologies and provide recommendations for new technologies, including technology refresh, to the Government
  • Prepare, review, coordinate, update, and submit DOD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) supporting documentation.


Qualification, Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Associate or Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field or related experience required.
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the Audio Visual industry
    • Individual must possess the following skills: in-depth knowledge of installation, operation, scheduling and support of desktop and conference room VTC systems in a secure government or military environment including ISDN and IP, Inverse Multiplexers, CODECs and H.320/H.323 protocols.
    • Working knowledge of AV concepts such as acoustics, lighting, aspect ratios, font size versus distance, scan rates, video standards and transmission systems.
    • Working knowledge of TEMPEST standards and IA concerns for multi-classification multimedia systems.
    • Must possess an extremely meticulous and organized working style and have an ability to work as part of a team
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills experience is important, responsibilities will include extensive team and customer contact
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Windows and Office products in required
    • Proficiency with Computer aided Drafting/Computer Aided Drawing application (Autocad/Visio) is required
    • Understanding electrical current (a plus)
    • Tandberg/Cisco systems installation, maintenance and troubleshooting
    • Experience with AMX Control system installation. Ability to Install control System Hardware and Download Control System Source Code Ability to troubleshoot existing source code.
    • Experience with Audio Digital Signal Processing Equipment (Biamp and ClearOne). Ability to Download DSP Configurations. Ability to troubleshoot DSP Configurations.
    • Lutron lighting and shade system installation (programming a plus)
    • Knowledge and experience with computer network configuration
    • Experience with KIV Secure Systems


Relevant Certifications:

  • CEDIA Certification a plus.
  • CTS Certification a plus.
  • CTS-D Certification a plus.
  • CTS-I Certification a plus.


ADA Specifications:

  • Occasionally lifting of 5-10 lbs.
  • Regularly required to talk and or hear.
  • Extended working hours.
  • Occasional expected for this position.
  • Will be required to use the computer screen for extensive periods of time.


  • NMR Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V