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Looking for AV Jobs? Feltech are expanding! Current career opportunities are listed below.

Feltech are growing fast, we have a number of exciting new projects coming up we are currently recruiting for a range of roles including Pre-Sales, experienced Engineers and Designers.

For more information email careers@feltech.co.uk with your cv, salary expectations and a short elevator pitch.  We look forward to hearing from you!

Feltech are an equal opportunities employer.  Our equal opportunities policy is available on request email careers@feltech.co.uk. of more information.

JOB DESCRIPTION: PRE-SALES CONSULTANT

The Pre-Sales Consultant is responsible for the technical analysis of all incoming tenders and the production of working technical solutions to meet the pre and post tender demands. The Pre-Sales Consultant is a primary member of the sales team. The sales team are collectively responsible for answering and handling the incoming telephone calls to the business. The Pre-Sales Consultant reports to the Sales Director.

The core responsibilities of the post are:

  • Timely review of all incoming tenders and analysis of the technical requirements.
  • Production of pencil systems drawings to meet the demands of the tender.
  • Production of written technical equipment specifications.
  • Downloading of technical specifications and handbooks to support our tender bids.
  • Preparation of written technical responses detailing the reasons behind equipment choices where necessary.
  • In conjunction with the project engineer and project manager, the preparation of Operation and Maintenance manuals for systems that are to be handed over to the client
  • Assistance in the production of system CAD drawings for inclusion at the tendering stage (CAD skills not necessarily required).
  • Ensure that the technical responses are fully compliant, produced in a timely fashion and are the best that Feltech can offer.
  • Work closely with the purchasing team and suppliers on production of our tender returns to ensure that Feltech are getting the best value for money and that we utilise the full the services that Suppliers offer.
  • Prioritise the workload according to the size of the tender/project and tender deadlines.
  • To keep Feltech’s senior management regularly informed of the status of current and pending tenders and quotes and to bring any concerns promptly to the attention of the senior management.
  • Prepare materials, including system diagrams, programs of work etc for post-tender client meetings.
  • After a successful tender assist the Project Manager and his team, with post tender clarifications, documentation and meetings as required.
  • Apply similar principles to the above to any other large projects that Feltech are asked to quote for.
  • When necessary to provide project details and equipment specifications to the engineering team including in-house and third party control system programmers.
  • Assist with quote preparation to produce a written proposal for larger projects for potential new customers. Show prospective customers the added value that Feltech can offer and how our proposal gives them the best value for money.
  • Answering incoming telephone calls and handling them or rerouting them as appropriate.

Essential Skills

Extensive Professional AV, Audio and/or Broadcast Television systems knowledge.

Experience of ERP systems (Microsoft Dynamics AX would be an advantage)

Knowledge Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel

Excellent written skills

Good organisational skills

Communication skills – ability to deal politely and efficiently with staff, suppliers and customers both on the telephone and in meetings.

Ability to work under pressure.

Full Driving License.

Other Useful Skills

CAD Skills

The Feltech office team share the responsibility of answering the main switchboard phone number, transferring calls to colleagues or taking messages as necessary.

JOB DESCRIPTION: CAD DRAUGHTSMAN

The CAD Draughtsman is responsible for the production of engineering drawings relating to Feltech’s Engineering Projects. Principally this involves the creation and management of 2D and occasional 3D CAD drawings. The CAD Draughtsman is accountable to the Technical Director.

The main duties of the CAD Draughtsman are:

  1. The production of 2D and 3D room layouts
  2. The production of 2D and 3D rack layouts
  3. The production of CAD systems schematics and diagrams
  4. Producing block diagram concept drawings and layouts for client pitches and tenders
  5. The production of 2D and 3D mechanical drawings
  6. Maintaining the Companies CAD filing systems

Essential Skills

2D AutoCAD skills

Communication skills – ability to deal politely and efficiently with staff members and customers both on the telephone and in meetings

Previous knowledge of the Audio Visual and/or Broadcast Industries

AV system design experience

Team player

Other useful skills

3D AutoCAD skills

BIM Experience

JOB DESCRIPTION: INSTALLATION TECHNICIAN

The position of Installation Technician is based in the Engineering Department and reports to the Technical Director.

The main duties of the Installation Technician are:

  • To assemble and wire up AV and Broadcast systems, to supplied design drawings and cable schedules, to the highest possible standards. To configure and test these systems prior to them leaving our workshops.
  • To carry out first and second fix installation work on site and to assist in the commissioning and handover of these systems.
  • To ensure all work he/she carries out complies with the company’s health and safety policy and that the clients health and safety requirements are adhered to.
  • To assist in the production of relevant system and operational documentation and/or training where necessary.
  • To provide on-site technical operation services as and when required.
  • To assist in on-site system maintenance as and when required.

Essential Skills

Professional quality wiring skills

Close attention to detail

Knowledge of broadcast and professional video and audio equipment

Computer skills

Inter-personal skills / team player

ECS or CSCS Certification

Current and clean Driving License.

Desirable Skills

Basic CAD skills

Infocomm CTS Certification

JOB DESCRIPTION: INSTALLATION ENGINEER

The position of Installation Engineer is based in the Engineering Department and reports to the Head of Projects.

The main duties of the Installation Engineer are:

  • To assemble and wire up AV and Broadcast systems, to supplied design drawings and cable schedules, to the highest possible standards. To configure and test these systems prior to them leaving our workshops.
  • To carry out first and second fix installation work on site and to commission and handover of these systems.
  • To ensure all work he/she carries out complies with the company’s health and safety policy and that the clients health and safety requirements are adhered to.
  • To produce site specific Method Statements and Risk Assessments when required to do so.
  • To assist in the production of relevant system and operational documentation and/or training where necessary.
  • To provide on site technical operation services as and when required.
  • To assist in on site system maintenance as and when required.

Essential Skills

Broadcast quality wiring skills

Close attention to detail

Knowledge of broadcast and professional video and audio equipment

Computer skills

Inter-personal skills / team player

Current and clean Driving License.

Desirable Skills

Basic CAD skills

Basic Crestron and AMX programming skills

Infocomm CTS Certification

 

JOB DESCRIPTION: TECHNICAL ESTIMATOR

The position of Technical Estimator includes responsibility for the completion of Tender Returns and Systems Quotations as required in support of the Sales Team, reporting directly to the Sales Director as part of the Sales Department.

The Technical Estimator supports both Theatrical and Performance Space tender requirements as well as Audio Visual systems projects.

The core responsibilities of the post are:

  • Pricing on Microsoft AX of Tender Returns and Quotation requirements passed over by the Sales Team to assist with final returns by the Sales Engineer.
  • Work closely with the purchasing team and suppliers to ensure that prices are best value for money available.
  • Keep Proposals Manager informed of the status of current and pending tenders/quotations and bring any concerns promptly to the attention of the Proposals Manager.
  • Prepare and issue quotations for supply of product only to new and regular customers.
  • Attend pre-tender meetings where required to discuss specification content feasibility, inclusions and omissions.

Required Skills

  • Familiarity with current Professional Equipment used in AV, Audio, Communications, Specialist Lighting, Staging, Specialist Drapery used in Theatre and Broadcast is preferable, although common items will become apparent.
  • Knowledge of Entertainment Technology Systems an advantage, including Control Systems, although advice and training can be provided.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel required.
  • Good organisational skills and time management essential.
  • Communication skills – ability to deal politely and efficiently with staff, suppliers and customers both on the telephone and in meetings.
  • Ability to work under pressure.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION: PROJECT ENGINEER

The position of Project Engineer is based in the Engineering Department and reports to the Head of Projects.

The main duties of the Project Engineer are:

  • To assist the Project Managers with the overall installation of systems on large projects, both on and off site.
  • To take responsibility for running and installing smaller projects, with a team of Engineers.
  • To coordinate with the Feltech Operations Manager, Contractors and Clients.
  • To supervise or assemble and wire up AV and Broadcast systems, to supplied design drawings and cable schedules, to the highest possible standards. To configure and test these systems prior to them leaving our workshops.
  • To supervise and carry out first and second fix installation work on site and to commission and handover of these systems.
  • To ensure all work carried out complies with the company’s health and safety policy and that the clients health and safety requirements are adhered to.
  • To produce site specific Method Statements and Risk Assessments and other documentation when required to do so.
  • To assist in the production of relevant system and operational documentation and/or training where necessary.
  • To provide on-site technical operation services as and when required.
  • To assist in on-site system maintenance as and when required.

Essential Skills

Good communication skills

Knowledge of professional and/or broadcast video and audio systems

Close attention to detail

Experience of leading a small team

Ability to logically test and configure systems

Computer skills

Inter-personal skills / team player

Current and clean Driving License.

Desirable Skills

Basic CAD skills

Basic Crestron and AMX programming skills

IT networking experience

JOB DESCRIPTION: PROJECT MANAGER

 A Project Manager is responsible for managing the Feltech Installation Projects assigned to them. The Project Manager is accountable to the Head of Projects.

The main duties of the Project Manager are:

  • Project co-ordination with customers, contractors and sub-contractors.
  • Conducting site surveys and production of written site survey notes, photographs and drawings.
  • Production of ‘Pencil’ type systems diagrams, connection spread sheets etc to aid system comprehension by others and to pass to our CAD draughtsmen for production of full working drawings.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the Installation Diary is kept up to date with current and pending projects that you are responsible for.
  • In consultation with the Operations Manager allocate staff to projects.
  • To keep Feltech’s senior management regularly informed of the status of current and pending projects and to bring any concerns promptly to the attention of the senior management.
  • To be responsible for Staff Health and Safety on site and to production of site specific Method Statements and Risk Assessments
  • Creation of initial configuration software for such devices as Audio DSPs, Matrices etc
  • When necessary to provide project details and equipment specifications to in-house and third party control system programmers and provide assistance with any control system issues.
  • Undertaking or supervising system pre-build works at our premises to the required standards.
  • Preparing for and supervising ‘Factory Acceptance Tests’ conducted on our premises.
  • Coordinate with the Project Coordinator the booking of crew accommodation, travel arrangements, hire vehicles and hired in plant and tools required for project related site work.
  • To schedule, oversee and take part in the on-site installations of systems with the Installation Team
  • To set up, commission and test systems to meet the required standards.
  • To handover the systems to clients and provide systems training where required.
  • Responsible for gathering all ‘on-site change’ information and site specific details such as IP addresses, phone numbers etc and passing this information via a marked up CAD drawing to the CAD draughtsmen for the production of as-built drawings.
  • Responsible for ensuring the timely production of O&M manuals and as built drawings (by others).
  • Responsible for ensuring that copies of all final version software are saved on to our server promptly on completion of the project.
  • Responsible for ensuring that ‘Installation Acceptance Certificates’ are completed, signed by both customer and Feltech representative and filed in a timely manner on completion.
  • To provide technical support for all systems installed, from advice to arranging repairs and modifications.
  • To provide technical information and support for all the Feltech Sales, Installation and Design staff.
  • To assist the Feltech Sales Department to take a technical brief for a project from the Client when required.
  • To assist the Sales Department in specifying equipment for a project or a job and to cost installation accessories and labour

Essential Skills

  • Professional AV and/or Broadcast Television systems engineering knowledge.
  • An understand of IT Networking in realtion to AV/Broadcast.
  • Communication skills – ability to deal politely and efficiently with customers both on the telephone and in meetings.
  • Experience of managing a team and being a team player.
  • Experience in software set up of routing systems, DSPs, graphics processors etc
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Current and clean Driving License.

Desirable Skills

  • 2D CAD skills.
  • Infocomm CTS Certification.
  • Infocomm CTS-D or CTS-I would be of benefit.
  • Prince2 Project Management certification would be of benefit.

 

For more information email careers@feltech.co.uk with your cv, salary expectations and a short elevator pitch.  We look forward to hearing from you!

Get in touch

  • 7 Long Spring Porters Wood, St Albans Hertfordshire, AL3 6PE
  • 01727 834888
  • sales@feltech.co.uk
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