1+ months

Audio Video Technologist

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA 94550

We have an opening for an Audio Video Technologist to install audio, video, and Video Teleconferencing systems, with safety and quality workmanship as a priority.  You will ensure the successful commissioning and customer handoff of A/V electronics, cabling, schematic review and signal flow. This position is in the Enterprise Infrastructure Services Division (EIS) within the LivIT Program in the Computing Directorate.

This position will be filled at either the 531.2 or 531.3 level based on knowledge and related experience as assessed by the hiring team. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if hired at the higher level.

Business needs dictate that this position requires an on-site presence multiple days a week.  Therefore, telecommuting options will be limited.

 In this role you will

  • Perform routine installation tasks including but not limited to Control Systems, Digital Signal Processors (DSP), Matrix Switchers, Video Teleconferencing Systems, and other miscellaneous A/V equipment.
  • Pull cable, install connectors, mount A/V equipment, and metal/mechanical fabrication.
  • Read and interpret electronic schematics and architectural blueprints.
  • Perform tasks with the use of hand tools, power tools, and other miscellaneous A/V tools.
  • Perform soldering and crimping of connectors (XLR, RJ45, TRS, BNC, and F-CONN).
  • Perform rack wiring based on industry standards and local security requirements.
  • Make minor programming changes under direction of programmer.
  • Test Code and Control for DSP systems and field load as necessary.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional job responsibilities at the 531.3 Level

  • Perform non-routine installation tasks including but not limited to Control Systems, Digital Signal Processors (DSP), Matrix Switchers, Video Teleconferencing Systems, and other miscellaneous A/V equipment.
  • Make change recommendations to proposed audio, video, and control schematics and diagrams.
  • Make advanced programming changes independently, with limited supervision.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. Citizenship.
  • Associate's degree in Telecommunications, Electronics, or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Knowledge of signal flow for audio, video and control.
  • Experience with A/V vendors, such as AMX, Extron, Cisco, ClearOne, etc.
  • Experience troubleshooting  A/V equipment.
  • Ability to read and follow schematics, sketches, drawings, specifications, and procedures.
  • Ability to operate hand and power tools, climb ladders, and lift up to 75 pounds (pre-employment medical exam will be required).
  • Experience and knowledge of the skills needed for a customer support role to include a focus on listening, rapport-building, friendly and approachable nature, and courtesy and patience.
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills necessary to interact with customers and team members with the ability to work independently and as a member of a team.

Additional Qualifications at the 531.3 Level

  • Advanced knowledge of signal flow for audio, video, and control systems.
  • Ability to create and edit schematics, sketches, drawings, specifications, and procedures.
  • Experience working independently under minimal supervision, while meeting project deadlines.

 Qualifications We Desire

  • Extron AV Associate Certification.
  • Completion of the OSHA 10-Hour Construction Course and/or InfoComm Quick Start to the Audiovisual Industry Course.
  • Knowledge of technology, electronics, audio, sound, lighting, video and/or security systems.

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

  • Included in 2021 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor
  • Work for a premier innovative national Laboratory
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
  • Collaborative, creative, inclusive, and fun team environment

Learn more about our company, selection process, position types and security clearances by visiting our Career site

COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

LLNL demonstrates its commitment to public safety by requiring that all new Laboratory employees be immunized against COVID-19 unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to all new hires including those who will be working on site, as well as those who will be teleworking.

Security Clearance

LLNL is a Department of Energy (DOE) and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Laboratory.  Some positions will require a DOE L or Q clearance (please reference Security Clearance requirement above).  If you are selected and a clearance is required, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing.  An L or Q clearance requires U.S. citizenship.  For additional information please see DOE Order 472.2.

Pre-Employment Drug Test

External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Pre-Placement Medical Exam

A job related pre-placement medical examination may be required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

LLNL is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer that values and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

LLNS is committed to offering reasonable accommodations during the application and recruiting processes due to a disability.  If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via our online form

California Privacy Notice

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles job applicants, employees, and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information LLNL collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed here.

Position Information

This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

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Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

  • Included in 2022 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!
  • Work for a premier innovative national Laboratory
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
  • Collaborative, creative, inclusive, and fun team environment

Learn more about our company, selection process, position types and security clearances by visiting our Career site

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COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

LLNL demonstrates its commitment to public safety by requiring that all new Laboratory employees be immunized against COVID-19 unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to all new hires including those who will be working on site, as well as those who will be teleworking.

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Security Clearance

This position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance.  If you are selected, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing.  Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship.  For additional information, please see DOE Order 472.2

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Pre-Employment Drug Test

External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

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Pre-Placement Medical Exam

A job related pre-placement medical examination may be required.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

LLNL is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer that values and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please submit a request via our online form

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California Privacy Notice

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles job applicants, employees, and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information LLNL collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed here.


Join us and make YOUR mark on the World!

Are you interested in joining some of the brightest talent in the world to strengthen the United States' security? Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where our employees apply their expertise to create solutions for BIG ideas that make our world a better place.

We are committed to a diverse and equitable workforce with an inclusive culture that values and celebrates the diversity of our people, talents, ideas, experiences, and perspectives. This is essential to innovation and creativity for continued success of the Laboratory's mission.

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This position will be filled at either the 531.2 or 531.3 level based on knowledge and related experience as assessed by the hiring team. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if hired at the higher level.

Business needs dictate that this position requires an on-site presence multiple days a week.  Therefore, telecommuting options will be limited.

 In this role you will

  • Perform routine installation tasks including but not limited to Control Systems, Digital Signal Processors (DSP), Matrix Switchers, Video Teleconferencing Systems, and other miscellaneous A/V equipment.
  • Pull cable, install connectors, mount A/V equipment, and metal/mechanical fabrication.
  • Read and interpret electronic schematics and architectural blueprints.
  • Perform tasks with the use of hand tools, power tools, and other miscellaneous A/V tools.
  • Perform soldering and crimping of connectors (XLR, RJ45, TRS, BNC, and F-CONN).
  • Perform rack wiring based on industry standards and local security requirements.
  • Make minor programming changes under direction of programmer.
  • Test Code and Control for DSP systems and field load as necessary.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional job responsibilities at the 531.3 Level

  • Perform non-routine installation tasks including but not limited to Control Systems, Digital Signal Processors (DSP), Matrix Switchers, Video Teleconferencing Systems, and other miscellaneous A/V equipment.
  • Make change recommendations to proposed audio, video, and control schematics and diagrams.
  • Make advanced programming changes independently, with limited supervision.
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  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. Citizenship.
  • Associate's degree in Telecommunications, Electronics, or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Knowledge of signal flow for audio, video and control.
  • Experience with A/V vendors, such as AMX, Extron, Cisco, ClearOne, etc.
  • Experience troubleshooting  A/V equipment.
  • Ability to read and follow schematics, sketches, drawings, specifications, and procedures.
  • Ability to operate hand and power tools, climb ladders, and lift up to 75 pounds (pre-employment medical exam will be required).
  • Experience and knowledge of the skills needed for a customer support role to include a focus on listening, rapport-building, friendly and approachable nature, and courtesy and patience.
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills necessary to interact with customers and team members with the ability to work independently and as a member of a team.

Additional Qualifications at the 531.3 Level

  • Advanced knowledge of signal flow for audio, video, and control systems.
  • Ability to create and edit schematics, sketches, drawings, specifications, and procedures.
  • Experience working independently under minimal supervision, while meeting project deadlines.

 Qualifications We Desire

  • Extron AV Associate Certification.
  • Completion of the OSHA 10-Hour Construction Course and/or InfoComm Quick Start to the Audiovisual Industry Course.
  • Knowledge of technology, electronics, audio, sound, lighting, video and/or security systems.

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Posted: 2022-06-10 Expires: 2022-08-11

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