Audio/Visual Project Engineer

$70,000 - $85,000 yearly
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Jan 13, 2021
Full time Project Manager

Job Description

SPL Job Description

Open Position - To Be Filled ASAP

Job Description: Audio/Visual Project Engineer

SPL is seeking an experienced full time Audio/Visual Project Engineer to join our System Integration Team. We have seen a growth in the complexity and scale of our system integration projects over the last year. Moving forward to 2021 we are interested in expanding our team with a new project engineer. You will be working with our project managers to design, draw, program, QA and document our AV system installations. Most work will take place at a desk, remotely for now, but some work will require national travel to program and start up large AV projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Answer internal technical questions as time allows from sales regarding product selection.
  • Technical drafting of AV designs and shop drawings.
  • Audio/Visual system technical design and product selection.
  • Responding to requests for information from field technicians, project managers, and construction general contractors.
  • Write and edit project scope of work.
  • Complete written documentation for project startup and hand-off.


  • 2+ years of professional related experience with system design for AV.
  • 2+ years of experience dealing with commercial AV integration.
  • 3+ years of experience in the AV integration industry.
  • A very high proficiency in reading and understanding technical drawings.
  • A high proficiency in using CAD software.
  • Familiarity with construction projects as it relates to audio-visual scope.
  • Proficiency in AV system design.
  • Familiarity with AV networks and computer networking.

Skills/Technologies – The ideal candidate will have proficiency in most of these items.

  • CAD drafting in AutoCAD ideally using Revit/BIM360
  • AV system design
  • AVIXIA standards
  • TIA standards
  • QSC Q-Sys
  • Cisco Networking (area of growth for SPL)
  • Creston (area of growth for SPL)
  • Some travel is required for commissioning and work on highly complex systems (about 4-6 weeks per year).
  • Most work will not require travel.


  • Must be located in the US
  • SPL is based in Chicago, IL.
  • Remote for the time being (until April at earliest).
  • When public health officials indicate so, the position will be based in our offices in Skokie, IL.
  • Some relocation expenses will be covered.

About SPL:

SPL is an AV Integration company focused on innovative and creative solutions to difficult technical challenges. Having grown by 4x since 2018, our innovative technology and customer-first philosophy continues to propel our steep upwards trajectory. Our mission is to bring exceptional service and uncompromising quality to every project we work on. SPL provides the opportunity for you to build a meaningful career at the cutting edge of communications technology.

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Sound Production & Lighting LLC provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants, without regard to unlawful considerations of or discrimination against race, religion, creed, color, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition or characteristics, marital status, or any other classification prohibited by applicable local, state or federal laws. This policy is applicable to hiring, termination and promotion; compensation; schedules and job assignments; discipline; training; working conditions, and all other aspects of employment with Sound Production & Lighting LLC.

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  • Competitive salary
  • Group health insurance
  • Simple IRA contributions
  • Paid Time Off

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $70,000.00 - $85,000.00 per year



2-5 Years