AV Support Technician

Location: Chicago, IL

Type: Fulltime, Perm

Contact: Mary at mnugent@forbest.com

Required Skills:
  • The AV Support Technician is responsible for providing technical hardware and software support for the Firm’s Conference facilities. Provides AV Technical Support to users by performing the following duties:
  • Setup, test, maintain, operate, and tear down all audiovisual (AV) and videoconference (VTC) equipment, e.g., video data projection systems, computers, audio- and videoconference equipment, microphones, video cameras, audio systems, and control systems. Provide best effort assistance to fulfill any multimedia technical needs as assigned.
  • Provide basic in room PC, laptop, email, wireless internet access and PowerPoint setup support.   Coordinate with Service Desk for advanced support, if required.
  • Execute all aspects of videoconferences including call set up, end user training, troubleshooting, and follow through on escalation of issues.
  • Provide consultation and education to all levels of end users on presentation technology equipment. Troubleshoot AV and videoconferencing related technology (various projectors, control systems, audio and videoconferencing).
  • Perform regular testing of all AV and VTC equipment, as well as other Conference Center technical systems, e.g., wireless Internet access, shade controls, light controls.
  • Perform regular preventive maintenance checks for all AV and VTC equipment. Maintain an appropriate inventory of spare AV and VTC equipment and parts.
  • Maintain conference room integrity and escalate housekeeping and technical issues outside of AV and conferencing technology and applications to appropriate department.
  • Respond to and resolve Service Desk calls as escalated, including working with vendors to resolve complex problems.
  • Using a variety of means, maintain a high level of current awareness of new technologies and technology trends associated assigned applications and areas of discipline.
  • Provide asset management of all AV and VTC equipment.
  • Perform AV and VTC equipment moves, changes and exchanges.
  • Perform or facilitate repairs of AV and VTC equipment.
  • Provide best effort assistance to fulfill any audiovisual technical requirements as assigned.
  • Assist with special projects and/or other duties, as required


  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • AV and presentation technologies experience in a professional environment.
  • Experience in a customer service role in a professional environment.
  • Working knowledge of the operation and troubleshooting of AV and videoconferencing related technology.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
  • Working knowledge of WebEx, Zoom, GoToMeeting, Abode Connect, or similar Web conferencing and/or Webcasting applications.
  • Knowledge and understanding with Tandberg/Cisco, Crestron.
  • Strong dedication to customer service with exceptional communication skills.


Mary Nugent

Senior Recruiting Consultant

Forbes Technical Consulting LLC

Chicago, IL 60654



To apply for this job email your details to mnugent@forbestc.com