Design and Commissioning Engineer

  • Job Reference: 00000021-1
  • Date Posted: 29 May 2019
  • Recruiter: Nanotek Ltd
  • Location: St. Albans
  • Salary: £20,000 to £36,000
  • Sector: Telecoms
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jim Walsh
  • Email:

Job Description

Design and Commissioning Engineer


  • To take the technical brief for a project from the Client, the Sales Department or to review incoming tender documentation
  • To produce detailed systems designs to match the brief
  • To produce written technical equipment specifications
  • To assist the sales department in producing customer quotations for systems
  • To produce block diagram drawings for inclusion in sales bids and tender returns
  • Preparation of written technical responses detailing the reasons behind equipment choices where necessary
  • To review system designs provided to by consultants
  • Production of, or assistance in the production of, system CAD drawings
  • 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
  • Supervising system pre-build works at our premises to the required standards.
  • Preparing for and supervising 'Factory Acceptance Tests’ conducted on premises and on site where necessary
  • To set up, commission and test systems to meet the required standards
  • In conjunction with the Project Manager to gather 'on-site change’ information and site specific details such as IP addresses, phone numbers etc and pass this information via a marked up CAD drawing to the CAD draughtsmen for the production of as-built drawings.
  • To provide technical support for all systems installed, from advice to arranging repairs and modifications.
  • To provide technical information and support for all the Sales, Installation and Project Management staff.

Candidate Criteria:

  • In depth Professional AV and/or Broadcast Television systems engineering knowledge.
  • Communication skills - ability to deal politely and efficiently with customers both on the telephone and in meetings.
  • Experience in software set up of routing systems, DSPs, graphics processors etc
  • Experience in fault-finding complex AV/Broadcast systems
  • Experience in commission complex AV/Broadcast systems
  • IP Networking knowledge
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Current and clean Driving License.

Desirable Skills

  • 2D CAD skills.
  • Infocomm CTS Certification